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Day: June 21, 2022

Divide and Conquer
Interior Design

Divide and Conquer

The way you lay out your home has an impact on how you interact with your space and the people around you. Whether you want to create separate spaces within one room or organize your living room in such a way that it serves multiple purposes, an architect-designed home screen divider can help you achieve the design goals you have in mind while creating aesthetically pleasing results. At Box™, a design and build company in Auckland, New Zealand, when we say 'screen time', it's nothing to do with limiting our social media, cutting down our gaming, or saving our eyesight. It usually has to do with how we're going to divide one space off from another. A wall is not the be-all and end-all of the solutions. Here are some of our favourite ways to separate: Instead of solid shelving...
Cost of Shingle Roof vs Metal Roof
Home Improvement

Cost of Shingle Roof vs Metal Roof

Metal roofing has been rising in popularity recently. A 2020 study showed that 15 percent of homeowners used metal materials when reroofing their homes. In comparison, the percentage in 2019 was 12 percent. You too may have heard about the benefits of metal roofs and are now thinking of getting one. However, you may have heard that the cost of metal roofs is much more than the cost of shingle roofs. How does the cost of shingle roof vs metal roof compare? Read on to find out. Cost of Metal Roof Guide  Unlike shingles, metal roofing comes in a few different shapes. It is possible to get metal roofing shaped like shingles, shakes, tiles, and more. There are also panels that can interlock together. Beyond that, metal roofing can also be made of different metals. You can get...
A Guide To Being an Excellent Homeowner
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A Guide To Being an Excellent Homeowner

When you become a homeowner, you take on a lot of new responsibilities and there is a lot to learn when it comes to being an effective and efficient homeowner. For example, you need to know how to properly maintain your home, how to budget your money, and how to handle emergencies. If you're not careful, you could quickly find yourself in over your head. That's why you need to take your time and learn all you can before you buy your first home. There are also plenty of resources available to help, which can be a lifesaver for beginners. If you're not sure where to start, keep reading for a basic guide to being an excellent homeowner. How can you be an excellent homeowner? Taking care of home maintenance is a critical part of being a homeowner. By failing to perform repairs and other ...
How To Install a Hose Reel on the Side of a House
Home Improvement

How To Install a Hose Reel on the Side of a House

A garden hose reel is an incredibly practical tool that makes storing a hose a breeze. It can help make garden design and maintenance more efficient. If you’ve decided to get one to store your garden hose, you’ve probably considered mounting it on the side of your house. After all, why shouldn’t you? If the wall is next to your garden, it seems like the sensible thing to do. Though, you may have concerns about whether or not the wall material can handle the hose reel and how you might install it depending on the façade. These are common concerns for mounted hose reels. Below, we’ll cover all the basics of how to install a hose reel on the side of your house without causing damage to the wall. Understand the construction Before you start mounting anything to a wall, you want to unders...