Your floors are an often overlooked but very important part of your home. Dirty, tattered, outdated or ugly floors can make your home look far less attractive and valuable than it may be. In contrast, beautiful and well kept floors give your home a special sparkle. It is especially important to pay attention to your flooring if you are thinking about selling your home. By installing clean and beautiful new floors, you can increase the value of your home far more than the cost of your flooring. My background as a real estate agent has taught me what potential buyers want in floors, and now I'm going to teach you. Make your home all it can be with floors that say your home is the best.
11 March 2015
Instead of using strong chemicals this spring when you clean your tile and grout, try a more natural and less chemical approach. Natural cleaners get the job done just as well as more traditional chemical cleaners. You just get to skip out on the strong-smelling fumes while on the way to clean tile. Lemon Juice Tile Cleaner This tile cleaning recipe uses natural ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen.
4 March 2015
If you have just purchased a newly built home, you will want to be on the lookout for any type of infestation of termites. Termites are very pesky insects to remove once they have embedded themselves within the walls of your home. New homes are vulnerable if they were built during a rainy season where the wood had become wet several times during the construction process. Here are signs to watch out for and ways to deter termites from wanting to move into your new home with you.
24 February 2015
If you have an old AC that is costing you a lot of money to run every summer, you may want to consider replacing it. This will not only save you money on energy, but can also reduce repair and maintenance costs that you have to do with your air conditioning every year. There are also newer, more efficient systems that cost a lot more to run. If you want to replace your conventional system, here are three good alternatives to central HVAC:
17 February 2015
A wet room can be a really beautiful and unique addition to any home. In addition to being quite attractive, they are also highly functional. These waterproof bathrooms can be converted in a fairly short period of time. Here are some things to keep in mind if you are thinking about installing a bathroom into a wetroom: You May Need to Raise the Subfloor The flooring in your wetroom will largely depend on the construction of your bathroom.
11 February 2015
When you experience a flood or water break in your home, it can be a frustrating experience. Even more so if you have hardwood flooring, as it is well known that hardwood doesn't usually stand well against water. However, if you act quickly, you might be able to save your wood flooring from permanent damage. Here are some tips for reducing the water damage to your wood flooring. Are the floors still wet?