Monthly Archives: July 2016

  • Stainless Steel Fixtures Make Your Home Sparkle

    There are so many options to consider these days when you’re adding new fixtures to your home - in addition to the style, colour, placement, and size of your fixtures, you also have to choose what material you want it made from. As you would expect there are pros and cons to each type of material, the most common being stainless steel, brass, ceramic, pewter, copper, and other non-corrosive metals that are usually plated in chrome or nickel. Speciality materials like wood and glass can also be found on occasion, but these are by far the most common and durable types of fixtures. Continue reading

  • How to Make Your Home Safe

    Home is a place where we are supposed to be utterly comfortable and at peace. It’s the place we go to relax after working all day; it’s the place we keep our most important possessions, the place we focus on our health and our relationships, and the place where we turn off the world for a while and just enjoy the space we’ve carved out for ourselves. One thing it is never supposed to be is threatening - so it is no surprise that we often go to great lengths to ensure that our homes are safe.

    In fact, protecting our homes from threats is a primitive instinct that goes back to our ancient ancestors. While ice-age humans were largely nomadic, that didn’t stop them from staking out territory and guarding it fiercely. In the same ways today, we guard our homes like dragons guarding piles of pilfered gold, taking advantage of the best security hardware and latest technology available. Continue reading

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