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Home improvements

How to make the most out of your back yard

18.October 2018

The backyard is a staple of properties in Malta—many houses of character, townhouses, terraced houses, villas and even smaller maisonettes, tend to feature a backyard.

They come in a multitude of shapes and sizes, and can be great spaces given the right attention. Many a great backyard has been overlooked—but don’t fret, no matter what size your backyard is, we have some ideas for enjoying this great area of your home!

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What to do when you buy a fixer-upper in Malta

01.October 2018

Are you looking to own a slice of local Maltese history? Well, many properties on the market are literally more than a couple of centuries old, exuding the quaintness and mystery of old island life. Old houses are truly beautiful and make it easy to dream of living it out in one of them, but while it may be easy to think you’ve got yourself a bargain, consider if you’ve got yourself a fixer-upper instead.

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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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A History of the Kitchen

07.August 2014

Although the kitchen is the room we spend the most money on, did you know that it actually has some very humble beginnings? The phrase ‘the hearth is the heart of the home’ is very…

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