Have you thought about decorating the fifth wall in one of your rooms? Ceilings are often very simply decorated with white or off-white paint when they could create quite an impact by using wallpaper, brighter colours, dark colours or very different materials.
Here are some other ideas you might consider for decorating your ceilings:-
here is a video testimonial we received a while ago from Alison Treacy, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10. Alison posted a job looking for a pre purchase survey on Tradesmen.ie and was very happy with the result. You can see the video feedback below:-
What furniture and decorating decisions do you need to make when planning your new kitchen? You might be thinking of what materials to use for the cupboard doors and worktops, what kind of flooring, perhaps the type of cooker is a priority for you but kitchen design decisions must also include the furniture in the room as well as the solving all those decorating dilemmas. This checklist, complete with tips, should help.
You might be thinking “but my bathroom doesn’t need much furniture” or “there isn’t that much wall space to decorate”. And you’re right. This is why any furniture choices need to be good ones as mistakes will be noticeable. Excellent bathroom design is about being careful with your choices, not over-doing any elements and thinking long-term rather than short-term. Here are nine tips to help you decorate and furnish your bathroom beautifully.
here are the results and video of our February Draw 2018. 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 January was held on February 24th. The results are as follows:-
As we’re moving into spring, I’m going to focus on each room, one per week, to give you tips for furnishing, decorating and styling each room. Some of the tips will concentrate on the basics but you have to get the basics right for the room to work well and be a comfortable room for you to enjoy.
How can you arrange your furniture so that a person feels there’s an atmosphere of camaraderie and warmth in the room? If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know I’m a fan of reading nooks, how an armchair with a small table and a lamp in the right setting and placement just oozes relaxation, but on a trip to Cuba recently, it occurred to me how the placement of two chairs suggests companionship, chat and camaraderie.
here are the results and video of our January Draw 2017. 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 December was held on January 27th. The results are as follows:-
Spring is on the way, snowdrops are starting to flower and daffodil leaves are showing. It’s won’t be long before we all start thinking about the annual big spring clean and which rooms we want to decorate in the coming year. First though, here are some tips for making that spring cleaning process easier by doing a little bit more cleaning each day. Once you put some of these tips in place, you’ll hardly notice doing them but they will make a big difference to your weekly “big clean” not to mention the annual spring clean. If you’re doing all of these already – well done.