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There’s a new trend developing amongst consumers out there, who are all looking to create better bathrooms for themselves with funky bathroom furniture. Bathroom Furniture can come in many styles, shapes and colours, meaning there is a wealth of... 

Bathrooms are an essential part of any home. When considering what type of bathroom suites you require, you have to look at the style of your house, and more importantly, the room you have to fill. There are lots of bathroom websites and showrooms... 

Most floorcoverings, including woodblock flooring, can be bonded directly to a dry, smooth, screeded floor, but floorboards cannot be directly bonded and so must be fixed by other means. The boards are nailed down to 50 x 50mm (2 x 2in) softwood battens,... 

For a floor that is going to be invisible beneath some kind of covering — vinyl, cork, fitted carpet or whatever — chipboard is an excellent material. It can be laid relatively quickly and is much cheaper than an equivalent amount of timber flooring.... 

Instead of counterweights and cords, modern sash windows use spiral balances which are mounted on the faces of the frame stiles, eliminating the need for traditional box frames. Pairs of balances are made to match the size and weight of individual glazed... 

In time, the sash cords from which the sashes are suspended will wear and eventually break. Replace both cords even if only one has broken. Waxed sash cording is normally sold in standard hanks, although some suppliers sell it by the metre. Each sash... 

The sill iskdjdj a fundamental part of a window frame, and if one is afflicted by rot it can mean major repair work. A casement-window frame is constructed in the same way as a doorframe and can be repaired in a similar way. All the glass should be removed... 

Inevitably, old wooden casements and sash windows will have deteriorated to some extent, but regular maintenance and prompt repairs will preserve them almost indefinitely. New frames, or frames which have been stripped, should always be treated with a... 

One area of a kitchen that’s sometimes a trouble spot is the area over the counter top. One way to solve several problems is to install a kitchen tile backsplash. Now a tile backsplash is practical for sure. But it’s an area to let the... 

Double-glazed roof windows are becoming increasingly popular for the modernizing of old attic skylights and as part of a loft conversion. They are supplied ready-glazed and fully equipped with catches and ventilators. Flashing kits to fit the frame and...