Retro Kitchen Appliances

Monday, April 21st, 2014 | Home Improvement

When most people think of retro kitchen appliances, the name Smeg comes to mind. The Italian company has made a name for itself in recent years through its range of bright, colourful, retro-style fridges. Based on 50s designs, their FAB range in particular has become extremely popular with the union jack design a particularly famous model. Thankfully, though, the retro styling and bold colours are not substitutes for function. Take the Smeg FAB28RCS fridge as an example of a retro kitchen ...
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Tricks for Washing Perfect Windows

Sunday, April 20th, 2014 | Home Improvement

Have you ever wondered how those professional window washers move so fast with the squeegee, and the windows turn out perfect? Well, there really are some tricks to it that are simple to learn, and once you do, dare I say it, you may even enjoy washing windows? It is possible! The first trick is to invest in a good squeegee. Theyaren't expensive and they are worth every cent! Those $1.99 ones just will not do. A professional squeegee has a very soft, rubber blade with no imperfections in it. ...
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Houston French Drains, Drainage Systems, Yard Drains, Channel Drains

Saturday, April 19th, 2014 | Home Improvement

Effective and ecologically-correct features of a landscape drainage system, French drains are trenches or ditches filled with gravel (usually) that move water parallel to the ground. Water flows much easier through loose gravel, especially as compared to the thick, gumbo-like clay soil found here in Houston. To further ease the flow of water from the wet area to the dry one, a French drainage system will often have pipes buried in the gravel. The Positives French drains can have a positive ...
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Guidelines for Home Electrical Projects

Friday, April 18th, 2014 | Home Improvement

Homeowners often face many do-it-yourself projects and many of those projects are trial and error. However, electrical repairs and/or projects should not fall under the category of trial and error. Before beginning an electrical repair project, follow the steps below to ensure a safe, successful result. First, confirm that you are permitted to do electrical work on your own home. The Oregon Department of Business and Consumer Services (ODBCS) indicates that homeowners do not need a permit to ...
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A Quick Guide To Fish Pond Bridges

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 | Home Improvement

For years you have dreamed of a quiet place to rest and meditate. A place that is beautiful and calm, where you hear the soothing sounds of fish gliding to and fro in the water. You have finally built the fish pond of your dreams and now you need a fish pond bridge. When choosing fish pond bridges you will need to make sure the size is appropriate for the pond. Fish pond bridges need to be long enough to span the pond but they do not need to be much longer than the pond. If you built the ...
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Insulating the home.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 | Home Improvement

Insulating the home Insulation is a reality that we all have to own up to. Even if we are not the type that tries to save the environment, insulation is just a more comfortable option. If you are in that part of the world that has central heating everywhere and you need to turn up the heating to keep yourself from the blustering cold, then insulation is not just a luxury but an essential investment that also helps in saving the environment. Heat being an expensive commodity in the first and ...
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Discovering Fiberglass Roofing Panels for your Roofing Needs

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 | Home Improvement

Roofs are an integral part of the house. The design of a roof tells a lot about the structure. They can be stylish, grand, historical, modern, versatile and so much more. When designing a house, building or any structure, the roof cant be taken for granted, they must be complimenting the whole design and yet, will be very durable and resistant to nature's elements. That is why; designers take into consideration a lot of things like the weather, the winds, the location of the structure and much ...
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Professional and Qualified Aircon Servicing Singapore

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 | Business

Aircon maintenance consists of an operation of cleaning the filtering system. Our specialist focuses primarily on various Air-conditioning services and brands, such as Daikin and Mitsubishi Electric.You can find out more about Aircon servicing Singapore below. With the experienced and seasoned specialist, it is going to definitely gratify your entire Aircon wants.Aircon is amongst the important factor in most households. Investing in the Aircon can raise the all-round ambiance in the ...
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Some Simple Microwave Repair Tips

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 | Home Improvement

A microwave oven is a common household appliance. Sometimes it simply refuses to work and will leave us confused and wondering what went wrong. Here are some common problems that can occur with the oven and a few microwave repair tips to resolve them. Sometimes your microwave will not switch on. The first thing to check is the plug. Ensure that it is plugged in properly and the door is correctly closed and aligned. If there is a blown fuse you can replace that or reset a tripped circuit ...
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Lawn Drainage Issues!

Monday, April 14th, 2014 | Home Improvement

You should always be considering proper drainage when designing your lawn. If the area you live in experiences a lot of rain throughout the year, then you will have to create a drainage system that will safely remove excess water. Building small canals on the sides of your lawn may be enough to create proper water flow in case of flooding. This will depend on how your lawn is angled and if it slopes in any one direction. Many times puddling can be a problem. This can occur when too much rain ...
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