Archive for June, 2012

PostHeaderIcon Drywall installation and repair

Drywall installation , home construction tipsSince the time immemorial it has been invented, drywalls have helped many home owners save a lot of money in the initial cost of construction of a house. Also known as the wallboard, the drywalls biggest advantage apart from being low on cost is the fact that it is very easy to maintain and repair. Not to mention the fact that installation of the drywall saves up a lot of time which ensures that the overall time required for the construction of the house is reduced greatly.

All you need to ensure is the fact that you have the basic tools such as a stainless steel mud pan, paper joint tape, steel knife and a cordless driver and you can with a little supervision put it up yourself. It is as easy as 1, 2 and 3.
Now when it comes down to repairing a dry wall, it depends upon the extent of the damage that has been caused which can range from a small hole to a big hole but it is equally simple and not at all expensive making the drywall one of the most chosen options in home constructions.

PostHeaderIcon Why pick a gel fireplace over an electric one

Gel fireplace , fireplaceGel fireplaces are among the greatest innovations in the furnace which do not need any flue or chimney. These fireplaces are vent less and ethanol alcohol is used in gel fireplace. These fireplaces do not create fume or smoke. It has also been proved that these fireplaces do not cause air pollution and it is safe both in indoor and outdoor. Gel furnaces are also known to have heating in a more controlled way. It has good insulation and can work with all flooring types.

Electric fireplace on the other hand is more expensive and tough to maintain. The electric fireplaces are not portable and they must be place where there is wall outlet. The gel furnaces are portable and you can carry them easily from one place to another. The gel furnace uses real flame but the electric furnace uses digitized flame technology.

PostHeaderIcon Glam up your bathroom with wall panels

Decorate bathroom with wall panels, bathroom decorBathroom is no doubt one of the places at home which should be maintained perfectly and must have everything in right place. A good bathroom will also have a good impression on anybody who will visit your home and need to go to the bathroom. Bathroom decoration

Is sometimes neglected but it actually needs utmost attention. Wall panels can be a good option to glam up the bathroom and make the place really beautiful.

Wall panels that are waterproof in nature are very much popular as they lend a contemporary look to the bathroom. The biggest advantage of going for wall panels is that they take less time to install than the tiles. The bathroom will be ready for normal use as soon as panels are installed. And there will be no growth of moulds between the tiles to make the bathroom look unattractive. You will also be spared from the expenses of buying special tools for installation of wall panels as wood working tools are enough for them.

PostHeaderIcon Tips to take care of your leather furniture

Tips to maintain leather furniture, furniture care tipsLeather furniture in any house definitely adds a certain amount of elegance and charm and is one of the most favored forms of furniture in the modern world. However, leather furniture does have the tendency to look worn out and faded pretty soon provided proper care is not taken and then it looks simply awful. Leather furniture is very prone to dirt and dust and hence it is highly advised to dust the leather furniture on a daily basis to keep it free from dust.

One can use a vacuum cleaner to reach the nooks and crevices of the leather furniture and do a thorough cleaning to make it look brand new. The charm of the leather furniture is in its outer sheen and too much exposure to direct sunlight or even heat as a matter of fact can take away the shine. Hence it is recommended to keep the leather furniture away from sunlight as much as possible and also get a leather conditioning treatment done once a year to keep the leather furniture looking brand new.

PostHeaderIcon Solar geyser: How do they work?

Solar geysers, geysers Solar geysers or the technology of solar water heating has a lot of innovations along with a number of technologies of renewable energy that has been in the scene for several years now. this kind of water hearing technology can be seem widely in the areas like Cyprus, Greece, Turkey, Australia, Israel, Japan, China and Austria. There are many kinds of solar geysers. One of them is known as the closed couple SHW.

In this system, the tank of the storage of water is mounted in a horizontal position over the collectors of solar energy. There is no need of any kind of pumping because there will be a rise of the hot water in a natural fashion in the storage tank. Another system, known as the system of pump circulation, the tank of storage is floor mounted and it is kept below the level of the solar collector. The water is moved by a circulating pump.