Bamboo sinks for the bathroom & kitchen

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We’re always telling everyone how tolerant our bamboo boards are of water. Well here are some real world examples …
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Ideas to decorate the Children Bedroom furnishings

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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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Choosing A Garage Door

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Many of us are on a lookout of changing the old garage door. If you too are one of them, read on to grasp more. When it comes to choice of the right garage store there are plenty of options that come to your doorstep.

Although there are a few sorts of garage doors, it is the sectional steel door that makes for 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.

And what more? This garage door type offers you masses of options to make a choice from. You can simply find one or two options as regards the size, design and even the a choice from. you are looking for sectional steel doors. When searching for a sectional steel door, you have the option to make a choice between narrow and wider doors.

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Study on the manufacture of bamboo panel components for a prefabricated house

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Prefabricated bamboo houseINBAR performed a study to look at the feasibility of manufacturing a prefabricated house using bamboo panels. The study looks at some important considerations;

  • 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...]

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What to Decide Before Starting a Kitchen Remodel

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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...]

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Potential shortage of lumber

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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.

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Finding Appropriate Garage Door Hardware

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Garage door hardware made of different types of materials is available. The ones most commonly used are the wooden, steel and metal types. A small study of each type is one here which might help you make your decision on the right one for you. [Read more...]

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Creating sustainable furniture using architectural bamboo plyboard

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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:

Sustainable furniture the bamboo plyboard way

The Niel coffee table made with sustainable bamboo plywood

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How to choose the right bedroom furniture

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Choosing the proper bed room fixtures can genuinely be a challenge. After all, the bedroom is a location where a great deal of men and women like to expend their time and unwind from the day’s activities. As such, it is extremely significant for making sure that the room is as inviting as possible. The way we do this is to decorate the master bedroom in such a way that you usually wish to be there. This means choosing the perfect bedroom furniture beds. [Read more...]

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Antiquing Your White Kitchen Cabinets

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Antique White Kitchen Cabinets

Do you have a dull, white kitchen that needs to be spruced up? Yes, even though the kitchen is all white, the counters are white, the seats are white, and I’m sure the table is white, and while it all seems nice, the room probably seems cold. This is a prevalent issue for people with all white rooms. Well, a simple way to add personality to your white kitchen is to antique the kitchen cabinets. [Read more...]

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