A deck is a beautiful outdoor asset to your home, and the right deck can make your living space seem larger. Hi, my name is Jackie, and I am a lover of all things related to the home. I enjoy decorating, repairing, restoring, and reading about ideas and even cleaning. Thanks to the success of our family business, I am able to work from home, and as I spend so much time here, I want it to look beautiful. If you want to have a beautiful home, I want to help you as well. In this blog, I am going to focus on decks in particular. I want to talk about repairing them, restoring them and reusing their old wood in new projects. If you want ideas or inspiration, I invite you to stay, take a look and enjoy these posts.
27 December 2022
Do you ever look at your carpets, wondering how in the world you're going to clean them? Carpet cleaning doesn't have to be a daunting task. With the right information and a few tips and tricks, anyone can get their carpets looking fresh and new again. Carpet Cleaning Methods The first thing you will need to think about when it comes to carpet cleaning is which method you should use. There are three main types of carpet cleaning—steam cleaning, dry cleaning and shampooing.
11 May 2022
If your home has plaster ceilings, you might have educated yourself about how to look for damage. You might know that if you spot cracks, sagging, or discolourations in your plaster ceiling, for example, you should address the issue soon. What you might not know, though, is what causes plaster ceilings to become damaged in the first place. These are some examples of things that might result in you needing to have plaster ceiling repair done to your home.
13 April 2021
If you notice signs of damage to the ceiling plaster, you should get it fixed as soon as possible. Otherwise, the ceiling could collapse altogether if the worst were to happen, possibly causing injury and damaging home furnishings. Warning signs include cracks and dark patches on the plaster. To find out what can cause these issues, read on. Shifting Foundations A building needs to rest on secure foundations, as the floor, walls, and roof connections rely on stability.
12 April 2018
If you've decided to purchase a property at a very attractive price due to the fact that it needs quite a lot of restoration, you will undoubtedly be considering your budget for repairs and getting together a team of experts to help you put the plan in place. While you may certainly have a lot of interior restoration work ahead of you, you must also consider whether or not the building will require any structural attention before you even think about moving ahead.
20 October 2017
Back in the 1930s, somebody came up with the bright idea of covering the ceiling in a typical home with a special type of product, called "popcorn." Evidently, they thought it would improve the appearance of your typical living quarters, for reasons unknown. Today, many "period" houses still have this form of decoration, but new owners may have different ideas. If you want to remove this unwanted attraction, what do you need to consider?