Archive for the ‘Interiors’ Category

Walls – like presents – look their best when well-wrapped. And there’s now a huge choice of wallpapers out there, so they can shimmer, sparkle or stun with texture, pattern and colour. Papering a single feature wall, or a whole room, is also a ‘fast’ way to embrace a trend. Here, three experts in the […]

Follow the trend for full-fat luxe – or its more informal cousin ‘shabby chic’ – and conjure an elegant, understated neutral palette, including pale grey embellished with decorative details from vases to mirrors. “Our palatial look takes inspiration from an elegant French townhouse style, with a soft colour palette emphasising the clean look,” says Joanna […]

Whether you are selling up or just looking to improve your home, there are numerous ways to increase a property’s worth. The figures certainly add up – choosing to add a loft conversion or conservatory can add more than £42,000 to the value of an average property – while an extra bathroom could boost its […]

Stepping under a cascading shower can be one of the most luxurious feelings in the world. But turning the shower on to be greeted with a pathetic little trickle can be one of the most frustrating and disappointing experiences! Indeed, the power of a good shower should not be underestimated. So much more than a means […]

Move over decor divas-men are muscling in on interiors and creating impressive temples of style. While they were once seen only as DIY-ers, who wouldn’t be seen dead dithering over Elephant’s Breath or Downpipe (paint shades, in case you’re wondering), blokes are now exploring their taste, and becoming as fussy about their homes as they […]

Our homes provide shelter from the seasons. As winter starts to creep in, the importance of maintaining a reliable and secure exterior to your house becomes clearer. Spend some time, money and effort now to make sure your home is up to the rigours of winter weather. 1. No one wants a home with a […]

Over the past few weeks we held a competition on our Facebook page giving 3 of our followers £100 each to spend in IKEA. Entering the competition was so easy, we asked our followers to share with us the new pieces of furniture that their house needed, those old pieces they want to get rid […]

Big home improvements, like loft conversions and extensions, usually add value, but smaller changes can also increase the value of your home and make it more sellable. 1. Wooden floors are a wonderful addition to any home, whatever its style or period, and are a practical alternative to carpet, especially in hallways and reception rooms. […]

Autumn is almost upon us, the perfect time to complete your home DIY list, renovate that piece of old furniture, change your home décor or get rid of that old blanket… if this sounds familiar to you, don’t worry – s1homes can help. You can win £100 to spend in IKEA, just head over to […]

  So you’re about to welcome a new addition? Congratulations! As everyone from Great Aunt Imelda to Granny Ina has no doubt told you, everything is about to change. This can include upsizing to one the properties on s1homes . . . but while you consider all of the possibilities, here’s how to ensure your […]

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