Month: June 2019

Ways to Use an Area Rug to Decorate a Home

  • Layered rug: This is the latest trend of using a handmade area rug in a home. There are so many ways to use this method. Do you want to know that what is a layered rug? Layered rug means to place one carpet on top of another carpet but the thing is the below carpet should be bigger than the upper carpet. For creating the layers you can make the combination of designer carpet with plain carpet or you can also use the different material carpet like wool carpet on jute carpet etc. It will provide extra coziness to your home. This method is suitable for the living area where you can create a focal point.
  • Small Rug on Staircase: If you have a problem to measure the exact size of your stair then this is the best method to
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DIY Window Decoration Ideas


An often overlooked but very easy way to personalise your window decorations, the tie backs that curtains usually come with tend to be fairly boring.

So why not replace them with…

  • Antique door knobs. Only basic DIY skills required here. Add some boutique doorknobs to pull your curtains back behind. Stylish, and affordable.
  • Gold or silver chains. But without the cost of the real precious metals obviously! Buy some heavy chains to use as ties, and spray them the colour of your choice.
  • Leather belts. Use some old leather belts – as long as they’re not too frayed around the buckle. Or in fact, even if they are! It all depends what look you’re going for.
  • Neck ties. Got a whole bunch of gentleman’s ties knocking around? Here’s a possible use for them. This can be a great option
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Ways To Stave Off Well Pump Replacement

Check Well Dimensions

The first of these measures should be put into place prior to purchase, and has to do with well dimensions. It is very important that homeowners are aware not only of the type of equipment that will best fit their water well, but also of its dimensions. This is because differently sized wells require equipment with different levels of horsepower; an underpowered or overpowered pump in a well it is not suited for will break much more easily than a well-adjusted piece of hardware of the right size and potency for the well it is working in. Ensuring it the correct dimensions – either when first buying it or after undertaking home improvement work – can easily put off the need for a well pump replacement for at least a good few years.

Ensure It’s The Right

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Decking for Homeowners

Be sure to buy pressure-treated lumber. It is more resistant against deterioration and termites. However, it is still susceptible to dampness and rays of the sun. It is possible to preserve the wood without changing the color. You can utilize a clear wood stabilizer which has a ultra-violet protector. It adds new life to the surface of the wood and protects the material from extreme weather conditions. Apply another coat for better protection. Let the deck dry for two days prior to applying a sealant.

Building a new veranda is more complicated and requires a lot of expertise. If you have drafted a layout and have your budget ready, begin with the layout. You can opt for the 3-4-5 scheme. Draw a four feet line parallel to the house wall. One of the points will be stake A and the … Read the rest

Benefits of Choosing Custom Fences

Each homeowner has a different idea on how they want their fence to look, many can’t find what they are looking for and choose custom fences, creating that spectacular finishing and choosing a product that will enhance the overall appeal of their home.

The main advantage to choosing custom fences is that you get to choose your own style and size. Some people want a higher fence, while others enjoy the idea of a low white picket fence around their homes, which has been the finishing touch on the ideal family home in dreams of couples for many years.

You are in complete control of your design and can choose whether you want a board fence or picket design. When you choose picket, you can choose from a choice of styles including distance between picket, called the picket gap, which … Read the rest

Started With a Revolv Hub

That bundle is a decent deal, but if you’re not ready for some of those pieces you are better off just purchasing the hub and the devices you really want. I chose a door lock from Schlage, an open/closed sensor for my front and sliding glass doors, and two light switches for the front porch and the garage hallway. This way when I arrive home in the evenings the lights come on in the house and out front so I can see where I am going and open the door based on my proximity to the house. I will also get alarms on my mobile device or in my email should someone open the door without my being there.

Once you get your hub get it set up by following the steps on the Revolv app for your phone. It … Read the rest

Info of Modular Storm Shelter

Choosing the Right Building

To get the right building there are several things that you will need to take into consideration.

  • How many people will there be in the storm shelter? This will help you to determine the amount of area you will need to have in your building.
  • How much space do you have? Determine how much land you will have to set your modular building in. Take into consideration any kind of drainage you will have to run and any utilities.
  • What price are you willing to spend? Modular building can vary on price. It will depend on the size, company, and whether or not you will be building yourself.
  • Do you need utilities and plumbing? Some people choose to put plumbing and/or electricity in. You will need to choose which is your preference and what will be
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Modern Wooden Stairs

You will then need to meticulously plan your wood staircase, making sure that you meet the local building regulations. Because people are so used to using professionally built staircases, it is vital that you build your stairs in a way that ensures that there is no difference in height between the steps, the steps are neither too shallow nor too tall, and, of course, everything has to be true and stable.

If you are going to build your own custom wood stair design, it is also advisable to purchase all the wood stair parts that you will need from a reputable supplier. If you use a specialist supplier, they will be able to supply you with quality stairway components and help you with design, fabrication and installation as well.

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Interior Designer Needs to Know About Lounges

Contrast is important if your main focus is on aesthetics. A monotone room is difficult to enjoy because the room has one solid look in terms of the colour. Once upon a time it would have been the stylish and proper thing to do, but now it’s just boring.

Mismatching is okay. You wouldn’t put a blue throw on a blue couch. The two blues might not match. Just like you wouldn’t put a mustard coloured cardigan over a sunshine yellow shirt. Have fun when combining different patterns. The key is to make sure that the colours complement each other. For example, a mustard coloured throw over a navy blue couch creates some interest.

Odd ones out are also a must in the modern day lounge. An armchair does not need to match the style, shape or colour of the … Read the rest

Wallpaper Installation Project

Homeowners consider a wallpaper installation project as a DIY job. If you are thinking of working on your own, remember that it requires a great deal of patience. Also, you should have a meticulous eye to ensure proper installation. It is a tricky task because if you mess up, it can look untidy.

If you are thinking of choosing the DIY option because of the high cost of hiring a professional, consider this: If you make a mistake, you will have to remove wallpaper and buy a new one. It will increase your cost as well as waste your precious time.

By hiring a professional painter who is expert in installing wallpaper, you will be able to enjoy a stress-free renovation project. It makes sense to hire a professional because his expertise will ensure beautiful walls and less wastage of … Read the rest