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Everything You Need To Know About Maintaining A Home

Preventative Maintenance

The frequent use of water in the bathroom makes it extremely vulnerable for moist accumulation and potential water damage. By inspecting it regularly, you can reduce water related damages.

The following set of inspections is easy to perform and should be done once in every three months in order to keep your bathroom in good shape and to prevent potential water damages caused by the bathtub, the shower, pipe joints and plumbing, sinks, cabinets, and the toilet
Do not neglect performing these inspections and be thorough while performing them. Keep in mind that these simple inspections can save you a lot of money by providing early indications for water damage
Bathtub and Shower
The shower and bathtub require special attention and maintenance. Check the tiles and replace if cracked. Make sure that there is no missing grout between the tiles. Inspect and replace cracked caulking at joints where the walls meet the floor or the bathtub. Clogged drains and pipes problems will prevent the bathtub from drying and may indicate serious problems beneath the bathtub. Consult with a professional immediately to prevent structural damage. Pay attention to discolorations or soft areas around the bathtub walls as they may indicate an internal leak.
Signs for water damage are hard to detect since most pipes are installed inside the walls.
Pay special attention to flooring and walls moisture and stains as they may indicate an invisible plumbing problem. Check moisture levels in adjoining rooms as well.
Sinks and Cabinets
Sinks and cabinets are exposed to moisture and humidity daily and are often overlooked. Inspect regularly under the sink and on the countertop above it. Repair any drip in the trap as it may suggest drain problems. Look around the sink, slow draining pipes may indicate a blocked drain. Replace sink seals if they are cracked or loose.
The Toilet
The toilet is a vulnerable water junction. Check the water lines and search for leaks around the toilet seat, in the hose, and under the water tank. If you detect any signs of moisture on the floor around the toilet, check for leaks in the toilet rim and tank seals.

Be aware that hanging toilet bowl deodorants increases the chances for clogs.



What Needs To Be Remodeled In The Kitchen and What Doesn't

Each year, thousands of American homeowners make the decision to remodel their homes. One of the most common reasons for a kitchen remodeling project is change. The average individual is likely to enter their kitchen, at least, eight times a day. Unfortunately, overtime you may find that your kitchen no longer looks attractive or brings you excitement. If this is how you feel about your kitchen, it may be time for a change. That change can easily be accomplished with a kitchen remodeling project.

A kitchen remodeling project means different things to different individuals. There are some homeowners who only like to change around one or two things, like their lighting fixtures and floor tiles, but there are others who want to change everything. If you are really looking to make your kitchen like a whole new kitchen, you will probably want to do a large remodeling project. A large remodeling project not only includes a large amount of work, but also a fairly large amount of time, but the end result is almost always more than worth it.
Despite the fact that a kitchen remodeling project is almost always worth it, you may still find yourself unpleased. One of the reasons for that is because of what we tend to view as a remodeling project. We often associate kitchen remodeling with just kitchen fixtures, like flooring, lights, countertops, cabinets, and sinks. As much as you change the fixtures or structures in your kitchen, you may still be reminded of your old kitchen, especially if you are using the same kitchen appliances. That is why it may also be a good idea to include replacing your kitchen appliances as part of your next kitchen remodeling project.
As previously mentioned, replacing your entire kitchen appliances may make it seem as if you are really getting a new kitchen. In addition to the change, you may also enjoy the new look, especially if your current kitchen appliances are quite old. Over the past few years, kitchen appliances have changed quite a bit. Whether you are looking to purchase a new dishwasher, refrigerator, toaster, oven, microwave, or blender, you will find that you, literally, have an unlimited number of appliances to choose from. Almost all of the previously mentioned kitchen appliances come in more than one color; therefore, whatever color or design you are looking for, you should easily be able to find it.

The Perfect Canopy or Should I Have A Re-tractable Awning?

Where did the name ‘canopy’ come from?

The word canopy in Greek is konopeion that is derived from the word konops that literally means a gnat, any various small biting and two-winged flies.
Shakespeare has defined the word canopy as a covering cloth against flies. This definition of Shakespeare is very much related to its name itself in Greek that means gnat, fly
The word canopy was used by Herodutus in speaking of the nets which the Nile fishermen used to protect themselves from mosquitoes.
* What is a crown canopy?
A crown canopy is a long fabric panel that fall under a valanced top section, making a sweep of color and style that is unforgettable. Crown canopies makes a dramatic statement in a room.
Crown canopies are of different styles and color. The style ranges from simple to very elegant and exquisite designs. The colors may be that of plain or combinations of different attractive and eye catching colors.
* What is a yurt?
A yurt is a circular, domed, portable tent that is used by nomadic peoples of central Asia. It is the traditional felt home for many nomads. The yurt is a Turkish word for these portable felt dwelling places.
In our modern day, the word yurt refers to round huts made of modern materials. The structures of modern yurts are copied or based from the originals found in central Asia. The modern yurts are highly engineered and built for extreme weather conditions.
* What size camping tent do I need?
The size of camping tent that you need will depend on the number of persons that will use or occupy the tent. There are one-man camping tents that are made for only one person; there are also tents for two persons; and the king size camping tent that can accommodate ten people.
The box the tent comes in will usually label the capacity. If you plan to use your tent for more than just sleeping and may plan to set up a chair or changing area, you’ll need to double your capacity for smaller tents.
* What should I look for when buying a new camping tent?
Here are some of the best tips of buying a new camping tent that is very convenient and enduring that can stand the test of time.

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