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Even in the most advanced years, the majority of people would prefer the opportunity to stay in their homes rather than having to relocate to a senior care facility. Yet one of the biggest and most difficult challenges that you might face with elderly or disabled family is to balance your loved one’s desire for independence with their own safety and well being. In many cases, it is possible for them to remain independent for longer with the help of a few practical modifications around the home. Help is available from organisations like Age UK, who publish some useful guidance…

Designing a dining room is a really pleasant experience, but it can also be an annoying chore if you don’t plan it ahead. You don’t have to have studies in this domain, but a little bit of taste, picking quality brands, and some online research can do wonders. You just have to take into account a thing or two, and you will surely find the following list useful: Match or not? Of course, the first tendency is to match the chairs to the table or to choose all chairs the same model. They don’t have to look all the same,…

When we make a purchase, we want that purchase to be an investment, even if on a subconscious level. Would you willingly buy something that’ll fall apart in six months’ time? How often do you really want to replace the floor lamp by your lounge chair? Is going to Ikea every month worth the drive, cart maneuvering and long lines? Why not just go to a showroom and test out the furniture pieces then and there? Better yet, why not just buy from a reputable American design company whose mission is to design, create and build a lasting and timeless…

Are you going to buy a new apartment? Keep it in mind that it is a long-term investment; therefore, before purchasing or renting luxury apartments LA, you have to investigate some things that are often ignored. Here are a few elements to consider: Outside Water Infiltration The moisture entering from windows, terrace, and roof is a common problem. If you are choosing an apartment at ground level, the moisture may enter from ground water because of poor drainage. Terraces require special checking for proper pitching. Plumbing Leaks You have to inspect with the help of thermal imaging camera and moisture…

Investing some time and effort to decorate your home’s rooms carefully and thoughtfully can make a very big difference in the way that you experience your living space. This is especially important when it comes to smaller rooms: clever design and decoration can turn a dour, cramped space into a very open and practical one. Follow these seven tips to turn a small, unsatisfactory room into a valuable part of your home. 1. Use smart furniture The functionality of a small room can be dramatically extended when you make use of pieces of furniture that are cleverly designed to serve…