Several builders today are constructing the least expensive possible houses, and completely forgetting about the style and longevity of the home. This, obviously, is because buyers are demanding the most achievable square footage, at the least expensive feasible rate. This is a pattern that is changing considerably as home buyers are seeking more inspired features in their new homes.
Incorporating Wrought Iron Staircases, Doors and Fences To Improve The Quality, Value, And Comfort Of Your Household
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 …
We’re always telling everyone how tolerant our bamboo boards are of water. Well here are some real world examples …
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…]
Looking out to change your old garage door? Have you considered sustainable bamboo as an option? When it comes to choice of the right garage door there are plenty of options available.
Although there are a few sorts of garage doors, it is the sectional steel door that is the most common type. Made from steel, these are one of the most enduring and sturdy garage doors. Besides, they’re quite affordable. You can simply find one that matches your budget restraints well.
Often, there are not many options with regards to the size, design you are looking for sectional steel doors. When searching for a sectional steel door, you often only have the option to make a choice between narrow and wider doors.
- Physical and mechanical properties
- Sound insulation properties
- Thermal transmission properties
- Fire resistance properties
- Cost analysis
We’ve interpreted aspects of the study to represent South African conditions and requirements in the post. Have a look, we think that the results merit serious consideration of bamboo panels for prefabricated housing projects. [Read more…]
A kitchen remodel is an exciting proposition. There are many things to consider—and frankly—fun things to decide. Decisions have to be made about cabinets, countertops, appliances, a shiny new faucet and flooring to name a few. Unfortunately, like most home improvement projects, there are some things to consider before starting kitchen remodels. [Read more…]
According to Niel Poland (MD of Mullican Wood), we could be seeing a shortage of hard woods as early as January 2010. He says the US hardwood harvests have declined by 50% in the last 10 years.
Here is a copy of the audio interview.
As furniture designers come more and more to grips with the need to look at sustainable design, we are seeing the use of bamboo plyboards mushrooming. Why? They are an obvious choice:-
- The boards are available in standard sizes – reducing the need to laminate planks together first. Great for production lines too.
- They are structurally stable – no wrestling with & bracing the planks to keep them in place.
- They are so easy to mill to your desired shape.
- Paint, varnish, stain, oil or wax – no problem.
The more we see, the more excited we become at the possibilities. Have a look at what one company is doing – they have released a whole range of furniture based on bamboo plyboards: