Archive for August, 2012

PostHeaderIcon Bathroom vanity closet details

Vanity cabinets, bathroom furnitureA bathroom is incomplete without a good vanity closet. Vanity cabinets have been used for several years and there have been many changes brought about over the past years. When it comes to the décor and design of the cabinet, you can go for a vintage type cabinet. Here the cabinets have frameworks which have intricate detailing in gold or bronze colors. Many years ago, vanity cabinets were made to hide pipes. But nowadays these have been made to be the centre of attraction of the bathroom.

There are some components which are necessary in a vanity cabinet. In built wall cabinets are the best. They save up a lot of space and they also are very neat and compact. Make sure that there are separate shelves for each cabinet where you can keep your medication, cosmetics and toiletries. It is always a good idea to be organized and well sorted out.

PostHeaderIcon How to create your own wet room

Tips to create a wet room, wet roomA wet room is a room where one can take a bath and not worry about wetting the entire bathroom. While modern and highly functional wet rooms are available in the market and most of them will burn a hole in your pocket, you can take some time out and design your own wet room. Here are a few tips that will help you:

• Look for unused areas in your house or inside your bathroom. Use up this space and turn it into a wet room, there is no need to a large space, in fact narrow spaces are the best.
• Tile up the walls. Your wet room is going to be wet; the best way to protect the walls and give it the ultimate wet room feel is by tiling up the walls.
• The flooring of the wet room will need attention. Make sure that the floor is tiled with a good quality tile that does not spoil under the constant water.
• Central drainage is important.

PostHeaderIcon Give your living room a touch of Bohemian Chic

Living room decoration, home decorAs the times are going through wide stages of evolution, many new concepts are evolving in the various spheres and many older concepts are coming back in the trend. The sphere of home decoration is one such idea that is always going through evolution of new ideas and the older ideas coming back in the trend. Bohemian chic is one such older idea of decorating a home that is again gradually coming back in trend.

Adding a bohemian touch to the décor of house was an idea that first came into fashion in the 80’s and the 90’s. This style aims at adding a trendy yet personal touch to the décor of your home. One of the basic ideas of implementing a bohemian chic décor to your living room is by creatively using modern furniture along with that of the vintage ones in the decoration of your living room. This creates a contrast that effectively enhances the decoration of your living room.

PostHeaderIcon How to install laminate on your stairs

Laminate flooring, install laminate on stairsLaminate flooring is a variant of synthetic flooring, which mainly consists of many layers that are combined into one with the help of the process of laminating. The innermost core of the laminate flooring is most commonly made up of a resin like melamine material with boards made up of a material of fiber. The purpose of the design of laminate flooring is to make its finish resemble with materials such as granite stone, wood or marble.

One of the most important places of application of laminate flooring is on the stairs. The first thing that you need to do while installing laminate to your stairs is that you should clean all the parts of the stair that are to be covered by the laminate, then you should measure the area where you want to apply the laminate flooring with the help of a measuring tape. The next thing that you should do is remove the adhesive tape from the laminate flooring and properly align it on the area.

PostHeaderIcon LED light, a better choice

LED light, eco lightsThe term LED is implied to mean light emitting diode, which is the source from which the LED lights draw their lighting. An LED light works by creating rays in their visible form when electricity moves through its semiconductor. The electrons as they move along the semiconductor create electromagnetic forms of radiations. These electromagnetic radiations in turn take the form of light which we view. The Led is not a new technology and have been in use from the 1970’s, but it took some time for the people to understand its benefits and it to gain popularity.

There are several benefits of using LED lights and knowing them is likely to make you understand why you should use the LED lights in the decoration of your home. The LED lights are energy effeice3ient as they have low output of heat and can make you save quite bit in your electricity bills and hence they are termed as green lights. The LED light also has a long span of life.

PostHeaderIcon Lightening protection for your roof

Lightening protection for roof, roof careThere has been a lot of improvements and improvisations of the systems of lightning protection since its invention in the early years of the 1990’s. The systems are designed to minimize the risk of damages that could be caused by sudden lightning as they strike the buildings. Almost all brands of lighting protection system use similar kind of parts for working. There are air terminals that are located at a point on the surface of the structure which is high up and they are supposed to take the strikes of lighting. ‘

They are also known as devices of strike termination or simply lighting rods. They can be seen from the rooftops of buildings. There are some other forms of systems of lighting protection as well. They are known as ground terminals, supports, connectors and bonding conductors and supports. All these systems can be very helpful in reducing the damage risk that can be caused by lightning.

PostHeaderIcon Why is stair lift a must have accessory

stair lift, home accessoryStair lift is a unit that is mechanized. It is used by those individuals who need an electric wheelchair to move. The stair lifts are very useful for these people to climb stairs. It is constructed by setting up tracks on the sides of your stairs that would be connected to a platform that is movable.

Therefore, the person will be able to climb the stairs with base and there is no need to lift the wheel chair physically for this. The process of climbing stairs has become free of hazards for these individuals. Therefore, handicapped people or people who have become old and are unable to move freely because of old age can live an independent life. They would not have to be embarrassed and depend on others when they have to climb the stairs. If you are living with someone like that, you will be greatly benefitted by the lift stairs.

PostHeaderIcon An account on water destruction renovation

Home renovation, home improvementIf your house or any part of the house has been damaged by moisture or water, then its renovation can be very stressful and costly. That is why knowing the right thing to do to fix this kind of a situation is important. If you leave things as they are for a long time, molds and mildew can grow, leading to several health hazards for the residents including respiratory problems and allergies. Also it could lead to weakening of the house’s structure and even cause electrical accidents and fire if the problem isn’t tended to.

Thoroughly clean up the damage first with dry paper and rags. Then, you need to air dry the entire area. If a pipeline has been leaking, seal it off with a good quality seal. Replace weak beams, flooring sand corners with new beams or framework. If there are cracks, you might want a professional to handle it and seal it up. After that, you might even consider doing a new paint job over the damaged area.

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