Archive for March, 2013

Shower Curtains make up a stylish bathroom

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Shower Curtains, bathroom decorBathroom is a place which is often ignored when it comes to interior décor. People forget that it is the place where the most relaxing moments are spent. After a gruesome day at work, a cool shower can drain off all the stress and tension. So why not make the bathroom look stylish? The easiest and most trendy way to enhance the look of your bathroom is by putting shower curtains.

Shower curtains come in various designs, materials and sizes suitable for different bathroom infrastructure. Light shaded simple shower curtains are most popular as they provide protection while stylish curtains are meant for lighting up the place only. Plastic, vinyl and cloth curtains are perfect as they are water resistant and also trendy. The clear heavy vinyl shower curtains are stylish and durable. You can also go for the customized shower curtains that come in a plethora of designs and fabrics to give a personalized touch to your bathroom décor.

Glass Racks Look Cool For A Home Bar

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Glass Racks, home decorCreating a personalized bar in your home is the latest trend which is now ruling the market. But before you end up creating your home bar successfully, you need to certain basic things to make the bar look beautiful and attractive. In a home you need shelves for keeping the bottles of liquor and the glasses. You can definitely go for wooden shelves, but glass shelves and racks looks much more attractive than the wooden ones.

The glass racks will add a sense of aesthetic value to the appearance of your home bar. The spot lights reflecting on the glass racks will create a perfect ambience for the home bar. You can use glass racks with various designs. Various designs can be etched on the surface of the glass racks. You can D shaped corner glass racks to keep bottles.

Make sure the glass used for the racks is of sufficient width to bear the weight of the things kept on them. Don’t forget to clean the glass racks regularly. Otherwise if dust settles down, then they will not look that beautiful.

How to maintain chlorine level in the pool?

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Swimming Pool Maintenance , home improvementAre you tired of adding chlorine to your pool as it disappears every day? This is a very common problem faced by pool owners often. No matter how much chlorine is added, the water is unable to hold it. Thus, you need to maintain chlorine level in the pool by following a few easy tips.

• Chlorine consumption is inversely proportional to the pH level of water. A pH within 7.2 to 7.5 should be maintained in the pool water.
• The temperature of the pool should also be kept under control. The consumption of chlorine is increases two times if the temperature of water goes up by even 10 degrees.
• Trichloro tablets as well as sticks which do not get dissolved easily can be used for a week to keep the chlorine level steady.
• Add extra chlorine if the number of pool users increases like during the hot summers.
• Keep the pool free from any kind of algae as their growth will facilitate more chlorine consumption.

Tips to decorate your bedroom with area rugs

Saturday, March 9th, 2013

area rugs, home decorIf you have a bedroom that needs to be re-innovated or decorated or if you want to give your bedroom a new look without spending a lot then area rugs are the perfect choice for you. Here are a few tips on how you can decorate your bedroom with the help of area rugs:

• There is something about area rugs that gives them the perfect look of being warm and welcome. If you want to give your bedroom the warm and cozy look and feel then they are a must have in your bedroom.
• If you have a large bedroom that has less furniture and you want the room to look covered up and less scarce then area rugs are the perfect choices for you. They cover up the empty floor space in your room without crowding it much.
• Area rugs can also be a great place to sit and chat when the bed is either crowded or inappropriate for the conversation.

Protect Your Home from Termites

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Home care, home improvementTermites can really be a very big problem in a house. If your house has termites, your bed, cabinets, drawers, doors, window frames- basically, everything that’s made of wood (also if you have hardwood flooring) is at risk. So, if you think that your house has termites, you must definitely get rid of them before they start weakening and hollowing out your wooden structures to dust. Find a professional exterminator so that every bit of your house is cleaned inside out and is made termite free.

You should also go for special lamination in the future which helps protect the wood against termites, special termite free engineered wood is also manufactured by many. Save a bunch for future and buy these wood types for maximum and permanent security against termite attacks. You can also get all kinds of ant termite spray s from online spruces as well. The same can be found at stores and medicine shops. For small problems, spray one of these to take care of the situation.

How to Use Candles for Home Decoration

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Home decor ideas, home decorMany of us have a fascination for candles. Why just use candles on special occasions? You can even use candles during any time of the year to decorate your room. Aromatic candles are the best choice as they not only make the room look prettier but the wonderful soothing aroma will also make you feel good in the room.

You can use homemade candles or you can buy some from any store (land based or online) and decorate the room. You can set floating candles in a clear glass bowl for a fluid blissful effect. You can keep the candles in glass jars with an open top and arrange them around seashells and a bit of sand for a fresh feel. If you like dark shaded candles, arrange them around the garden on stones and settings for a very natural and romantic perception.