March 26, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Construction & Technology
Are you planning to give your house a totally custom based renovation? Well then reading the following article would be really beneficial for you as it covers up the basic tips about the custom home décor ideas. First of all you must get a complete idea of what a custom home set up is all about from the internet and then set a plan about how you cherish to give your home a customized design though you can take a look at a few books in libraries or bookstore about custom home plans.
Then you should contact a professional constructor or an architect and start sharing your ideas with him/her and list the things that you want to get incorporated in your customized home plan. But remember that you finished customized home is based on the perfection of the work of the architect, so you need to be a bit selective while choosing your builder.
March 20, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Green Homes
Garden sheds prove to be most useful for storing your garden equipment, clutter you cannot accommodate in your house, or maybe a workspace of your own amidst the tranquillity of your beautiful garden. So if you want to have a perfect garden shed, you should make a garden shed plan.
Firstly you select what material your shed will be of. You can use wood for a classic look, or plastic which is much cheaper. Rotting of wood is inevitable if in contact with earth directly, so it is preferable to make a garden shed on a concrete base. Secondly you should check with the local authority for building regulations to avoid problems later. Thirdly the doors and windows should be made according to your purpose. Big doors are needed if you store bulky items in your shed. Proper ventilation and abundance of light is a prime factor for your secluded workspace. Strength and longevity of your shed depends upon your detailing of the plan.
March 16, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Construction Materials
It is unwise to pay a huge sum of money on redoing something that needs minor changes. And the same rule applies in case of remodeling something. Remodeling an apartment or a part of it is required when one needs or desires to change the overall look of the room or needs serious repair. The only difference in the latter case would be that once finished, the entire appearance of the room would be changed.
There are many cost effective ways in which remodeling can be done. These methods are both cheap and long lasting. The first thing that people remodel on a majority basis is the basement. If damaged, the basement can be remodeled simply by transforming it into a mini movie theatre. All one needs to do is redo the interiors, put up a television and home theatre system, add a couch and your very own movie hall is now just below your house.
March 12, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Air Conditioning
We all want to have a cool and refreshing summer. For that air conditioning our homes is very necessary. To avoid the scorching heat of summers from getting to us, when we come home, all we look for is a cool and calm place to come and unwind. And that place is home. If our air conditioner is out of order, we feel that living inside the house is like living in a furnace. While having an air conditioner is like a life saver, there are many problems which people face. Air and water leakages are always a problem. They also might turn out to be pretty hazardous.
A dirty airway is a problem as well if your home is centrally air conditioned. Also you need to make sure that you don’t have a rat problem. Rodents tend to make homes in cool and dark places and the air conditioning box is a perfect habitat for them – this can hinder the performance of your air conditioner. While repairing, you always need professional help as if you do it wrong even in the slightest way, you might break it.