Archive for December, 2012

PostHeaderIcon How to use travertine in your home

Use of  travertine in home, home decor ideasTravertine tiles are undoubtedly costly but the very elegance of these tiles assures an ideal investment for the home owners. The travertine tiles come in two kinds of finishes: natural & filled.

Natural travertine would be the most ideal for decorating the outdoor surface of your home. You can use the travertine tiles to decorate your patios, the driveways and near your pool area. The good part of natural travertine tiles is that these tiles require little maintenance and these offer with slip-resistant surface which acts as a safety path as you come out of the pool.

The filled travertine tiles are more common with indoor home uses. The filled ones exude a classy glossy shine resembling a mosaic and marble tile. The filled travertine would be the perfect choice to add that desired elegant feel for your hallways and entry ways. However, make sure to install the filled travertine tiles in areas with low traffic.

PostHeaderIcon Planning a new kitchen

Kitchen design, kitchenAre you planning to get a new kitchen? Well there are many options available now days for you. You can select from the wide range of collection modular kitchen devised with all modern equipments and gadgets. The kitchen is the place where you make all the food, so make sure that all the items required should be in handy. The modular kitchens are designed to ease the effort of those who work in the kitchen as well as same time take measures to keep the kitchen hygienic as well.

The shelves, drawers, etc are the most important in a kitchen since all the gadgets and the other things like spices, food items etc are kept. So it should be kept in mind that the drawers and the shelves are protected enough to avoid contamination of the food items. The kitchen counter tops are available in many designs and patterns. The counter tops made of granite and marble are much in demand. You should choose the appropriate counter tops depending on the interiors of your kitchen. There are many other options you can consider while getting a new kitchen, but you must think of the budget and plan accordingly.

PostHeaderIcon How to take care of green flooring

Floor maintenance, home careThere are a few things that you would have to consider when it comes to maintaining the green flooring. One of the first things that have to be taken care if in this regard is the choice of the chemicals that you are going to use. Harsh chemicals can cause serious damage to the flooring. Therefore, you should go with the herbal products that have been designed specifically for the purpose of green flooring.

These detergents or products have nice aroma and they are made from the natural plant extracts. They will also make sure that you do not have any allergic reactions. You should try not to use nylons and mops as they are based on petroleum and not a very healthy option. The areas that are caulked should remain that way so that the insulation of the house is not affected. These are some of the things that you have to take care of when it comes to maintain green flooring.