Month: September 2016

6 Type Glass for Home Need to Know

Glass is one material that must always be a home, especially as a window. But now, the widespread use of glass. Glass is also commonly used as a material for doors, furniture, stair railings, shower box, canopy, table top, and even a wall panel. But, how to choose the right kind of glass? See explanation below each type of glass. Home upgrade need a lot of money, but of course you can get it from Overnight Personal Loans For Bad Credit service later

1. Clear glass

Clear glass is often referred to as plain glass, because it is colorless, flat, and free of distortion. Therefore, this glass can produce the perfect shade to over 90{5d8d7c25cb15e7b116f989d6a5f18c8aaafee062d15c9ae7b9c86e3dba7b2bec}. The glass is not recommended for exterior-rise buildings because of the low ability to withstand heat and sunlight. Consists of clear glass thickness 5 mm, 6 mm and 8 mm. The thickness is selected according … Read More

Improving an IKEA couch

IKEA has a great variety of couches to choose from on a regular basis. However, what happens when you find the perfect style but need extra comfort? Or, do you own a great couch but the sofa cushions have started to look saggy with the “mileage” over the years? There is a cheap and easy fix for these problems!

 One of the easiest ways to improve a sofa from IKEA is to pull the original stuffing out and give it a fluff. Most couches from IKEA have a feature where each cushion unzips for washing and décor purposes, but this also allows you to give the stuffing a fluff every now and then. If you find that fluffing isn’t enough, you can always add more padding or stuffing. Cushion foam is a great alternative to stuffing that doesn’t need continued fluffing over the years. It is a comfortable and long … Read More

Cost To Remodel A Basement (2)

Our latest project has been finishing half of our basement. This is one of the only before photos I have where you can see the old windows and the cinder block walls.

In August we decided to build a detached 2-car garage in our backyard. We thought we had a pretty good idea of how much it would cost, so we hired an architect and engineering company, and along the way found out it’ll actually cost more than twice as much as we had originally thought. But since we had already paid for the blueprints and grading plan, and it won’t get any cheaper if we wait to do it in the future, we decided to go ahead with it.

Your kids will love to have a place in the house apart from their bedroom that will be just for them. Design the basement into a kids’ playroom and see … Read More

How To Keep Mosquitoes Away

Nobody likes dealing with mosquito bites, but it can be hard to keep the bugs away. It’s hard, but it’s not impossible. There are a few tricks that can help to keep mosquitoes away from you and your home.

Prevent Malaria Disease

Use The Right Plants

There are a few plants that work as natural mosquito repellents. Lavender is particularly effective and easy to use. Put a few drops of lavender oil around windows to make sure that mosquitoes don’t come inside and around any places that they congregate to drive them away. Rubbing lavender oil on skin can also reduce the risk of bites.

Catnip can also be surprisingly effective. It works best when the bush is still alive, so planting a few catnip bushes around a house works well in the long term. It also tends to attract every stray cat in the neighborhood, but most people would rather deal with … Read More

How To Update A Boring Bathroom, Part Three (2)

Before rushing out to buy a new shower head, try fixing the problem yourself. It’s easier than you think to clean a clogged or rusted shower head. If you need to replace, you can do that yourself too.

Long before DIY became a household ‘word’, homeowners were enticed by the idea of saving money on home repairs by doing the work themselves. While doing their own renovations was a great idea, the main challenge for a successful completion of their projects was knowledge. The majority of homeowners had no idea how to properly wire electrical outlets, plumb a bathroom, or frame a wall – all according to code.

Unless your carpet is very worn or outdated, try steam cleaning it before replacing it. If your goal is to sell your house, all you need to do is make a positive first impression. Often cleaning carpets will achieve this goal, and … Read More

Living With Mets, The New Normal (2)

This was such a hard, but rewarding renovation. We did every little step (and misstep) ourselves after full days at work… demo, stud work, drywall, concrete floors, paint, installing toilets, sinks, faucets, and tile. The only thing we left to the professionals was installing the shower door (with glass that large, you’ve got to trust the professionals)!

From big new bathtubs to the tiniest of fixtures, we have all of the bathroom fixtures you need to make your Denver homes bathroom remodeling project a success. You can choose just about anything from our great selection of products and our remodeling professionals will put them right where you want them to be. We’ll also help you match the features you want to the products we offer to make sure you get just the combination you’re looking for.

Create more space in a small kitchen. A poorly designed kitchen layout can make … Read More

Los Angeles Bathroom Remodeling & Design

Let’s get to it. Here’s a very simple, very effective way to effectively plan a remodel project and…..(ready?)…..have FUN doing it!

I am soon replacing a wardrobe that is made of some better quality plywood, so this is a lens I am going to be coming back to quite a few times in the near future. Thanks for the very detailed how-tos and ideas. If your budget allows, do move walls and look at adding upper cabinets. Storage is always a winner for resale. Design the space for functionally as well as great looks. Don’t skimp on the outlets – females demand outlets in a bathroom.

starstream, Thank you so much for stopping by. He is very handy but he is elderly now and I can’t ask him to do as much now. He never stops he’s always up to something even when I don’t ask him to things. Wow! … Read More

The Great Bathroom Remodel

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Our master bath is very small, but is bright because it has a window. Hubby and I hung a small shelf with hooks over the back of the toilet and hung colorful wooden buoys on the hooks and put a small colorful sailboat on the shelf. This shall most CERTAINLY be of use to someone. Your solutions are fantastic (and truly, truly practical), plus the photos are great!

Great articles. Travertine’s non slip quality is very suitable … Read More

Recycling Salvaged Window Glass For DIY Projects

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After seeing that new conversion vans are for sale in the $40,000 – $50,000 range, we were really surprised to discover that you can buy a used conversion van nicely loaded with reasonable mileage for anywhere in the $2,000 – $11,000 range. Vans seem to be largely undervalued perhaps due to their relative obscurity in camping circles. We’re in the middle of a bathroom remodel right now – my husband is doing the work so it saves on the labor cost. New faucets and paint go a long way to improving the aesthetics! We did remove our toilet and tub (we had the original Harvest Gold items placed in the … Read More

Tips for Connecting With People Via Ham Radio

Online chat rooms, forums and message boards provide countless individuals with outlets through which to connect with like-minded individuals. However, long before the heyday of the Internet, many people used amateur radio – commonly known as “ham radio” – in a similar fashion. Even though nothing can eclipse the Internet’s star, millions of people across the globe still connect with others via ham radio. If you’ve recently become a licensed ham operator, odds are you’re eager to start reaching out to fellow amateur radio enthusiasts. While this can initially prove challenging, the following tips are sure to serve you well in this endeavor.

Make Use of Your Console’s Speech Compression Feature

As any experienced ham radio operator can confirm, certain operators can be very difficult to understand. In some cases, this is a result of signals being too far away, but it can often be directly attributed to poor speech … Read More