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Why Metal Blacking is Often a Better Choice than Plating and Painting

As a manufacturer who usually works with metal, you might need a way to change the colour of your products to make them as appealing as possible to...

on May 22, 2017

How to Add the Right Accent to your Home Decor?

What is it that turns a house into a home? It is usually the brick-a-brass you have picked up, from different corners of the world, during your...

on May 19, 2017

DIY Roof Inspection of your New Home

I’m writing this post as to provide fast, basic, and quality information related to roof related issues for people looking to buy old houses....

on May 17, 2017

What Causes Creaky Floorboards?

There is nothing worse than tiptoeing around your home while people are asleep and hearing a harmony of squeaking floorboards. Nearly all homes...

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Safety Flooring and Non Slip Flooring

Safety Flooring and Non Slip Flooring

by Guest on May 5, 2010

Health and safety in the workplace is becoming more and more important. Regulations for businesses to adhere to and implement have been strongly in the past 10 years. In 1999 The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations were introduced to set out to employers their responsibilities of health and safety in the workplace. Since then, employers have had to carry out risk assessments in the workplace by either an in house health and safety officer or a professional risk assessment consultant. The risk assessment identifies any problems, risks and deficiencies in the workplace from anything from fire extinguishers and fire drills to toxic fumes and potential accident hot spots. This act provides guidance, codes of practice and regulations for the employer to carry out the risk assessment as quickly and as easily as possible. Continue reading →

Add an Artistic Touch with a Mosaic Backsplash Tile

Add an Artistic Touch with a Mosaic Backsplash Tile

by Guest on May 1, 2010

The average kitchen backsplash is fairly boring. While it matches the counter and looks good, it is simply there doing its job, quiet and unassuming. A mosaic backsplash tile can be a statement to the artistic creativity of the kitchen’s owner along with making the kitchen the most unique room in the home. Mosaic tiles as a rule are 1” by 1” and can be purchased either individually or in sheets. The sheets will normally come in 12” squares which are easily cut into different shapes and patterns. Continue reading →

How to Choose Paint Colors with a Color Wheel

How to Choose Paint Colors with a Color Wheel

by Guest on Apr 27, 2010

Ever seen someone dithering over the rack of paint samples at a home improvement store? That's a home decorator in agony over how to pick paint colors for his or her home. Without a doubt, selecting paint colors can be one of the toughest jobs in home decorating. That's because the human eye can discern some 7 million different shades of color, and paint manufacturers seem determined to produce all of them! Unfortunately, paint companies don't always give help on how to combine those colors in harmonious ways in your home. Continue reading →

How to Repair Stucco

How to Repair Stucco

by Guest on Apr 17, 2010

Stucco is an important material strengthening the walls usually made of concrete. It is used for decoration purposes and to coat the walls. Stucco repair is not a difficult job, it only requires some practice to do it perfectly. In order to practice, you can try stucco repair on boards that contain holes on it. Once you heal those cracks successfully, you can move further to do the actual job. Continue reading →

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DIY Method on Double Glazing Windows Installation.

DIY Method on Double Glazing Windows Installation.

by Guest on Apr 16, 2010

Double Glazed windows are an ideal asset to have to your home. Double glazing has long been associated with health benefits, as well as heat retention which are very popular with people in the United Kingdom. The draught prevention and noise reduction double glazing presents has contributed to the magnified popularity of double glazing in the home. Additionally, double glazing can also offer a greater sense of security with it's framework and installation sturdiness via it's lock-in systems. Continue reading →

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How to Clean Chrome Barstools

How to Clean Chrome Barstools

by Guest on Apr 16, 2010

Chrome barstools are very beautiful and sleek. Chrome is used to create a retro appearance but equally it is at home in compare of the cutting edge contemporary design styles, which we can present here for your consideration. Chrome barstools can offer a traditional static set and can also swivel. Chrome has stood the test of time by keeping its good looks and also by not corroding as it is a hard wearing and durable material. This is the reason why auto fenders are made from chrome. It is the retro 1950's style statement both on the classic cars of the period and in the interiors. Continue reading →

Top 3 Styles of UPVC Windows

Top 3 Styles of UPVC Windows

by Guest on Apr 14, 2010

UPVC windows are as popular as ever and with energy prices soaring, these windows are a top choice for home owners looking for an attractive addition to their home. With so many different types of UPVC windows on the market, how do you know which ones to choose? Whether you’re replacing existing UPVC windows or having them installed for the first time, you need to think carefully about the right choice for your home. UPVC windows have come a long way since the standard, chunky windows which first came on the market and offered little in the way of interesting features. Now you can choose UPVC windows to suit your style and practical requirements, there’s everything from wood grain effect finishes to sound-proofed glazing. Continue reading →

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What to Consider When Choosing the Right Garage Doors for Your Home

What to Consider When Choosing the Right Garage Doors for Your Home

by Guest on Apr 14, 2010

The materials used for garage doors can complement a traditional home, for example if you live in a distinctive period style home such as a Tudor property, then timber garage doors would be the best design option. Traditional style garage doors can also have a modern twist such as replica carriage doors which have a period-look but can work well with new constructions and older houses. If you want practicality over style then choosing a raised-panel door is a safe choice. Continue reading →

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Regular HVAC Mechanical Maintenance and Upgrades Save Energy

Regular HVAC Mechanical Maintenance and Upgrades Save Energy

by Guest on Apr 12, 2010

Regular maintenance of your heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC) system is important. Unfortunately it is not a good DIY project. Specialized tools and knowledge are required.You can and should replace your furnace filter at recommended intervals though, but the rest is best left to the professionals. Continue reading →

Repairing the Screens in Your Windows

Repairing the Screens in Your Windows

by Guest on Apr 12, 2010

If you want to replace or repair the screens yourself, the DIY way, then it's not a difficult task. You can very conveniently repair a hole on your window screen if it is less than about three inches. Take the measurement of the hole and then cut patches from new screening or purchase ready-made patches. In case of tiny holes, the least diameter of the patch should be a minimum of half an inch nigger than the hole on the screen. If the hole is big then you will have need an inch more of the patch. Continue reading →

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