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How to Clean Double Roller Blinds

Posted by on Jan 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Clean Double Roller Blinds

Double roller blinds are perfect for your home because they are able to blend into the architectural style of the home rather than appearing like a piece of decoration. But just like any other part of the house, double roller blinds are able to accumulate dust and small bugs as well as splashed foods. Fortunately, cleaning them is an easy task that only requires a short amount of time. Check the Care Label This is necessary in order to avoid cleaning the blinds in a way that will damage them. Depending on what the care label states, you can either wash the double roller blinds in a bathtub or spot clean them, which means cleaning only the spots that are dirty.Take out the blinds from the window and from the roller as well in order to be able to...

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What You Should Know About Radiant Floor Heating

Posted by on Dec 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What You Should Know About Radiant Floor Heating

Radiant floor heating is a type of in-floor heating that heats your home from the ground up, instead of going through vents and ducts in your home. This is done through a heat transfer system installed between the finishing layer and substrate layer of your flooring. Here are some things to know about this type of home heating system. There Are Different Types of Radiant Floor Heating The first thing you should know about this form of heating is that there are actually different methods. There are hydronic heating systems that work through radiant air floors in your home, though this is the less popular option. This is done by having tubes installed underneath the floor’s surface, which hot water goes through. It works similar to a radiator. When hot water fills the tubes, it helps to heat the...

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How to Build a Simple Grecian Urn Water Feature

Posted by on Dec 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Build a Simple Grecian Urn Water Feature

There’s nothing quite as relaxing as the sound of water gently bubbling over stones on a pleasant summer’s afternoon. You can build your own Grecian urn fountain water feature in just a weekend using supplies you’ll find in a good DIY or garden store and a few basic DIY skills.  Read on to find out how. What you’ll need large, Grecian-urn-style pot decorative stones and pebbles barb fitting PVC female adapter plumber’s epoxy drill with masonry bit waterproof catch basin cinder blocks sand plastic grate flexible tubing submersible pump hose clamps x 2 flexible screen reciprocating saw PVC pipe black spray paint How to do it Begin by creating a drainage hole in the bottom of your urn using the drill and masonry bit. If the vessel already has a hole, you may need to widen it slightly, and...

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Looking Beyond the Energy-Efficiency of Using Double-glazed Windows: 3 Other Essential Benefits

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Looking Beyond the Energy-Efficiency of Using Double-glazed Windows: 3 Other Essential Benefits

The main consideration behind the design of double-glazed windows is to improve energy-efficient in homes. That’s why these window units have an extra layer of glass to provide insulation against the cold weather outside and keep your home warmer, especially during winter. Likewise, the insulation will protect your home against high temperatures outdoors by absorbing some of the solar heat burning through your windows during those excruciatingly hot, summer days. Besides associated energy-efficiency, double-glazed windows provide other essential benefits as well, including: Noise reduction Do you want to keep your home quieter and more peaceful despite not having any say on noises coming from outside? Equipped with two layers of glass, double-glazed windows will dilute noise coming into your home from outside, dramatically reducing noise pollution and maintaining a quieter indoor environment. Noise reduction will vary depending on the...

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5 things you should inspect every year to keep your lawn mower in top condition

Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 things you should inspect every year to keep your lawn mower in top condition

Your lawn mower might be one of the machines that you use the most out of all of the machines and appliances that you use in your home, at least during summer. If frequent use is paired with poor maintenance, this could seriously damage your lawn mower and shorten its life length significantly. To make sure you keep your lawn mower in good condition, there are a few things you should consider doing every year before the lawn mowing season begins. 1.Empty and refill the fuel At the end of every mowing season, you should make sure to drain all old fuel out of the lawn mower. Old fuel left in the tank is one of the main reasons to why your lawn mower stops working or doesn’t start. Fill up your empty fuel tank every year before the...

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