Archive for October, 2010

Choosing a Shower Door

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Modern shower doors can be a marvel in technology and engineering. Gone are the old doors that are crusted up with lime deposits and soap filmed surfaces. Choose a barrier free trackless shower door to eliminate little tracks that have to be cleaned out. This type of shower door is excellent for those with limited [...]

How to Build a Cold Frame

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Gardeners who like to plant in early spring or late autumn love their cold frames.  By using a cold frame it is possible to create a microclimate that is warmer than the outside environment.  A cold frame is simply a window frame propped up on wood to provide space for the plants.  They are easy [...]

Painting Wooden Doors

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

Wooden doors are always popular and a fresh coat of paint can improve their appearance.  Doors can last a lifetime, so is worth spending some time to ensure that the work is carried out as professionally as possible; you are sure to be pleased with the final result. Preparation It is advisable to remove the [...]

How to Repair and Hang Gutters

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Gutters and downspouts are designed to carry rainwater away from a house or structure.  However, over a period of time gutters can fall into a state of disrepair, as does anything exposed to the elements. If you have removed your gutters to inspect them and repair any holes, now is a good time to clean [...]

Bontempi Casa Designer Furniture

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Specialising in exquisitely designed, modern, sleek-looking and innovative furniture for the bedroom and dining room, Bontempi Casa is a well-established Italian company that has been delivering quality products since its foundation in 1963. With the ever-growing demand for stylish, attractive furniture, Bontempi beat their rivals hands-down in terms of service, range of products and fantastic [...]

Laying Vinyl Tiles on Concrete

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

Vinyl tiles are a great product to use for flooring because they are so durable.  They are waterproof, easy to install and can be laid directly onto a concrete floor. Preparation The first step is to prepare the floor.  All existing flooring and baseboards must be removed.  The concrete floor has to be level and [...]

Why Use a Showerhead Filter?

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

A showerhead filter works to purify your shower water before it makes contact with your skin.  But if water is already treated, why do you need a showerhead filter in your bathroom?  The answer is simple: harmful chemicals such as chlorine may be added to the water during the purification process.  These substances can be [...]

How to Assemble Flat-Pack Cabinets

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

If you are putting your new kitchen together yourself, it is likely that the majority of the cabinets will arrive in flat-pack form, which you will have to assemble. Sometimes flat-pack furniture can be tricky to put together for a multitude of reasons.  In order to be successful at assembling your new cabinets you should [...]

Gazebo Storage

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

Proper gazebo storage is something that a lot of owners overlook. A badly stored gazebo can become damaged quickly, which results in much wasted time and money. It is important that if you do not have a permanent gazebo you should tidy and store all of the necessary parts correctly. This will make the job [...]

Maintaining Wooden Floors

Monday, October 4th, 2010

OverviewWooden floors can add to your property’s ambience and be safer than concrete or brick flooring, especially with rambunctious children running around.  The downside of using wooden floors is that they can require a greater amount of maintenance or repairs.  Nonetheless, there are some easy tips and methods to ensure maintenance can be kept to [...]