living room Tag Archive

My son is building a new home- 2 stories plus basement – heating/ac- have ceiling vents on first floor?

Published on August 13, 2011 By jackwilson

and floor vents on the second?? Probably go with a heat pump (mountains of NC) – would the ceiling vents help with the ac but NOT the heat? (ie. hot air rises – would help in summer with air coming from above but winter?) – – what is the best for saving elec. They will […]

We fitted our own dishwasher several months ago and it has recently started leaking at the water pipe ?

Published on June 20, 2011 By jackwilson

will the insurance cover us for the damage as it has gone underneath our stone floor and damaged our adjoining wall and the plaster has come away and there is mould all on the walls in the kitchen behind the units and now in the living room where the water has dried? Related Stone Flooring, […]

Should I get a stone exterior or hardwood floor in my new home?

Published on May 25, 2011 By jackwilson

Here is the deal. I’m building a new home and I have an option of getting a combined vinyl and stone exterior or hardwood floors for 00 each. The problem is to cut cost, I can only pick one. The stone would be on the front of the house and would bring value to the […]

How do I clean white stone masonry?

Published on May 9, 2011 By jackwilson

The masonry in question constitute a floor to ceiling fire place located in a living room. PRESSURE WASHING IS OUT OF THE QUESTION. There must be a commercial packaged solution that can be applied with a squirt bottle and brushed on. Related Stone Flooring, Stone Countertops, Stone Installation and Stone Products Blogs

What percentage of waste should be factored in when laying real travertine stone flooring?

Published on March 1, 2011 By jackwilson

I live in southern california and I am going to have 18×18 or 20×20 travertine stone flooring (in a brickwork aka offset pattern) throughout my house (living room, kitchen, dinning room, entryway, hallways and bathrooms) on a concrete slab foundation. Its roughly 1200 sq. ft. I would like to know what percentage of waste I […]

Advice on redoing my fireplace – want to add a mantle, new stone facing, and cover the chimney w/drywall?

Published on February 18, 2011 By jackwilson

I have a 2-story vaulted ceiling in my living room. The current fireplace / chimney has no mantle and is red brick that has been painted white. I’d like to add a simple mantle, some marble, slate or other stone facing below the mantle and on the brick hearth on the floor. Above the mantle, […]

Should I spend the time and money on remodeling the kitchen?

Published on November 10, 2010 By jackwilson

I just bought my first little 2/1 starter condo. The place is pretty nice and spacious for 868 SqFt. Its in a great neighborhood. The living room is nice and the bathroom is descen but the kitchen is like a cave from hell. The kitchen is a boxed in 10×10 slum, pretty much the same […]

White tile floors decorating tips?

Published on July 10, 2010 By jackwilson

Our house has a very long living room/dining room combo with white ceramic tile. The walls are a light brown color with a white vault ceiling and dark wood center beam in the middle. There is a stone fire place in the living room. Does anyone have some decorating tips? We like dark wood and […]

What can I buy to clean my tile floors!?

Published on June 29, 2010 By jackwilson

Cleaning takes forever with the old mop & bucket, not to mention it hurts to bend down for so long. I need something faster & cleaner. I used to work in the hospital & would see the machines they used to clean the floors, does anyone know the names of the machine? Does a buffer […]

painting interior of house color question?

Published on May 17, 2010 By jackwilson

i am going to paint my interior of my house and i want to keep the trim in every room hunter green what colors should i use to paint walls in bedrooms, living room, kitchen and bathroom that will look good with the hunter green trim. also my carpet is brown in livingroom and bedrooms […]