Interior Design Tips To Make Those Small Rooms Look Larger
28 July 2015
Designers use a variety of techniques to make spaces look much larger. These techniques are available to you to transform small, confining rooms in your home or apartment into spacious-feeling living areas. Here are some easy-to-do tips to open up your rooms and make your home brighter and more welcoming.
Using Color and Contrasts
The key with color is to not trap the eyes in any one place. Earth tones, such as tan, gray and light brown, allow the eyes to move through a room, making it appear larger.
Renting A Dumpster For Your Home Improvement Project? Keep These 4 Things In Mind
15 July 2015
If you're doing a home improvement project, renting a dumpster can help you get rid of waste and debris. Here are some things to keep in mind so that the process goes well.
Get a Permit
If you plan to put the dumpster on the street in front of your house, you may not realize that you need a permit to do so. Failure to seek a permit from the city planning office may very well result in a steep fine, so be sure to contact the planning office to find out what is involved in getting a permit.
Three Solutions to Help Retrofit Old Homes with Ducted AC Systems
26 June 2015
If you have an older home, it may not be ready for central HVAC. This may be because it was not built with central heating and cooling. It may have existing radiant heating and no air conditioning. This can present a challenge when it comes time to install a ducted cooling system in your home. You will have to find the space to install the ducts without doing renovations to your home.
How To Replace A Toilet Supply Line
16 June 2015
If your toilet supply line is leaking at a connection or anywhere along its length, it is simple to replace. The only issue you may experience is contorting your body to reach it, if your toilet is located in a corner where access is limited.
You will need to call plumbers if you have back problems or can't change the supply line yourself for any reason, because water supply lines are pressurized, and could burst if sufficiently compromised by age or other causes.