It’s time to get Outdoors

Ah… the great outdoors! A place of greenery, fresh air, and sunshine – who doesn’t want to get out there and enjoy it? From a balcony to a patio to backyard, deck or garden we’ve all got our favourite place to hang out in. With so many people vying for those outdoor spaces, it’s time to think about what areas…

Tile & Stone for your Outdoor Spaces

Outdoor areas come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. What kind of space you have is up to you but for most stone and tile are usually must haves. The benefits of stone and tile in an outdoor area are numerous. Besides being incredibly durable, they are also easy to clean and maintain making your outdoor area easier to…

A Contractors Point of View – Renovating your Outdoor Areas

April 2017 boasted some spectacular spring days with refreshing temperatures and clear blue skies. With summer just around the corner, many homeowners and residents are getting their outdoor living areas ready for enjoyment, and what better place than Bermuda, with its’ temperate climate, to construct a well thought-out outdoor living area, where one can enjoy the outdoors for the majority…

BS&R How To: Add Style to the Great Outdoors

The “Must Haves” for Outdoors Summer is finally upon us and for most of us that means spending more time relaxing and entertaining outside. In the past, we have written how important it is to create and plan your outdoor living spaces in advance of the Spring & Summer seasons. Let’s look at a few popular outdoor furniture pieces &…

Tips for Teak

The old adage “you get what you pay for” is very true for teak furniture. Teak may be pricey but it is well worth it in the end. Spending the extra money means having furniture that will last well into your great grand children’s life. TIP 1 – Most teak furniture comes with a high price tag. But that is…

It’s all in the details!

The devil is in the details as they say. The particulars – the elements and the aspects of a home are what can make it or break it. We would all agree, there is a lot that goes into a home and whether you are buying or selling you need to pay attention to get the most out of it….

A Look Into – Allow Me: 

Value your time! In a time where we seem to be so busy, there just doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day to get everything done, Allow Me Real Estate and Concierge Services has found a way to fill the gap. A former corporate executive assistant and property assistant manager, Allow Me owner Marlene Bicchieri believes that concierge…

BS&R How To: Fit All the Pieces Together

There are many factors and features that need to be thought out when it comes to a furniture project.  From location to aesthetic, you need to consider every little detail. Our customers tend to know what they want but sometimes don’t know where to start. We think of it as someone bringing us a puzzle box and asking us to…

Interesting Details for Interesting Spaces

Quite often when you see a stone or tiled space you only see the overall color or design. However there are a lot of pretty cool details if you take the time to look closer. These small details are what, we think, make a space interesting. A huge benefit of stone and tile is it’s adaptability and that is where…

Design Hacks to upgrade your life!

Keep your furniture away from the walls When everything is pushed up against the sides of a room, it can look cluttered and messy. If you keep your couches, tables, chairs, and other items away from the walls it will create a feeling of having more space Use teapots instead of regular vases If you don’t have a vase on…

Safety and Security for your Family

There is nothing more important than a home that is safe and secure. A welcoming place to come home to and a comfortable place for your children and family to live in. Whether you are dealing with a large brood or living on your own it’s important to implement security measures to keep you and your family protected. In this…

When Aging Hits Home

How to help your parents keep their independence. As our parents get older and our adult lives get busier, things change…a lot. They used to take care of us and gave their all preparing us for adulthood, now it’s our turn and we want to keep an eye on them, as they enjoy their golden years. Whether your parents have…