Guest Bedroom Inspiration Ideas

Guest Bedroom Decorating& Furnishing Tips

The summer holidays are coming and that may mean you’ll have visitors coming to stay. If you’re thinking of redecorating your spare bedroom, here’s some inspiration to help you decide on your scheme.

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Video Testimonial from Ricky Brennan

Hi folks,
here is a video testimonial we received a while ago from Ricky Brennan, Santry, Dublin 9. You can see the video feedback below:-

 

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9 Tips for Creating A Welcoming Spare Bedroom

How to Create a Welcoming Spare Bedroom

Summer holidays are coming so whether you have guests arriving or you are thinking of making some extra income by renting out your spare room for Airbnb guests, is your spare bedroom really ready for guests? Making them feel special and comfortable while staying in your spare bedroom isn’t just a case of decorating it beautifully. It can require a few finishing touches too. What do you think of this list?

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Results and Video of our April Draw 2016

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here are the results and video of our April Draw 2016. Each month we have a draw for everyone who hires a tradesman and provides feedback. So not only do you get up to 4 quotes from Rated Tradesmen but you also are in with a chance to win a cash prize as well!

The draw for everyone who hired a tradesman and provided feedback in the month of March was held on April 30th. The results are as follows:-

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Dining Room Decorating: Blue or Red?

Dining_Room_Decorating_-_Blue_or_Red_Do you have a room that needs a makeover or even a fresh coat of paint? Whether the walls are grubby from children’s fingers or you need a change, redecorating a room can really make you feel happier every time you walk into it. It’s not always easy to choose a new colour for the walls or a new scheme though – particularly if you’ve decided 2016 is the year you’re going to be a little bit braver with your decorating. Continue reading

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Video Testimonial from Paul Marconi

Hi folks,
here is a video testimonial we received a while ago from Paul Marconi, Saltmills
Wexford. You can see the video feedback below:-

 

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The “Good Sitting Room” – Is It Disappearing?

The Sitting RoomIs it Disappearing From Our Homes-When planning the building of your home or an extension, it’s a good idea to consider how your family and your living habits will change over the coming decades. Many new parents find themselves wishing they had included a playroom in their house plans, others wish for a bigger sitting room when the children get older.

The “good sitting room” has been called many different terms over the years. Nowadays, if there are two reception rooms in a home, one is usually called the “living room” to signify its more informal nature and it may even double as a playroom for the children, the other is called the “sitting room” to demonstrate it is more formal with more expensive furniture. It is often where visitors are entertained.

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Gardening Jobs for April

Garden tips for AprilYes, I know, the weather hasn’t been very kind to us for the last week and many of our gardens will be, if not waterlogged, then exceedingly damp. The nights are still cold too. Now that Easter is over and the children are back to school, it feels as though the weather should be better. And yes, it will happen, we’ll get a good week and we’ll be chasing our tails then to catch up in the garden. If that sounds like you, here’s the gardening jobs you need to concentrate on during the month of April.

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Results and Video of our March Draw 2016

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Hi folks,

here are the results and video of our March Draw 2016. Each month we have a draw for everyone who hires a tradesman and provides feedback. So not only do you get up to 4 quotes from Rated Tradesmen but you also are in with a chance to win a cash prize as well!

The draw for everyone who hired a tradesman and provided feedback in the month of February was held on March 30th. The results are as follows:-

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Considering An Attic Conversion? Read This First

Considering an Attic Conversion-Here's 6 Things To Consider First1In our last post, we provided you with lots of inspiration for using that attic space as a useful room in your home, with some tips for making the most of its features – be they steeply slanted ceilings, chimney breasts, lots of natural light or narrow spaces. We also provided some ideas for different types of rooms – such as children’s bedrooms, guest bedrooms, studies, offices or playrooms. More and more people are extending their own homes rather than moving house as their family increases in size. Some are building extensions, others are converting garages and some are converting the attic.

In this post, we’re going to give you some tips on the do’s and don’ts of converting an attic.  See below:-

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