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Norma's Top Home Improvement Tips

Hello! My name is Norma. I would like to offer you a very warm welcome to my blog. Having a home which you enjoy living in is very important. After all, you spend a lot of your life at home. When I retired, I decided I was going to make my home into a palace. I called in a team of building and garden contractors and planned out the changes I would like to make. I am so pleased with the result of the work, I decided I would start this blog so I could continue to explore my new found passion.


2 Ways an Interior Consultant Will Help to Make Your Renovation Project a Success

24 April 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Renovating an older home is an exciting and challenging project. It can also feel a little overwhelming when you're faced with the plethora of decisions and choices you'll need to make in the process. With so many different looks, materials and colour schemes available these days, it can be very difficult to coordinate all of these things into a successful and cohesive finished product, particularly if you're inexperienced in all things interior design related. Read More …

Answering a Few Simple Questions About Shade Sails

9 April 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Shade sails are a great choice for any residential or commercial property if you need some protection from sun and even a light wind and an awning won't reach the area to be covered. Shade sails are also a good way to add some colour to an outdoor space, so you can offset a dark home exterior with a bright sail or even use the colours of a company's logo for shade sails over an employee break area! Read More …

Three Practical Tips for Selecting Plants from a Nursery

20 March 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you are planning on enhancing your home landscape with some flowers, you should think about purchasing plants from a nursery instead of attempting to use cultivars or seeds. Nursery supplies will allow you to enjoy your efforts immediately, and the maintenance processes will be simple. However, you should note that the success of your garden will depend on your choice of plants. If you choose unhealthy plants, they will require more time to become established. Read More …

Install a Retractable Awning for Summer Comfort

2 March 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Summer weather is perfect for outdoor activities. Whether you just love to sit outside and read a book, host the regular barbecue, or enjoy cold margaritas with friends, this season is a perfect time. What better way to enjoy your summer than by expanding your living space? Installing a retractable awning over your deck, patio, or balcony allows you to take part in outdoor activities without enduring the scorching heat. This flexible structure can be retracted when you don't need it and once summer is over. Read More …


21 February 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Your kitchen is the hub of your home and the centre not only of sustenance but of gatherings with family and friends. If you're one of the many homeowners planning a kitchen remodel this year, you'll want your new kitchen to reflect the best of the design elements and trends on today's market, and this year it's all about colour. So here are the top picks for 2018. WHICH COLOURS? Read More …