Thursday, 21 May 2015

Great Ideas For Your Home Improvement Plans

With your home being the single most expensive thing any of us will probably ever purchase, making changes, improvements or renovations to it can be a scary proposal. What if it goes wrong? What if we make the wrong choices? This article will help you wade through the rights and wrongs with some great tips and ideas for your home improvement projects.

Avoid making expensive renovations based on personal tastes. Spending $1,000 a tile on your bathroom may seem like a good plan but the odds are if you eventually sell, you will not recoup that money. If the change is not something that can be appreciated by someone other than you, consider doing something different.

Adhesive window films are one of the most affordable and easy-to-install home improvement projects. Make sure to check for lead paint treatment. These films are available in distinctive stained-glass patterns, frosted designs, and a variety of other textured patterns. Many window adhesive kits include all the tools needed for the job and cost less than twenty dollars per window.

Do not get rid of your doors because they look dirty. Remove the door from its frame, then sand it until its bare wood is visible. Next purchase paint and a roller and get to work. Change to more modern doorknobs, too.

To make the roof on your real estate last as long as possible you should make sure there are power vents installed to draw hot air out of the attic space. This will keep the underside of the roof cooled down so that it does not cook your shingles the way a frying pan cooks and egg.

How to paint a panel door. The order of painting a panel door is quite important if you want to get a professional look. First, paint any moldings, followed by the recessed panels. Next, paint the horizontal areas, and finally the vertical areas. Always use smooth strokes, following the grain of the wood. After the first coat has dried, rub the door with fine sandpaper, wipe clean, and apply a second coat.

Wallpaper can be a great designer addition to your home, but after awhile - accidents happen - and wallpaper can start to peel. You can easily fix it with some wallpaper paste. Using a knife, smear some wallpaper paste on a piece of writing or printer paper. Rub the piece of paper that you just smeared paste on against the underside of the peeling wallpaper. Slowly start pressing the wallpaper back against the wall, while slowly sliding out the piece of paper. Smooth any wrinkles or bubbles with the help of a clean cloth.

If you have a lot of cords hanging out of your entertainment stands then you know what a pain and unsightly view cords can be. You can easily clean up your mess by using Velcro tape, which is widely available, at most stores for about $5. Roll up the unused portions of your cord and hold them together with the Velcro tape for a clean and tidy look.

Hopefully the information that you have just read will help you realize that home improvement isn't as scary as it can seem. There are wrong choices that can be made, but if you stick to these tips, you will have the information you need to make good choices and have a great and valuable home.

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Neutralize The Dangers Of Lead Paint With ECOBOND®

Lead paint has been a hazard that has plagued the US since before its banning in the 1970's. Though the use of lead pigmented paints is outlawed, houses built before the termination of their use still pose a serious threat.The hazards of this material were not totally understood when it was still being widely used. Years later, however, we understand that exposure to a lead dust particle as small as a grain of sand can cause widespread neurological damage in young children. It can have serious and lasting effects on the kidneys, brain, nervous system, reproductive system, respiratory system, and is even a known carcinogen. With all this danger, it's no wonder teams clad in Hazmat suits must go in to remove lead paint from buildings. If you have found yourself in a home built before the 1970's and coated inside or out with lead paint, don't fret.

Our EcoBond LBP paint is here to help.
Never before has there been a product which not only safely and effectively coats lead paint, but also works to neutralize the danger of the lead. When applied, EcoBond uses a patented system of paint softeners and penetrants to soften the centuries-old lead paint beneath and neutralize the heavy metal within. EcoBond is so effective, it successfully renders 95% of the lead harmless. We test our EcoBond in our own facility's laboratory, as well as getting a second opinion from a third party lab to ensure our product works how we say it should.EcoBond is an easy to use, cost effective solution to lead paint that you can apply yourself, right at home. Now, does this mean once EcoBond is applied you can remove the paint on your own? No. Though we stand by the effectiveness of our product, we would never want to encourage our customers to attempt a lead paint removal without following appropriate safety procedures to eliminate the chance of exposure.

Even after applying EcoBond, consult a professional lead paint abatement company for information on how to proceed. EcoBond is an easy to use, cost effective option for treating the lead paint in your home that is so effective you can simply paint it on and leave it. It's the first time a product is available to the public for at home treatment of lead paint.The technology in our EcoBond is so effective we use it to treat lead paint materials for disposal and also soil which has been contaminated with lead particles. Ours is a breakthrough technology and we are confident it will safely and effectively contain and treat the lead in your home. If you would like more information about the removal of lead paint, we invite you to visit our website.

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