Brass and Chrome door handles are tough by nature and last long. They also do not need much maintenance efforts. However, if you are planning to put on glass door handles and knobs on your home and/or office doors, you need to be extra careful. After all, it is glass and not a metal. Also keep in mi
PEX is made of cross-linked polyethylene, and is used for the installation of hot/cold household water supply pipes. Due to its flexible nature, far fewer 90-degree elbow joints are needed, which cuts down on installation time and costs. Also, unlike conventional copper or CPVC water pipe, no cement
While fireplaces are great to look at, they are inefficient at heating a home. Wood-burning stoves, on the other hand, are efficient suppliers of heat, while at the same time providing the visual attraction that fireplaces do. Because they get so hot, wood-burning stoves must be placed and installed
Flooring of a home is an important part of the overall feel of a home. There are immense choices with regard to flooring. You can choose from carpet flooring, wooden flooring, laminate flooring and the like. Each one comes with some advantages and disadvantages. You should research well, weigh the d
Cutting a hole in your cubicle wall doesn't have to be an act of workplace sabotage. It can be a way of re-routing cables, connecting electronics to outlets or saying hello to your neighbor. Depending on the material of your cubicle wall, cutting a hole may be quite easy, or it may be impossible. Wi
Thermal insulation promotes electricity savings by reducing the amount of energy required by home appliances to create cold or hot air flow.Among the many benefits obtained in using thermal insulation is energy efficiency which leads to lower electric bills, and controlled equal temperature inside y
Concrete is a construction material made from a blend of Portland cement, water, and gravel. While concrete is one of the most durable and versatile materials available, it is also susceptible to many potential problems. Most concrete issues stem from improper installation, and can include spalling,
Old bathtubs usually have equally old faucets and, if there's one thing that old faucets are known for, it's leaking. You can fix leaky faucets on old bathtubs yourself without having to wait for (or pay) a plumber. The main reason for most leaky faucets is a failing faucet washer or bad valve stem.