Archive for April, 2013

PostHeaderIcon How to cover up a crack in the wall

wall repair, wall careIf there are cracks in the walls of your house, then it can be really a black mark to the beauty of your home. You may find that the crack developed in the wall is not a serious one but is looking very odd in the wall. Repairing the crack at times can be very much expensive. But you need not worry since you can easily cover up the crack on the wall without much money.

You can put up some wall paper exactly on the place where the crack is. The wall papers should be in compliance with the wall color and the interior of the room. It will temporarily cover up the crack thereby restoring the beauty of the home.

You can also place a big statue or flower vase is such way that the crack falls behind the structure and thus it is covered successfully. It will not cost you much to buy these things. Moreover you can place them on your own and you need hire any contractor for these.
Don’t go for any cheap patch work. Initially you may think that you have made huge profit using the cheap patchwork but with time when the patchwork will start fading, you will find that you have finally incurred huge loss.

PostHeaderIcon Sliding doors: advantages and disadvantages

Sliding doorsIf you are looking for some really decorative and attractive doors for your home, sliding doors are the perfect one for you. The sliding doors, be it for your rooms or for your wardrobe, are available in a variety of designs and patterns. You can go for wooden sliding doors, complete glass sliding doors and doors consisting partly of glass and wood. You can even add designer handles to your sliding doors adding a little bit to the beauty of your home. Even the sliding doors take much little space while opening, so if there is space crunch in your home, sliding doors can really prove to be helpful.

But in spite of all these advantages, sliding doors do have certain disadvantages. There are certain corners in the sliding doors which are very difficult to reach. As a result dust and dirt accumulate in those accessible corners thereby making the complete appearance of the doors very odd. Dust also accumulates in the channel of the sliding doors which in many cases are difficult to access. Professionals like Art Construction can answer any questions you may have about installing new doors and windows in your home.


PostHeaderIcon Keeping your home bug free

Prevent home bugs, home careThe disturbances created by bugs in our home sometimes become a very big problem for all of us. You must be wondering what you can do to get rid of these bugs. Well, it is not a very difficult thing to achieve. You can keep your home bug free if you follow a few simple tips.

There are many products now available in the market using which you can keep your home completely free of any type of bugs. Citronella oil, a very strong insect repellent can prove to be very useful in these cases. A few drops of the oil in the corners of the room will keep all bugs away from your home. You can even use certain sprays to remove bugs from even the remote corners of your home.

Keep it in mind that if your room is not airy, if it is gloomy, then bugs will have their best habitat there. So you should try and keep your room airy and bright. You can even contact the pest control agencies to treat the problems of bugs. They will provide twice or thrice in a year and your home will be completely bug free.

PostHeaderIcon Roof To Wall Intersection And Its Importance

Roof inspection, home care Roof to wall intersection is one of the most important parts in a house building. This intersection is quite important as it is the place where the wall and the roof are connected to each other. With the help of this intersection you can avoid seepage of water in the house. If you have a home located in a windy place that would mean water can seep in from the gaps and cause the walls to get dampen. This will cause the walls a good damage. This problem can be solved easily by hiring a contractor or performing DIY projects.

All you need to make sure is that you have taken steps for water proofing the intersection points in your home. This will surely keep away the moisture from getting in the walls through intersection. You can also hire a contractor who would construct a good intersection between the roof and the wall so that the house is secured from all the problems.