Once you have finished landscaping your frontyard or backyard, the next step is going to be to decorate it. This allows you to personalize your yard even more by adding the colors and styles of decor that you love. If you are trying to find cool and unique things to decorate your yard with, you should look into getting some metal yard art. These are pieces of metal that have been created in different shapes and figures and then personalized with color, stains, and so forth.
If you have an old house with old appliances and pipes, your water may be starting to show signs of it. If you have stained sinks, tubs and toilets, and your clothes are starting to stain, you could have hard water. If you've noticed that the water has an odor to it when it comes out of the faucet, it's time to get the water tested. If you have hard water, you might want to have a professional come to your house to do the following.
New wood flooring can cost you anything from a small amount of money to a small fortune. You can choose real wood flooring, tile that looks like wood, or even laminate that mimics the look of wood. If you have wood floors already but just aren't pleased with the coloring, there are things you can do yourself to change the look. The best part is that you don't even have to sand down your floors.
If you are a property owner, at some point you should have had a land survey. Some mortgage companies still require one, but even if yours did not, you need to invest in one to protect your long-term interests. Varous types of these surveys exist, so you can choose the one best suited to your needs. Even if you have owned your property for years, you should have a recent survey on the books.
If you want carpet on your stairs to last longer, install carpet padding. Carpet padding is placed on between the carpet and sub-floor. It helps absorb some of the impact from foot traffic, and it prevents slips and noisy stairs. Here are some tips to install carpet padding on a straight stair case.
Prepare to Work
For this project, you need:
work gloves safety glasses pry bar broom tape measure piece of cardboard chalk utility knife tack hammer tack strips carpet tacks staple gun and half-inch staples padding If you are replacing carpet, remove old tack strips with the pry bar.