Bathrooms

Refresh or Overhaul? 7 Tips to Create Your Dream Bathroom!

Expert Advice from Akilah Swan, Principle Designer & Creative Director at Aina Curated When it comes to home design and renovation there’s no question that the bathroom contributes to the overall feel of the house as well as its value. Whether it’s a simple refresh or a major overhaul consider the following strategies for a successful bathroom design. 1. Maximize the Daylighting Who doesn’t...

Breast Cancer Awareness – 3 Steps to Increase Early Detection

Expert Advice from Bermuda Cancer & Health Centre October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but, as much as awareness matters, breast health education and tools for early detection – like mammograms and proper self-exams are needed year-round. They can reduce deaths and allow for a world where women and men feel empowered with knowledge and confidence to report breast changes and participate in...

GETTING CLEAN-ER – It’s Time to Turn to the Professionals

Expert Advice from Atlantic Cleaning & Maintenance Ltd. Are dirt, dust and grime building up in your home or workspace? How about mold? Even an avid cleaner can’t get it all, at least not the way a Best of Bermuda Award Winning team with 30 years of exceptional quality cleaning experience can! Atlantic Cleaning & Maintenance Ltd’s trained team of professionals provide a cleaning solution...

8 Kitchen & Bathroom Hacks that will upgrade your life!

Clean your Cast Iron Clean cast-iron without causing rust — Scrubbing cast-iron with soapy water is a no-no (it’ll strip away the seasoning on the pan built up from all those dishes). Instead, clean cast iron with a salt scrub to remove stuck-on bits of food. De-crust a Microwave Soak a sponge in water, pop it in the microwave, and let it cruise around the turntable for a minute. This...

Bathrooms

Expert Advice from Ted Wood, Partner & Architect of Botelho Wood Architects A shower head attached to the outside of a wall or column, with a concrete paving slab set in the ground, is a simple, idyllic delight. On a perfect Bermuda evening, the shower waters both the lawn and the garden, requires no cleanup, offers sky views, and an essence of freedom (plus some degree of modesty). However, as...

Plumbing – Top TIPS straight from the plumber!

One of the most joked about—but least discussed—aspects of running a home, has to be the bathroom. Like much of what goes on in the water closet (and a lot goes on in there), most people shy away from thinking too much about it.  But understanding your plumbing system can save you a lot of time and money (particularly here in Bermuda, where water is such a precious commodity), as well as prevent...

Tips for Creating a Sophisticated Spa Oasis at Home

1. Fabric Textures: For those finishing touches consider fabrics that have a subtle pattern or even a metallic texture for bath mats and towels. 2. Pebble Stone Floor Tile: Capture the calm of the coast line with this tumbled marble pebble tile underfoot. 3. Onyx Wall Tile: Use a large format honed onyx or tumbled limestone reminiscent of pearlescent beach sand for the shower walls. 4. 3D Wood Wall...

2020 Renovations!

So you’re thinking about bathroom renovations? Here’s what you should know before you start! You’ve probably been thinking about it for months, dreaming about the possibilities, flicking through magazines and pinning ideas on Pinterest. A bathroom renovation can be an exciting yet daunting project. We spoke with Vince Hunt from DHPS Limited, the winner of Island Property’s 2018 Best Plumbing...

Bathroom HACKS!

Tips & tricks that YOU can do today to make your bathroom shine! CLEAN YOUR SHOWER HEAD WITH VINEGAR Vinegar is super handy for cleaning a wide range of things… and your shower head is one of them! If you’ve got a gunked up shower head to clean simply place a plastic bag of vinegar over the head of the shower and attach it with a sturdy elastic band. Walk away for an hour, come back, remove the...

Plumbing tips for the novice!

Whether you are a homeowner or a tenant, at some point you will be faced with a plumbing problem. Even if you call your plumber to handle repairs, it’s worthwhile (and empowering!) to learn a little about the plumbing in your house. We spoke with plumber, Simone Smith (#girlpower!), of David Hayward Plumbing Service (DHPS) for tips on plumbing fixes anyone can do on their own and avoid an expensive...

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