Many people believe that painting a small room white will make it appear larger. Unfortunately this is a misconception, just like the idea that fewer furniture pieces can enlarge a room.
By wisely choosing your paint colors and watching where you place pieces, you can achieve the larger look you are looking for. You can also learn more at HGTV.com (color rules for small spaces).
There is no reason to sacrifice your personal style to achieve a color-coordinated area that is pleasing to the eye, and comfortable to live in. Continue reading Break the Rules! Add Style to Your Home
Everyone knows that glass shower doors and enclosures are a more efficient way of keeping water inside your shower and add beauty and value to your home.
Did you know that glass shower doors also create a healthier home?
Alamo Glass & Mirror installs many glass shower doors in Dallas, and are proud of the fact that our shower door installations are providing many health benefits and relief to allergy and asthma sufferers.
According to BEMA (Bath Enclosure Manufacturers Association) glass shower enclosures create many health benefits. Bath enclosures are a highly effective means to retain steam in the shower. Doctors often recommend steam as a home remedy to ease congestion, sore throats and coughing due to colds, allergies, asthma, sinusitis, influenza and pneumonia. Continue reading Glass Shower Doors & A Healthy Home – Recent Studies
Every day, millions of people look into their mirror. Whether tying a tie or applying makeup, your mirror is an essential element of your life. Many people don’t really see the mirror itself, just the reflection.
Your mirror can complement an entire room, enhance the lighting, and increase the ambiance of your room. It all comes down to using the mirror as a formidable component of your living area. It can open up a room and accentuate the positive. Continue reading Glass Mirrors Make Your Home Fashionable!
There is no right way to decorate a bathroom nowadays. Homeowners are choosing to follow their own instincts when it comes to selecting paint colors, wallpapers, and tiles.
There are some trends of course, the shift to letting in as much natural light as possible and using lots of crystal clear glass to filter that light. With more glass you will actually want less hardware to cover it up. Frameless shower doors are popular for a reason. They suit any decor and can look modern, elegant, fresh, green, bright, edgy, or retro. Continue reading Bathroom Color Schemes & Matching Frameless Shower Doors
Why Glass Table Tops?
Many people go to great expense and effort to furnish their dining room. Beautiful wood is now more available than ever and if you are furnishing an apartment, cottage or home, you will want to take advantage of the beautiful look wood can provide to a room.
In most cases, the dining room will have the most concentration of wood of any room in the entire home. The beautiful table, chairs, and hutches provide a startlingly beautiful ambiance for family meals. Woods provide warmth and beauty to their space.
Continue reading Add Sparkle with Custom Glass Table Tops to Any Room
When we finally get our dream home and it looks so spacious and large, within a year or two it seems to fill up. Whether you have bulky furniture, or a hobby of collecting things, the walls in your rooms suddenly begin to close in. There are some simple tips to make your room look larger without the expense of a major remodel.
You can use an over-sized mirror to open the room up. Small mirrors arranged on the wall behind large furniture can also add a dimension to your room. Stripes on your floor will lengthen the room. Acrylic tables also trick the eye into the sense that the room is larger. In addition, furniture that closely matches wall color requires less visible space. Continue reading Great Tips for Making a Room Look Larger
Mirrors have long been a necessity in our homes and offices. We all use them to do many things, mostly related to grooming.
Mirrors have evolved into being a component of interior decorating. Interior designers have been using mirrors to provide a sense of larger space. They can brighten a room and can also enlarge the perceived area of a room. Continue reading Use Mirrors to Enhance your Home or Office
Dining tables represent a focal point for your family and home. Some people love to have wooden furniture and others like the modern glass look. Both have their advantages. A variety glass table tops have made their way into the chic of interior designs. Some people use the glass alone as the top, while others use to cover their beautiful wood top for protection and ease of cleaning.
Starting out in restaurants for the beautiful look and feel as well as cleaning benefits, glass tops for your table make living with beautiful furniture a reality.
Continue reading Glass Table Tops Bring Out the Beauty of Your Home
It’s always exciting to see what the experts predict as trends in home design for the coming year. These professionals research the industry and combine with new technology, the country’s economy and world events, and project what styles will be popular.
Unfortunately, paint and color trends can change from year to year. Unless you have an unlimited budget it can be extremely costly to change the entire color scheme of your home whenever designs and colors change.
There are some styles and trends that weather time and change. They continue on strong and keep your home in line with current designs. Continue reading Best Interior Design Styles & Tips for 2015
Do you have a small, cramped bathroom which barely gets used? Do you have a guest bathroom which is sorely in need of a makeover? Consider modernizing with a coat of fresh paint, natural tiles, and a frameless shower enclosure.
Many houses have square footage which is basically wasted. Bathrooms which rarely, if ever, get used. Perhaps members of your family always avoid that 3/4 bath near the laundry room and, instead, will travel the length of the house to use their favorite bathroom.
Continue reading Not All Bathrooms are Created Equal