Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at
Thinking of changing you’re worn out interior doors? Why not do it yourself? Use new prehung interior doors, as these are easier to install than slab door retrofitting. If you think your doors need a style change or have been damaged or get stuck while opening, you may need to replace them. Prehung interior doors are the best option to consider as these doors come with the frame, molding, hinges and other required hardware, all-in-one package. Instead of buying a plain slab door and hiring a professional Read more [...]
Saturday, April 27th, 2013 at
Investing in fireplace mantel kits is a decision, which needs to be made carefully. Whether it is to replace an old fireplace mantel or install a new one, such decisions affect time and money. Fireplaces, indoors or outdoors usually give a feeling of warmth and comfort besides imparting an aesthetic value to one's living space. You can further beautify your fireplace by installing additional fireplace accessories such as mantel surrounds and shelves. These accessories can be custom designed to suit Read more [...]
Sunday, April 21st, 2013 at
Have you or your family members ever slipped and fell down the stairs? Accidentally falling down the stairs is one of the leading causes for unintentional death. How do you prevent this? The best solution would be to install non slip stair treads. The risk of tripping and falling significantly increases on a wet stairway. Stairways, especially outdoor staircases are at higher risk of getting wet owing to high humidity, rain, snow, etc. The danger of slipping increases when the friction between the Read more [...]
Thursday, April 11th, 2013 at
Did you ever wish to have a dream design for your staircase? Spiral staircase kits will help you fulfill all your staircase needs whether it is a standard or a custom design. The kits are easily available and installation is not at all complicated. However, before making your purchase, make sure to look at all the features and chose the one best suited for your home.
Features of Spiral Staircase Kits:
Spiral staircase kits are available in various sizes and styles. Read more [...]
Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at
A cantilever umbrella also known as an offset umbrella is increasingly being used for protection from the burning summer sun. While lounging outdoors, cantilever umbrellas can be installed in your garden lawn, pool deck or patio to provide shade throughout the day. The umbrella canopy is flexible and can be turned in any direction. The construction of a cantilever umbrella is different from a traditional umbrella, where the supporting pole is located in the center of the canopy. In a cantilever Read more [...]
Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at
Many of you must be considering using precast concrete pavers for your outdoor areas such as patios, walkways and driveways. Pavers are available in different sizes and shapes, so one can choose many paver patterns and designs depending on one's personal likes. Some paver patterns are quite common because of their unique look while others are more robust due to their layout. While mortar is generally used to fill the spaces in between pavers, soil, gravel or various types of grasses can also be used.
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Sunday, March 24th, 2013 at
Above ground swimming pools have become quite popular in recent years and are sold in large numbers annually. Their popularity has increased as above ground pools are less expensive, maintenance free, portable and can be easily setup without requiring any professional help. Another factor is that these pools are safer for children and pets, as they can be prevented from accidentally falling into the water, by removing the ladder, while the pool is not in use. However, to get maximum benefit for your Read more [...]
Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at
Before considering the option of energizing our homes and gadgets with solar power, we should know the advantages and disadvantages of solar energy.
Most of the advantages depend on the location of your home and the duration of sunlight available on a daily basis. Also the energy required for every home varies according to the needs and the climate of the surrounding area. An affordable way to get started with the use of this green power is to install Solar water heating system for your home. Read more [...]
Monday, August 20th, 2012 at
Using recycled pallets is a great way to build Pallet Furniture. It will also fit in your budget. Pallets are flat structures, fixed using straps, pallet collar or adhesive. They are used to store, transport goods and products. They protect the materials stored inside the structure from damage caused during transport. Pallets are composed of different materials. Wood pallets are the most common. You can use wood pallets to save money on your home furniture. Use wood pallets for your DIY pallet furniture. Read more [...]
Monday, August 6th, 2012 at
Have you ever imagined your neighbor visiting your house and telling you how great your garden is? How refreshing does it feel when you halt your car in front of a residence with a truly blooming floral garden? We as garden enthusiasts, not only want to improve our surrounding environment by planting flowers, but also want our visitors to be delighted by our hard labor. This job however is not easy, I am sure many of you would have already experienced. Flower gardens require lots of planning and Read more [...]