Archive for February, 2011

Made to Measure Blinds

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Made to measure blinds are the perfect choice for those looking for blinds that will fit their windows perfectly. Opting for made to measure blinds will enable you to select a style that will easily fit your windows without you having to change any of the rooms within your home.  You will be provided with [...]

How to Unblock a Downpipe

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

There is a possibility that your downpipe is blocked.  One major sign that this is the case is that the gutter is overflowing, but there are no signs of blockage elsewhere.  This article provides you with a guide to several methods of unblocking a downpipe. Blocked at the Top Use a ladder to look down [...]

Personal Belongings Insurance

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Many people buy home insurance and contents insurance, but some are unaware that contents insurance only covers your items when they’re inside your home.  Should you take those items outside the home, optional personal belongings insurance is usually required to protect those portable—and valuable—items.  A common example is a musical instrument or a laptop computer. [...]

Bamboo Blinds - add a natural touch to your house

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Bamboo blinds are the perfect choice for those wishing to add style and elegance to their home. This type of blind looks great around the home and is also a suitable choice for outside buildings, such as sheds. Bamboo blinds are the ideal choice for those wishing to create a warm look for their home [...]

How to Decorate Tiles

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

If you are bored with the tiles you already have in your bathroom or kitchen, but you do not want to replace them, then you might consider decorating them.  DIY stores often supply specialist tile paint in a range of colours and finishes.  Before you do this, you must sand down the existing tiles, so [...]

How to Clean Brushes and Rollers

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

When you plan to complete a paint job in your home, you must decide whether you wish to buy cheap brushes and rollers just to be used for one specific job, or whether you invest in better quality brushes and rollers.  If you invest in better quality brushes and rollers, you will need to clean [...]

Roller Blinds and Contemporary Culture

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Specialist retailers who supply roller blinds sometimes view their products as another form of art in itself, with portraits and landscape themes taken from abstract and fantasy art and art nouveau designs.  Famous caricatures feature prominently on many roller blinds: especially those for children’s rooms.  This explains how roller blinds may also be used in [...]

Planning For Bathroom Renovations

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

Renovating and redesigning a home can be an exciting, stressful and intense process for anyone who loves and values their home.  Whether it’s a brand new home that has never been lived in, a place that is new to you and your family, or a comfortable home that you have lived in for years, there [...]

How to Replace Broken or Cracked Tiles

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

Occasionally, tiles in your home may develop a crack or chip, which looks ugly.  For example if the tile gets knocked hard when you’re moving furniture around, you can develop a crack.  Don’t worry though, replacing tiles, which are cracked or chipped, is a fairly easy DIY task.  If you don’t have a spare tile, [...]

Window Blinds, Five Tips and Ideas

Friday, February 18th, 2011

If you would like to elongate a particular window frame’s appearance, one way of doing this is to attach the blind above the window frame to give the appearance of the window being much higher than it actually is. Another way of making your window a central feature in any room is to attach drapes [...]