Tips for Finishing Outdoor Wooden Furniture

All outdoor furniture require maintenance, whatever material it may be since it will be exposed to elements like weather, moisture, ultraviolet light, and pests. But wood is perhaps the material that needs finishing and protection the most. Any wooden furniture for your deck, patio or backyard can look classy and beautiful, especially … Read more

Pros and Cons of Renting a Basement Apartment

Renting a Basement Apartment

Thinking about renting a basement apartment? Before you sign a lease, you first need to understand the advantages and disadvantages of living in this type of home. Before even considering a specific basement apartment, you have to make sure whether that apartment on the listing is legal. It must be inspected and … Read more

Plantation Style Decorating Ideas

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  If you like to achieve the tropic vibe but you’re not inclined to the South Beach pastels, the plantation style of interior decoration might be perfect for you. This style blends the traditional, heavier colonial elements and the lightness of the island and seaside elements. It is rooted in the 17th … Read more

Best Woods for Outdoor Furniture

Outdoor Furniture

Wood is a beautiful material, making it a popular choice for outdoor furniture besides wicker, metal, stone, and concrete. Out of the hundreds of wood varieties available, only a few of them are durable enough for outdoor use to be able to withstand drenching rains, sun rays, as well as temperature and … Read more

What to Buy for Your First Apartment

So, you have found a new place, you signed the lease, you wrote the check. You have now successfully moved out and got yourself your first apartment. It’s thrilling and exciting, but then you remembered you need to get stuff for your apartment. More than a bed, a couch and a microwave … Read more

Pros and Cons of Attached and Detached Garages

Pros and Cons of Attached and Detached Garages

Whether you’re building a new house, remodeling your house, or looking to buy a new house – one thing for sure if you’re facing a big amount of decisions you have to make. What type of house will best suit your budget? How many bathrooms and bedrooms do you want? Do you … Read more

Decorating with Bamboo

Bamboo furniture design

Bamboo is probably the most decorative type of wood ever. It’s a great way to incorporate nature in the interiors of any home because it already looks good at its basic, natural state. And unlike other sources of wood such as trees, bamboo is very easy to grow and can regenerate itself … Read more

What is a Vertical Garden?

Not all households are blessed with enough yard space to create a garden with a beautiful landscape. If gardening is a passion and your home doesn’t have enough space (especially if you live in high-rise buildings in the city), then vertical gardening is a great option. A vertical garden is a garden … Read more