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Patch up a drywall ceiling
Drywall ceilings aren't as vulnerable as walls, but when they need some patching, then it should be done differently from wall patching. First of all you need to buy a special kit for a cathedral ceiling. Remember that cathedral ceiling drywall is thicker than wall drywall. Materials: Drywall saw Drywall compound Hand sander Drywall tape Wooden cleats/braces for attaching the patch ...
The importance of attic ventilation
Roof vents are most of the times overlooked when it comes to saving money on energy. Most users do not know that the hottest part of their homes is the attic. So more than 70% of the heat in your home is lost through the ceiling/attic (if it isn't insulated). Also having the attic unventilated will cause heat to build up and raise the temperature in your home, making your air conditioner to wo ...
Home automation – less is more
Even though in the past different automation systems couldn't be used as a whole, now, thanks to Zensys , there has been developed a new technology that help bridge the gap between these. Today, more than 100 companies produce automation systems that are compatible with Z-wave. Now, almost everything that uses electricity can be controlled. The Zensys system use a new way of transmitting the si ...
Low budget landscaping
When you decide to lay out your landscape around your house, you have to take into account two things: available time and cash. The cheapest way may imply a lot of time and work, but the results can be astonishing. Landscapes Buying stone from specialized stores to border your garden may not be the cheapest solution; try to take stone from old unused structures. To create walkways and wa ...
Popular vinyl sofa colors
A sofa is the most important piece of furniture in a house because it provides both comfort and a nice aspect. A new trend in the architectural house design is represented by the vinyl sofas. Besides the fact that they are cheaper than leather sofas, vinyl sofas come in a multitude of colors and tones. Brown Brown is the natural color of real leather, but it is also used with vinyl. The ...
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