Shopping for Kitchen Flooring

Your kitchen flooring can have a substantial effect on what may be the most used room in the residence. The appropriate kitchen flooring can create the personality of your kitchen, make housecleaning quicker, and last for many years. The wrong kitchen flooring is going to last even longer, so you will want to make a practical decision to begin with. The important points you’ll need to give some thought to as you are shopping for kitchen flooring are sturdiness, maintenance requirements, and looks. We are going to analyze a few common flooring products with those issues in mind. Another must see is the Kitchen Tile Ideas. [Read more…]

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7 Materials For Creating The Perfect Kitchen Countertop

The kitchen countertop needs to withstand lots of abuse. Hot pots straight off the stove, knives and abrasive cleansers. The ideal countertop is able to stand up to heat and the sharp edge of a knife.

Allow us to take a look at 7 of the preferred kitchen countertop materials being used: [Read more…]

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Using bamboo flooring as part of a modern affordable eco-friendly home design

Bamboo flooring in a modern home design

Affordability and eco-friendly are often not used in the same sentence. This often happens as marketers ride the eco-friendly bandwagon for excess profits.

This is not the case with bamboo flooring. Sustainable equals competitive pricing when one compares bamboo flooring to other solid wood and engineered flooring options. Case Architects designed a modern & affordable eco-friendly home which includes bamboo, see how they did it … [Read more…]

Which bamboo finishing products should I use for my project?

We’re often asked which products to use for their bamboo finishing.

So here we have a guideline for you to follow when finishing your bamboo countertop or bamboo plywood project.

Preparation

Preparation is always the most critical step in any bamboo finishing application, get that wrong and the quality and durability of your finish is drastically reduced.

The first step is to give the surface a light sand just to remove the grime.

Bamboo finishing – oil

Oil is one of the most traditional finishes used.

Oils do not provide as much protection as the more modern finishes e.g. varnish. Oil finishes however, bring out the natural beauty of bamboo boards and counter tops. If you want to stain your bamboo prior to oiling it, use a water-based stain. Oil-based dyes will clog-up the bamboo’s “pores”, stopping the oil finish from soaking in effectively. [Read more…]

Kitchen Remodeling Design Ideas

Gone are the days when kitchens were strictly employed for cooking.  Nowadays, the kitchen is not only a place for preparing meals; it’s now most often the place where the family bonds and interacts.

A kitchen for that reason serves several purposes. A well thought out plan for the kitchen needs to aim at making your home efficient and simple to keep up.  It must also be comfortable “room”.

What are the steps you can take to make sure you get the kitchen you want? Read more …

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Bamboo sinks for the bathroom & kitchen

We’re always telling everyone how tolerant our bamboo boards are of water. Well here are some real world examples …
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5 Basic Additions To Increase The Curb Appeal, Look, Quality, Value, And Satisfaction Of Your Home

If your property was built by a standard builder in the last two decades, odds are they neglected to incorporate lots of features you wish you had currently. It seems builders and consumers have determined that obtaining “more for their money” means getting more living space, while disregarding the design and appearance of their house. [Read more…]

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Ideas to decorate the Children Bedroom furnishings

With regards to decorating a kid’s bedroom it seems like an uphill task for the parents as to many questions pop to their head. Ought to they program the room around their child’s beloved cartoon character? Or ought to the mother and father paint the room to appear like a tropical forest or a fortress? [Read more…]

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When Building a Bed Frame Be Sure To Select The Right Size

When learning how to build a bed frame, it’s important to understand the different options available. Let’s talk about the different bed types available and the accessories that accompany them. One of the most important accessories for a bed is obviously  , the bed frames. Just like many other accessories bed frames can be found  in a variety of designs  , style and  size  , which range from double bed frames, to single frames, queen sized to king sized and many others  . As a rule of thumb , choose a frame size which concurs with the size of the bed, in other case the entire effort involved in the procurement of the frame will prove to be a waste of time . [Read more…]

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Outdoor Kitchen Furniture – Find Out How To Appreciate Your Own Open Air

Gone are the days of pulling your house seats and table to dine in the open. The grill has been replaced by the outdoor kitchen having all of the conveniences of the indoor kitchen yet none of the heat on a warm summer season day. In these days there is a totally filled backyard kitchen from stove, refrigerator, wine coolers and all sorts of things like the kitchen sink. The dining table and seats can now remain indoors as the outdoor kitchen furniture replace them. [Read more…]

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