Advantages and Disadvantages of Laminated Glass

Those of you already have a home security system INSTALLED may be looking to beef up your security level even more by installing laminated glass in your windows. Laminated glass is also referred to as security glass and is designed to keep burglars from breaking into houses through windows. It is much harder to break…

Home Renovations: Laying Carpet on Stairs

Due to the frequent changes in elevation, it is harder to lay carpet stairs, than, say, your hallway. But do not let that put you off; if you have successfully rented other rooms, then why not the stairs? Stairs can be carpeted with fitted carpet, on what's known as a runner – a strip of…

Exposed Brick Wall DIY

How to create an exposed brick wall Firstly, what you’ll need: Brick chisel Small crow bar Plastic sheets Scrubbing brush Brick sealer Dust mask & eye protection Step 1 Protective sheets. As you can imagine removing the plaster from your brick wall is messy work! This is particularly important if you have an old house…

Common Types of Insulation

Basements are the coldest rooms inside of the house because of how dark and damp they are. They receive almost no sun and the cold air that collects will seep into the household upstairs. This can cause your bills to go up around the winter months and make it nearly impossible to do things in…

3 Kinds Of Wood Used In Real Wood Furniture

Real wood furniture is the most popular furniture in existence. It's been around for hundreds of years and probably exhausted when the cave people got tired of squatting on the dirt floor of their caves and looked around for a better way. The woods that are fashioned into furniture fall into three categories: 1. Hardwoods…

House Blessings – Bless Yours NOW!

It's time to kick the enemy out of our homes and our of family's lives. My wife and I recently bought an 85 year old Victorian home in Stephenville, Texas. We call it Vanderbilt Place and we run it as a rooming house. On New Year's Eve 2005, along with some friends, we prayed a…

What to Burn in Your Chiminea

Having an outdoor fire on a cool night can allow you to enjoy the outdoors and provide for a cozy area to gather and relax. A Chiminea makes a wonderful outside fireplace that is both heat giving and attractive. They are also portable, making it possible to use them just about anywhere in your garden…

Wedding Etiquette for the Father of the Bride

So your little girl is getting married – congratulations! Being the father of the bride is a joyful occasion, although it can also be a little hard to get used to the idea of ​​your daughter growing up and becoming a wife. Learn everything you need to know about your role with this primer on…