Have you just finished rebuilding a deck outside? Have you recently replaced your old wood flooring with new? If you're not sure how to get rid of it, here are some ideas for how to use the reclaimed lumber around your home, rather than taking it to the dump: Bookcases and shelves: A bookcase made of real wood can be expensive and difficult to locate. However, if you have a pile of lumber sitting around from a previous project, you can essentially make one for free.
Backyards just feel right for hosting family parties, letting the kids play and relaxing on a lazy afternoon. However, a field of grass with a tree or two may not feel like it actually promotes family time. Make over your backyard so that it's family friendly for numerous activities. Shade Whether the kids are playing or you're enjoying time with a good book, shade is essential in the sunny months. The dilemma comes in landscaping that doesn't take over the yard.
Your garbage disposal probably saw a lot of use in the weeks leading up to and during the holidays. Knowing how to clean your garbage disposal can flush old food from its parts, prevent it from clogging, ensure efficient performance, and prevent it from smelling. There are a variety of standard household items that can be used to clean your garbage disposal. Flush Away Old Food Vinegar is a natural cleaning agent.
Clogged drains are pretty common among homeowners, but that does not make them any less frustrating. They happen at the most inconvenient times and can completely ruin your day. If you properly maintain your drains, you can prevent clogs. Here are five helpful tips for avoiding clogged drains. Do not Pour Grease Down Your Kitchen Sink Pouring grease down your kitchen sink might not seem like a big deal, but it can actually lead to clogs.
If you have a home repair job that will require cutting through concrete, you want to know the right tools and the right technique to use for the job. As with any other home repair job, the right tools and using them properly will make the job quicker and easier and ensure you get it done with less mess and cleanup. Cutting through concrete can actually be as simple as cutting through wood or drywall if you consider the following tips for getting the job done.
Hi, I'm Lenora. One of my favorite things is traveling. And when I travel, I especially love to see the various architecture around the world. Ever since I built a house (well, you know, hired a contractor to help me design it and then build it for me), I have been fascinated with the construction process. I love looking at international architecture like Saint Basil's Cathedral in Russia or Angkor Wat in Cambodia. How were they made? It is just so interesting to me, from the foundation's support to all the intricate details such as paving or roofing. I started this blog to talk about all the parts of construction. I hope you enjoy it!