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Kitchen Trends You Might Consider

If you're looking to renovate your home's kitchen, or are having a home built and need to work with the architect on the kitchen design, you want to ensure you give plenty of thought as to the layout and appearance of this space. A kitchen should be an attractive room you love to work in, but it also needs to be very functional and offer lots of storage. To ensure you create a new kitchen space that you'll love for many years to come, note a few trends that you might consider for your home's renovation or design. Read More 

Choosing the Right Style and Material for French Doors

French doors can add some elegance and style to your home's patio area, and they also allow for more fresh air circulation than standard glass sliding doors, since you can open both French doors completely. As with other entryway or patio doors, there may be more styles and materials of French doors available than you expect, so note a few tips on how to choose the right option for your home, so you know you're happy with that choice for years to come. Read More 

Choosing the Right Trees for an Outdoor Seating Area

If you own a restaurant, bar or cafe, a big part of your business is providing an attractive and comfortable space where your customers can enjoy your products. Above all else, that's what really sets you apart from many of your competitors. But it's not just the interior that matters. For business owners lucky enough to operate in areas with good weather, many customers are likely to prefer outdoor seating. After all, there's nothing quite like eating some good food or sipping a delicious drink while enjoying the sunshine. Read More 

4 Houseplants That Are Almost Impossible to Kill

Are you missing the gardening gene? Do your houseplants seem to wither the minute you get them over the threshold of your home? Don't despair. It is possible to purchase houseplants that even the most forgetful owners will manage to keep alive—you just need to know which species are best. Keep reading for details on four awesome houseplants that are almost impossible to kill. 1. Aloe You've probably noticed how popular succulents have become lately, and there's a good reason why. Read More 

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Laura's Home and Gardening Blog

Yo! My name is Laura and if you had told me when I was aged 18 that one day I would be all grown-up with a home of my very own, I would have said you were mad. But it is true. I do own my own home and not only that, the property also has a large garden. When I first moved in, I didn't have a clue what I was doing out in the garden or inside my own home. Thankfully, I found a great home and garden contractor who helped me to plan and carry out the changes I wanted to make. Peace.


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