Affordable remodeling solutions for your home

February 19, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Reparis & Renovation

Remodeling gives the house a fresh and a new looks which can provide a relaxation for the family members itself. But remodeling can be pretty expensive if you do not chalk out your plan very carefully and look for interesting yet simple and easy on the pocket tips that will make your house looks like a classy yet refreshing place.

Make an approximate budget and work your plans of remodeling accordingly. In the kitchen you can remove all the things and can just put a series of cabinets that will give an altogether different look of your kitchen. You can also paint it a fresh new coat to brighten up the kitchen. For bathroom you can replace the tiles and can choose a different type of tile. For example, if you already had hardwood tile or marble tile in the bathroom, then choose cork tile for a change which will be a nice change to the eyes.

Custom marble designs for your home

February 16, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Flooring & Ceiling

Marbles are a sign of sophistication and elegance. To give your home the unique elite look then you must opt for custom marble designs. You must be thinking that the custom made marble designs will cost a fortune… no it won’t. If you attach custom made marble designer titles on your bathroom and kitchen will be cost much less than your expectation. Generally people choose a durable, tough material like granite then it is quite good and the stone stays quite well on kitchen counter top and sinks and pretty reasonable. Though it faces a lot of abuse and wear and tear but it is hard enough to stay steady and can be considered scratch resistant. On internet you can search and find out the different colors and textures of granite and can decide of choosing the one that suits your kitchen or bathroom well, and matches the color of the walls and other accessories as well.

 

Turn your attic into a study room with simple tips

February 13, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: DIY Home Tips

One can do a great deal with the space in the attic if he has some great creative ideas. It will give the house a new look and can help in doing something constructive with all the space which is there in the attic. You can easily change your attic into your study room. Attics are generally quiet and isolation and will provide you with lot of silence to concentrate on your studies.

You can decorate the attic with wooden bookcases that will add a style statement plus provide you enough space to keep your books and stationeries. You can make the area well lit with lamps or ceiling fitted lights. A big wooden table with a couple of comfortable chairs or just a chair and few comfortable bean bags is all that you need to transform your attic into your beautiful study. So enjoy studying in your new study and learn a lot in the quiet surrounding.

Lighting ideas for your backyard

February 10, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Lights & Fixtures

Wondering how to enhance the appearance of your house? One of the easy and quite effective ways to do so is to modify the lighting of your backyard. Few things are required for you to keep in mind. The first is the area of your backyard and how many lights should you put to make it bright and well lit. You can arrange for lamp posts all the way from your outdoor space to the backyard. It looks very beautiful and elegant and a plus point is that you can see properly where you are stepping.

Another nice and easy idea of lighting your backyard is by lighting the trees in your backyard. You can fix small bulbs in the branches of the trees which looks amazing. If you have a small pond, use LED lights which will give a stunning effect to the water of the pond lend by the lights. You can also think about getting motion sensitive lights that is very effective if any unknown person enters your backyard.

Ideas and suggestions for bathroom renovation

February 07, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Bathroom & Fixtures

Having your bathroom renovated at rare intervals are necessary to keep the essence intact and clean. You might not have the best of bathroom model ideas when you moved in but with time when you settle down you might come across ideas to renovate it. This gives you a wider chance to think deep and come up with the most luxurious idea. Bathroom is more than just showering and defecating. It should be seen as a place to relax where you can have a peace of mind away from all the troubles of life. You can have large airy showers along with soaking tubs which can replace your noisy Jacuzzis. The biggest renovation can come in the form of steam baths. While reconfiguring your bathroom you need to have a few of these:

  • A seat,
  • A sloping ceiling to drain out condensation
  • A door which is vapor-tight ensuring that the steam room is completely insulated and enclosed
  • Marble or tiles on all the bathroom surfaces
  • A floor drain.

Choosing the right shower panel for your bathroom

February 04, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Bathroom & Fixtures

Do you want to give your bathroom a modern look by replacing your old shower panels? Well then that is a great idea. Reading the following text would be really beneficial for you. With a marker on your walls you can measure the points where to install your shower rods. There are various types of shower rods, frame based and frame less ones. After drilling holes in the wall you should install a door jamb before placing your shower panel.

You can use a mirror surface based shower panel or a titanium one. But if you have a small space in your bathroom then opting for narrow shower panel would the best option for you. On the other hand if you are a lover of music then you can use computerized radio shower panel where you can load all your favorite songs. Stainless steel shower panels are mostly durable even after massive water connection in the bathroom.

Organic carpet cleaning techniques

February 01, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Care

Cleaning carpets using the organic detergents and other organic materials can be very helpful. Organic cleaning is pretty much helpful and you can also clean the carpets easily without having to work hard on it. By cleaning the carpets with the organic cleaning agents you will be able to protect your family from the various chemicals. These organic materials keep the carpet clean and you also help in protecting the environment. The various organic materials are available in the market for you to buy.

If you are looking to clean a carpet you need to keep the carpet soaked in the water. After the carpets have been soaked well in the water apply the organic detergent. Once you have applied the detergent and have kept it for a long time it is the time to rinse the detergent. By following these simple tips you can easily keep your carpets clean and also you will help and protect nature.