Kitchen Flooring Choices For Your Home

6 Kitchen Flooring ChoicesHas the time come to invest in a new floor for your kitchen or indeed, some other rooms in your home? Perhaps you are building a new home and are wondering what choices are available and which is the best option for you. Here’s some flooring choices and the advantages and disadvantages of each:-

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Video Testimonial from Michael Brennan

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

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Wallpaper Or Paint?

Wallpaper or Paint

Wallpaper or paint? Which is best? Well, although they are both wall coverings, comparing wallpaper and paint is a little like comparing apples and oranges. Both have their advantages and disadvantages so here’s our thoughts:

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8 Reasons Wainscoting Is Making A Comeback

8 Reasons to have Wainscoting in your HomeWainscoting (a type of panelling) is making a comeback. It’s becoming popular again in hallways, home offices, bathrooms, dining rooms and sometimes living rooms. But why has it become so popular again in the 21st century?  Below we list 8 reasons Wainscoting is making a comeback:-

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Results and Video of our October Draw monthly draw

Hi folks,

here are the results and video of our October Draw. 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 September was held on October 31st. The results are as follows:-

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8 Ideas for Under Stairs Storage

Under Stairs StorageDo you need more storage in your home?

Are you fed up tripping over trainers, shoes, hurleys, footballs and sports bags in your hallway?

Do you find yourself putting items in under the stairs and then finding half of them fall out again when you reach for one thing?

Many homeowners are missing out on valuable understairs storage by not planning it properly. Sometimes the understairs space is left open which creates more of a feeling of space in the hall but if you end up stacking items such as the vacuum cleaner and toys there, it can end up looking messy most of the time. If there’s one large cupboard, it can become a case of putting something in and never seeing it again!

If you’re wondering if it’s worth the investment, here’s some ideas for organised, clever, attractive and user-friendly storage options for under your stairs:-

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The Blog Awards Ireland at the Blog Awards 2015
Hi folks,

just a quick note to say congratulations to all of the winners at the Blog Awards last night. was delighted to sponsor the Best Blog Post category and we really enjoyed meeting everyone.   Looking forward to the next one already!! :-)

Oliver Dempsey
23 October 2015

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5 Reasons to go to The Ideal Home Show this October

5 Reasons To Go To The Ideal Home Show This October

Are you looking for interior design ideas for your home? Would you like to chat to different designers and consultants but you don’t have much time? Are you trying to plan the decor for a new house or renovating a few rooms and looking for advice or ideas?

The Ideal Home Show is on in the RDS next week from 23rd – 26th October. It’s the perfect opportunity to discuss your requirements and pick up tips from a number of designers, see their designs for inspiration and spend a whole day just soaking it all up and planning changes to your home. Here’s 5 reasons why you should go along:

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Converting your Garage: Eight Things You Need To Know

Garage Conversion to Home OfficeThe family is expanding, the children want their own bedrooms, you’re working more from home now so you would like a home office, or you’ve decided you would like to extend the kitchen. Whatever the reason, if you have an existing garage attached to the house, it just might be the perfect house extension you need – without the hassle of converting the attic or extending out to the back of the house.

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How To Make A Gallery Wall In Your Home

7 tips for creating a gallery wall in your homeArt gallery walls are becoming more popular within homes but they aren’t necessarily that easy to get them ‘just right’. Here’s some tips for creating the perfect art gallery wall within your own home:-

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