The kitchen is truly the hub of every home. It makes perfect sense to have a beautiful space to be the centrepiece of your property, and here our top 5 reasons why. Improve aesthetic The most obvious benefit of a kitchen refurbishment is that you can tailor the look to exactly what you want. If you’ve always envisioned having white cupboards with black granite worktops, now you can have it. A refurbishment means you can create your dream kitchen and finish your home off perfectly. Increase home value Any sort […]
If you’re wearing 2 pairs of socks and your slippers, you may be dreaming of thick carpet – or perhaps a Caribbean holiday. However, warm stone floors are no longer the stuff of dreams. Here are several ways to keep your toes toasty, whether you’re installing new limestone tiles or have period natural stone flooring throughout your home.
This week I have been mostly looking at Roman Aqueducts. The first, the Aqua Appia was built in 312 BC to provide the populace of Rome up to 75,537 cubic meters of water per day. The amazing thing about this structure is that the majority of it’s length was subterranean and dropped only 10m throughout it’s entirety. Aqueducts move water through gravity alone and the Aqua Appia, built from stone, brick and the special volcanic element pozzuolona also afforded itself protection by it’s underground construction. During the Samnite wars, the […]