PLASTIC LAMINATE COUNTERTOP – THE KING OF PRICE

Kitchen remodelling is pricey as it is. Sometimes, compromises have to be made and less expensive products used. Sometimes, projects have to be done in stages and temporary solutions have to be introduced, like installing a cheap countertop for a couple of years until the new budget will pay for the planned quartz. Or, sometimes the project simply requires functionality and decent look, nothing more. We all know that the trendy countertops can take a bulldog’s bite out of the budget. Buying a slab when the wallet is thin, or…

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HOW TO PUT THE SPARKLE BACK INTO YOUR CRYSTAL CHANDELIER

It’s been a while since you had installed that stunning dining crystal chandelier. By now you are quite used to the stately aura it ads to your place. Your family and guests are also quite used to it and to the heavenly spice of light that the chandelier casts onto the glasses, plates and the cutlery set-out on the dining table. However recently, you have noticed something has changed. The fixture just doesn’t look like a million dazzling stars anymore. The crystals seem duller, dimmer, and dingy. What has happened…

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HOW TO PAINT YOUR KITCHEN CABINETS

Do you desperately need to redesign your kitchen, but you don’t want to spend a lot of money on it? One of the proven ways to give a fresh look to your kitchen is by painting your kitchen cabinets. If you are a handy person, this DIY project will be very easy for you and most gratifying at the same time. If you are not a handy person, this project will surely help you to become one. Follow these simple step-by-step instructions, and your cabinets will look great and fresh…

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6 FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A STAINLESS KITCHEN SINK

Stainless Sink

When you have finally decided on buying a stainless steel sink for your kitchen, you want to take a close look at some factors that will determine its usability in your environment. There are a few of them to consider: the thickness of the steel, the quality of stainless steel, the way it mounts (overmount, or undermount), the type (single or double basin), the design style, and the type of finish. Let’s take a look at these factors now one-by-one. THE THICKNESS The thickness of the stainless steel sink is…

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HOW TO KEEP YOUR REFRIGERATOR CLEAN AND SMELLING FRESH

There is nothing worse than being welcomed by a pungent smell drilling in your nose after opening your refrigerator’s door. This is true, especially when you wanted to retrieve some delicacy for which you have been craving for the past hour on the way home. Food goes bad if left alone for too long, that’s a fact. We all have probably experienced at some point unexpectedly finding food in our refrigerator, wrapped in a cocoon of fungus and undergoing a metamorphosis into a yucky goo. Of course, only fungi cheese…

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HOW TO PAINT PLASTIC LAMINATE FURNITURE

ZINSSER PRIMERYou might find your self with a brush in your hand, looking at a piece of furniture covered with plastic laminate and asking yourself: can I paint this thing? The answer is yes, but don’t touch that heirloom beauty with that brush just yet! Painting plastic laminate is not the same as painting wood veneer. First, you need to get the proper primer and get the prep work done right, and only then you can give that splash of paint you intended. So, let’s talk now about the primer…

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