Tips and Advice

On this page, I try to write about subjects related to the house, giving tips and advice on its construction, maintenance, conservation, safety, etc.

Many factors will drive new trends, including technological advances, sustainability concerns, and changing needs of society itself. In this article, we'll explore the top architectural design trends for 2024. Whether you're an ambitious architect or a design enthusiast, it's worth reading to discover the captivating developments that await us.

Fundamental aspects to take into account... View more

If you are ready to say goodbye to the banal and welcome new ideas, then read this article. I've compiled some of the most interesting interior design trends for 2024!

What are the most striking interior design trends for 2024?

I kept an eye on the best of interior decoration and identified some trends that have continued since 2023, as well as new inspiring trends for 2024! Briefly, I...

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Types of Underfloor Heating

Underfloor heating can be mainly categorized into two types: electric and hydraulic.

Electric Underfloor Heating:

It uses electrical cables or heating sheets to generate heat.

It is easier and quicker to install and is generally more suitable for renovations or smaller spaces.

It tends to be less energy efficient compared to plumbing, especially...

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In Portugal, there is common confusion between the term "luxury houses" and houses belonging to the high end of the real estate market. An expensive house is not necessarily a luxury house , but a luxury house is inevitably expensive due to the requirements associated with it.

Luxury homes are distinguished by a series of characteristics that give them unique charm,...

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Introduction to the Real Estate Market in Portugal

Portugal is a destination appreciated by foreigners, thanks to its mild climate, feeling of security, good schools, quality services and infrastructure, for having receptive and hospitable people, where command of the English language is great, magnificent landscapes and a rich culture . These reasons are amplified by an attractive real...

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Keeping your home cool during the summer is important, but it's also crucial to reduce your impact on the environment. Check out my tips for reducing heat and keeping your home cooler , in a sustainable way, while saving money and helping to preserve the planet .

Index 10 Tips to cool down your home and... View more

A summer home, also known as a second home or weekend home, is an additional home usually used for leisure or vacation. With the acceleration of the telecommuting trend in the post-covid period, many have taken the opportunity to make this temporary home their main residence. After all, who wouldn't want to live in a kind of permanent holiday home, away from the stress and bustle of cities?...

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In this article, we will explore how to identify an ineffective real estate consultant, their poor practices and the consequences for the industry, colleagues, landlords and clients. In addition, we will cover how to avoid such professionals.

We will also discuss the lack of professional ethics, the rules for entering the activity and the lack of regulation in relation to the real...

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