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Monthly Archives: March 2018

New Style of Basin

Changing the size or Shape

It is more complex when you decide to change the size or the shape of the wash basin, but it can be done. In fact, you may decide you would like to change both at the same time. A larger size means you will need to cut into the counter top to allow it to fit or change the counters. For a smaller size fit, you will need to change the countertops.

The same is true if you would like to change from one shape to another. The typical wash basin is round, but you can go with one that is square or long and skinny such as a rectangular shape. You can also go with a corner design. For the more dynamic changes, it is best to hire a contractor to do the work for you. They will have the tools and the expertise to get it done.

Explore the Possibilities

Always spend some time to explore the possibilities with wash basin changes. You want to be happy with the outcome. If you plan to do the work on your own, make sure you follow safety precautions and you secure the element in place correctly. You don’t want to have any errors that could result in damages or injuries.

Always go with high quality products, they will last much longer and look nicer. A cheaply made wash basin isn’t going to be durable and you will soon regret that purchase. The price doesn’t have to be incredibly high for you to be able to fit it into your budget. Compare prices, brand reputation, and even where you buy it from to ensure you get the best overall deal.

In addition to any style of set up you desire, you can also determine the colour of the product and what it is made from. You can go with a simple change that is similar to what you had or completely change the colour scheme. It all depends on what your final goal is for the look in that room. Rather than think of it as change, think of it as personalised upgrades!

This is a simple but effective change that can make your life easier and more efficient. At the same time, it can get rid of an older sinker that was an eyesore to look at or to replace one that shows its age. Going with something modern is a great idea and one of the easiest facelifts you can do in your home.

Place Rug Perfectly

Out of all the decor elements in the world, we are going to focus on rugs and how to place them just right in your bedroom, living room, dining room, kids room and at your outdoor space if you have an outdoor carpet.

Bedroom

It’s your primary space you may want to give your best shot here. Following is the list of the things you should take care of while placing a carpet in your bedroom.

Things to do:

1. A gap is an essential factor between your rug and the walls. This gap should be at least around half a metre to provide the much-needed breathing space.

2. Make sure that it starts just where you bed ends. If you have tables aside your bed, then it must begin right after them.

3. Ensure that the carpet protruding beyond the bed if placed beneath is in correct proportion on both sides to maintain the balance in your room.

Dining Room

One of the important rooms which requires a lot of practicality. Have a look at the key points to keep in mind while doing it for your dining room.

Things to do:

1. The first golden rule is to have the legs of your dining chairs well on the carpet. Just in case, you don’t have that extra-large rug, all you need to do is just try placing the front legs on it.

2. While deciding the size of the rug, just measure the entire dining set and the space they cover and keep in mind few centimetres for all four sides in spare.

3. It is recommended to opt for flat rugs as they are more practical for moving chairs. Also look for one which is easy to clean as food and drink spills is always going to be there.

Living Room

A lot of families spend majority of their time in living areas. Here is what to keep in mind while placing a rug in your living space.

Things to do:

1. The most important element amongst all is the size. Keep in mind that the size matters the most when it comes to placing a rug in your living area. Avoid opting for a ‘postage stamp’ sized rug in your living area. The bigger the size of your rug, the bigger your room would feel.

2. One common golden rule is to place your furniture’s legs over your rug for an added and enhanced visual appeal. To achieve this, it’s important that your rug should be large enough to have all four legs comfortably on it.

3. Just in case, the size is not that big, you can at least try placing the front two legs of your surrounding chairs over your carpet.

Kid’s Room

It’s paramount to understand how to place your rug right in your kid’s room, after all they are your loveliest possession. Here is a list of few important points which might help you do it the right way.

Things to do:

1. Decide the best spot where your kid spends most of his/her time. You would want to provide a perfect cushioning for your kid where he/she spends most of the time. It could be anything. A corner around the window, a place just aside the bed or any random spot. Keep in mind that you are here compromising with the look and feel of the room by providing a cushioning to your kid’s tender skin.

Easy Life Hacks

A leaky faucet is too irritating; it won’t let you sleep. So, how can you make the noise go away? The answer is quite easy. Simply take a thread, tie one end of the thread on the tip of the leaky tap and leave the other end on the faucet. Remember that the thread should go down from under the tap and not over the tap. The leaking water drop will flow down through the thread and there will be no noise. But, remember this is just a temporary solution. Ultimately, you have to get a plumber to fix the leakage.

It’s quite common that the dustbin bags become squishy because of the food juices. This makes the smell worse. So, how can you prevent that? The answer – put old newspaper at the bottom of the bin. It will absorb the food juices.

This is a common case with almost every household. Getting problems with sprinklers? No worries, make your own! All you need is a Pepsi bottle and loads of duct tapes. Put your water pipe inside the bottle and make the bottle air-tight by wrapping around loads of duct tape on the bottle’s neck and the pipe. Open the tap and let the bottle get filled. Just the moment it gets filled make some holes on the bottle using a pointed tool. That’s it you have your homemade sprinkler.

The answer is simple. Put your mobile phone in a zip lock bag, and mount the zip bag on the back of the seat in front of you; you can use some tapes to stick the bag. Make a hole in the bag and watch a movie, song, or whatever you like.

Not everyone is a chef and not everyone knows the art of separating yolk from egg white just by hands. Besides, you don’t want to get your hands dirty. But, the truth is anyone can easily separate yolk from egg white. Break the egg on a plate, get an empty Pepsi bottle and squeeze it a little. Turn the bottle upside down, bring it close to the egg yolk and slowly release the bottle. The yolk will automatically get inside the bottle as it get’s sucked in. There you have your egg white and yolk separated.

Perfect Toilet

Back in the day, a toilet was simply a hole in the ground. One day someone decided there should be seat so they carved a hole in a bit of wood and threw that over the hole. In Tudor England a public toilet was a series of holes in wood on a bridge. You’d simply sit down over a hole, do your business and get on with your day. The business would go into the water below. No muss, no fuss… until they realized where they were getting their drinking water from was also where people were relieving themselves and then they had to figure out a better way.

Years later and someone came up with the idea that a toilet should flush the waste away, and several designs later came the toilet that we are familiar with today. Of course throughout history they have changed in size and shape but the basic flushing mechanism remains unchanged. There are tall toilets and short ones, ones that have a round seat and those that have an oval one, ones that flush from the incorporated tank on the back and those older versions that have a tank way up the wall allowing gravity to play a bigger role.

In some parts of the world we see toilets that allow us to crouch over them, squat if you will with some people saying that this is the best and most effective way to do our business. Squat toilets are becoming more popular in North America now as people realize that you don’t have to strain so much and the squat is actually better than sitting in order to get the job done.