April 27, 2013 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Furniture
When opting for material used for furniture nothing beats the popularity of wood. The natural sheen and structure associated to the intricacies of wood is hardly ever recreated by anything else. Wood is mostly easily available and comes in a lot of varieties. Wooden furniture gives a cozy natural feel to any home that has it. When comparing it with glass or steel furniture we have to understand that wood is a more eco friendly construction material.
Wooden furniture goes with any kind of décor theme in the home. An old antique made of wood or just a wooden table is enough to boost the country side feel to a home. Wooden doors and windows along with wooden beds, tables and chairs polished to its own sheen and finish give of the radiance of natural beauty in your home. Wood can also be crafted into delicate shapes and support patterns far more complicated than on any other material used for manufacturing furniture.
March 06, 2013 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Home Improvement
Mold is a very important health hazard and a serious problem that needs immediate action to be taken over it in order to prevent its further growth. If you spot growth of mold in your home, instead of ignoring the problem, contact a good mold removal company as soon as possible and get rid of it. While seeking the service of any company, you must be very much careful and should consider certain important aspects to get the best service.
At the very first check the certification of the company to ensure how much reliable the company is and quality of its service. Insist on the detailed course of action of the company to see how much competent it is. Also check if it is using the latest technologies prevalent in the market.
Other than these the charges for the service they are providing is also important and you should insist on that too. You can get a list of certified mold removal companies from the internet and from that you can hire the company best suited for you.
January 14, 2013 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Bathroom & Tubs
We all appreciate clean bathrooms. Bathrooms should be cleaned regularly. Firstly, swish the toilet with the toilet brush and then support the brush under the toilet seat to drain. Then, you can spray disinfectant to the toilet seat. Keep it for some time. You can use vinegar; it is a great natural and low-priced antiseptic and deodorizer.
You can shower the similar disinfectant in the basins, counters and faucets. You can spray the disinfectant to the mirror and use a wet cloth to clean the mirror well. Then, you can clean the basins and counters. You should sponge up the extra water from the mirror as well as from the basin. You can use paper towels for this purpose. In case of toilet seat, you can use toilet paper to clean anything dirty. You can brush the inside of the toilet seat and then flush. You can also wash the shower with disinfectant and then use paper towel for dabbing up the excess water.
November 28, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Home Improvement
Your house indeed is a prized possession. For a middle class family an ownership flat remains a dream for some while few get to realize the dream. Even for the elite people the house remains a viable element to showcase their standard and represent their personality. It is very natural to desire to decorate one’s home in the best possible manner. You can certainly incorporate outward stuff, but then it is advisable to start off with the already present articles. The most viable of all are the doors and windows. You cannot ignore them.
The latest trend used to elevate the aesthetic value of the home is sliding windows and doors. They provide a classy touch to enhance the style quotient of your home. They look extremely elegant and up-to-date. They are in vogue, doubtlessly. You can check out the internet for options in sliding doors and windows and other items in which you can incorporate the sliding element.
October 21, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Floors & Ceilings
Sparkly tiles have become hugely popular among the modern homeowners. Two of the main reasons behind such popularity are the appearance and the quality of these tiles. They are available in a lot of different sizes and designs and they can be customized as well. They are quite effectively used in the kitchens as well as the bathrooms.
If you ask the experts, you will know that they are very strong and are not prone to absorbing water. This quality makes them perfect for the shower areas in your house. They are available in a lot of different designs. There are a lot of options when it comes to the colors as well. They can bring quite an elegant appeal to the décor of the room by their sheer presence. Since they are aesthetically pleasing and remarkably durable at the same time, they have become very popular in the consumer market.
September 14, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Home Paint
Are you planning to paint your guest room recently? If you are planning for the painting of your room, then you must keep few things in mind which are essential whenever you are looking for paint makeover of your room. The first and foremost thing is the selection of colors. The colors should be selected keeping in mind the size and shape of the room as the amount of light that will be reflected. If you choose a very deep color then the room will look dark and gloomy and its look will be completely spoiled.
Also the color should not be very light so that it doesn’t catch dirt very easily. The quality of the paint is also very essential thing. It should not have much VOC which is harmful for health. The paint should be washable as well so that you can wash the stains from the walls. Keeping these few essential tips in your mind will help you get your guest room painted successfully.
August 25, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Home Improvement
People are becoming very environmentally cautious these days. New technology and awareness has shifted our focus to renewable sources of energy. Now people can even use solar energy for their homes. Using a solar water heater is a very smart investment as you wouldn’t need to use electrical heaters, hence reducing your electricity bills and also you will not be harming the environment. In Israel, today there are about 85% homes which use solar energy for heating water.
These machines are expensive as compared to normal water heaters. So if you are interested in having this in your home, you better start saving up. In most cases these will cost around 200 dollars which might sound extremely high but if you think about it, you will be saving up on the electricity bill. Gradually, that will be able to compensate for the initial set up charges for the solar water heater in your home.
July 31, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Home Improvement
Chimneys get dirty after extensive use. That entire flue that accumulates up the vent is not exactly removable with just a vacuum cleaner or touch of a brush. Professional expertise is required to do the job without getting everything else in the house covered up in soot. Hiring professionals for chimney cleaning and restoration jobs is not very difficult because of the internet today. Just a few clicks and you can hire the best in town. Look up the reviews given by the earlier clients. Make sure the company has a reputation in the field. It is best to hire a chimney restoration service provider from the locality or else the transportation costs will add up the overall charge. Compare the prices with other service providers and make a checklist of things that the company should work with. A business license, a contract form for the services mentioned and essential tools and safety measures taken by the people at work are the most important.
July 11, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Bedroom
Sometime when you wake up in the morning, you find a tremendous pain and a sort of stiffness in your back and neck. The main reason behind this could be your mattresses. You should be very careful and selective while choosing your mattresses. The first and foremost thing that you should take care of while choosing your mattress is its comfort level and as well as the support it provides your body. Your mattress has to be firm such that it provides the requisite support needed by your neck and shoulder and of course the spine.
Very soft mattresses though appear much comfortable but they can’t provide the necessary alignment to your spine. However, very hard mattress can prove fatal for your joints resulting in tremendous pain. Some of the most popular mattresses available in the market are the foam mattress, inner spring mattress, air mattress. They provide the required the support and alignment to your body as well much comfort. Lastly the size of the mattress is also very important.
June 26, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Home Decor
If you are looking to add character to the overall house, then the best way for you to go about it is by using decorative mirrors. Mirrors have an unsaid unspoken charisma that is not always understood and appreciated by many but by simply using a bit of imagination and creativity you can add a lot of glamour to your living space or even the entire home. There are various shapes and sizes in which mirrors can be found and hence you have a lot of choices to pick from without burning a hole in your pocket.
One of the best ways to install more and more mirror in the house is by getting furniture with mirrors attached. This type of furniture looks very classy and elegant and gives a very good overall look of the house. The addition of mirrors in the house also makes it much brighter and gives any room an extra amount of volume. Stylish frames are also available in which the mirrors can be fitted and used as a décor accessory to increase the overall charm of the house.