Building a chicken coop

August 24, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: DIY Home Tips

chicken coopBuilding a chicken coop can be a hectic endeavor but if you follow certain guideline you can successfully accomplish this task.

Firstly you need to make the design of the chicken coop in a sheet of paper. Decide the color of the coop walls and the roof. Try to maintain a landscape which is appealing around the chicken coop to enhance its appearance. Use sound judgment when designing the coop. for instance go for sliding windows and make the coop floor a bit tilted to the front so that water can easily move out avoiding to form puddles when washing the coop. make your coop in an area which gets good sunlight so that the soil and coop itself remains warm and dry. It is to be kept in mind that the coop should be well ventilated with lighting and food and water facilities. After considering these variables you can build your chicken coop in no time.

Finishing Your Marble Stairs

August 18, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Improvement

Marble StairsUsing marble to decorate your home is a great way to add a touch of elegance in the household. Many people prefer having marble staircases as well. This is an excellent way to enhance the beauty and the feel of your home. There are a lot of colors which you can experiment with, depending upon the surroundings of your home, your tastes and budget. Grey, black, classic white and even peach pink are some of the hottest options you have.

First of all, decide upon the treads and risers carefully, depending upon the intermediate space between each step. The difference between two steps would be determined by the size and design of the staircase. You could also go for a winding marble staircase to add a feminine and classy touch to the whole structure. Make sure that then marble is cut out and placed uniformly so that the chances of tripping and accidents are neutralized.

 

Pergolas for your patio

August 12, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Decor

pergolasHaving a patio in the house gives you that extra addition which no other house has and including pergolas in them is a step ahead than the rest. A recent survey shows that people are suing pergolas to decorate their patios and is becoming a growing trend in decoration. The benefit of using a pergola is that it gives protection to the patio throughout the year and also adds beauty to it. Now there are various designs which you can use to decorate the pergola itself.

You will find artificial plants, various kinds of lights and many other things. What you have to do is seek the right color and designs from them so that it matches the color of the patio. You will get whole lot of plants to decorate the pergola such as climbing plants, container plants and screening plants. The way you design them is up to you.

 

Cheap home purifications systems

August 06, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: DIY Home Tips

home purifications systemsHaving a state of the art home water purification system may not be possible at all times due to the expense involved. So what is to be done if you cannot install an expensive water purification system? You can use some cheaper methods to purify the water and make it safe. One of the easiest and cheapest ways to purify water is to boil it in a pot. Boil the water for at least a minute and let it cool down before drinking.

Put water measuring 1 quart in a clean container. If the water is clean or a little bit cloudy put three drops of liquid in it and let it stand for half an hour. If the water is very cloudy put five drops of liquid in it and let it stand for an hour. Never use bleaches that have additives like perfumes and dyes in it. A simple water filter will help you to purify the water as well.