September 28, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Stairs
Investing on a custom stair can be an excellent move. They are done with intricate detailing and fine workmanship. They are generally made of wood which gives a perfect aesthetic feel to it. The best part about it is that they are custom built. Therefore, they can be designed exactly according to your desires.
However, it is important that you work with the correct contractor as the job has to be done flawlessly. Therefore, the contractor has to pay attention to every single detail of the job. There are other options to go for apart from wood. One can go with wrought iron for the balusters as well. Whatever the material is, it has to be made sure that the installation is done in the proper way. It has to be firm and should provide ample support. A custom stair can change the look of your house if done properly.
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September 20, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Renovations
When you plan to remodel or renovate your home, you need to take professional help. A remodeler will know what kind of remodeling project would suit your home. You should also check if you have permission to get the project done you have in mind. After that you should start looking for a remodeler. A remodeler can help you get new ideas as well. He or she will be more experienced in designing and building new segments or modifying parts of homes. That kind of knowledge is very valuable in such projects.
A remodeler can handle any kind of home projects of remodeling and renovation which even includes repairing areas which have weakened or changed its form and quality due to age. Make sure that before you select a remodeler you check in with more than one person. Check their certificates, services, experience and also references. You should also see how much each remodeler charges. Keeping all these factors in mind, you should select the one you want.
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September 09, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Home Decor
Outdoor fireplaces have become quite popular these days. They add a very vintage and elegant look to your home. It could be considered as special home extension also. The construction is similar to an indoor fireplace. The basic items which are used are bricks or stones or both along with concrete for the base and to hold it all together. If you are planning on building an outdoor fireplace then you would have two main sections which are the firebox and the chimney. The chimney can be eliminated if you are looking for a basic leveled outdoor fireplace.
Traditionally, indoor fireplaces are made for heating purposes but outdoor fireplaces are made for cooking basically. The fuel which you can use for the outdoor fireplace is basically- wood, gas, pellets, propane and coal. But it’s better to avoid propane as it might cause accidents. You can then place mosaic tiles around it to give it a contemporary touch.
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