Converting Your Bathroom into a Functional Room

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When we think of the most used rooms in the house, kitchen and family rooms struck our minds. Yes, those areas get utilized significantly on a day to day basis, but we oftentimes overlook the bathroom. No matter the size of your bathroom, converting it into a functional living space will never be more rewarding for you and your family. Whether renovating the current bathroom or if you are trying to utilize the space more efficiently, organization is the key to create an enviable bathroom. Organizational solutions are a fabulous way to enhance your overall bathroom experience and create a more relaxing environment.

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Soundproofing Internal Doors

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Doors that are used on the inside of a house are usually quite light. In fact, many of them are hollow on the inside. The purpose of these doors is more to provide visual privacy than anything else. As you might imagine, they don’t often do a terribly good job at keeping sound isolated. Hollow doors are full of air, so they will transmit sound fairly well due to all of the air.

The thin materials used in internal doors such as plywood or other thin wooden materials are also hardly maximized for keeping sound isolated. This means that if you want to keep sound out of or in a certain room, you really need to apply additional soundproofing procedures to the door. There are a variety of different ways to do this.

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7 Smart Strategies For Bathroom Remodelling In London

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When it comes to bathroom remodelling, British consumers lead the way in being highly selective about the fact that a bathroom space should provide them a totally relaxing and rejuvenating experience. They no longer consider the bathroom as just an essential portion of their home, but a retreating area where they can spend quality time in a spa like ambience for a revitalizing session of aqua therapy, and their bathroom remodelling plans are now include by upgrades across the furniture, flooring and wall segments.

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Petition for the Toilet Plans in UK

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“I run the only toilet in this part of town you see! So if you gotta go, you got to go through me!”

– It’s A Privilege To Pee by Urinetown
They say “When you gotta go, you gotta go!”, but when public toilets are not available, where do you “go”? That’s what thousands of agitated residents are asking their Muncipal Council bosses, who decided to shut down a majority of the public toilets and launched the unusual Community Toilet scheme. Through this scheme, the Council endeavours to allow the public access to clean and safe toilets and urinals in the local business houses like Shops, Pubs and Restaurants.

With over 100 premises already having signed up and many more lined up to join, it is hoped that the inconvenience resulting from the closure of public toilets will be offset by the toilet facility in these establishments. Without having to make any purchase or paying any “pee fee”, members of the public can utilize their toilet facilities. However, this convenience comes with a caveat: In an exceptional circumstance, the business houses have the right to disallow the use of this convenience.
The public is worried and not without reason

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Beware-Glass Shower Doors Can Explode Randomly

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If you happen to have a shower door made of glass, then you have cause to be worried. Anything that’s made of glass can shatter, and shower doors are no exception. When the do explode, shower doors can cause serious lacerations since you will obviously not be wearing clothes at the time. Jeans especially can often soak up damage, but people who aren’t wearing any in the shower can take the full force of a wall of glass exploding in all directions.

And this isn’t even to mention the amount of time it would take to clean up all of the glass, and the thousands of dollars it would cost to fix up everything.

If you think this could never happen, than there’s a new story that might interest you. Dorothy Malikski was in the news in the last few months for reporting that her shower door shattered while her mother was in there.

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Simple Tips for Designing an Eco-Friendly Kitchen

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A lot of homeowners are now considering using eco-friendly products and design ideas when it comes to their homes. Green interior design is not only about conserving natural resources and saving the environment, it is also about protecting your health. Using environmentally friendly products and design ideas is the best way to create a healthy and clean home environment for you and your family.

If you are thinking of turning your home into an eco-friendly environment, you can start with your kitchen. When going green, the kitchen area is typically the first place that many homeowners focus on when choosing green products and equipments. Here are some simple ideas that can turn your kitchen into a safe and eco-friendly space which can help you save money and resources without sacrificing functionality and style.

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10 Health Hazard Items in the Bathroom that You Can’t Ignore

Bathroom TowelsJust like many other people, you strive to keepthe bathroom impeccably clean. Despite these efforts, you and your family may be facing a hidden bathroom hazard from items that you consider perfectly safe.

Several studies and reports highlight the biggest hazard in the bathroom. Typically, it has nothing to do with germs and poor hygiene. Some of the dangers stem from common items like mouthwash and shower curtains.

 

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Guest Post – Cleaning Bath Towels Without Harsh Chemicals

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Bath towels do have to be cleaned in order to maintain their look and their function. A neat looking set of bath towels can add to the image of a bathroom, And of course, one would not want a bath sheet that had holes in it or frayed in any way. To be sure that the towels maintain a solid look, it is necessary to clean them in the proper manner. Unfortunately, for many, a proper cleaning entails using harsh chemicals. It is always advisable to avoid using harsh chemicals if one’s goal is to keep their towels clean, fresh and in good condition.
Towels can be constructed in a number of different ways. They can be ring spun, combed, zero twisted and so on. One will also have different types of cotton such as Egyptian, Turkish, micro-cotton, and standard cotton. The weight of the towel will also factor into its quality. Towels with a higher Grams Per Square Meter (GSM) will be of much higher quality than those with a lower GSM.

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Guest Post – Sustainable Home Living

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Sustainable homes have become a topic of great interest among homeowners curious about the idea of renewable energy and grid-free power opportunities. Devices such as solar panels, plantation shutters, and renewable water filters are a great way to help create an energy-recycling home. Here’s a couple ideas about sustainable home living to help you live off the grid and in a “greener” way.

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Guest Post – How to Decorate Using Mirrors

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Mirrors are a wonderful apparatus to use when decorating your home. They create the illusion of space and add light to any room. Try the tips below to incorporate mirrors into your home decor:

Arrange multiple mirrors side-by-side:

Use several mirrors in various grouping patterns to create a unique look. Use mirrors encased in decorative wood or ornate wrought iron in lovely patterns. These make excellent pieces to enhance any room in your home. The only rule to remember when grouping mirrors is to match the mirrors proportionately to each other and to the wall. In other words, do not group three tiny mirrors on a huge wall. In addition, keep the mirror shapes the same. For example, do not group an oval mirror with a square one.

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