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Shutting the door on open plan living

Open-plan living is no longer the preserve of trendy riverside loft apartments; the phenomenon has spread to the suburbs too. Walls have come crashing down as maximising space has become a national obsession. I suppose in an era where the density of the national population has never been higher that is only natural: nowadays, the only doors you get in some people’s houses is that you hear playing on the sound system. Asides from freeing up … [Continue Reading]

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The Power of Vacuums: How Have Cleaners Been Improved?

Since the very first vacuum cleaner saw its patent issued back in 1860, the suction technology has come a seriously long way. For one thing, these early sweeping devices demanded that their user pump by hand, to create the power necessary to clean a dirty floor. Somehow, somewhere, society has managed to take this crude 19th century invention and turn it into something incredibly powerful and versatile. Here, we'll take a quick look at several … [Continue Reading]

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Revive your apartment in four easy steps

It is 2014, and the best way to ring in the new-year is with a change of scenery (and by scenery we mean home décor, although taking a vacation sounds nice too!). Redecorating your space is a great way to start the year on a high note, but such a transformation is traditionally not a cheap endeavor. If you don’t have oodles of cash to throw down for new furniture and décor in your local Pier One, then Do-It-Yourself projects may be the way … [Continue Reading]

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Working out in your apartment without bothering the neighbors

Just because you have neighbors, that doesn't mean you have to be out of shape. Here is a list of 7 simple and effective workouts you can do anywhere. Try to do them in your living room and you'll see how quiet you can be while you're staying fit at the same time. Indoor cycling is great, since it doesn't cause any impact on the floor. It improves your joints and gets your heart rate up. Get a set of hand weights and work your arms … [Continue Reading]

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12 Indoor Plants You Can’t Kill

Do you love plants, but can't seem to master the art of survival? Well, we are obviously talking about the survival of the plants, not yours. If the answer is 'yes', then read this. Keeping a plant alive for a long period of time can be a hard task, especially if you live in an apartment. Nevertheless, if you love a pop of green in your shack, one of these 12 highly resistant indoor plants can be your little miracle of 2014. 1. Sanserveria … [Continue Reading]

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Ideas for Extending Your Kitchen

Lately, there has been a rising demand for open-plan kitchen diners as more homeowners seek a change from formal dining rooms and separate cramped kitchens. This increasing preference for a combined kitchen and dining area is fueled by a need for a more laid-back family space. The kitchen diner is rapidly becoming the new heart of the home, allowing families to cook and eat together or entertain guests whenever they wish. Children can also use … [Continue Reading]

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12 Indoor Plants You Can’t Kill

Do you love plants, but can't seem to master the art of survival? Well, we are obviously talking about the survival of the plants, not yours. If the answer is 'yes', then read this. Keeping a plant alive for a long period of time can be a hard task, especially if you live in an apartment. Nevertheless, if you love a pop of green in your shack, one of these 12 highly resistant indoor plants can be your little miracle of 2014. 1. Sanserveria … [Continue Reading]

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8 Alternative Ways to Organize Clothing

If you are looking for some new and cool ways to storage your clothing, then you don't have to look more. Here are some interesting and unique ideas that will … [Continue Reading]

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Hot off the Press – A Brief History of Heating

Monty Python’s hilarious and controversial 1979 film The Life of Brian contains any number of seminal scenes, being as it is one of the greatest comedy films ever made. Set in the Judea of the Roman Empire … [Continue Reading]

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Ways to make your apartment as cozy as a house

There are a variety of reasons why people choose to live in apartments instead of houses, and although each home has its own pros and cons there are many ways for the apartment dwellers to overcome some of the … [Continue Reading]

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Brands Poliform and Varenna create the perfect urban apartment

A fresh and sleek apartment with only 80 square meters, but everything you need to live with style and comfort. This ultimate urban apartment is the result of the partnership between the Italian home … [Continue Reading]

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