Archive for September, 2011
Kitchen Backsplash Tile
Kitchens ar the focal point of homes and even the householder that is most cost-conscious may make the decision to add a few touches to make it stylish or to remodel the kitchen. The installation of a new backsplash to spruce up the kitchen can make an impact that is very big.
Designed with the idea to catch food that inadvertently may fall on the walls, backsplashes can also be a way to inexpensively update the kitchen. The many unlike type of materials that ar used to create backsplashes can make the space of 18-20 inches Read the rest of this entry »
Garage Floor Epoxy
Epoxy paint is the most commonly used type of garage floor finish. Due to the harmful fumes this paint produces you will have to ensure enough ventilation when applying it. Wearing protective eyewear and gloves is also very important. When applying the epoxy paint using a roller some of it may get onto your hands or even into your eyes which can cause serious injuries.
Before applying the epoxy paint you will have to prepare the floor so the paint will stick to the concrete. Both the air and floor will have to be the right Read the rest of this entry »
Radient Floor Heating
Radiant floor heat systems ar when heat is supplied directly to the floor of a house. How this system works is they depend greatly on the heat transfer where the heat is directly delivered straight from a hot surface right to the objects in a room and do so via the heats radiation. This may also sometimes be referred to as infrared radiation. What is radiation heat you ask? Well, radiation heat is the feeling of warmth from the hot stove-top that you feel from right across the room. Now the difference is, when this heat is put into Read the rest of this entry »
Floor Radiant Heat Electric
Electric radiant floor heat system is a type of radiant floor heating system. This system is very user friendly and comfortable to use. Instead of stepping on the cold floors everyday, you get to enjoy the warmth of the heating mats. In most cases, these products are not too expensive and provide the perfect bang for your buck. This kind of heating has many other advantages apart from keeping your feet toasty and warm. For instance, these popular systems do not raise dust or allergens. Moreover, they work silently and invisibly throughout. Also, unlike other air heating systems that Read the rest of this entry »
Epoxy Garage Floor
Epoxy Garage Floor Paint
When deciding on your garage flooring, you may want to consider epoxy garage floor paint. Using paint on garage floors, it’s easy to put a nice, shiny coat on your garage flooring, making it easier to clean and also more attractive. If the floor has already been coated and that coating has either worn off or is now undesirable for whatever reason, than paint can be a good option for your garage floors. Most of these garage flooring paints can be used to top other sealants or paints, providing they ar clean Read the rest of this entry »
Polished Cement Floor
Polishing concrete flooring is a mechanical process that involves polishing and grinding, utilizing industrial diamonds to crush concrete surface down. The process involves leveling impregnating hardeners and sealers, polishing, densify and sealing the concrete floor.
Concrete flooring is one of the most economical and innovative flooring options available today. Finishing up your flooring by simply shining its concrete non only decreases environmental pollution but also is one of the most cost effective strategies. The popularity of concrete floors are increasing rapidly, spreading its charm on decorated facilities, warehouses, retail outlets and other constructions crossways the nation. Read the rest of this entry »
Stained Concrete Countertops
Concrete can be used in copious applications using a variety of techniques. It is durable enough to last for decades to come, strong enough to be used in structural applications, and malleable (before cured) to be molded to almost any form or shape. It can be used in flooring, wall, and ceiling applications, or it can be employed to construct statues and furniture. It can be made to look industrial and cold as well as traditional and warm. With so many applications, it is nearly safe to say that concrete can be used to make almost anything, and countertops Read the rest of this entry »
Induction hardening is the process of hardening steel by heating it. It is done by an alternate(a) magnetic field to a temperature above or within a specific transformation range. It is straight away followed by quenching. This procedure of hardening can be specifically applied to both full as well as surface hardening methods. This is the kind of heat treatment process in which the metal part is heated and later it is quenched. The metal which is quenched further undergoes a martensitic transformation in order to raise the hardness and brittleness of the specific part.
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Heated Floor Mat
A heated floor mat has many dissimilar uses. Many homeowners place astatine the back entrance to their home so that family members can remove their winter boots or wet footwear and place them on the mat to dry. They plug into a standard one hundred and twenty volt outlet. They ar also great for a cold workplace or a cold room. Many office workers ar constantly complaining(a) of it being too cold astatine work. One solution is to place one of these mats on the floor under their desk and place their feet on it.
Stamped Concrete Patterns
There ar very many benefits to decorating the exteriors of our buildings. There are some areas, like walkways, that with a decorated surface will become safer. It is a practical knowledge that a designed walkway is better to walk on than a plain smooth one. If you are walking on a smooth walkway you can easy fall and hurt yourself. If it is decorated, however, then the decoration adds friction onto the surface and it becomes safer.
They are also more visible and easy to notice as they ar distinctively different from other patterns. For you Read the rest of this entry »