Marika Azzopardi

Home improvements

How to make the most of your small balcony

03.April 2018

Small it may be, but it is likely to also be your one and only kind of personal open space – that protruding bit of floor, just out of the balcony door, surrounded by stone wall, metal railing or glass, that allows you to walk out without falling from a height. It also allows you to look outside, see the world and acknowledge it.

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Home improvements

How to build a swimming pool in Malta

15.March 2018

In Malta, cooling off is taken very seriously. When the heat starts crawling in over the islands as early April, the first sea-testing toes are dipped, most warm clothes hibernate and the ACs start flexing their cool-blasting muscles. For many it is also time to switch on the pump again and clean out the water, and lo’ and behold, the ultimate heat-beating phenomenon – the swimming pool! At RE/MAX Malta, we have an interesting selection of properties with swimming pool, but if you prefer to build your own on your property (and thus make it more saleable), read on.

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Articles

The Pantone colour of the year 2018 for your home

02.March 2018

Thinking of one colour to make your home stand out? This year it must be Ultra-Violet, the ‘Pantone Color of the Year 2018’.

Home decor dictates that colour is high on the list of things to tweak when you are transforming your property into a trendier space. The wise owners of varied kinds of properties are more likely to choose to use very specific colours and colour schemes in order to create important statements that speak of bold style and design know-how.

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Home improvements

Humidity in your home? Tips on how to deal with it

05.January 2018

High humidity is a fact of life in Malta. Whether temperatures drop or rise, humidity is felt all year round but indoors one tends to feel it especially so it winter. Contrary to what one may be led to believe, it is not only old houses which tend to harbour humidity. Some newer apartments may also feel humid to the point of being insupportable to live in comfortably.

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Home and Garden

Low Cost Decoration Tips for your House

23.November 2017

Don’t we all just love a good bargain? Sure we do. There are those who thrive on bargains and have the knack of making do with shoestring resources. But the really skilled few of us can actually make do with half a shoestring and still get on perfectly well. When the low cost technique is adopted for decorating house, one really needs to be an expert. Here is how to do it…

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Design

Six tips for making your bedroom look bigger

06.November 2017

Somebody once reasoned that one only needs space for a bed in a bedroom and that anything else is superfluous. Most of us would strongly disagree, especially since bedrooms tend to encapsulate our personality more than any other room in the house. Our bedrooms become our getaway shrine, where we can not only sleep and rest, but also store our clothing, valuables and most personal possessions.

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How to renovate an old house and not go insane

20.October 2017

There is something both romantic and challenging about old houses. You enter one and tell yourself… I can make it so much better, this can be brought back to life. Once you set your heart on your property, you will have a target in mind and the fantasy that it will be splendid when finished. Possibly, you include a ‘happily forever after’ at the end of your musings and hopefully so.

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