How To Paint Laminate Countertops

Laminate countertops last a long time and can look like just about any material you like, including granite or marble. They allow you to have beautiful, sleek countertops and an upgraded kitchen without spending money on more expensive countertop materials. Another great thing about them is that they can be painted with solid colors or other textures. Here are some tips for painting your laminate countertops.  Prep the Countertops You can start the process by getting your laminate countertops ready for priming and interior painting. Read More 

4 Ideas For Remodeling A Kitchen With Elderly Safety In Mind

With all the unpleasant stories about nursing homes and assisted living facilities in the news, it's no wonder that more and more elderly adults want to keep living at home until they absolutely need round the clock care. If your parent or loved one is living in the same home they occupied during their 40s and 50s, their is likely in need of kitchen remodeling for both aesthetic and usability reasons. Try these four ways to make a remodeled kitchen safer and easier to use. Read More 

Understanding What an Industrial Electrical Contractor Does

Most people would have no idea what an industrial electrical contractor does. That is because this type of electrical contractor has a very special type of job with some unique duties and skills. Since his or her skills only apply to things of an industrial nature, you are not likely to hire him to install your new fuse box upgrades. The following will enlighten you as to what an industrial electrical contractor actually does. Read More 

Three Benefits Of Building A Home With Cob Masonry

Cob is a building material that has been around for centuries. It is similar to adobe, except that adobe is fired in an oven to make bricks, whereas cob is left unfired. Cob is made from a mix of straw, sand, clay, and sometimes a hardening agent such as lime. Bricks or loaves of cob are made and then stacked while still wet. Three main benefits come from building with cob. Read More 

Four Habits Which May Reduce Dishwasher Effectiveness

Have you noticed recently that your dishwasher isn't getting your dishes as clean as it once used to? It's very possible that you (or one of your family members) have developed some habits which are making it more difficult for your dishwasher to function properly.  1. Tossing All the Silverware in at Once It's easy to get into the habit of collecting all your silverware and then tossing it into a single compartment of your dishwasher. Read More