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It is always a challenge deciding which way of living is the best between the Flatshare and the rooms for rent. Each has its own pros and cons, thus before settling down on what type of accommodation best suits you, it is important to analysis each of them very critically.
Flatshare living has numerous advantages which include:
• Flatshare way of life helps one get and make new friends. You will always be surrounded by people your social life will have a… Read more >>
House prices are on the rise again, and with the size of deposit required to buy a home still high at 10% or even 20% of the property’s market value, the importance of renting has never been greater.
Renting a property is a straightforward business, but as a potential tenant it is very easy to be taken advantage of. To avoid nasty surprises, you should always start looking for a property to rent with… Read more >>
All too often people assign one of the rooms in their house as a guest room or a room to let and then regret it because its only in use when there is a guest. The rest of the time its just an unused space. Usually with a room like this, everything about the room is styled as a bedroom, therefore it doesn't have much in it. You avoid putting anything in there, because you don't want it to look cluttered or to become a room that doesn't have any particular style or purpose.… Read more >>
Headboards are an important part of the bed design for two reasons: they are practical and can be also used for decorations. They are usually used to support the bed next to the wall. There is a wide range of available designs, ranging from the simple and standard to elaborate and complex types.
The headboard is a key element for the design of the bed. They are generally solid boards made from metal or wood which are higher than the box spring and the mattress. The materials and colours range according to style and overall design of… Read more >>
Sometimes situations occur when you need to accommodate a guest, or it might even be that you're generally limited for space in your room. At times like these, you can't afford to clutter up the place with big furniture, but you do need to be able to accommodate, so this is when a sofa bed can come in useful. This can basically be the difference between having a room that looks cluttered and smaller than it is and having a neat space with extra seating that also happens to turn into a room for the night. If it's for a… Read more >>