Redoing The Basement For A Bedroom Retreat

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Anyone who has a large family or who wants to raise the value of the home may think about adding a bedroom in the basement. It is a great space for enlarging the home and is not as costly as adding an extra room on. There are some excellent bedroom plans that are simple and creative. All it will take is a small amount of your time to plan.

Hanging Drywall

Once you have found the bedroom idea you want to use, it will be necessary to hang some extra walls. A few have decided to just add paneling to make the wall. This makes for a cheap, and unattractively thin wall. The better idea is to add drywall instead. Once they are hung, you can paint or wallpaper they with anything you like. Drywall will provide a stronger wall that is able to take the punishment of picture frames and shelves so offering an individual design to the room.

Bring In The Carpet

An unfinished basement is more likely concrete. It is cold to the feet especially in the morning. Adding carpet after all the other improvements have been completed will give you a warm soft alternative and will … Read More

A Tale Of Home Improvement

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A Tale Of Home Improvement

Once upon time, in a quiet village, stood a small bungalow, which suffered from neglect because its owners didn’t have any money to maintain it properly. A sign "for sale" had been standing in the front garden for a very long time, but nobody was interested since the bungalow was of very modern design, which was a sharp contrast to the rest of the historic village. Day after day the wood rotted away and nature slowly took over the garden, until only a complete make-over could help the bungalow to survive…

Posted by Flitshans on 2013-05-04 19:32:12

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Help To Save The Environment And Money With Ceiling Fans

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As our finite natural resources diminish, energy prices are steadily increasing. Now, more than ever, we must do our part to help our environment by conserving energy. The good news about energy conservation is that it can not only help to save our planet, it can help to save you money. A simple way to reduce your energy costs and to beautify your home is through the installation of ceiling fans. When used properly, ceiling fans can be used to save between 15 and 40 percent on air conditioning during the summer. During the winter months, fans can be reversed to run clockwise and save you 10% on your heating bill.

In order to understand how to properly use ceiling fans to conserve energy it is important to understand just how they work. Have you ever been outside on a hot day when, all of a sudden, you felt a cool breeze that instantly made you feel more comfortable? This is called the wind chill factor and it is the same principle behind ceiling fans. Fans do not actually change the temperature of a room. Rather, they accelerate the evaporation of perspiration on your skin which is what makes you … Read More