If you’re looking to improve an old steel or cast iron tub with a bathtub liner you may have heard that there are two installation methods being used which are (1) two sided butyl tape and (2) liquid adhesive system that creates a hard surface between the liner and the existing tub. Read below the answer to the three frequently asked questions to evaluate these two installation methods.
Archive for July, 2012
A recurring question for people who want to build a glass block wall is how to finish the top of the wall. Similar to the answer to most questions is it all depends. Learn below the most common options to finish the top of a glass block wall (whether it is used as a partition or conference wall or shower enclosure) and what factors you should consider when choosing the best option for your project.
If your basement has a damp, musty or moldy smell that makes you want to get out of there as soon as possible you likely have a ventilation problem. In fact according to the Environmental Protection Agency the air inside a home can be 3 to 5 times more polluted than the outside air.
Since basements provide a cost effective way to add space to a home without the large expense of a room addition the time to make a basement healthier can be when you do a basement remodeling project. In the article below you’ll learn the advantages of getting more air flow and air changes in a lower level space and also some of the most popular options to accomplish this objective.
At first glance all vinyl framed glass block windows may look the same – but do not be fooled – it is often the details you may not notice that will make the difference in having a window that performs best in the long run. In the article below you’ll learn more about the advantages of a vinyl frame privacy window that is assembled with a vinyl stacking system.
If your bathroom has mold, mildew, deteriorated plumbing fixtures, peeling paint, failing drywall/framing or cabinetry and doors that are warped you could benefit from the installation of a ventilation exhaust fan. Even if a home has an operable window the humidity caused by showers/tubs, whirlpools and toilets can leave behind the harmful effects of moisture and bad smells.
In the article below learn the benefits and options of a bath ventilation fan and other key considerations in choosing the right fan for your home.