Windows, Wall & Doors

Black Wallpaper Gives You A Lot Of Choices

January 30, 2011

If you are planning a room makeover, you will find that black wallpaper gives you a lot of choices.  You can have a very simple look, or you can easily find a "hip, contemporary" look that will update that room very nicely.  I will share with you some of my thoughts on how you can integrate black or black and white wallpaper into your makeover …

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How To Repair Water Damaged Drywall

January 10, 2011

Anyone who has ever had a water damage occur know that there is extreme costs and headaches that comes with it. However there are useful tips to take the pain away and to put some of your hard earned cash back were it belongs, your wallet. Here's some tips to do this.

Every homeowner fears one thing and that is, when the hard-earned house becomes …

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Why Talavera Tile?

December 4, 2010

Talavera tiles are popular because, instead of being the color of the clay from which they are made or the color of a single glaze, they use tin glaze and metallic oxides to decorate a white tile with any pattern the tile maker wants. Brilliant blue flowers, and green and orange border patterns, and more, result. This method is also used for Majolica, Talavera Delftware, …

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What Kind of Sheetrock Tools Do You Need?

November 25, 2010

There are many different kinds of drywall or sheetrock walls available from a variety of brands that can fit into your home living space or workplace. All kinds of indoor buildings are being done with the help of this material because it is very easy to install and provides sufficient protection as well as insulation for the workspace or living area. In fact it might …

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Today’s uPVC Conservatory

October 19, 2010

One new home addition or add on that is becoming more and more popular as people search for additional living space in there homes is the upvc conservatory. This greenhouse like structure is usually built out from one wall of the home, preferably the south facing wall, and usually has an outside door facing away from the house. The framework of the conservatory has …

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Installing your own Insulation

July 31, 2010

Before any handyman or do-it-yourself expert begins installing home insulation, he or she should first determine which style of insulating material best suits the targeted area. A large, diverse area might require more than on type of insulation.

Until recently there were only three styles for insulating material: roll, batt and blanket. Recently, however, consumers have been provided with an additional option--blow in insulation. This …

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Using stickers for Wall Art DIY

July 12, 2010

There are all sort of wall art DIY ideas that come to mind when decorating your walls. Art classes are held that just specialize in this area. Lessons will be around various topics, showing you the many items you can use to make your wall look more attractive without using the predictable painting and prints in a frame.

Using stickers on your wall is another …

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Nursery Decorating Made Easy- Wall Stickers

July 9, 2010

You have several options when it comes to decorating the nursery for your bundle of joy. Paint and curtains are the most commonly used decorating mediums used in nurseries around the world, but have you ever wanted to create something just a bit more special than the standard blue or pink room with chenille curtains and a hanging mobile? Nursery wall stickers are the perfect …

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uPVC Double Glazed Windows – Your Questions Answered.

May 25, 2010

Homeowners that are considering installing uPVC windows often are unsure as to the wiseness of their decision. This is often due to the fact that timber window salespeople put reasons out there as why you should not purchase uPVC double glazed windows. No product is perfect and uPVC windows have faults, but on balance a quality uPVC double glazed window has a lot going …

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Roller Garage Doors Are A Good Investment

May 1, 2010

Roller garage doors are great investments for any homeowner. Since they come in so many colors and designs, it is not hard to find one that compliments the exterior of the home. The doors have the capability of being operated remotely, which is a good thing for those that have automobiles. The driver will not have to get out the car in order to park …

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Popular Types of Window Shutters

April 28, 2010

Doing a cursory search on the Internet about the history of wooden shutters returns absolutely no information on their origin and time-line. If you notice in fine art paintings from hundreds of years ago, you will see shutters on homes, castles, and cottages. In time past, wood shutters were installed on the exterior of a home’s windows to keep out severe weather, burglars, and wild …

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