Although they offer a much harder and more durable surface to their carpet counterpart, tiles and stone still require on-going care and maintenance to ensure that they remain at a high standard for as long as possible and any signs of degradation are prevented. Several factors need to be taken into account when it comes to maintaining tiles, especially those made from travertine.
Whether you are building a new property, making structural alterations to an existing building, or simply looking to make a property safe; fire protection should always be at the forefront of your thoughts. There are various products and technologies available on the market that can help to prevent fire and prevent them from spreading should they occur. All of these fall into the category of either active or passive fire protection. However, unless you work in a related industry, there is a real chance that you aren’t too sure which particular category covers which products. Hopefully we can help to clear up some of this confusion.
Garden ponds are a popular feature and can be found in many homes across the UK. In most instances, homeowners choose to install either a waterfall or fountain, or sometimes both. This of course means that a pump is required to circulate the water round the pond or to the fountain. If you are looking to create a garden pond that will require a pump, there are a few things that you should know first to ensure that you get a suitable solution and to keep the pump working properly.
When it comes to renovating an en-suite, a great deal of problems can arise as you try and fit all the necessary fixtures and ceramics into one small space.
Luckily, there are a great deal of tricks you can use to ensure that the en-suite contains everything that’s needed and also still looks spacious and relaxing. After all, there’s nothing worse than a cramped and claustrophobic bathroom that can’t be enjoyed properly. In order to create the perfect en-suite, consider the following factors before you begin your renovation…