Ene 262014
 

encimera de granitoLaminate kitchen worktops used to be the in thing, nowadays though more and more people are opting for the granite alternative.Granite worktopsobviously cost a lot more than laminate and they do the same job so why are people willing to pay so much more for the same thing?

One of the most basic reasons that people might pick granite over laminate is because it looks so much better. It’s a much higher quality material and is available in loads of different colours so it can really bring your kitchen to life. If you choose a granite worktop you can choose between colours such as blue, black, pink, grey and you can choose a finish too so it’s up to you if you want a stunning gloss or a classy matte.

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How To Care For Wood Floors During Winter

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Nov 282013
 

Wood flooringWood flooring can be considered an expensive option when building or renovating a house, but its beauty and durability make the expenses all worth it. Carpet may be a cheaper alternative, but it gets worn out in just a few years, and you end up spending hard-earned money again to replace it.

Since we mention how costly wood flooring can be, it can last a lifetime if you apply proper care and maintenance on it. The usual cleaning routine will be mopping and waxing, but how about when it’s winter?  Your nice wood floor will need more care to protect it and to keep its beauty.

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Nov 122013
 

GARAGE DOOR FOR HOMEIt’s hard to imagine that your garage door can be anything more than a ‘garage door’, but according to interior designers, these exterior doors can prove incredibly useful when revamping your home.

As long as your garage door isn’t too damaged when you decide to replace it with a new one, you can easily use this nifty contraption to make a number of decorating saving changes to your home:

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Nov 302012
 

ICENCIAS-DE-CONSTRUCCIONHouse building is not just an easy task to consider. It is best recommended for people to have a complete and an accurate assessment of the total costs for remodeling, renovating or building a house.

Owners do not have to do these things on their own that is why there are home experts who can be tapped and hired to help you decide what is best for your house.

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Oct 312012
 

A water feature adds life to the garden and forms an attractive centre of interest. You can enhance the attraction by adding some movement to your water with a cascade, waterfall or fountain.

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This not only makes for a more interesting feature and adds the soothing noise of running water to your garden, but can help to aerate the water, aiding fish and wildlife and reducing algae growth. Most natural bodies of water benefit from a constant supply of fresh water to replenish them and keep a natural balance. It’s possible to create a balance with plant life but the easiest way to replicate this in a smaller pond is to create an artificial flow of water.

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Oct 182012
 

Louis Comfort Tiffany began making his Tiffany style lamps near the turn of the twentieth century. From there, his lamps have been celebrated for their artistry and craftsmanship, with no two Tiffany lamps being alike.

This means that a real Tiffany lamp comes with a high price tag, anywhere between $10,000 and $2 million. Some sham merchants, however, often try to pass off fake Tiffany lamps for real ones. With several tell-tale tips at your disposal, you can be sure that you’re not ripped off and can tell a real Tiffany lamp and a fake one.

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Sep 072012
 

Autodesk Announces Autodesk Revit LT

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Autodesk, the leader company in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has  announced Autodesk Revit LT software, a new addition to its family of Revit software products.

Tihs software is designed for architects, designers and building industry professionals using 2D workflows who are looking to transition to the Building Information Modeling (BIM) process,  

Revit LT is a simplified 3D building information modeling (BIM) solution.  It delivers a focused 3D application to help users create higher-quality and more accurate designs and documentation. Now you can easily Make the Move to BIM with Autodesk Revit LT.

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Ago 182012
 

What is a cantilevered or floating staircase?

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Floating staircases are a popular design  stair  in which the treads are fixed to a wall without visible stringers. This makes the treads appear to float , hence the name. At their most basic, you will have nothing more than staircase treads – literally coming out of the wall. With a typically floating staircase, you attach the treads to a wall which is done by driving the treads into it, or using a bracket to give the staircase treads support .

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Jul 222012
 

glasstec2006_6Do you dare to install a glass staircase in your home or office?  When we think about a glass staircase the first thing that comes to our heads is how dangerous they can be if they break, but the truth is that the technology with which they are made, makes them capable of withstanding the weight of 4 people of medium texture.

These stairs are notable for their modern designs, which are ideal for reception of minimalist environments or public spaces. Glass stairs besides provide a function in our house, turn out to be something decorative, especially if we use a minimalist design on the inside of the space where you are.

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