Sep 112014
 

green-do-it-yourself-home-improvementThe term going green is everywhere and it can get overwhelming with influences hammering at you from every direction; energy saving, recycling, organic this and organic that.

Going green isn’t the problem, it’s where to start. It’s helpful to have some simple, manageable steps you can take at your own pace. The following list contains Do-It-Yourself projects for your home, which you can accomplish whenever the mood takes you.

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Originally posted 2014-02-15 03:52:29. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Sep 112014
 

google-earthYou can download the new version of Google Earth. Google has unveiled its new version of its digital atlas, Google Earth 6 , with which enhances the realism of the virtual globe, thanks to the presence of two new features:Street View, 3D trees. Fly anywhere to view satellite imagery, 3D buildings, 3D trees, reliefs,images from Street View, planets and other things.

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Originally posted 2014-09-01 03:54:01. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Fiber Cement Installation Tips

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Sep 112014
 

Fiber cement siding is becoming more popular and if you’re installing your own, here are some installation tips to help you out.  
The first strip that should be attached is the starter strip.

Look for the beat up pieces and rip them into 1 1/4” starter strips that get attached to the wall 1” above the ground using a 15 gauge trim gun. The easiest way to place the starter strip in the right place is to snap a line 1” above the bottom of the wall.

After the starter strips are attached, snap another line 1/4” below the starter strip and position the bottom row so that it hangs 1/4” below the starter strips.

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Originally posted 2013-10-09 03:52:35. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Sep 112014
 

endless infinity poolIf you are looking for ideas to build an infinity pool, vanishig edge or overflow pool,as they are called too, in a spectacular way, we leave here a wonderful display of photos of infinity pools, with a very original and innovative aspect. No doubt this kind of pool is one of the most popular designs in pools, and also the most expensive, since it is the preferred  for landscape architects and designers  experts in this field.

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Originally posted 2012-07-11 03:26:25. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Sep 112014
 

8140356629 e104b5f87e Choosing the Right Radiators to Heat Your Home EffectivelyThe rising cost of fuel has many families concerned about their heating bill as winter approaches. Keeping a house and its inhabitants warm can be a major annual expense, but you don’t have to choose between living comfortably and putting food on the table.

These five simple actions will reduce your fuel consumption while still providing your family the security they need from winter’s icy grip. Continue reading »

Originally posted 2014-07-23 15:53:27. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Sep 112014
 

Why build a swimming pool when you can buy one?
If you want to buy a pool for the summer  but do not want to have it in your yard all year, the above ground pools are a good choice, very cheap and quick placement.

One of the biggest differences between a portable pool and a traditional swimming pool is the ease of assembly. Where the old-style pools of yesterday can take days, weeks and even months to assemble, an the removable Pool, following the manufacturer’s instructions, takes only minutes.

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Originally posted 2012-07-05 01:05:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Sep 112014
 

Ever wondered what it’s like living in one of the world’s most extravagant homes? Jaw dropping features from the houses of prominent figures might spark some inspiration for a decadent dwelling – indeed, it could also grant some perspective into what you could do with (or without) in your next piece of real estate.

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Originally posted 2014-07-14 15:52:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Sep 112014
 

GLASS PARTITION IN OFFICE

Glass partitions are a common feature in homes, offices and shops around the world because of their style and huge number of benefits. There are a number of styles available when it comes to glass partitions including those that move, stationery partitions, framed or frame-less partitions, a mixture of plasterboard and glass walls and even coloured glass partitions.

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Originally posted 2013-01-30 05:20:59. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

The Fundamentals Of Fire And Smoke Dampers

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Sep 112014
 

fire-damper protectionYou might not know much about them, but dampers are an important part of the construction process in a home or business. Dampers are installed and applied within the ductwork of a building, the chimney or other air handling equipment to become an essential part of the heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system.

They are used to balance airflow throughout a structure and set individual rooms at a comfortable temperature. While there are many types of dampers to choose from, there are three in particular that may be especially important for you to consider having installed in your home or business.

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Originally posted 2014-07-11 03:53:07. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Sep 112014
 

isoverYou must consider household insulation scrutinizing every element of your house when you plan to build a new home.

Heat loss and improper insulation can actually lead to a lot of energy losses. It can result in very costly energy bills.

The best way to avoid this is to insulate your house effectively. Here is how you may go about it.

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Originally posted 2014-01-29 15:52:37. Republished by Blog Post Promoter