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Guidance for Generating More Shade for Your Terrace

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A shady spot in your garden is always welcome, especially if you want to sit outside during the heat of the day. All too often, shaded areas are beneath some trees or large shrubs at the bottom of your garden rather than being where you really want the shade—over a terrace or a patio that is close to your home. If planting large shade-making trees near to your property does not appeal—it often doesn’t because of the damage that tree roots can cause to foundations—then what are your other options?…

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3 Steps To Pack An Entire Bedroom For Storage

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If you’ve decided to downgrade to a smaller home with one less bedroom, then you’ve got to think about what you’re going to do with all the extra stuff in your current additional bedroom. Storage may be a good idea if you intend to use a couple of items in the future, or even if you plan on giving it to your children when needed. Here are some steps to help you pack an entire bedroom for storage.…

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3 Ways To Add A Warm, Nature-Inspired feel To Your New Kitchen

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For several years, highly contemporary neutral, minimalist and monochromatic designs have dominated kitchen trends. Recently, these stylish but sometimes stark designs have made way to a softer and warmer look that takes its inspiration from nature. If you’re remodelling your kitchen and you’d like to create a cosy, inviting and modern look, here are three inspiring ideas that you might like to consider. 1. Timber benchtops Timber benchtops have been around for decades but waned in popularity over the last decade in favour of solid-surface, metal and composite stone benchtops.…

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