Making Your Loo Work for You

The powder room, lavatory, washroom, restroom, toilet, the loo, gents or ladies, the privy, outhouse, latrine, water closet… There a many names for this infamous room but one thing stays the same: it is the most important room in your home. Lets be real, everyone’s got to go. This makes this room more than vital in a home. But just…

BS&R How To:  Add Warmth to Your Bathroom

With all that tile, porcelain, and metal, bathrooms are notoriously cold places. Luckily for you there are a lot of design choices these days that incorporate various materials to add warmth to your bathroom. Mixing wood with the moisture-ridden setting of a bathroom may sound like a recipe for disaster but thanks to modern technologies, this is no longer the…

Bathroom Renovations – a Bachelors’ Dream 

The bathroom is a very personal space used by everyone in the household so it needs to be kept updated and clean. Because of it’s frequent use it is important not to just throw money at it, but to plan your dream bathroom very carefully in advance, to achieve the look and function you want from the start. When it’s…

Prevention is better than Cure

The Calm: The Hurricane is on its way and your to do list just got a whole lot longer! Here are a few essentials for protecting your pool: Add a few scoops of shock to the pool via the skimmers before the storm to fight off any algae caused by dirt and debris blowing into the pool. Clear your pool…

Organised Oasis

We have a number of spaces that become bland catch-alls for our stuff. From closets to garages to laundry rooms to play rooms these spaces are hazard zones for clutter and disorganization. Your home needs to work for you. Making spaces that are efficient and well organized not only make your home more livable but also make your life easier….

Get Smart

Home Automation + Home Security at your fingertips with BSG Connect Advances in technology have helped make people’s lives easier and more efficient. In the same vein, modern security has evolved to go beyond safety, protection and intruder defense to automate the home, increase efficiency and meet the demands of an on-the-go lifestyle. Bermuda Security Group (BSG), has expanded its…

Let’s talk about Warranties!

Buying a Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System is a significant and long term investment, so it’s important to buy one that will give the highest possible performance and value over its entire lifetime. When evaluating these criteria, there are two major factors to consider: The Quality and Performance of the Technology, and; The Financial Stability of the Manufacturers and Installers. In…

Pool Efficiency at its Best 

The heat of summer means lazy weekends and poolside lounging, peace and quiet and a gentle breeze. By installing an Intelliflow pump for your pool you can keep this summer dream a reality without having to keep one eye on your electricity bill or have your poolside snooze rudely awakened by the hum and whine of a traditional pump. Traditional…

BS&R How To: Bring new life to older buildings with Accoya

Bermuda is benefiting from a local millwork company’s use of a leading sustainable building material. As the primary local distributor of Accoya products, the BS&R Group sees its many uses and benefits as a perfect fit for our island community. For an island full of older homes and beautiful architecture it’s hard to find a material that will allow us…

The World of Storm Systems 

A storm, squall, cyclone, typhoon, gale, hurricane, thunderstorm…the list could go on. There are many names out there for rainy weather. As Bermudians, we are adept at checking out the forecast and listening in on storm watches. The summer’s not the same without one or two hurricane warnings. But do we really know much about them? We use these names…

Prepare for Stormy Weather 

Hurricane season is upon us again and reports suggest a more active season than usual. BELCO’s proactive approach to hurricane preparedness ensures that we are always ready in the event that a hurricane hits our shores. As an organization, we are dedicated to the safety of both the members of our community and our own employees. At the start of…

Top 10 Tips

Hurricane winds can cause trees and branches to fall, so before hurricane season trim or remove damaged trees and limbs to keep you and your property safe. Assess the rest of the property for areas of weakness; loose railings, gates and light fixtures can cause property damage during high winds. Create that perfect playlist! Sit down and organize your favorite…