A while back my husband and I decided to move to our favorite vacation destination in the mountains. But in order to make this dream of ours happen we had to sell our city home. We put our house on the market and started to make plans to move as quickly as possible.
Sadly, things did not go as we hoped. Our house didn’t sell and according to our realtor the problem was our kitchen. It didn’t match the exterior of our house. Our house was a Cape Cod style with rock around the front door and dormers on the second floor. It was very traditional and pretty cute.
Buyers who saw the exterior expected to see something similar inside and they did to a point. The interior included a fancy trim package, two fireplaces with over mantels and a beautiful dining room with even more fancy trim. The dormers … Read More
As the cabinets are used for storing things and food, they also have to be as clean as possible for health reasons. In the following lines we give you some tips to achieve that feat.
First Things First: The Exterior
Sometimes, the exterior surface of your cabinets accumulates a layer of grime, especially near the handles.
In order to clean them quickly, mix a part of vegetable oil and two parts of baking soda. Dip a cloth or a sponge in it and scrub the surface. You can also use an old toothbrush for some detailed cleaning.
When interior is more important than what the eye sees
When cleaning your cabinet’s interior, you have to empty out its contents. It’s like preparing the field.
If your cabinets are not painted, you can mix some mild soap and water in a bucket. Wash the insides of the cabinet, scrubbing a little … Read More
Just like homeowners only spend on renovation once every few years, commercial projects too must be remodeled to suit the current needs and requirements. The first step is planning the project. This is the point where you decide the requirements, consider the budget, and select the tasks or aspects that need immediate attention and the ones that can be ignored for now. The remodeling project may include a new segment of the property too. To do all of that within a fixed budget, you need to find a commercial contractor.
In this post, we will talk about the aspects that matter in selecting and working with a commercial interior and exterior remodeling contractor.
1. Make your notes. What kind of remodeling project do you have in mind? If you know your requirements, discussing things further with your renovation contractor will be easier than ever. The list should be made in … Read More
Here are some excellent interior and exterior house painting tips.
First, gather the tools that you will need to paint the interior of the house. Being organized is the first step in preparing to paint the inside and outside of house. Find a good brush to do the trim, rollers to roll on the paint, drop clothes, rags and plastic bags to assist you with keeping everything tidy.
Next, remove the furniture from the house or move everything to one place in a room. Cover the furniture with drop clothes. Make sure that you cover everything well to avoid spills on the furniture. Cover the furniture with old sheets after you place the drop cloths over them for extra protection. You may wish to remove all the hardware from cabinets, switch plates, and light fixtures from the wall. A lot of people try to paint around the hardware, but inevitably … Read More
Exterior house painting is one of the most important, complex and necessary things. Doing everything yourself is almost impossible. Therefore, you need a good exterior house painter. If you are wondering what are the important things you need to know before hiring an exterior house painter, here is a list for you
- Is the exterior house painter professional?
You need an exterior house painter with license and insurance for several reasons.
First of all, it’s not enough to look at paint pots a drop cloth and a strong ladder. The exterior painting of the house requires a durable coating especially for multi-story houses, as well as pressure washing and other considerations.
- Is it a suitable time to hire an outside house painter?
You may have already noticed warning signs that you need a new painting job.
The winter in some countries can be brutal. Make sure to finish your paint … Read More