Archive for May, 2012

Marble tiles: Fantastic choice of flooring for your veranda

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Marble tiles, tilesThe veranda of a house is often overlooked when it comes to the decoration of the house. People tend to think that since it is a part of the house that is more or less outside the main bulk of the house, it is alright to pay less attention to the decoration of the verandah.

However, if a little attention is given to the detailing of the veranda, it can be one of the best spots in the house where you can sit and enjoy a cup of tea on sunny afternoon or enjoy a drink with your friends in the evenings. The veranda hardly has any walls and so, the most important part of the room is the floor. The best options that you could go with when it comes to the flooring of the veranda are the marble tiles. The shinny texture of the marble tiles will be ideal when the sunshine reflects on the tiles of the verandah.

Turn your attic into a study with simple tips

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

Tips for attic conversion, atticA study is a place where one needs complete solitude. It is a place where one, at peace of mind, can do some reading and other paper work. It is also the bets place to get creative for the writers. There is no other place in the entire house that could as suitable for the purpose as the attic of the house. The attic is situated at the top of the house and is completely secluded from the hustle and bustle of the entire house.

Therefore the attic could be designed in a very nice to be made into a fantastic study. If there is not a huge space in the attic, shelves made of wood could be attached to the walls of the book. These shelves would have all the books that you want. Then, a little table by the window and chair would be perfect. a good room light should be provided and a table lamp along with that.

Ideas and suggestions for bathroom renovation

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Tips for bathroom renovation, bathroomNot satisfied anymore with the look of your bathroom? Found your friend’s bathroom much more appealing than yours? Go ahead and renovate it with some really cool interiors and ideas. The combination of bathroom fixtures and interior design is very lethal. If you can get the combination to be a complimentary one, half the job is done. Use the bathroom space in a smart way. Too much cluttering will spoil the look of your bathroom.

Do not try to bring in a complete makeover for your bathroom. There would be certain things that would be doing a great job for your bathroom’s look, so keep them intact. The tiles that you have used for the floors can be polished if they have lost their shine. Replacing tiles can be very costly, so better avoid it. Make changes to the curtains and other bathroom fixtures which have lost their appeal in them.

 

Organic carpet cleaning techniques

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

Carpet cleaning techniques, carpet cleaning tipsCarpets are rough and heavy. When they accumulate dirt, like any other thing, they need to be cleaned. However, cleaning of carpets is not an easy job. It needs a lot of time energy and money. However, you can save some energy, yours as well as the nature’s, by switching to the organic techniques of cleaning carpets. The substances that are commercially used for the purpose of cleaning carpets have substances that are caustic in nature.

They also have solvents that are based on petroleum and a considerable amount of chlorine as well. They may advertise that they are soft on the materials but they are actually not. You can avoid these costly products and still get the best results for cleaning the carpet. A combination of water and vinegar can be just perfect for cleaning the carpets. In this way, your carpet cleaning will be less expensive and environment friendly at the same time.

Wood plantation shutters for that vintage touch

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Wood plantation shutters, shuttersDecorating your home in a stylish way requires unique accessories. Here is one of the unique accessories that you can use to decorate your window. The wood plantation shutters are one of the most beautiful shutters available in the market. This shutter brings in that required vintage touch to your room that you are searching for. The wooden plantation shutters make your home look classy and sophisticated. These plantation shutters match your wooden floorings and compliment them well. The shutters are made up of many different types of woods.

While buying a shutter for your window you should give a good look over the type of wood used. The various shutters come in different colours. Basically the colour of the shutters is white. But these colours can be changed according to your preferences. The stained shutters are the latest trending ones in the market. They give your room a rustic look. The rustic look makes your room look elegant and adds an ancient touch. So buy the best suited shutters for your room to make it look good.

Garage safety tips

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Tips to maintain garage, garage maintenance1. Support the vehicle properly – Use a good floor jack that supports 1 ½ tons. Use good jack stands, to hold the car in the air properly and never crawl under a raised automobile.

2. Wear proper safety gear – It is a mandate as mechanics work with air tools and it will save their eyes from falling debris. Little metal shaving sticking to your eyes causes lot of damage. Mechanic gloves are thin enough to feel bolts and tools.

3. Use the right tools and materials – Purchasing right tools for auto project. Using torque wrench is bad while it’s good to use transmission jack. Transmissions made of soft aluminum are easily damaged. To ensure you purchase the right materials to build your garage, use Armstrong Steel building kits.

4. Buy a good manual – Use Chiltons, manuals to avoid headache, frustration and money.

5. Common sense is not that common – Avoid holding a cigarette and working a gas tank or working on a running engine with their neck tie hanging down over the fan blade is dangerous.

Bedroom lighting option for a romantic feeling

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Bedroom lighting, bedroomAn aphrodisiac with a romantic ambiance can be created with very less effort and money satisfying your needs. This atmosphere can be created in a bedroom to make a romantic experience.

Lighting is the best key to make your bedroom more romantic. This does not mean spending a lot on the perfect lighting and replacing the fixtures. Decorating the bedroom can be done simply by floor or table lamps. Dimmer switches are essential and should be accessible from the bed itself. The lights chosen for the bedroom should not be harsh. They should be soft and glowing rather. Candles are one of the best sources of lighting. Creativity is again another factor that should be dealt with, be it choosing a simple candle holder or lamp holders or just simply the colours of the lights chosen. The placement of the same should be taken care of as well.

Bedroom lighting option for a romantic feel

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Bedroom lighting, bedroom decorAn aphrodisiac with a romantic ambiance can be created with very less effort and money satisfying your needs. This atmosphere can be created in a bedroom to make a romantic experience.

Lighting is the best key to make your bedroom more romantic. This does not mean spending a lot on the perfect lighting and replacing the fixtures. Decorating the bedroom can be done simply by floor or table lamps. Dimmer switches are essential and should be accessible from the bed itself. The lights chosen for the bedroom should not be harsh. They should be soft and glowing rather. Candles are one of the best source of lighting. Creativity is again another factor that should be dealt with, be it choosing a simple candle holder or lamp holders or just simply the colors of the lights chosen. The placement of the same should be taken care off as well.