Archive for

The Bathroom, an Indispensable Asset for Your Home

The bathroom has and always will be an indispensable and integral part of our home, yet for so long we have neglected its overall appearance.

For years the typical house owner has gone to great lengths to improve the other rooms of the home such as the living room, bedroom and even the kitchen. Decorating the bathroom was the last on the list and never quite received the priority it deserves.

It is quite remarkable to think that the bathroom never got the attention it should, especially when it is not really difficult to decorate. The majority of us tend to have small bathrooms, but even if you have the luxury of space it does not take much to improve the interior. Simply by adding the odd fixture, fitting or accessory and the room can be transformed immediately.

There are many ways in which you can improve the character of your bathroom. One of the more popular methods is by adding a shower cubicle or better still by joining the modern generation by integrating one of the latest innovations the steam shower or steam shower bath.

These showering enclosures offer stunning looks that will improve the room’s appearance becoming a dominant focal point for all to admire. It does not matter whether you have a small or large interior as these stylish fixtures come in a vast range of sizes to accommodate all. A well thought out cubicle, either shower room or steam shower will ensure a fully functional showering area, whilst ensuring that the shower no longer floods the floor.

The amazing fact with all the shower cabins and steam shower cabins is the wonderful array of configurations openly available to buy online or at your local bathroom store. This allows for the installation to be feasible in any size or shaped bathroom. However it is well worth considering several important factors before buying.

A key element, even priority is to ensure you measure the room you wish to use within your bathroom. Once you have this information at hand you are then open to discuss dimensions and size. If this is not performed accurately you could end up with either having an item that does not fit neatly within your interior, or worse still you could end up with having an item that does not fit. This in turn can result in an expensive lesson. Therefore take all measurements possible before you visit the bathroom showroom or make the purchase online.

Whether your intention is simply to update your existing interior or even remodel a new property you have moved in to, the sophisticated elegance the shower enclosure and steam showers offer will remarkably transform the appearance of your home. Furthermore more often than not these wonderful appliances can be purchased at really affordable prices.

Choosing the Correct Window Blinds for The Bathroom

Over the past 10 years or so design fashion has been more of a less fussy, minimalistic style and this has filtered down to the way we furnish and design our homes. For so long the trend for window furnishing was a standard net type curtain and a fairly standard drape curtain covering the window aperture.

Today we live in a very clean and crisp design world. Everything is designed to create a minimum amount of work for the consumer and to be able to slot straight into a market place.

But times have moved on and fashions have changed. As well as this curtains do not sit well in every room, for instance the bathroom or the kitchen.
Curtains in the kitchen tend to get very dirty very quickly and the fabric of the drape holds any odour in the atmosphere from whatever has been cooked.

The bathroom offers up a different problem. Drapes and curtains will soak up moisture in the air from the bathroom and become musty and eventually go mouldy. The answer to both problems is using a blind to cover the window. Bathroom blinds are available in many colours and designs but by a long way the roller blind is the most popular blind for the bathroom.

The bathroom roller blind is easily installed and are available in many sizes to fit most sizes of window. Bathroom roller blinds usually only need to be sponged down to be cleaned and are much easier to keep clean and mould free than other window coverings.

Bathroom window blinds [] are fitted by the means of a head rail cassette unit which houses the blind and the working mechanism. The blind rolls back up inside itself when closed. The continuous cord loop choice helps you lift large, heavy shades with fewer endeavours.
Most blinds are easy to fit and are easy to trim to your exact size. Full trimming and adjustment instructions are provided with every blind, and are generally very easy to follow.

The interior cladding side of the blind is light textured, unintelligible polyester which comes in a broad range of decorator colours.

When the blind is brocaded the full braking force from the brake device must incidentally be overcome but the bringing up movement, which is supported by the take shape bias of the crimper, this keeps the blind taut when in use. Bathroom window blind needs to be able to keep light out as well as stop people being able to see into the bathroom, for this the particular fabrics they are made from have a high denseness ensuring intimacy.

Other than the standard bathroom roller blind there are other alternatives available for the bathroom but the roller is by far and away the most popular for the above mentioned reasons, but if you wanted to be different you can use pleated blinds or venetian blinds, both of which are easy to maintain and are up to the job but may offer a bit less intimacy.

From The Kitchen to The Bathroom

In today’s economy many people are turning to their grandmothers beauty secrets. Secrets dating back generations on beauty remedies. These homemade wonders are what fuel many home based businesses. These remedies are traveling through word-of-mouth to friends of friends of friends and more often than not have proven true. I myself have dabbles in homemade bath and body products, handmade bar soap mainly. With this experience I can provide a luxury hand and body soap that will give the priciest companies a run for its money.

With the cost of everything rising, its no wonder so many people are turning to more organic and homemade items. With the cost that it makes 10 bars of soap, lets say five dollars, a soap-maker could make over 500% of that back. With each bar being sold for about $2.50 a bar, multiplied by ten, then that person would make twenty five dollars out of five dollars. Not too shabby if you ask me. What these kitchen wonders have that the mass produced one do not it the artisan work put into it. Every soap-maker I have ever met pours their heart and soul into each bar. The colors and ingredients are hand selected to combine the most beautiful yet luxurious bar ever produced. Customers of these artisans know that they are getting a quality organic product made especially for them and not a commercially produced “beauty bar.”

Another homemade beauty product that is becoming just as popular are hand and body lotions. This item as well is a careful potion of the most skin softening oils and butters known to man. With ingredients like Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Olive Oil and Aloe Vera; it’s no wonder why so many people are turning to home products. When someone dabbles in homemade beauty, the possibilities are endless as well as an income, whether it be just a side hobby or for those with a successful business.

I would much rather trust a family or friend when it comes to product reviews than some Internet survey. This way, I know i am not being lied to or there is false information provided just to boost sales. All in all, the homemade bath and beauty business is closer to home than you think. There are millions of people out there that are doing it and the artisan community is the most helpful i have ever seen. There is no judging of moral character or anything, just the same people with a common interest and want to make the best of it. With that, I see nothing wrong.