The only thing better than a cozy fire on a cold winter night is one that doesn’t need any tending to with minimal cleanup and doesn’t leave a chill in the other rooms. Enter: the gas fireplace. Modern versions now display a convincingly realistic aesthetic, glowing red embers, dancing tall orange flames and all.
An organizational space for work or just to pay the bills is always a necessity in any home. Unfortunately, there is not always enough space for individuals to have separate desks. Transforming a desk and a bookcase, this arrangement allows for two people to have their own unique spaces with some degree of privacy and room for storage and personalization in a quaint but respectable co-working space. Continue reading
As your personal sanctuary to lay your head, your bed should be a place of tranquility. At the same time, it is a very intimate space, and thus should radiate with your personal flair. Achieving this balance of comfort and aesthetic, though may be difficult in stores with exact design and budgets, is easily attained by creating your own headboard. Here are a few ideas that are as craft and fulfilling as they are easy. No sawing required. Continue reading
If you’re done with landlords and want to buy a house, there are few major tips you should know so you don’t get suckered into a money pit. With a little knowledge of the housing market, you are more likely to have a pleasant and successful home-buying experience and be rent free in no time.
Best ways to deal with storm runoff
Storm water runoff occurs when rain is not soaked into the ground where it falls. A major threat to water quality, the water that runs off streets, yards and parking lots into waterways or storm sewers carries with it sdediments that reduce oxygen in the water, clog streams, and poisining aquatic life. It can also render water supplies unsafe to drink. Other issues include flodding and water shortages as it doesn’t recharge groundwater supplies. Storm runoff is worse over time in cities due to flattened, impervious surfaces. Lack of vegetation prevents the rain from soaking into the ground.
1. Organize your cabinet and toss old products
Keep only what you use regularly, which means getting rid of any outdated products or medication. Repurpose the medicine cabinet for everyday grooming products to offer quick and easy access. It’s easy to accidently stockpile things you don’t use and probably never will. If you haven’t picked it up in the last 3 months, let it go. For things you actually need, keep them in labeled storage bins under the sink or in the linen closet. Medicines may need to migrate to the kitchen, away from moisture. “Active” storage space in your medicine cabinet will allow for efficiency and less stress in the morning.
Springs that are found in your garage doors are arguably the most important and most dangerous part of your garage. The purpose of extension or torsion springs is to balance the garage door. They maintain extreme tension with each swing of the door. Extension springs are placed perpendicularly to the closed garage door just above the horizontal track. The specific role of extension springs is to provide lifting power with stretching action.