Homemade cleaning solution

November 29, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: DIY Home Tips

Homemade cleaning, home careIt can be a bit difficult to find a good cleaning solution that would keep your items in good condition. The problem is that most of the cleaning agents that are found in the market can have substances that could harm the home items. Therefore, homemade cleaning solutions are a very good option. Vinegar is one of the most popularly used homemade cleaning agents as it is highly effective.

It has a natural quality of disinfecting and deodorizing which makes it a number one choice. Another great choice when it comes to homemade cleaning solutions is lemon. Hot water mixed with lemon extracts are a perfect solution that you can use as a cleaning solution. Soap detergent can also be used quite effectively. Detergent meant for clothes can be mixed with hot water for getting rid-of stains. These are some of your options when it comes to homemade cleaning solutions.

Refurbishing a bath tub

November 24, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Bathroom & Fixtures

Bathtub resurfacing tips, bathtubThe bathroom is one of the most important pace sin the house. Therefore, it is very important that proper care is taken when it comes to the look of the bathroom. One of the most important items of the bathroom is the bathtub. There will be a certain point of time when a bathtub refurbishing will be very important for you.

A thorough cleaning of the area is going to be very important when it comes to bathtub refurbishing. You have to make sure that you remove all the caulk or the chipped paints with the help of the steel wood pads. The area has to be sanded. A chemical adhesive has to be added to the areas that have been damaged, you can use epoxy for getting the cracks filled up. It is also very important that you scoop out the dirt. These are some the things that you will have to take care of when it comes to refurbishing your bath tub.

Homeowners guide to garden landscaping

November 19, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Garden & Landscape

garden decor, gardenA garden is the ultimate place to unwind and sit on the porch, sipping a cup of coffee looking at beautiful plants and flowers that soothes the nerve. So a garden should not be left unattended and uncared for. It is also the most memorable aspect for the guests as it helps improve the appearance of a house to a great extent. The first thing about a garden landscaping project is design and blueprint. If an expert is hired for the project, it is best to provide him with a rough layout of what exactly needs to be done.  If you need to build a garden shed for your majestic garden, use Steel Buildings.

One should have clear ideas about the expanse of the garden area and what kind of plants and accessories can be fitted into without having issues. A fountain and a pool together will make the garden seem unorganized. Sizes and shapes of existing trees is also an important factor for landscaping. Clear line of view helps to create a focal point in the garden.

Essentials to keep in mind while polishing you hardwood flooring

November 05, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Flooring & Ceiling

hardwood flooring, flooringWe all love hardwood floorings. They look glamorous and costly and give our house and home décor a sophisticated look. The best thing about hardwood floors is that they are timeless and versatile. However hardwood floors need regular maintenance and if not done right, you could end up doing more harm then good.

Here are a few essential tips that need to be kept in mind when you are polishing your hardwood flooring:

• Choose the right materials. It is best to consult an expert on what kind of polish and other materials to go for when you are polishing your floor. The wrong product can change the look of your floors.

• If you are not comfortable doing it yourself, hire an expert, learn as you see the first time and maybe you can do it yourself the next time. There are many tutorials available over the internet as well.

How to remove attic mold

November 02, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Care

remove attic moldYour attic is highly vulnerable to the mold attacks. If you too are down with mold infestations on your attic do not delay to get rid of them since mold is greatly harmful for health creating severe respiratory issues and here are some tips on effective mold removal.

People have the misconception that bleach could be an effective help here. But the fact is that bleach won’t be able to kill the mold since it’s not strong enough to delve further into board fibers for uprooting spores. Mold problems occur due to bad ventilation issues. Thus, check out the airflow in the attic and you might need to reroute the airflow from kitchens and bathrooms. Installing a dehumidifier would also help here.

Invest on good mold removal products. Consult with a reputed brand and if the problem is severe you might have to contact a professional mold inspection and remediation agency.