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5 Signs it is Time to Resurface Your Floors

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Electrical / Lighting

Safe Home Cabling

Safe Home Cabling

by Guest on Nov 21, 2012

Accidentally tripping on a mains cable can be both painful and dangerous. Cables that run in the house aimlessly are a health hazard. They are also most likely to get easily damaged. It will also affect the performance of the appliance using them. Electric cables will carry electric currents around the house. Wiring in the house for these needs to be done by a professional. A certified electrician should handle house electrical wiring. This is different from any other kind of wiring. These wires are more dangerous than those that pass signals. Damaging them may cause serious malfunctions in house appliances that use electricity. Continue reading →

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How to Run Cables Through Existing Walls?

How to Run Cables Through Existing Walls?

by Guest on Nov 29, 2012

Whether you wish to install new speakers for home theater or a phone jack in your home, you would require running cables through the existing cables. Fishing wires through existing walls can be a difficult task to achieve. You have to be extremely careful while planning the entire procedure. You would require special tools and proper techniques for running wires into the walls of your home. Continue reading →

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Home Security Tips for While You're Away on Vacation

Home Security Tips for While You're Away on Vacation

by Steve Gott on Dec 11, 2012

Constantly worrying about the security of your home while you are away is one of the surest ways to ruin your vacation. However, there are some simple steps that you can take to both relieve your anxiety and to reduce the chances of someone breaking into your home while you are on vacation. To no one's surprise, burglars prefer to target homes when their residents are not in residence. As a result, if you and your family are headed out on vacation, then you should take care to conceal your prolo Continue reading →

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Contemporary Small Chandeliers Offer Old World Elegance

Contemporary Small Chandeliers Offer Old World Elegance

by Steve Gott on Dec 20, 2012

The word chandelier has become almost synonymous with elegance and class. And of course, who wouldn't want a touch of both in their homes? Mini chandeliers offer precisely that with design trends that are apt for modern day homes. There was a time when chandeliers could only be found adorning spacious rooms and high ceilings - the type you see in those grand ballrooms and mansions of the rich and famous. And of course, acquiring one used to cost an arm and a leg. Fortunately, these days manufacturers have found ways to make these classy home accessories available to the general public. Continue reading →

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The Benefits of an Electric Repair Technician

The Benefits of an Electric Repair Technician

by Shelly Duell on Dec 31, 2012

It is not a secret that almost everywhere you go, there are electrical installations and fittings that enhance your life in many ways. Think of the bulbs, sockets, and any other appliances that you have to power in your home or office. All these things require electricity in order to run throughout the day and night. If something breaks, you’ll need a reputable electric repair company. Continue reading →

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DIY Home Security Systems: The Basics You Need to Know

DIY Home Security Systems: The Basics You Need to Know

by Tom Grant on Jan 18, 2013

There are countless home security systems on the market today, which means choosing the right security system for your home can be a challenging task. This article will discuss different types of security systems and how they work to help you make an informed decision. It's best to choose a security system that you think can safeguard your family and property effectively. Continue reading →

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Everything you Need to Know About LED Lighting

Everything you Need to Know About LED Lighting

by Emily Hall on Feb 20, 2013

Until a few years back, HID lamps, metal halide bulbs and sodium vapor lamps were used widely in all households but today with a drastic change in the technological field, people have started using led lamps by replacing traditional costly lamps. These bulbs are long lasting and durable with high energy saving features. Some people still prefer to use sodium lights when it comes to indoor lighting especially in bathrooms and kitchen rooms because they think that these lights are costly. But this is not the truth, of course they were used to be costly at a time but presently the market price of led lamps is quite affordable. With time more and more companies are coming up with their new brands of led lamps which are increasing the stiff competition in the market. This is reducing the prices of the led products in the market, ultimately benefiting the end customers. Continue reading →

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How to Find the Best Options from Bathroom Ceiling Lights

How to Find the Best Options from Bathroom Ceiling Lights

by Emily Hall on Mar 5, 2013

Quality bathroom ceiling lights are important to achieve the desired environment in your bathroom. The bathroom can be enhanced completely so you can relax and enjoy the room to relax and reenergise as you please. Finding the perfect lighting for your bathroom might not seem like the most significant task on your home improvement to-do list, but lighting can play a massive part in how your room comes together. The bathroom is more significant than most people give it credit for. It’s the place where you can escape from the world and really relax. It can be your sanctuary where you can escape from everyone else and technology to wind down after a long day. This means that you need to create the right environment to enhance your bathroom as the sanctuary you can enjoy and appreciate and lighting can help you achieve this. Continue reading →

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5 Things to Consider When Buying Ceiling Light Fixtures

5 Things to Consider When Buying Ceiling Light Fixtures

by Tom Grant on Mar 25, 2013

The lighting in your home can achieve many things and when used in the right way it can transform the look of a room, change the atmosphere and even help you to perform tasks with ease. Good lighting is when you get the desired effect without really noticing it being there but if you have poor lighting conditions, you notice it immediately. Here are 5 things to consider to help you choose the right ceiling light fixtures. Continue reading →

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Getting Your Kitchen Lighting Just Right

Getting Your Kitchen Lighting Just Right

by Alfred Smith on May 9, 2013

Lighting plays a major role in the interior design of most homes and one of the most important rooms to get right is the kitchen, being both a functional and entertaining space. So how do you get it right? Take a look at our tips for creating the right kitchen lighting no matter what the occasion. As the kitchen in many modern homes now acts as a social space as well as a functional space, you need to ensure the lighting is appropriate for both. For the functional aspect, most people opt for recessed or fluorescent lighting options, which afford good, clear, bright light for working under. For the social aspect, people tend to look for more decorative options with lighting finished in metallic or glass. Continue reading →

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