Many Different Types Of Carports To Opt For

August 31, 2016  //  Posted by: bobthebuilder  //  Category: Uncategorized
Types of carport for your home

various types of carport

Building your own carport as not as difficult as you think, you just need to put some real efforts and you will be availed with your own carport. The difficult thing is not building your carport; it is choosing one of the types of carports from different types of carport. Don’t just pick any types of carports, do some research and pick the one which suits your home the best. Installing one of the types of carports in your home is a great value addition at the present stage and also at the time of resale. Thus pick one of the types of carport very carefully. Here are some of the types of carports to opt for.

  • Extension garage

If you want to for types of carports which is permanent in nature and along with that you are also having a nice and huge lawn space in your home then you can go for extension garage. This is one of the types of carports which are best suited to the home with big space. These types of carports are made up of concrete and they will definitely prove right choice and stand with the test of time and even natural elements. Your current garage must be extended by at least eight meters and attach some of the plastic or polycarbonate sheets so that it can be served as roof. Try if the style of your extension garage can be matched up with the rest of your home.

  • Party tents

Party tents are usually those types of carports which are large enough to cover whole of your car. These types of carports are very light weighted and thus they can be carried easily from one place to another. These are portable carports and hence if you keep on moving from one to place then this would be perfect types of carports for your home. The poles of the party tents are made up from the polyethylene and the cover is made up from single polyester sheet. These types of carports are mot from the one which gives best look and is strong and durable but yes they are really very easy to install.

  • Aluminum carports

Aluminum carports are just like the cousins of prefabricated metal carports. But here instead of using galvanized steel, aluminum rods are used as frame. By using aluminum rods, these carports are more light weighted and also they are more durable as compared to that of party tent carports. If you want for something which is easy to relocate and still it is sturdy and durable than party tent carport then you can go for aluminum carport.

  • Prefabricated metal carports

Prefabricated metal carports are the types of carports which are made up of galvanized steel. These are usually semi-permanent attachment to your home. These types of carports are very much durable, they can stand very well in extreme weather conditions and they can last for many years after installation.

Tips to keep your ceiling fans clean

February 09, 2011  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Uncategorized

Have you been looking for hassle free ways to clean your ceiling? In this article we will explain to you the simple ways to remove the dust from the ceilings. For beginners you should firstly ensure that the power button is switched off for safety purpose. The next step is to do a general cleaning of the blades of the ceiling fans. You will have to remove the dust that has accumulated.

Once you are done with cleaning the blades, proceed to the globe. Put the globe in the dishwasher and wash them properly there. Dry the globe after washing it. Also make sure that the fan blades are dust free and have been dried as well. Now use RainX to wipe the blades and the globe with the help of a clean cloth. It is advisable to apply the RainX every 5-6 months to keep the ceiling fans clean. You can also use vinegar to clear the dirt off the fans.

Planning to install an automatic garage door, know about its advantages

February 06, 2011  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Uncategorized

Garage doors come in 4 kinds and the functions of each vary accordingly. The key function of all of them is the same, to let your vehicle enter the garage. The automatic garage door proves to be most beneficial. This is because maximum of the doors could be linked to the automatic garage opener that also allows you to enter the garage without the need to bring out the car.

The automatic garage doors also open the lights in the dark so you do not need to worry when the door closes. There is a controller in the car with a remote system, as you come towards the garage you just need to press the button on the remote controller to open the doors of the garage and even when you are inside you use the button to close the door. This makes it very efficient and convenient for people especially during the times of bad weather. You don’t need to worry about getting all wet in the rain trying to open the garage door.

Which is a better pick for garage doors: hardwood or steel?

February 03, 2011  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Uncategorized

Choosing the right garage door is a very important decision to make. There are mainly 3 sorts of garage doors available namely, steel, vinyl and wood. Each of them comes with a set of advantages and disadvantages.

A steel door or a wood door would be the ideal choice in case you want to save up on the electricity bills. The insulation quality provided by the vinyl doors is not the same as steel or wood. This is because Vinyl is plastic and the transfer of heat through it is very fast. In case of steel doors they use a layer of steel that is insulated with various materials.

Wood on the other had comes with natural insulation value. In terms of the maintenance, managing and maintaining a steel door is easier as compared to a hardwood door. The problem with the hardwood door is that it requires painting very often making it an expensive affair.

Decorating your virtual bathroom

January 17, 2011  //  Posted by: viewmybuild  //  Category: Uncategorized

Decorating a virtual bathroom could be a great fun and also a learning experience. Even if you don’t want to implement the designs of a virtual bathroom in your own bathrooms, still, designing a virtual bathroom online is a lot of fun.

• Start your decoration by selecting online virtual design program. Arrange-a-room would be a perfect choice.

• Virtual design programs require you to have plug ins installed. If you use Arrange-a-room, install shockwave and print-o-matic plug in.

• Now set the measurements. It doesn’t matter if you won’t implement the design, measurements get you a better idea of designing a bathroom, which can be put to use later.

• Always select a theme before you design.

• Decorate your virtual bathroom with floor tiles, and bathroom cabinets. You can put windows and doors in your bathroom.

• Finally get a print out for all the effort you had put in designing a virtual bathroom.