The Basics of Home Skirting

May 26, 2010  //  Posted by: qwcdirect  //  Category: Architecture, Construction queries, Home Care, Home Design, Home Improvement, Renovations

Home skirting can be an easy process which you enjoy doing yourself to come up with something that will last long and is not easily damaged. Before you can begin this process you need to make sure that it is allowed in the area where you reside so that you do not clash with the authorities. Second you need to figure out the materials that you will need such as nails and screws and measure the size of the skirt.

If you had old skirting you need to remove them to make room for the new ones. Get yourself a work station to make the process much easier. Begin with the base upwards and anchor the stakes. You then cut the vertical boards individually according to the size of the skirt. Work all around the home leaving a little space for crawling of pets if you have any. Make sure you align the vertical boards well so that they can be able to plumb and leave a little space for air circulation.

Finding a good designer for your bungalow house plans

November 10, 2008  //  Posted by: House Xpert  //  Category: Architecture, Home Design, House Plans

bungalowA bungalow is not something you buy everyday or get constructed each fortnight. It’s also an emotional investment. This is why it is important to hire the best designer around. It helps with getting each thing perfect. There is acreage, flooring, and square footage of suites, structure, color combination, and a lot more things to be taken care of.

Try purchasing house plans directly from a reputed online site so that you can save on architecture’s fee. This alone costs thousands. Provide the blueprint to a top designer and let him do the rest. You should also check with the local ordinance board about the status of sewer, electricity and a cable.

A designer first looks for the direction of the façade keeping in mind the hostility of climate; wind movements, rainfall patterns and so on. Designers know their job. For instance, they look to create an illusion of space by making a front porch which attracts a lot of sunlight.