Archive for October, 2009

Traditional Bath Taps

Friday, October 30th, 2009

If you are designing a new bathroom there is no doubt that a traditional style will give your bathroom a touch of class and charm that will never go out of fashion – unlike perhaps the abundance of modern suites that are available. Of course, each component will highlight the style that you are trying [...]

Benefits of Using Inscreed Kits

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Inscreed heating kits can be installed with most floor coverings. Inscreed heating cables are flexible, which means that they are easy to install. Some kits come with a connection cable so that you can easily connect to a thermostat. Programmable thermostats are usually included in the kit. Along with the thermostat and the connection cable, [...]

Building a Wooden Gazebo

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Building a wooden gazebo can be easy and gives a sense of achievement when the structure is up. The first thing to do is work on the structures base: Be sure that you have the right size pieces. The measurements will be based upon the design plan that you have for the wooden gazebo. Measure [...]

Colour Schemes for Traditional Bathroom Suites

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Designing traditional bathroom suites can often be harder than putting together a more modern style and finding the right basin taps, showers and bathroom accessories to suit your theme won’t be as easy. The best place to start is often with the colour scheme you are going to choose. The majority of traditional bathrooms will [...]

General DIY – Overview

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

The term DIY, standing for Do-It-Yourself, has been commonly used since the 1950’s to denote the practice of creating or renovating a property yourself without the assistance and involvement of paid professionals. In actual fact, many DIY’ers are often retired or unemployed professionals, although this is not always the case. The very idea of DIY [...]

Modern Bathroom Furniture

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Bathroom furniture is often the first place people start when they set out to plan their room. If you are going for a modern design, there will be a wealth of choice that will add class and style to your bathroom. Natural designs have always proven popular with modern bathroom suites and will give the [...]

How to Use Plaster

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Plastering need not be a long and drawn out process. It is a very simple and easy material to use that can be applied across a number of jobs. The most common do it yourself use is to plaster walls and smooth them out for further decoration. You can learn how to use plaster by [...]

Using Foil Insulation for Your Underfloor Heating System

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

There are many benefits to using foil insulation for domestic underfloor heating. Many foil products can be used inscreed floor applications and are easy to cut and fit into spaces. Using multi-foil insulation with underfloor heating is a good idea as it reduces heat loss and sound impact. Multi-foil insulation is also quite cost effective [...]

Building contracts – making things run smoothly

Monday, October 12th, 2009

All your life, you’ve probably heard your parents (and then your lawyers) say, “Make sure to get it in writing”. Yes, there are dishonest people in the world, but most people, including the workers that you’re going to be hiring for your building renovations, are just good people. Even with good will and pleasant manners, [...]

Bathroom Radiators - adding practicality and style!

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Having the right radiator installed in your bathroom will be of great importance, as not only will it get rid of moisture which can damage the bathroom furniture and tiles, but it can also add a much needed finishing feature to your room. Buying one of the very expensive designer radiators on the market will [...]