GETTING FIXATED OVER THE FITTINGS
Stamping your personality on your new or renovated home comes in different stages along the building’s journey to completion. Pouring over print catalogues, browsing on line and visiting stores is part of the fun.
Everything about a new-build or renovation is personal in that you are creating the home you want. At the beginning it is about insulation, render and roof tiles, wiring, water and waste; heating systems and building in energy-efficiency. This is personal because you know what you want your project to achieve and your architect and builders know which products will make this happen while keeping within your budget. At the end of the road it is about paint and wallpaper, furniture, upholstery, carpets, rugs, curtains, and colour and texture combinations; where the paintings will be hung and objects displayed. But in between come the fixtures and fittings that, while being part of the building, and how you want the house to work for you will also have a very big influence on how it will look. The wrong paint colour can be solved by getting the stepladders and brushes out again; a curtain mistake can be sold on eBay but what about the doors, and floors? And perhaps when it came to the stairs we should have . . .
INTERNAL DOOR: UrbanFront TRADITIONAL STAIRS: Pooky
MODERN STAIRS: wood4floors
DOOR KNOB Pushka Home