Archive for December, 2009
The best way to keep your house looking like a new one is by constantly changing its look and shuffling the furniture. Here are three great winter improvement projects that will give you a chance to do just that.
Most of the times, the basement of the house is the most neglected area. Often, it is important to ensure that moisture is not accumulating in the basement as it may cause permanent damage to the house. The winter time is the best time to ensure that the basement is water proof and does not let water accumulate inside it.
Retaining heat in house is extremely important during the winter months. Needless to say, the home improvement project should concern installing false ceilings, filling in the leaks and checking the room heaters well in advance to ensure that you do not freeze to death.
Weather protecting paint is not enough to protect your house from damage. It is also important to ensure that you safe guard your pipes, tanks and other external fixtures from winter damage.
Wooden furniture form a part of family heirloom, they are passed down from generations to generations. Just a few simple steps will ensure that your wooden furniture look like brand new ones.
Step 1: coat the furniture depending on the fact where it is kept. Needless to say, it is wise not to keep the wooden furniture outside. Still, in case one chooses to, then try and coat it with varnish o weather protects them.
Step 2: Stubborn marks caused by nail polish or cigarettes, can be deftly cleaned with various chemicals and cleansers. In case, of a really bad case, remember to call in a professional.
Step 3: Remember to regular clean the surface of your wooden furniture with a damp cloth or sponge soaked in mild detergent. Remember not to scrub too hard or you may end up scratching the surface.