Category: Interior Projects

  • Determining Your Home Security Needs

    Determining Your Home Security Needs

    Home Security: How to Determine Your Needs No matter you are the owner or living in as tenant, your house reflects your personality. Everyone wants a beautiful, comfortable and secured place to live. With escalating rate of crime, security perhaps has become the first priority. People these days may compromise on the looks and comfort,…

  • Cleaning Your Dryer Vents

    Cleaning Your Dryer Vents

    Have you ever cleaned your dryer vents?  Have you ever considered that as something you might need? Interestingly enough, a clogged dryer vent accounts for more than 15,000 reported fires each year, however, it is something that most of us would never consider doing.  If you have a flexible vent line, you should simply replace…

  • Basement Musty? That’s not Healthy!

    Basement Musty? That’s not Healthy!

      Building science research has shown that the quality of indoor air is more often than not worse than that the air outside your home. The air inside the living spaces in your home can be contaminated several ways: pet dander, insect infestations, unwanted mammalian pests, excessive moisture, poor ventilation, radon gas, and toxic chemicals…

  • Dual Flush Toilet Options – Easy to Not so Much

    Dual Flush Toilet Options – Easy to Not so Much

    Dual Flush Toilets When I decided to get a dual flush toilet for our cottage project, I mentioned it to a couple of friends and they didn’t have a clue what I was talking about.  These are people would would consider themselves “green” or “conservationists” at heart.  I was surprised that they weren’t aware of…

  • A Tiny Sink for a Tiny Bathroom

    A Tiny Sink for a Tiny Bathroom

    I know that this is an issue that arises for many people when you try to renovate a space, or try to squeeze in an extra bathroom or powder room.  Often, we find ourselves constrained by the space and a typical bathroom vanity is too large for the space.  Some will go with the small…

  • Installing VCT Tile – Six Things They Don’t Tell You

    Installing VCT Tile – Six Things They Don’t Tell You

    VCT Tile Installation Tips – Six things they don’t tell you on the instructions. Our prior post was an overview of encapsulating “cutback” adhesive which was leading toward installing a VCT tile floor. For those who don’t know, VCT stands for Vinyl composite tile.  You will see me write about “VCT tile” and I know…