Bathroom Remodeling Tips

First, create a budget. Determine how much money you can comfortably spend, and save about 20 percent for emergencies. Get estimates for the work that needs professionals, and always include electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling, and drywall installation costs in your budget. Careful planning is the key to a successful bathroom-remodeling project. Before you begin any work in the bathroom, create a budget, a floor plan, a list of supplies, a timetable, and important legal considerations. Let’s break it down by subject. Third, make a list of the supplies you’ll need and make sure they are available when you need them. Some typical supplies include sinks, flooring, wall tile, countertops,… Read More

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The brass door handles setting

There are several basic designs to select from. Levers are easy to open. They make a sensible choice when applied to settings where residents can expect to have their hands full or struggle to grip a knob. These include homes with young kids as well as places where the residents are elderly and arthritic. Many levers are formed from simple, straight bars. Others have been given a twist, literally, forming curved shapes or resembling tree branches. A base plate is used to mount these onto the door and can be rectangular, oval, or a combination of rounded ends and straight sides. If there is a key hole it will be… Read More

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Hardwood Flooring Tips

Hardwood floors are a great investment for a homeowner. They add a certain charm and character to a home that can’t be replicated by laminates, carpeting, or any other type of flooring. However, the investment does not stop with the decision to purchase hardwoods. To retain the value, the hardwood must be properly cared for and maintained. Fortunately, with a few simple, easy, inexpensive steps, your hardwood flooring will always remain in perfect shape. 1. Do not use Murphy’s Oil Soap. Murphy’s works great on wooden furniture, but don’t make the mistake of using it on your hardwood floors. You won’t notice anything wrong after applying it once, but if… Read More

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