Category : Architecture : Home & Garden

DIY Cafe Curtains

Architecture
Café curtains' relatively small size and straightforward installation process make them natural candidates for budget DIY home decoration. The rod for these curtains usually sits about halfway across the inside of the window's casing, creating a casual and homey, if not terribly private, wind

Florida Home Improvement Grants

Architecture
Florida receives grant money from various government entities and programs, such as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Funds are used to assist homeowners with improving and repairing their property. Grants are administered by the

How to Use Silicone on PVC Pipes

Architecture
Seams or gaps that exist where you have PVC piping for drains or vents must be sealed. A quick and easy way to seal PVC is with silicone. The pipe must be dry before you apply the silicone; this allows the silicone to set up properly. To seal a PVC pipe with silicon you must first obtain one or more

What Is Crazing on Glassware?

Architecture
Crazing is a network of fine cracks on the surface of a material or glaze. It is sometimes referred to as spidering or checkering. Crazing differs from cracking in that a crazed item can still support weight. It can occur in glassware, pottery, concrete and a variety of plastic products and may resu

Basic Drywall Tools

Architecture
The drywall tools professionals use are relatively inexpensive and available at most hardware stores. Retail tool centers often rent out larger tools like screw guns. Buy quality metal tools for the best results. Plastic tools lead to shoddy-looking work.

How to Replace a Kitchen Bench

Architecture
Replace your kitchen bench with one you build yourself and save money. Not only do you save money, you also gain a sense of pride in your kitchen furniture. The first thing you need to consider is the dimensions of the existing bench as well as the material from which it was built. A little experien