Jul 16

Installing doors

A Door looks like it would be an easy do-it-yourself project. That is until you do it. Doors are tricky, putting them up can feel like trying to put a round peg into a square hole because they have to be just so in order to hang right and swing straight. Poorly hung doors can […]

Jul 05

Just When your Window Needs a Pane-Lift!

  The window is a very important part of the home  from the inside and outside. If you think the current design of your home window leaves too much to be desired, finding a replacement window is easy – just start surfing online or do some window window-shopping to give your windows a new look! […]

Jun 18

What´s Available in Window Blinds

There are literally hundreds of different styles, and colors in window blinds you can choose for your home, ranging from simple to funky to exotic and everything in between. Staring at the rows of window blinds can be a brain numbing experience, but this simple guide will unwind the mystery and help you decide what´s in, what´s out and what´s right for you. Basically, there are only a few types of window blinds on the market today that appear in many different colors and styles. Choose a coordinating color or material for the room in question and then take your pick from the following types of window blinds:

Mini window blinds

Mini-blinds are the window blinds of the past. Their metal interiors have proven not to be the best material available for window blinds. After a short while, your mini-blinds will begin to bend into unsightly positions, rust and accumulate dirt that just won´t come clean. Though they gained popularity in the 80´s it was short lived once it was realized that they were a poor choice for window blinds.