The many advantages of bamboo flooring

June 26, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Flooring

bamboo flooring, flooringBamboo flooring is largely popular today and for all the good reasons. Bamboo takes little time to regrow and is found in abundance especially in the oriental countries. It’s always a good eco-friendly option given its fast renewal which is much quicker than timber.

Bamboo flooring is unique as well and you will find the bamboo planks in a versatile spread of shades as well as finishes. It’s perfect for your trendy home and thanks to the versatility of colors and finishes, you are sure to find the most suitable one matching up with your room color.

Another important part is that the bamboo planks are easy to install. You can install it yourself only with your basic DIY skills, saving hugely on professional installation expenses. Then, bamboo flooring is easy to maintain. You would just need a regular vacuum and a bamboo compatible cleaning agent while mopping the floor.

Ideas for remodeling your attic

June 16, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Construction

remodeling your atticIf you are worried about how to use the attic in your home, then here are certain important tips for remodeling of your attic. Normally by attic we mean that part of the house which is never or seldom used. It can be either the place below the stair case or can be the lower ceiling corner of the corridor of your house.

You can convert your attic in to a library where you can sit and read books at your leisure time. You simply need to get the correct type of book shelves for keeping the books and table and chair where you can sit and read. Proper illumination should be ensured as well to enable proper visibility.

You can also change your attic in to a music room or a gaming room by installing a screen, a home theatre system and the correct gaming or musical accessories. This will provide you with the perfect place to relax while listening to music after the whole day’s work or to play games during your free time just for recreation.

Tips to care for your kitchen counter tops

June 04, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Kitchen Care

kitchen counter topsThe counter tops constitute a very important part of your kitchen. A lot of work is done on this counter top. The counter top of your kitchen can be made of either granite or marble or tiles. Proper care of the kitchen counter top should be taken.

Since a lot of work is done, the counter top is often subjected to stains. These stains act as a black mark in the appearance of the counter top. As soon as you spot any such stains on the counter top, immediately clean it. Use mild soapy solution which will not cause any damage to shine and the texture of the counter top.

Clean the counter top regularly and properly because very often you cut vegetables on the counter top or do other jobs during cooking. So it is necessary that the counter top be maintained clean and free from any germs.

Also if you spot any cracks at the joints of the slabs on your kitchen counter top, you should take immediate steps before it takes a serious form.