What You Need to Know About Removing Glue from Old Carpet Flooring

Perhaps the most challenging part about replacing old carpet flooring is getting rid of all the glue that it leaves behind. The latter is more of a feathered or flaky residue that produces a mess.  That said, there are ways to undertake the task more effectively. For one thing, you can turn to commercial solvents explicitly made for this purpose. Also, there are specialised tools that can make the job a lot easier.

Don’t mind putting in some work and getting a little dirty? Read on for some tips on how to remove old carpet glue flooring.

So where do you start?

The first order of business is to gather the materials and tools that you will need for the job. This includes some rubber gloves, fume respirators, wet/dry vacuum, a 5-gallon bucket, floor glue stripper and chemical sprayer. You will also need a floor scraper which would make the … Read the rest

Why You Should Sort Your Roofing Renovations Before You Sell

Roofing

For the vast majority of people your home is going to be the single biggest investment in your life. Whether we are talking about your first home, or your retirement home. It is a large chunk of your money that will be used not only in buying your home, but in upgrading and maintaining it, especially the roofing.

When Should You Renovate?

It seems that there are two times in a home ownership cycle that are prime times to see renovations occur. When you have just purchased the property, and when you are about to sell it. Occasionally you’ll see alternations happen for life change events, like the arrival of children, or children going off to college.

But, generally, it’s when you have just moved in and want to stamp your mark on your home, letting your personality shine through. Or when you are about to sell and suddenly discover … Read the rest

How to Prepare Your Canada Windows And Doors for The Winter

Another cold, Canada winter is approaching. So, the only question that you should be asking yourself is whether your Canada windows and doors are ready for the cold winter months. Ineffective windows and doors can make the entire winter season a nightmare for you.

Poor insulation, leaks and drafts are some of the major reasons that you are going to hate winter season. But you are not late; there is still time to make your Canada windows and doors ready for winter. Here are the ways the new windows and doors will make your home ready for the approaching cold winter.

1. Upgrade Your Old Single Pane Windows to Double Pane Windows.

Well, you might have purchased an older home with single pane windows, and you haven’t upgraded yet. If so, this is the right time you consider upgrading to double pane Canadian windows that are more energy efficient. They … Read the rest

How to Create the Ultimate BBQ Garden

When summer comes, many of us like to take the opportunity to head out into our gardens, and a BBQ is a sure way to share in some fun times. A BBQ can be a fantastic idea to get friends and family together.

You can combine this social aspect with the chance to impress others with your cooking and hosting skills. Therefore, in the event that you need to build an outdoor BBQ area in your garden, follow these suggested steps which require little DIY know how.

Where Should I Zone My BBQ Garden?

This is the first thing to consider when trying to figure out the best spot to set up your BBQ garden. You have to find that spot that does not pose a fire risk to your house, vegetation or sheds.

Avoid locating your BBQ against flammable walls, underneath power lines or near low-hanging trees. The ultimate … Read the rest

A Guide to Renovating Your Home

Making an improvement inside your home place can be a very difficult job, and all of it will get even harder if you are not following a particular previously made plan. But however, there are quite a few things that will help you get more oriented and do everything which is a must in order to be able to get through every aspect of the improvement phase, and make sure that you and your loved ones will be able to enjoy the newly made place.

In this text we are going to help you get closer to that by choosing some external planning’s before you move towards realizing the whole plan, and if you are being careful enough you will notice that each aspect of it will serve you as a great additional help because you are going to minimize the stress and the fear of being over bloated with … Read the rest

How To Create A Professional Home Office

Working from home is an office perk that’s usually earned from years of commitment from the job. Or sometimes, you’re working from home for your very own business, trying to get your company off the ground. Either way, in order to be the most productive you can be, there’s no doubt that you need a fully-functioning, professional home office.

So, what are the crucial elements to include when designing a home office?

Practicality and Permissions

First and foremost, you’ll need to consider whether your home office is going to be a converted room in your home or a newly erected out-building away from the main house. If you’re planning to keep it within the house, then you won’t necessarily need any special permissions to convert it. You’ll simply need to ensure you’re paying the correct business rates. However, if you’re building a completely new structure or building new partition walls, … Read the rest

How to Breathe New Life Into Your 2019 Garden

It is common for people to fall out of love with their garden, leaving them wanting to give it a new lease of life. With these tips to refresh your garden, you’ll be excited to invite your friends round as soon as the weather warms up! It is easy to update your garden without having to spend ridiculous amounts of money or hours and hours with your gardening tools. Before you start, have a look at the garden and see what you have. Look at your furniture, fire pits or ornaments and move them around, making sure you utilise your space. Have a look at a few of these tips which will help you feel proud of your garden and what you’ve achieved.

Spring Clean Your Terrace or Patio

You’ll be surprised how much of a difference a clean patio can make, and don’t worry, you don’t have to invest … Read the rest

4 Quick and Easy Ways To Refresh Your Home When On A Budget

At some point or another, we’ve all looked around our homes and no longer been satisfied or happy with the way that it looks. Perhaps you tried a new trend which didn’t quite work as well as you had hoped, or maybe the walls need a fresh coat of paint. But, no matter the reasons you have, it is inevitable for you to feel ready to give your home a refresh at some point with new and exciting updates. If you have budget restrictions, then you may feel slightly held back when it comes to what you can do.

Thankfully, there are a few interior updates which you can make that will make a big difference whilst also costing very little money and time to do on your part. So, if you are ready to fall back in love with your home again, here are 4 quick and easy things … Read the rest

5 Things To Mind Before Hiring Furniture Removal Companies

Did you know that the average Australian moves about 13 times during their lifetime? A recent study showed that the same average Australian spends around 208 days in their life dealing with issues connected with moving from one home to another. See some facts on this here.

If you’re facing this stressful and exhausting challenge right now, you’re probably wondering if something changed since the last time you did it. In this article, we’ll tell you about 5 important things that you must consider before hiring a removalist. Read on, and learn more about it!

1. Experience

It is always best to choose a company that has a lot of experience behind them. It doesn’t matter if the removing crew is young, it’s important to have experienced leadership. Why is this important?

Because every furniture removal, almost without exception faces a problem at one point. Sometimes this problem is … Read the rest

Flexform Chairs: Designer Seating with an Italian Flair

Famous for its upholstered furniture, Flexform has also garnered acclaim for its stunning collection of dining chairs

Cavallini1920 is an Italian luxury furniture retailer with showrooms in Milan and Varedo. The company champions a holistic vision of home living, based on the notion that interiors are not merely a combination of objects, but rather a decisive factor in shaping people’s quality of life. Therefore, Cavallini1920 places high emphasis on the planning and design phase, and offers specialized interior design consulting as well as an array of professional services for both architects and private customers. Cavallini1920 proudly boasts official partnerships with the leading names in designer Italian furnishings, and serves today as an official dealer for the most prestigious brands of the Made in Italy universe.

Flexform Chairs: a front-row seat at the table of style

Among the brands that routinely catch the eye of customers at the two Cavallini1920 … Read the rest