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How to Calculate Wall Painting Cost on Your Own

Friday, November 21, 2014 Category: Design Literature

Hand Painting Wall OrangeYou can calculate the total cost of a house painting by yourself as along as you know the fundamental requirement in the painting process.
Firstly, if you are going to paint the house you should measure the area you would paint. This is to determine the amount of paint you need. Here’s how:

Measure the length and height of each wall surface to be painted to know the size of the entire surface of the wall.
If there are windows or doors in the wall, you need to measure their size as well. …

How to Choose the Right Tiles for Your House

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Category: Design Literature

White Quartz Floor Tiles
There are several considerations you should take into account when choosing floor tiles for your house. In addition to the beauty you desire, the tiles should also provide a safe and comfortable floor for you and your family members.
1. Budget
There are tiles with various prices and designs sold in markets. It makes you have to be smart in choosing the right one for your house. Decide whether you want inexpensive floor tiles with a mediocre quality, or the expensive ones with a good quality. Though the choice is yours, still, …

Weaknesses and Strenghts of Some Ceilings

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Category: Design Literature

MInimalist Living Room with ModerThere are now many types of ceiling on the market which you can apply in homes or other buildings. Before selecting the design and main material for the ceiling, it is better to know some advantages and disadvantages of each type of ceiling.
1. Plywood ceiling
Ceiling made of plywood is widely used in buildings. The size is 122 cm x 244 cm with a thickness of 3 mm, 4 mm and 6 mm. You can install this ceiling in sheet without cutting it first, or you can divide it into sections …

How to Build a House on a Sloping Site

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Category: Design Literature

Architect Bernard Cadelina House in a Sloping LandHomes on a sloping site are usually less preferable than those on a flat site. However, there are also some people who like building a house on a sloping surface. Actually a sloping land surface does not need to be made flat since such condition can become a certain attraction to your home.
Some advantages of building a house on a sloping site are:

     Land prices are cheaper compared to flat surface land.
     The house will look unique.
     It reflects the youthful and high art sense of the owner.
     The value …

Various Types of Wood for Home Furniture

Sunday, October 5, 2014 Category: Design Literature

Mini Wooden Furniture with Beautiful CarvingsOnce furniture was made from a piece of wood without any joint to make it more robust. Because of the limited supply of wood, people then started to make furniture using wood joined in a row. Now the wood is getting scarce so the wood waste is utilized and processed into plywood, MDF, HDF, particle board and then made ​​into furniture.
What type of wood used as raw material for the manufacture of furniture?
1. Solid wood
Solid wood is the strongest and most durable wood. However, due to the supply shortage, the …