Do you have an old cabinet in your home that you want to update and look more urban? You can completely redefine the style of any cabinet system by simply restaining it. The most difficult part of this job is actually removing the existing stain. There are several ways to go about this. This article explains how to remove a stain on a wooden cabinet using a power sander or using chemical strippers.
16 August 2016
If you have a chain link fence in your backyard, you may not feel that it does your home justice. Chain link fences can be boring, and they all appear the same. Plus, they don't add much to the landscaping unless you have a beautiful view. However, chain link fencing is easy to care for and is not as expensive to install as other fencing options. If you want to make your chain link fence stand apart, consider these four ways to do it:
28 July 2016
Issues with your home's garage door can be extremely inconvenient and worrisome. Not surprisingly, this is a problem that many homeowners may be poorly prepared to handle. In particular, issues with the garage door spring can be particularly problematic. For homeowners that have a poor understanding about this part of the garage door, it might be beneficial to have the following two questions answered. Are There Any Warning Signs That Can Alert You To A Problem With Your Garage Door Spring?
8 July 2016
When your child is home during summer vacation, it can be tempting to crank up your air conditioning. You want your kids to feel cool and comfortable, but you do not want to spend a fortune on your utility bill. Finding a balance is the solution to this problem. Set your AC at a reasonable temperature, and explore some thrifty way to keep your children feeling comfortable. This post offers three simple tips for staying cool without breaking the bank.
27 June 2016
Every business that caters to health-conscious and green-oriented clients must be careful to integrate sustainable practices in all areas of their facilities. This means using people- and pet-friendly cleaning products that don't rely on toxic chemicals or allergy-triggering perfumes to clean surfaces. If your spa, restaurant or retail shop has a lot of tile and stone features, this can pose a challenge. You should know there are nontoxic, safe ingredients you can use on most tiles and stone, and many "
6 June 2016
If you are having a tiny home built by a contractor, the layout of the home is important. One of the most important areas of the home to plan well is the layout of the kitchen. You need to be sure that it is as functional as it can be when the construction is complete. The guide below walks you through a few things to consider when designing the kitchen layout for your tiny home.
19 May 2016
Are you tired of dirt getting trapped inside the pores of your asphalt driveway because it detracts from the curb appeal of your house? It is in your best interest to pay a contractor to sealcoat your asphalt driveway, as it can be beneficial in more than one way. In this article, you will find out why sealcoating your asphalt driveway is a wise investment. 1. Less Damage from the Sun
3 May 2016
Older homes will typically have single-pane windows since designers were more concerned with letting light in than completing your home's insulation envelope to create a separation between your home and the outside world. But window technology has evolved a lot over the last few years. In order to reduce your heating and cooling costs, you need to install windows that are designed to be energy efficient. Look for multiple panes and reflective window films.
13 April 2016
If you have a wool rug, especially a used one, you may notice an almost nauseating smell. A wool rug also develops smells because of low-quality material, deteriorating adhesives, or moisture. You have to take care when getting smells out of wool rugs to avoid damage. Here are some tips to get smells out of wool rugs. For this project, you need: vacuum fan (optional) tea tree oil baking soda borax charcoal old pair of pantyhose with no holes spray bottle If the rug isn't wet, take it outside, and shake it gently.
29 March 2016
If your private asphalt road has developed a pothole, then it is important to fix it before the asphalt suffers additional damage from the weather. Left exposed to the elements, a small pothole in your asphalt road will lead to severe cracking and the formation of additional potholes. Follow this simple procedure to repair the pothole in your property's road: Chisel Out the Damaged Area of Asphalt Using a hammer and chisel, chip out the pothole's edges to create a square-shaped void.
3 March 2016