I So Like The Slab Tiles But…

I saw one kitchen sink at the bank I went to one time and I got very attractive to it. I even sent a picture to my niece and she likes it too. I like the color which is black and I like the type of tiles that they installed. Yesterday when I was looking around to look for it, I realized the name of it and it’s called granite slab. When I checked of the price, I almost had my jaw-dropped the least expensive is worth P3,050.00 and the rest range to P 6,000. 00 to P 10,000. 00, which I could not afford at this time and  besides this kitchen will be condemned once I will extend the kitchen area. Thus, I choose the granite/ceramic tiles.

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Will Be Having A Kitchen Renovation Very Soon!

It has been months that I am planning to at least have a renovation in our house. At first I was thinking in adding one bedroom so it could mean extension but I realized I would need a huge amount of money for that. My niece suggested modifying the kitchen and since one of my goal this year is to make some repair or renovation to any part of the house, I agree with the suggestion. I was looking for a carpenter for how many months already, good thing my sister knows someone who could do it and finally we were able to see each other this morning.

We agreed to retain the cabinet door; we will just replace the hinges since most of it is busted already. I also told her to install a cabinet door since the cabinet just above the sink doesn’t have any. Of course we will be replacing the tiles, I am still thinking what color and what kind of tiles we will be buying hope to find the most affordable ones but look very classy. I was also asking if he could put a stand of our 2 speakers and another cabinet door in our bedroom.

I am so excited and can’t wait to see the finish work, the carpenter said that he can finish it in 3 days and since he will start on Saturday, I am expecting him to finish it on Monday.

 

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Getting Your House Ready for Upcoming Cold Weather

As the summer comes to an end, you may realize that you only have a few weeks to get your house ready for the upcoming fall and winter weather. The temperatures will soon start to dip, compelling you to turn on your heat for the first time this season and to light a fire in your fireplace.

However, when the fireplace and chimney have sat unused for months, they may not be in the safest condition to use right away. You can check into cleaning, lining, and replacement services by visiting websites for local home improvement contractors, completechimneys.com, or government online resources that help you winterize these important fixtures.

The Importance of Cleaning and Sweeping

After a winter’s worth of burning, your chimney might be full of debris like soot, ash, and wood. This debris prevents you from lighting a fire that will burn cleanly and safely. Even more, the top of the chimney might house birds’ nests, feather, twigs, and other obstructions. They could ignite and cause a fire that could quickly spread to your roof.

Rather than climb atop your roof to clean the chimney yourself, you can get it emptied and swept faster by hiring professionals with the right training and equipment. They can inspect and remove any debris that could impede your use of this important source of heat for your house.

Chimney Lining

Your chimney might function better with a clean liner placed in it. A liner prevents damage to the exterior of the chimney itself and also prevents embers, ash, and soot from building up inside the stack.

Placing a liner inside the chimney takes a level of skill that most homeowners lack. You can get your liner replaced quickly and efficiently by allowing pros to handle this job for you.

The professionals from the company are also adept at working on other sources of heat like wood-burning or pot bellied stoves. These fixtures double as cooking surfaces that you can use if the electricity and gas go out during a snow or ice storm.

When you want your own stove to work safely, you may need to have it cleaned and lined. You also might want to have the pipe and filters replaced. These vital tasks can be handled by contractors who know what needs to be done to keep these unique and rustic style stoves working well all winter.

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Three Beautiful Ideas for Using Pavers Around Your Home

When you live in a warmer climate, you’ll love how much time you get to spend outside. You can curl up with a good book as you rock on a swing on your front porch, keep an eye on your kids while sitting in a comfortable chair and invite some loved ones over for an impromptu party. One of the best products that you can use around your home and on your lawn is a paver. Made from either brick or concrete, pavers come in different colors and are easy to install. You’ll find some great and beautiful ways to use them too.

Create a Pool Deck

If you have an in-ground swimming pool, you can jump right in the water anytime you want without climbing up a ladder. Though you can install a pool without any type of deck, adding a pool deck made from pavers makes that pool the focal point of your lawn. This deck provides guests with a place to lounge before jumping in the water and can make a smaller pool look and feel much larger. You can even use pavers to create a stairway to the pool or to highlight the size and shape of the pool.

Build a Walkway

Do you love gardening and planting new flowers around your yard? Unless you have a walkway through your yard, you risk visitors walking right over some of your favorite plants and trampling those flowers. With pavers, you can create a walkway that shows guests exactly how you want them to move across your lawn. This new walkway also provides you with an elegant way to walk through your own lawn as you admire your plants.

Add a Retaining Wall

California retaining walls are beautiful but also serve an important purpose. These walls keep unstable parts of yards from collapsing because of a build up of water below ground. A retaining wall can help prevent damage caused during a mudslide or a rainstorm too. These walls feature pavers stacked together along the side of a yard or another space. Even as excess moisture puts more pressure on this piece of land, the wall will keep it from collapsing. Your insurance company may offer you a discount for adding a retaining wall. Contractors can use pavers to create walkways, retaining walls and patio decks for your home.

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