Entries by Robert Dickson

Replacing Shower Tile Grout

Constant exposure to water and sedimentation or displacement of the walls of the bathroom can make grout around the tiles to crack. When this happens, it must be repaired to keep water away from the cracks. Over time, water may damage the structure and decompose the underlying layers. This will trigger costly repairs which could […]

Plumbing Tips for Beginners

Some homeowners avoid plumbing tasks because they can be difficult and messy. As a result, a plumber is called for minor problems that could easily be handled. Others address complex plumbing projects, often with disastrous results. Plumbing advice You can determine which projects you feel comfortable with. Step-by-step instructions will help you to successfully complete […]

The Benefits of a Rustic Fireplace

There is nothing better than being cold and being able to curl up next to a fire with a good blanket and the company of loved ones. If you want to integrate a chimney into the decoration of your home, do not hesitate to do so because the warmth and the feeling of well-being that […]

Techniques for Painting a Faux Granite

The actual cost of using granite is much higher than the cost of painting imitation granite. Contractors and do-it-yourself remodelers know that the granite look can be achieved with appropriate materials and correct technique. First, decide on a color scheme, and then apply the paint using a spray technique, or sponge. Color scheme Anyone interested […]

Five Tips for Buying Your First Home

The real estate market offers a unique opportunity for buyers looking for their first home and have the means to do so. Prices have been reduced considerably, there are a large number of properties for sale to choose from and the negotiating ability of the parties involved is very high. However, it is worth taking […]

Tips for Improving Your Home Decor

When your home is properly decorated, it gives those who enjoy it a pleasant feeling through its organization, harmony and beauty. Unconsciously, a pleasant environment allows us to feel relaxed. Sometimes, due to lack of information or advice, we make unforgivable mistakes that make the spaces inside our home lack personality and even seem unattractive. […]

Improving the Thermal Insulation of your Home

A home with good thermal insulation can save up to 30% of energy, which has direct effects both in the electric bill and in the CO2 emissions to the environment. What precautions should we take to improve the thermal performance of our home? Here are some tips: The thermal insulation of a dwelling is the […]

Colors that Combine Well with Green

What colors match with green? It has always been said that green is for the daring, but you just need to know what to combine the color with to make the perfect setting in your home. In addition, there are many shades of green that exist to decorate your walls, furniture or fabrics, from light […]

How to Dry a Water Damaged Ceiling

If your roof has water damage, you will need to remove the drywall and let the inside of the roof dry out. If not, mold may grow inside your ceiling. Correct the initial cause of the leak to avoid future damage. If you are not sure where the leak is, ask a professional roofer or […]

Choosing a Paint Color for your Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of your home and is inviting to family and friends to enjoy each other’s company. A simple decorating project can be to create this atmosphere in your kitchen by added some color.  If you choose the right paint color, you can create the most gorgeous room in the house. Instructions […]