Creating an entertainment or “family” room is the perfect way to keep your living room from suffering the wear and tear of excessive traffic that it wasn’t meant to withstand. Traditionally a living room was for visiting and entertaining guests and other activities such as watching TV or playing games was done in the “family room”. While not everyone prefers to have a formal living room, for those who do, an entertainment room can be a lifesaver.
When decorating your family room you will of course want it to look appealing, but it should also be user friendly. In the… Continue reading
Carpets represent one of the most important investments you can make in your home. Not only do carpets make your home more livable, but they can also raise the value of your home by creating more appealing and comfortable spaces. Even so, we don’t often think of carpets as a financial investment in the way we would antiques or other valuables, but you might be surprised to learn that there are carpets out there that do hold their value, and can even appreciate over time.
Before carpets were widely affordable they were a luxury item. Originating in Asia and the… Continue reading
Writen by Tim Topfine, a freelancer based in Georgia. For more information on flooring and carpet, visit www.bestcarpetvalue.com.
I was looking for the perfect solution for my game room, which gets quite a bit of traffic between my families with three small children as well as the guests that I entertain. I had a strict budget to stay within, yet didn’t want to sacrifice the style or quality of the flooring in this popular room in my home. After plenty of research, carpet tile seemed to be the best choice for my home for a variety of reasons.
Many… Continue reading
Bugs are no fun, especially when they are inside your home. They can show up at the most inconvenient times, and create embarrassment for the human occupants. Roaches hide in cracks and crevices, around drains, and in oven or anywhere else where it is dark and damp scavenging for remnants of food. There are many effective ways of ridding the home of these little varmints, but you should be careful when using any of them.
One easy method is to place a paste made with boric acid, sugar, milk and red onions in a shallow container within reach of the… Continue reading
Many of us do not have the kind of windows which seal out the air. Double hung windows are of course the best option that you could have to ensure that the heat savings takes place in the winter time, but what if you’re not blessed with state of the art windows and doors. What if you have issues with heat leaking out from beneath the doors and through windows which are not as new as they might be? Do you have options that are going to help you to prevent heat loss and keep your family warmer, while saving… Continue reading