Avoid These DIY Mistakes When Installing Your Own Timber Decking

A timber deck is a great addition to any home, as it gives you a secure flooring on which you can keep patio furniture and outdoor cooking equipment. A deck can also serve as an anchor for a frame you might use for exterior curtains, privacy screens, and the like. You can often install a timber decking on your own if you have the right tools and a bit of knowhow, but this job may be more complicated than you realize. Read More 

How to Care for and Clean Tile Countertops

Whether your home is new or a few decades old, you may find tile countertops as part of your kitchen's design. While tile was more popular for countertops in the '60s and '70s, it has always been a low-cost option for kitchen renovations and is even coming back into style recently. For instance, since large slabs of granite are generally quite expensive, many people will choose to use granite tiles when remodeling a home to sell, then still being able to market it as having trendy granite countertops: Read More 

Don’t Forget to Ask These Questions When Considering a Timber Floor Installation

Installing timber floors in a home can make the space look rich and luxurious while also offering a cleaner and more hygienic surface than you would have with standard carpeting. When you are ready to schedule a timber floor installation for your home, note a few important questions you should ask a potential installer so nothing is overlooked and you know what's involved with the job and the flooring maintenance. Read More 

3 Reasons You Should Leave Floor Sanding to a Professional

Sanding a wood floor is not a job that a homeowner should take on themselves; this work is often more difficult and time-consuming than you realise, and not hiring a contractor can mean a floor that is actually damaged and unsightly. Note how this can happen and three important reasons why you should always leave a floor sanding job to a professional. Equipment The sanders that professionals use for sanding floors are not typically available for homeowners to rent, as they're very heavy and difficult to manage. Read More 

Are You Making These Mistakes With Your Home’s Timber Flooring?

Your home's timber flooring should last for many years, if not decades, and can enhance the look of the home while also increasing its resale value. However, how you care for your home's timber flooring will greatly affect its longevity, durability, and appearance, so note a few common mistakes made by homeowners when it comes to maintaining their timber floors. You can then avoid these mistakes yourself, and have a timber floor that looks good and lasts for many years to come! Read More