Saturday, April 19, 2014

How to Provide Ventilation

How to Provide Ventilation

Ventilation, a free flow of fresh air, is essential in a home, not only for humans to breathe, but also to prevent condensation occurring. There are three main areas of a home that need ventilation: the main living space, the spaces under suspended timber floors, and the roof space. You may also need to ventilate [...]

How to Make a Hinged Window Seat

How to Make a Hinged Window Seat

A hinged window seat is supported on all four sides -by two or three hinges (or a full-length piano hinge), fitted at the back to a batten secured to the back wall, by two battens secured to the side walls and by a simple ladder timber frame at the front. You will need 50 x [...]

How to Read Potential Buyers

How to Read Potential Buyers

When you are selling your own home FSBO, you’re going to need not only marketing and design skills, but also some skills in psychology. By combining all of these skills you will be able to start reading buyers so that you know which ones are really serious, which ones need a little extra convincing and [...]

How tо Identify thе Longterm Stock Market Trend

How tо Identify thе Longterm Stock Market Trend

Investing іn thе stock market with а long-term view сertainlу hаs а lot оf benefits. Most оf thе legends іn stock market investing lіke Warren Buffet recommend long-term investing. However, уou need tо learn hоw to identify the long-term stock market trend befоre уоu invest іn а раrtіculаr stock. There arе ѕeverаl tools thаt cаn [...]

How to Renovate Your Living Rooms

How to Renovate Your Living Rooms

Main living areas are busy places and often serve more than one purpose, acting as a play space, dining room and study, as well as somewhere to relax. So before the lids come off the paint pots it’s important to consider your needs carefully. how to increase penis size Maximizing Options Obviously, seating will be [...]

How to Repair Damaged Flooring

How to Repair Damaged Flooring

Of all the types of floor/covering, tiled finishes can be the easiest to repair, since individual tiles can often be lifted and replaced. The way you do it depends on whether the tile is hard or soft and on how it has been secured to the floor. Even damaged carpet can be patched effectively, but [...]

How to Repair Damaged Plaster Before Decorating

How to Repair Damaged Plaster Before Decorating

I can hear my dad saying to me time and again, all those years ago, ‘The finish is only as good as the prep work that goes into it!’ How right he was! You can expect to spend two days preparing and half an hour painting, rather than the other way round. Above all, you [...]

How to Repair Cracks and Holes in Floors

How to Repair Cracks and Holes in Floors

Before laying a new floorcovering, it is essential that the existing floor surface is sound and smooth. As well as repairing or replacing floorboards, you may have to fill cracks and holes in wooden floors, and deal with unevenness, and possibly damp, in solid floors. Any faults not rectified will eventually show through the floor [...]

How to Repair Steps and Repoint Brickwork

How to Repair Steps and Repoint Brickwork

Solid concrete steps are very prone to damage, especially at the edges, while the mortar in brickwork all around the garden is likely to need replacing at some point, or at least freshening up. You need only a minimum of tools to carry out the necessary work, but make sure you have the right safety [...]

How to Renovate a Fireplace

How to Renovate a Fireplace

Where an existing fireplace just needs a bit of cleaning up, its construction will dictate the way you do this. treatment for gout Cast iron Most of these fireplaces have been painted over and it’s worth going to the effort of stripping the paint off. The easiest way is with a peel-away stripping system, a [...]

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