In the age of smart homes, motorized shades and blinds represent a significant leap forward in convenience, aesthetic appeal, and energy efficiency. They seamlessly blend with integrated home automation systems, allowing you More »
Integrating the right outdoor lighting can transform your patio into a nighttime wonderland, offering an enchanting ambiance for evening gatherings. Whether your patio is large or small, lighting can enhance its beauty More »
Texas summers can be oppressive, but thermal insulation is a way to ensure you and your family stay comfortable even on the hottest days. Not only will proper insulation keep you cool More »
With its harsh weather conditions, winter can wreak havoc on your roof’s structural integrity. Heavy snowfall, freezing temperatures, and high winds can lead to significant damage if your roof isn’t adequately prepared. More »
No matter how big your home is, if it has been taken over by clutter and mess, it may feel like you are living in a much smaller space. To make the More »
Update Your Living Room – Your living room is the entertainment and living center of your home. Chances are that you’ve had some very memorable gatherings there, and it is where you relax and enjoy the company of family and friends. Because the living room tends to be such a high traffic area, and to have so much time spent in it, it is often the first room to show signs of wear and tear and to begin to look dated. Luckily there are small changes (like switching out light bulbs) and big changes (like installing a new fireplace mantel) that can give your living room a new look and won’t turn into a major DIY project, or turn your home into a construction site.Tags: home improvement, how to use, living room
Keeping Moisture Out Of Your Home – There are several problems that water leakage and moisture can cause for you and your home. First, water leakage can cause the growth of fungi, mildew, and molds in your home. This can weaken your walls and cause bigger cracks, thus, increasing the possibility of vermin and rodent infestation. Second, due to the fungi and the rodents, your family becomes exposed to possible diseases. Also, stagnant water is a perfect breeding grounds for mosquitoes which are also carriers of diseases. Third, water leakage limits your living space.Tags: home improvements, how to use, moisture
Travertine Tiles: Suitable For Walls And Floors – Travertine tile is a durable and attractive natural stone in a class by itself. Famous structures like the Roman Coliseum stand as a tribute to the long-lasting nature of travertine as a building material. There are many installers and DIYers today who have used travertine tile as both flooring and as wall tile who will also sing its praises as a practical and uniquely decorative addition to their interiors and exteriors.Tags: how to use, tiles, travertine
Bamboo Flooring Dos and Don’ts – Beautiful, durable and renewable bamboo flooring can enliven any interior with unique attractiveness as well as practicality. Bamboo flooring is unique in appearance, and is easy to clean. As such, you will gain both the time it would take to maintain many other types of flooring, as well as the many compliments you’ll receive from visitors! Here are some of the details to consider when thinking about bamboo flooring.Tags: bamboo, flooring, how to use
Well it won’t be wrong to say that stains are a part of your everyday life. However, this is also well known that you do not want them around. So here’s a list of a variety of stains, along with some sureshot methods of removing them that were personally suggested by the cleaning experts at Thomas Cleaning.
How To Clean Kitchen Granite Countertop – Granite is the most beautiful, durable, and versatile countertop material on the market. Brand new, it’s sparkle will draw the attention of everyone you invite into your home. But fail to care for it, and the shine will eventually dissolve into a dull boring surface that can never be repaired.
Among many home owners and contractors, granite is the countertop material considered the best choice. Its easy care and cleaning make it extremely versatile, And its natural beauty is unmatched by manufactured materials.Tags: countertop, granite, how to clean, kitchen cleaning
Transform Your Pool Into Backyard Oasis – Everyone would love to have a pool and if you have one you should consider yourself fortunate. But have you become bored with your pool. If the answer is yes you should read on and learn how to transform your pool from a cement hole in the ground to a backyard oasis.Tags: home improvement, how to use, pool
Prevention Of Laundry Color Fading – With repeated washings, all dyes will eventually fade, but the natural fading will be increased by over-use of too harsh detergents and over-washing or washing at too high temperatures. Bleach will fade colors, as will exposure to sunlight. Another possible cause is inadequate rinsing, which leaves a powdery detergent residue on the fabric.Tags: color fading, how to clean, laundry cleaning
How To Clean Your Dishwasher? – Nothing is more frustrating than a dishwasher that does not wash the dishes. In some cases, the dishwasher is a newer unit and is still not cleaning the dishes. In fact, 15 % of new dishwashers break within the first two years. Of these dishwashers that fail, nearly half of them break multiple times.
One of the root causes of these failures may be that the dishwasher is dirty. A dirty dishwasher may clog the drain and prevent it from cleaning properly.Tags: cleaning tips, dishwasher, how to clean
Moving Into A Tiny House: Concerns And Solutions – Considering that the average cost to build a tiny house is about $250,000 less than a traditional house, it’s no surprise that they are becoming increasingly popular.
As an alternative living style, tiny houses are less of a novelty than they once were.
If you travel often, it’s a cheaper and more personal version of the RV or camper. In case you’re concerned about your carbon footprint, tiny houses are quite green.Tags: get organized, tiny house