How to maximise a small house

Learning how to maximise space in a small house is becoming an important skill among tenants due to decreasing sizes of apartments. The rising population and insatiable demand for housing has led to a rapid depletion of unoccupied space –…
7 Tips to save money when building a house on a budget

Building a home is a costly venture and it is only natural to look for ways to save money when embarking on your house construction venture. The following tips can help you avoid going bankrupt when putting up your new…
How to use basic design elements to decorate your home

Home decoration employs five key elements that go hand in hand with the principles of design to create functional and aesthetically appealing homes. These include colour, line, space, texture and shape. Whether you are starting on a blank space in…
7 Tips to build a low cost home

In these harsh economic times, many Kenyans are looking for ways to build low cost homes. Here are tips to help you build an inexpensive home without compromising on safety, beauty and comfort. 1.) Find economical building lots You should…
These are the pros, cons of open plan living in modern homes

Changes in lifestyle have seen open floor plan homes continue to gain popularity, replacing the traditional design where all the room are separated by walls. The most common form of open plan living combines the living room, kitchen and dining…
How to use basic design principles to decorate your home

Principles of design define how the elements of design (colour, texture, line, space and shape) should be used in order to achieve a functional and stylish living space. These principles include balance, rhythm, unity, contrast and emphasis. 1.) Balance This…
How to invest in Kenya real estate

If you intend to venture into Kenya’s real estate, here are a few easy to follow tips and ideas to help you successfully start your investment journey. 1.) Study and seek guidance The Kenya real estate investment landscape is intricate…