Archive for December, 2010

PostHeaderIcon Faux Brick Turns Renovation into Innovation

Now a day’s many homeowners are simply not spending money in changing the color but is also trying out new schemes on their wall. What if you get your old wall turned into a party room? With help of faux bricks, one can bring about any changes he ants inside his room. For example if you want to make your old masonry get a new look, without any labor, you can just try it with faux bricks. Not only is this process less expensive, it is time consuming too and the whole work is fun.

It can be a family project or a small venture with your friends. Stencil kits are available in the market for you to do the work yourself. It is better to consult an expert and then do the job so that it does not turn out to be a disaster. These packaged kits are cheaper than the masonry and they guidelines with it.

PostHeaderIcon Installing Trim Around Vinyl Floors

The two companion projects are vinyl floor installation and trim around installation. There are three basic ways of installing trim around the vinyl floors. The cheapest way of doing it is that one can remove and then reinstall the trim. New floor trims can be installed to bring about a new look. One can even think of installing quarter round trim along the vinyl flooring.

The preferences depend from one owner to the other. For any confusion, you can always consult a professional contractor. People choose for trim installation is that it holds the primary floor installation in place. One can go in for varieties of floor trims available in the market. They add essence to the decoration of the house.You should first get hold of the estimates for the contractor and then start your work. It is a very easy process and you will enjoy the changes made inside your house.

PostHeaderIcon Exterior Painting Techniques

Every aspect of modern life is affected with the rapid change in the modern society. Long back brushes and rollers were used to pain the exterior of the house. Gone are the days when these have been replaced by the widespread use of sprayers.

All the new products and paints available in the market help the homeowners to get the best long lasting exterior paint. There is actually no alternative to personal touches and brushes but sprayers are ruling the market. These are time and money consuming. Actually, sprayers are superb time killers. Initially it used to take weeks just to paint the exterior, now it can be completed in days. Quality for efficiency is sacrificed when using a powerful sprayer, but this is the modern development.

The amount, which the homeowners have to pay, is also less in comparison to the old age methods. All the trim work should be handled first to get the best result.