What type of glass backsplash should I choose, clear or colored?


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Reader’s question

"My house is located near the sea. I have an open concept kitchen living room, brown color sofa set, glass dining table with nickel plated legs and Bakelite kitchen cabinets in beige color. What color scheme should I choose for the walls? What type of glass backsplash should I choose?"


How to match different types of window treatment in the same room?



Reader's question:

"In the living room there are two balcony doors and a single window. I am planning to select curtains on rods for the balcony doors and roman blinds for the window. I am wondering whether and how two different types of window treatment can much with each other in the same room"


What window treatment to choose for the balkony door in my kitchen?


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Reader's question:

"In my kitchen there is a balkony door. I am confused on what type of curtains to choose. Curtain on a rod or maybe roman shades?"


How to decorate a drywall (gypsum wall board) without fastening or screwing?


decorate drywall

Reader's question:

"The wall behind the sofa in the living room is drywall (made of gypsum boards). I want to add character and decorate the wall but without screwing or fastening any nails on the surface. The owner of the appartment will not allow such damages


Can I build an openable skylight with glassblocks?



Reader's question:

"I want to build an operable skylight in the roof. The dimensions of the opening are 80X100cm. Can I build the skylight with glassblocks?"

Our answer:

No, you can not build an operable skylight with glass blocks. The skylights are constantly exposed to weather and rain and therefore, they are complex constructions that guarantee water tightness.

The best and more affordable solution is to opt for a typical skylight in standard dimensions. In the market you can find a great variety of such products (awing, casement, sliding, etc).

Normally they are double glazed and they have shading system, like louvers. 




Can I choose linoleum from the floor of my bathroom?


linoleum flooring

Reader's question:
The floor of the bathroom is covered with ceramic tiles that are slippery. Yet, I don't want neither to remove the tiles nor install another layer of tiles above. I am thinking of installing linoleum. What do you think about this option?


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