Making decisions regarding kitchen worktops is never easy owing to the fact that there are so many options out there. Basically, you’ll have to take things such as cost, aesthetics, ease of maintenance and the ability of the material to stand up to spills and scratches. These are just a few major factors to be taken into account among many more factors. If you’re looking to make a choice for your kitchen worktop, here’s everything you need to know:

The property is a circa 1970’s detached property, previously chalet style but now converted with bedrooms and bathrooms on the 1st floor. The home is set in large grounds with a gated access, a large driveway with outbuildings, large gardens and an outdoor swimming pool....

Whether it’s your home office desk or work desk, the current trend that every person needs to emulate is the stand-up desk. There are so many benefits that these desks have to the help of the person using them. These benefits are majorly ergonomics, health and comfort. When you use one, you become more energetic, alert and increase your concentration on the task that you’re undertaking. They’re also known as adjustable desks and can also help you to lose weight by burning calories and hence increase your lifespan. If you don’t already own one of these desks, it’s high time you brought one home to your home office. The following are the four major benefits of the stand-up desks:

For most people, the master bedroom is the haven at home. Often, the first room we walk into when we’re from a hard work day is the bedroom. Once in the room, you take your shoes off your feet, change clothes and turn on the...

Choosing of the right and most appropriate sink and worktop is probably the most important aspect of bathroom decoration. This is because of the fact that a huge chunk of the time we spend in the bathroom is spent right over the sink. Here, we want to delve into the discussion of some of the most creative designs for the sinks as well as those of worktops. These include creative sinks and worktops designed from actual rocks, wood and glass. What we look at here is so varied and everyone will hopefully be able to find their tastes in terms of the creativity in the designs.
Are you looking for ways to up your kitchen’s aesthetic without compromising its functionality? Selecting the right kitchen worktop is a good start. A kitchen worktop is that horizontal, flat surface where you prepare food. Commonly, it is laid on top of other furniture such as cabinets or shelves. It can be made from different materials: granite, concrete, stainless steel, marble, wood, limestone, quartz, crafted glass, laminates, resin, and others.

The kitchen island is a feature found in many luxury kitchens, at the simplest, kitchen islands are an extra counter with storage space placed in the middle of the kitchen. They are a functional but necessary addition to many different kitchens as they are used as...

Since we are the only ones who use our home offices most of the time, we usually don’t care much about how organized and clean it is. In fact, when we’ve just started using it, it’s presentable and tidy. With time, however, it becomes disorganized with cluttering everywhere. But this should not be the case as the home office is like the nerve-centre of the home. By taking simple steps in trying to clean and organize this room, we can make it more presentable and have it get us more productive and professional. The following ideas can be very helping in having your office organized and clean.

Here at Barras, we can’t think of anything better than to come out and give you a brand new kitchen! We all know that people love to entertain in their kitchens and there is nothing better than showing off your brand new kitchen to your...

We got a call from a lovely gentleman called Mr Wheatley, he told us that he needed his kitchen and his bathroom completely revamped. Currently, he had a kitchen & bathroom that were not only lacking in style, they were not very functional anymore either. We took up the challenge and we were excited to transform both rooms to provide him with some fantastic, stylish new home improvements.