Finding Appropriate Garage Door Hardware

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…]

Creating sustainable furniture using architectural bamboo plyboard

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

How to choose the right bedroom furniture

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

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…]

You are able to Use Doorway Closers For Protection And Make Your Workplace Building More Convenient At Exactly the same Time

Door Closers For Safety: One Easy Way To Control Fires Indoors

Whether you need to protect your home, or your place of work, one of the easiest ways to keep a building safe is by taking advantage of door closers for safety. Door closers are items that make doorways close slowly. Also, this kind of product can ensure that doors close completely as well. [Read more…]

How to get rid of mold and mildew in your home

Mold growth in the home is unhealthy for your family. It is essential that you deal with any mold or mildew in your home.

The common idea most people have of basements are dark, damp rooms, covered with basement mold.

In fact, basement and bathroom mold is one of the main concerns many homeowners have about their home. When someone talks about a basement or bathroom, usually what comes to mind are unsightly mold growth and that musky smell that are so typical of basements and bathrooms.

The best way to get rid of mold is to first know where its coming from. Targeting the cause of mold and mildew can help keep your basement and bathroom clean as well as safe for your family. [Read more…]

Coffee and End Tables

Strand Woven Bamboo coffee table - side view

Strand Woven Bamboo coffee table - side view

They might match or only complement each other, but without them you would just have a room with a sofa. When it comes to living room furniture two standards are the coffee table and end tables.

Coffee and end tables are used for many things from eating or resting feet to being a convenient place to put down that cuppa joe, cold drink or the remote control. They are made of many things from wood to glass to molded iron and travertine. These tables can add elegance or a touch of style to any loving room. The coffee table is usually in front of the sofa while the end tables are commonly nestled beside a sofa. [Read more…]

The Basics of Furniture Refinishing

Furniture was originally designed to provide for resting provisions and also serve as storage spaces. But it’s much more than just ‘furniture’ … they mark the aesthetics of the place, indicates the tastes of the people living and are hence regarded as assets.  But with time, as it is with everything else, things start to wear out with use. To prevent such damage to furniture, refinishing is done. [Read more…]

Front Door Security

Solid Bamboo door blanks make for sturdy and durable doors

Solid Bamboo door blanks make for sturdy and durable doors

Door Security measure

67% of break-ins take place through the front door. Standard door locks (Yale variety) on its own is actually not really enough. The door should also be fitted with other locks at points along the door. These types of locks should become some thing similar to a five lever mortice deadlock, though insurance firms will probably accept a rim automatic deadlock. [Read more…]

Why does FSC Certification of bamboo matter?

Why FSC? One of the big challenges we experience on our Eco-Logic Bamboo products, is that other products are often marketed as “Green” when in fact the products are not green. The industry term for this is called  “greenwashing“. So how do you KNOW whether a product is REALLY green?

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