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Seven summer door colours that work great year-round

Your front door serves as the entryway to your home and, as such, it is usually the first impression people will have of it. It’s important that your door be as welcoming as possible and part of this is making sure it’s painted a lovely colour and is properly maintained. The warmer months offer the […]

Utilising your home’s natural surrounds

Homes come in all shapes and sizes. Whether your home is in the city, the country, or somewhere in between, your home’s surroundings help to make it unique. Wherever your home lies—amidst rolling hills, lush trees, sandy beaches or even a busy city street— you can work with its natural surroundings to help make the […]

Exterior design inspiration from Ireland’s beloved cottages

Ireland, among many other things, is known for its quaint cottages which scatter the towns and countryside. Many of these cottages have been around for centuries and are part of the rich cultural heritage of the Emerald Isle. We love the look of these beloved dwellings, and we’re enchanted by their charm! Here, we’ll cover […]

Six reasons to try a red or pink door this season

It’s February 14th and we’re in the Valentine’s Day spirit! We’ve been seeing lots of red and pink these days, which got us thinking about just what lovely colours they are! We think these shades are great inside and outside of the house, and that they are especially suitable for front doors. Pleasing to the […]

Exterior trends we’re loving for 2020

2019 is coming to a close, which means it’s time to start looking ahead and making plans for next year. The beginning of the new year will bring plenty of exciting new trends to consider—both inside and  outside of the home. The following post will cover some of our favourite exterior design trends for 2020—and […]

Six beautiful brick homes and why we love them

Bricks were invented thousands of years ago, and although they have evolved throughout the ages, they remain reliable and attractive building materials. Sandtex’s 6 Favourite Brick Home Exteriors We love the regal look of classic brick homes, and the ones listed below are some of our favourites! 1. This house takes the word “grand” to […]

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