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Month: April 2019

Pros and Cons of Patio Doors

Pros and Cons of Patio Doors

Door is probably the most used thing in our houses. You use the front door to get out of your house and also the back door to get to the back garden. In most houses, the back door is not located close to the back garden. This can cause the inmates of the house to forget to take care of the garden and leave it to dry away. If you are a person who forgets to tend your garden, you have to consider installing Patio doors. These doors have a roller and can be slid, exposing you directly into the garden.

Patio doors are useful in summers where we love to leave our doors open to regulate the flow of air in and out of the house. Patio doors have a glass screen. This glass is usually thick and is resistant to any damage from moderate impacts. These doors have a lot of benefits. They are often designed well and have a classy look that adds a royal touch to your interiors as well as exteriors. When choosing the type of glass used for the screen, you have to make sure of the type of transparency you want. If you choose the right one, it will make your room appear to be much larger than it really is. It also determines the intensity of sunlight that will come into your house or room.

Patio doors enable you to enjoy the sceneries outside from the comfort of your house. The screen of the door serves to keep dust, bugs and other unwanted things outside your house. These types of doors can help regulate the room temperatures at all seasons of the year. Patio doors Patio doors provide excellent protection against infra red and ultra violet rays that which is harmful for skin health.… READ MORE ...

Wood A Good Choice For A Camper Floor?

Wood A Good Choice For A Camper Floor?

When you think of camper trailers some think of old carpeting in them, like in the 70’s, it’s got to go, camping and carpets just do mix if you ask me. Some people are going with vinyl, I guess I get it, but really guys, your roughing it, you’re going out into the wilderness, unless you are Will Smith with a trailer larger than most of our homes and a gourmet stove and coffee maker, let’s face it. Camping is like rejoining nature, and what’s more natural than wood. Yes, wood can warp a bit or shrink in trailers, but that’s if they are not taken care of. Campers are used for several months through the year then closed up for colder seasons, imagine leaving your home for the duration you leave your camper every year, it would be bound to face problems too wouldn’t it?

My first suggestion would be to go with stronger hardwood that is excellent for outdoor elements; campers have a tendency to face wet damp temperatures, or hot and humid ones. Going with a natural weather proof wood like Garapa, one you would use even for outdoor decking will ensure that the floor will be with you as long as your camper is. Also pests, think about it you’re in the woods, you spray yourself with spray to protect against mosquitoes and ticks, what other insects are bound to join you in your traveling home?? You want wood that naturally protects against insect infestations, well, there are natural hardwoods that do just that, take Tigerwood for example, and this is a strong, weather and pest proof wood.

How about pets, I’m sure you travel with them, some people are in their campers for just a weekend every here and their others spend the entire summer in them. I don’t have any dogs or cats but my friends that do call them their children and I can tell you I wouldn’t be leaving my kids behind! Pets have a tendency to cut up vinyl flooring with their claws, telling a pet not to scratch is like telling a kid not to color on the walls yet you leave a box of crayons and no paper for them and walk away. Pets are sometimes stick for long durations in small trailers, they may, especially when stretching, give the floors a scratch or two, how horrible would it be if your vinyl flooring was ripped apart in just a year?? Ipe is an extremely durable hardwood used in outdoor decking that has a natural resistance to pet scratches making it a pet owner’s dream wood.

Other bonuses to wood flooring making it an easier choice when replacing old floors is that wood is easy to clean and does not stain easily. Also, hardwood just looks nice, in a home, traveling home, decks, vacation homes, it can look classic, modern, rustic, and it looks good! Other flooring materials can come and go with the times possibly giving … READ MORE ...

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