home

A home, or domicile, is a space used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for one or many humans. It is a fully or semi sheltered space and can have both interior and exterior aspects to it. Homes provide sheltered spaces for instance rooms, where domestic activity can be performed such as sleeping, preparing food, eating and hygiene as well as providing spaces for work and leisure such as remote working, studying and playing.
Physical forms of homes can be static such as a house or an apartment, mobile such as a houseboat, trailer or yurt or digital such as virtual space. The aspect of ‘home’ can be considered across scales, from the microscale showcasing the most intimate spaces of the individual dwelling and direct surrounding area to the macro scale of the geographic area such as town, village, city, country or planet.
The concept of ‘home’ has been researched and theorized across disciplines - topics ranging from the idea of home, the interior, the psyche, liminal space, contested space to gender and politics. The home as a concept expands beyond residence as contemporary lifestyles and technological advances redefine the way the global population lives and works.

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  1. Arelia

    How to cut water and energy bills at home - Acqua Tempus

    An electronic device to restrict the maximum shower time and thus save lots of water and gas in the shower. Easy to install and program. Water leak detector: if we leave the tap open, once Acqua Tempus returns to shower mode, it will detect it is open and will cut off again the tap. For sales...
  2. M

    Installing a wetroom at home

    Appreciate all of the tiling advice on this forum. I completed a successful wetroom for the family bathroom. Just starting the ensuite shower room which will also be a wetroom.
  3. M

    Starting second tiling job at home

    DIYer. Did a very successful wetroom for the family bathroom. Thanks for the invaluable advice. Now starting the ensuite. Also a wetroom.
  4. J

    I'm Looking For This Tile i'm looking for discontinued tile from home depot. Purchased at home depot. 13x13 tile sku 730575749768

    i'm looking for discontinued tile from home depot. Purchased at home depot. 13x13 tile sku 730575749768
  5. D

    New Home shower floor not sloped properly, tile company wants to tile over bad slope

    Hello, Bought a new construction home in January 2019 in Orlando. After living in the house for about 6 months, I realized that my master bathroom shower floor was not draining properly. Started seeing discoloration, and mildew around all the areas that were not draining properly. The shower is...
  6. F

    First Home - Is this wall tiling acceptable?

    Hi - new member looking for some advice. This is my first home and first renovation work we've had done, so not sure how to judge the quality. Attached are some picture of our bathroom renovation. This is the second attempt at tiling the walls. The first went quite badly with a lot of uneven...
  7. Dan

    Home | Forums | What's New - What's the difference then?

    So I know some of you are a bit baffled because I keep changing things, and not really explaining them. Problem is, I'm not always fully happy with them, haven't checked patterns of members and that kinda stuff, and am probably going change them every now and again over the first week or two of...
  8. Lou

    Hull Home Tiling - Tilers in East Yorkshire

    Lou submitted a new resource: Hull Home Tiling - Tilers in East Yorkshire - East Yorkshire tilers - Hull Home Tiling Read more about this resource...
  9. G

    East Midlands 55-60sqm floor tiling job - private home.

    Hi, We have had a new flow screed floor put down (8 weeks ago) and are now looking for someone to prep the floor, prime the floor, lay Durabase C1 and then tile on top. We have a wet UFH system in the floor so experience with preparing and tiling over this sort of floor is needed. The room is...
  10. T

    After a long day, i go home and crack open a bottle of........

    SHOW US YOUR TIPPLE! Fancied this today:
  11. D

    Little job to do at home

    Wanted to share this, as its been 5 yrs since that thread about self levelling tips, and after having a break from tiling and now back at it again, I got to do the hybrid mix for the bay's and runners method. Was much easier with sand and cement in mix, but next time, will mix it a bit dryer, as...
  12. S

    New Manchester Home Improvements

    S.A.D Tiling is a small family run business based in Manchester which is trying to grow in to the home improvement trade to become a household name. We specialise in all aspects of wall, floor tiling and repairs and offer free no obligation quotes The impact that we want to make on your home...
  13. S

    Water UFH Advice for 100m2 Home

    All I have a house which has block and beam with 2 depths of space to play with for Water UFH. I have either a 55mm screed or a 85mm screed (house on 2 levels). I have dug holes so I can see what I have but not dug up all the screed yet. I also have timber suspended too but this I guess is far...
  14. Andy Allen

    Home schooling your children....

    Do any of you home school your kids ?? Be interested to know a bit more about it especially if there teenagers....
  15. S

    Residential care home.

    Hi Folks, I am about to start a kitchen splash back tiling job for a residential care home. I am torn between using epoxy grout and BAL with microban and then sealing the tiles. I cant seem to find any stipulation for the use of epoxy grout in residential care homes. So, my question is...
  16. B

    Bathroom Fitters BILL HOLDER HOME IMPROVEMENTS

    Me and my small team offer full bathroom and kitchen refurbishments from total rip outs to brand new bathrooms and kitchens. You can supply or we do the full service. I have nothing but good reviews from very happy customers and always keep customers updated on their projects. For your free no...
  17. S

    Pay scales for working away from home..

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  18. T

    Working away from home

    With the type of work I look for I tend to work away a bit during the year. Just now I'am down south on a limestone floor and tonight in a pub having a coffee and people watching. Disco pubs were never like this! Some bloke just asked me to sit next to him, young ladies are wondering what I'am...
  19. C

    Another plasterer, having a go at tiling my first floor (at home)

    Hi all, as in the title I'm having a go at tiling my first floor 30m. I'm using 600x300 porcelain unglazed tiles. It hasn't gone too well so far. I used ever build self-leveller and latex, showed it the way around with a trowel and left it to do it's thing. It didn't do it's thing, it's by far...
  20. D

    DIY tiler at home in spain

    Just joined the forum, thanks for the help!
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