Sunday, January 31, 2016
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Friday, January 29, 2016
Last Friday, my husband and I drove by a property that we saw for sale. The house comes with an 8 acre land and we thought it was worth seeing. We love the view where the property is and the the house going there are huge as well.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
If you're a homeowner, and you're not a DIY handyman or handy woman, you already know the unsettling feeling that comes when you want a renovation job done--and you don't know how much it's going to cost.
Not only that, but you have no idea of what the job entails, what materials are used and how long the job takes from start to finish. Thankfully, with today's Internet focus, all the above factors can be settled before you get into a mess with an unreliable or unscrupulous .
The article below names just a few of the many things you can do to help protect yourself as a homeowner.
Start With The Obvious: Word-Of-Mouth Recommendations
Starting with your family, friends, co-workers or neighbors, find out their experiences, if any, with general contractors. It's the best way to know their past record working on various types of jobs.
Don't depend on some review web sites for good ratings, many web sites haven't had an update for ever so long. Unfortunately, top ratings given by some web sites are many times paid ads for top page placement.
Doing Your Own Research
The experience in your kind of project; a dossier of satisfied clients; and how familiar is the contractor with local authorities and regulations, all help lead to a good experience with your project.
Getting It All Down In Writing
Get everything down in writing that you can: the materials used, insurance, warranties, proof of bonding, certification and of course, a signed, dated final price.
Go To A Reputable Internet Portal
At superior online portals or directories such as Remodeling Contractor, you'll find extensive listings of every kind of home improvement contractor work imaginable. Listed according to category such as drywall, masonry or electricians, you'll come to a special online quote service form.
Having filled out and submitted an online form, contractor quotes begin arriving at the inquirer's email address--with no commitment whatsoever required of the homeowner.
If you like the quotes, then follow-thru with a simple phone call. If you don't like the quote, then simply disregard it, and move on to the next one.
With the quotes that you like best, you can then interview and meet with the contractor who normally comes to your property. You can then ask more questions, and get more specific questions answered.
Never allow yourself to feel pressured at any time. Nor should you give any money in advance setting yourself up for a possible scam. One more thing--choose wisely.
Brought to you by Chubskulit Rose at 1/28/2016 05:55:00 PM
Thursday, January 14, 2016
One of the may neat thinbgs that my daughter got to do during the Doodle4Google in 2014 was designing a bag. They call this activity Androidify Yourself. They pick a design and the machine prints it for them. They get to keep the bag as souvenier.
Our son loved this booth. He get to play without paying and he wins every time lol.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Anyone who has ever had to move their furniture certainly knows that it can be a difficult task. Heavy furniture is often put in place and rarely moved because it can be such a hassle. Of course, there are times when you need to move your furniture, but you dread the task because it is so heavy. Fortunately, quality furniture casters can make the job a breeze.
Casters Offer Great Convenience
Furniture with casters is extremely easy to move. Whether you're ready to rearrange a few pieces or you want to move a heavy sofa out of the way so you can vacuum your rugs, when your furniture has casters, you'll never have to worry about bringing in help. Fortunately, you'll be able to find a wide range of casters designed to fit a variety of needs as well as add a touch of style to your home's decor. The right casters will allow you to easily move even the heaviest pieces of furniture.
Decorative Casters add a Touch of Style
If you're looking for casters for use on chairs, stools or tables, it's important to keep in mind that these casters will be visible, so the look of the caster should be attractive as well as something that will work well with your decor. Some casters can be very industrial looking and are an excellent choice for those types of applications, but when you have casters on your home's furnishings, you want to make sure they are beautiful and can add to your design style. Decorative casters can add a nice touch to any furniture style.
Low Profile Casters are Perfect for a Sofa or Loveseat
Another type of caster that is often used on furniture is the low profile caster. Easy chairs, sofas, loveseats, ottomans and many other types of furniture might call for a caster with a low profile. These casters roll smoothly, giving you the convenience and functionality of a quality caster, but they also offer a low profile design to keep the caster inconspicuous and out of sight.
Regardless of what type of furniture you want to add casters to, it's important to consider the quality of the casters. Companies like Access Casters Inc. offer high quality casters in a wide selection of styles. Not every caster is suited for every application. Always make sure you choose casters that are designed for the job as well as the weight of the object.
Brought to you by Chubskulit Rose at 1/06/2016 05:16:00 PM