Archive for: December 2018

5 Home Decoration Trends That (In Reality) Don’t Work


It’s a classic case of Instagram vs reality: You’ve redone a room based on something you saw online, but the result was less than you’d hoped for. Unfortunately, once a room is decorated, you can’t swipe back. If you’re about to embark...

Big Ideas For Small Bedrooms: 10 Design Tips You’ll Love


Space—we don’t realise how valuable it is until it’s no longer there. Maybe you’re preparing to downsize, or perhaps you’re already living in a small apartment in the city. No matter what space restrictions you face, don’t let a small bedroom get...

Building Your Dream Home? Here Are 6 Things to Be Aware Of


Looking for your dream home can quickly turn into a wild goose chase. One home might have the right amount of bedrooms, but the wrong location. Another might have the perfect kitchen, but horrible bathrooms. Sometimes it seems like the only way...

Build a DIY Bamboo Greenhouse in 12 Steps


We’re all looking for ways to live a little bit greener and a little more economically. One of the best ways to achieve both goals, and add some flare to your yard, is to install a greenhouse. Greenhouses help keep your yard...

Get Festive: 8 Ideas For Decorating Your Home This Christmas


Not getting into the Christmas spirit is like going to a fancy dress party in your normal clothes—a missed opportunity for fun! You don’t have to compete with the neighbours in a fairy light shine-off. Just add a few delicate touches here...

Comprehensive Guide to Construction Loans


Finding your dream home can be tough, but construction loans can help. Buying an existing home means investing in all of the unseen problems the house might have, and it’s impossible to know exactly what the previous owners neglected. For these and...

Renovation Loans vs Construction Loans


Home loan renovations can be anything from a facelift for your bedroom walls to knocking down an old house and starting from scratch. That’s why you have so many options for funding. But should you use a renovation loan or a construction...

How to Finance a Home Addition


Home additions can add significant value to your property, but they don’t come cheap. Finance is an important factor in planning your addition, and you have a few options. Should you go with a construction loan for a home addition or a...

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