Modern cities all over the world have come to welcome and even encourage street art. These murals often help enhance how a neighbourhood looks and can even contribute to local culture and tourism. However, graffiti and vandalism are another story. If you deliberately deface government or private property, no matter how artistic you feel it might be, it’s a violation of the law. While there are laws in place to punish vandals, owners are still left with the problem of removing the graffiti from their properties.
How Do You Protect a Wall From Graffiti?
Some property owners turn to nature to help deter vandals. For example, they let ivy or other creeping plants cover the walls. Planting thorny vines and bushes like roses or bougainvillea in front of walls is also a common strategy, which comes with the bonus of being visually pleasing. There are also those who use walls, …
Have you ever dreamed of a décor like something out of a Hollywood movie? If you’re drawn to all things glitzy and glamourous, then you’d probably like to know exactly what a Hollywood Regency style really means and how to achieve the look inside your own home.
What is Hollywood Regency?
Think of Hollywood and you probably picture red carpets and elaborate decoration. Set designers over the decades have influenced interior design significantly and this style incorporates an eclectic mix of eras, timeless elegance and of course, touches of indulgent luxury.
It is everything you’d expect from Hollywood – glamour mixed with high-shine finishes, luxurious fabrics and glittering metallics. Elements of Art Deco and mid-century modernity co-exist to create a deliciously heady combination of modern, sensual, bold, uncluttered, timeless and dramatic décor.
Why choose Hollywood Regency?
It’s a perfect look for those seeking to invest in classic furniture …
Getting a valuation on a property in the past was often difficult but with the advent of the internet, it is become much easier. Anyone get now get an approximate idea of how much their home might be worth by simply looking online. So, if you’re planning on selling up, it’s vital to get an accurate and fair market value assessment before putting your home on the market.
How accurate are online valuations?
Online property sites are pretty accurate, especially if you compare prices with similar recent property that has sold on your street or in your local area. However, it’s always wise to get a second opinion with a property visit from an expert. This way you can receive a more accurate valuation, as well as advice on how to increase your home’s value for sale.
What factors can affect a property’s value?
Some of the important …