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Doug's Home and Garden Development Blog

Hello, my name is Doug and in this is my home and garden development blog. On this blog, I will be passing on everything I have learnt about designing, building and maintaining your dream home and garden. And believe me, I know a lot. I am not a professional contractor, but I have spent the last 2 years working with a range of different contractors to develop my home and garden. The guys have done a fantastic job and I am really pleased with the results they have generated. I hope you find this blog useful and enjoyable to read.


Building A Home: Site Factors that Increase Expenses

4 May 2015
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Quality residential buildings are not cheap investments but there are certain site elements that contribute to an increase in the project costs. It is crucial for you to understand these aspects if you are thinking about building a new home. This information is vital in creating a realistic construction budget and in making appropriate decisions with regard to the building. Here are the main cost factors you and your home builders must consider prior to the purchase of land: Read More …

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Installing Bamboo Flooring During A Kitchen Renovation

20 April 2015
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Are you renovating your kitchen and are considering what type of new flooring to install? Then consider opting for bamboo flooring because of the various advantages that it has to offer a kitchen. However, in order to get a balanced view of bamboo flooring, you'll need to familiarise yourself with the disadvantages also. Read on for the various advantages and disadvantages of bamboo flooring. Advantages Of Bamboo Flooring To figure out why a significant number of kitchens are kitted out with bamboo flooring consider the following points: Read More …

Winter Is Approaching: 2 Reasons to Choose a Gabled Patio for Your Home

7 April 2015
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

While it makes sense that many people install their patios before the summer begins, just as many consumers will take advantage of the end-of-season sales to put their new patio into place. Now that you are hunting for a covered patio so that you can still spend time outside over the upcoming wet months, you have already noticed that there are a lot of different design options open to you. Read More …

Common Mistakes To Avoid When Installing Your Roller Garage Door

24 March 2015
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

A roller garage door is an important fixture that provides security to your vehicles and the house as well. With that in mind, it's best to treat your garage door as a security door when it comes to installation. This means getting a quality garage door and installing it in the right manner. Read on to see some of the common mistakes to look out for as you plan to install your new roller garage door. Read More …

Window Roller Shutters: Picking the Right Stuff

11 March 2015
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Window roller shutters are growing in popularity with each passing dawn. One main reason for this is probably their ability to fully multitask and meet different objectives simultaneously.  Roller shutters can be used to boost the ambiance of your home. They also act as really good insulators and save energy for your home while still reducing the noise from outside. Above all, these shutters keep your home safe due to their tough nature. Read More …