Archive for the ‘Wall Care’ Category

Outdoor walls – making them look good

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Outdoor wallsWhen you are constructing a new house or giving your old house some touches so that it doesn’t look all that bad, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind you have to make look good? It is but obvious that the insides of the house need to be maintained and given importance to too, but it is the exterior that is observed by others – friends, family, and neighbours and most importantly by us while entering or leaving the house. There are a whole variety of ways in which you can make your house exteriors look amazing.

Wall arts are believed to be the new “in-thing” dawning in on the public. It can be available in various styles and designs. An amazing collection of wall art can be put on display outside reflecting not only your taste but also what the interiors are going to look like. Wall art can be fit in your backyard or on the outside of your house depending on where you want it to be. Photo wallpapers can also be used as wall art. In fact these wallpapers are available in lots of colours with a bunch of good things about them.

Durability is one such thing. Since these wallpapers are for the outdoor walls they are made for coping with harsh weather conditions and a lot of wear and tear. Waterproofing themselves and thus the walls against rains is another god thing about these wallpapers. Imaginations can be used as to where exactly you want the wall arts or for that matter the wallpapers to be- the patio, garden walls, pool area or the decks.

For making your outdoor wall look classy bricks and wood being the oldest fashioned still remains the first option for decking up their walls.

Learn to take care of your wallpapers

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Wall care, wallpapersTraditionally, wall papers are taken care of by getting them covered with wall papers. Generally, the papers will have a base of vinyl. This makes them quite easy to maintain and there are fewer hassles when it comes to taking care of them. In most cases, every detail regarding the instructions for taking care of the wallpapers will be provided in the rolls that wrap the wallpapers when they are bought. Thos wallpapers that are washable could be cleaned quite easily with sponge, soap, water and brush. However, it has to be made sure that the wallpapers are washed at least six weeks after they have been fit to the walls.

It is advised that you use a mild detergent for washing the wallpaper. Strong chemicals like bleach may cause marks on the paper. You have to be gentle when you are cleaning the material. Dry cleaning is what you should go for when you are dealing with wallpapers that are not washable.

Importance of wall safety

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

Wall safety tips, wall careA house is one of the most important things that you possess and you obviously would not want to see any part of it getting damaged specially the walls. That is why it is vital that you keep the walls of your house safe. The best way to do that is by applying good quality paint that will increase the life of the walls.

If you are not sure which paint will be the best for you then you can go to any expert who will guide you with the available paints that will increase the life of your wall. As you must know the exterior of a wall is very important and it should not have any kind of crack and erosion. So to avoid this you must apply quality paint. When the walls are coated with the best of paints it not only looks good but protects the wall as well.

Using reusable wall decals

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

Today the world is going high on re-using the same product over and over again. This is because the amount of pollution is going on increasing with every passing day. This is posing a threat to lives, both animals and human beings alike. Re-using a product helps to remain environment friendly.

The same formula can be applied with regards to decorating the interiors of the house. These days, interior decoration has become a business in the corporate world. But there could be nothing as great as designing the inside of the house on your own. Wall decals are now the latest trend in decorating the walls of the rooms. However, they sometimes tend to lose their stickiness and are disposed off most of the time.

These days, however, reusable decals are available which make it all the more cost effective for a person to decorate the walls of his house.

Slate Bathroom Wall Tiles

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Slate bathroom tiles are stone tiles which are not mixed with any artificial materials. Stone tiles are very classy and they will give your bathroom a unique style if you install them. These tiles are available in many different designs and styles. You find many amazing variations which you can use for your bathroom. Different designs of these slate bathroom tiles also come in a variety of colors. All of the colors are natural colors which will give your bathroom a refreshing feel.

Apart from their decorative purposes, slate bathroom tiles are also popular for their durability and safety characteristics. These tiles have a rough surface making them slip resistance. This makes them ideal to install on bathroom floors. They can also be installed on bathroom countertops. Slate tiles are perfect bathroom use since they are made from hardy stones which will last fro a very long time. The tiles are also not very easy to break.

Four Simple Leaf Wall Décor Ideas

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Leaves can provide magnificent wall décor for the homes when used in the right way. If you have an artistic nature, then these are the best things to work with. The materials are cheap, in fact free because much does one really spend collecting leaves. Paint spatter silhouettes are one way of making the leaves into a beautiful pattern. The process involves taking a few leaves and sprinkling some pain t onto them to create a piece of art.

There is also the angel feathers technique which involves the use of Mongolian leaves. The leaves are placed in a mixture of water and baking soda then boiled. The leaves are then bleached making turning hem to white. They are then dried and wire placed on them to crate stems. Iron-on leaf and leaf prints are also other designs that a person can choose from. The steps in making all these are quite simple to follow to create nice leaf designs. Using different colors of paint can bring out variety.

Discover the New Wall Décor Accents

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Sometimes staying in the same house with no changes can be quite boring. It is good to change it once in a while. To bring some new feel life to a room there are various type of wall décor accents that can be used. The latest form of wall décor on the market now is the 3dimension moving picture. (3D)

The 3D pictures can be part of any room in the house be it the bedroom or the living room or better still the corridor. The pictures take a variety of forms like a lion in a jungle with its cubs, a waterfall or even a sea setting. Such pictures give the house a calm and relaxing atmosphere. A person can choose the various options that are offered. A big advantage in this day and time is the fact that they are pocket friendly in that you don’t have to spend so much money to get them. To get them a person may visit online shops like kinectic to get them.

Wall Murals as Accents for Kitchen Wall Décor

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Kitchens are becoming a classy place in different homes. People want to have different looks in their kitchens. Being a place where most parts of the day are spent, getting a splendid form of decoration is definitely worth it. Addition of wall accents especially wall murals is a bright idea. These mural accents are very easy to clean with just the use of a simple cleanser which should be mild. They are also very easy to apply. If there is any fear of the walls getting damaged then for your peace of mind, application or removal will not cause any damage to the walls. Some murals carry manufacturers instructions with them and these should be followed to the latter.

Since people have different tastes it will be worth noting that the murals come in different colors and so whatever your taste may be, it is all there for you to choose from. This wall deco is quite affordable relieving one of the worry o f extra expenditure.

Bring Your Walls to Life with Wall Art Mirrors

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Transforming a place from a house to a home does not come easily right from the walls to the outside. The walls are the first things that will make that home inviting. The color of the wall can either make a room look smaller or bigger. A person may also decide to use wall paper or photographs.

There are some unique ways of making your house look good using mirrors and some art. Apart from the fact that mirrors help to illuminate a room by adding light to it, they also create an illusion of space. To make this work, a person has to choose a good mirror type to suite the room. Available in the market today are mirror accessories to make your wall have that beautiful finish.

Wall art can also be added to give the room a sense of character. They could be framed or just on a piece of canvas. The best thing about wall art mirrors is that they are cheap.