How to fix your washing machines at home

January 28, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: DIY

Tips to repair washing machine, DIY tipsIs your washing machine giving you a lot of trouble? Well, if it is, you can call a mechanic to fix it. However, if the problem is nothing major then you can get it fixed yourself. Here are some common washing machine related problems and how you can fix them.

One of the most common problems that washing machines face is leaks. To fix the leak, you will have to first check the back of the machine. If water runs down the back of the machine, there is a loose clamp or bad hose. You will have to check each of the hoses carefully, make sure that all the clamps are tightened and use Teflon pipe sealer to seal the pipes. If your washing machine is refusing to start, check the wall units that help your machine to start. Use a voltage tester and see whether power is coming to the unit or not. If the problem is a thrown breaker switch, you can flip the breaker in place.

Use traditional home décor items for your home

January 20, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Decor

Home decor ideas, home decorDecorating one’s own home is entirely personal matter which varies from one person to another. The role of the home makers is very much decisive as she is the person who decides the looks of her home. Her choices and selection of materials play a very important role as she selects these items either from her own choice or from different other sources. At present, many innovative home decoration ideas are being used by the home makers which are quite capable of adding new looks to the home.

However, the use of tradition home décor items is still preferred by many modern home makers. People can never detach themselves from their own traditions so the use of these traditional items is quite normal and usual. These items are available at a comparatively agreeable pricing which makes them more affordable too. Their easy availability is also a positive aspect of using these traditional decorative items.

Landscaping your patio with natural stones

January 09, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Decor

Patio decor, home decorWe often use concrete and other materials to cover our patio, these materials do not make your patio to look natural, thus it is better to use natural stones to cover our patio and give it a naturalistic environment. Natural stones may be often sandstones, and other igneous rocks. This makes the garden and the portion look better. Some tips for landscaping your patio with natural stones are as follows:

• use natural stones like sand stone, pieces of igneous rocks or sedimentary rocks
• make use of the natural color of the rocks which will make your patio look better
• keep some space between the rocks so that the space can get covered with small green plants
• you can also use marble stone pieces to make the patio look better

There are many more methods for landscaping your patio with natural stones to make the place look natural and so that it can complement the surrounding.