Archive for April, 2014

Getting the Best Hardwood Floors

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Hardwood floors in washington dc, Wood floors washington dc

Chilewich wall covering

New clean hardwood floors can really boost your resale values, but they are also a pleasure to live with. Whether you are looking for new or refinish hardwood floors, an installation can bring instant life back to your home. With some preliminary research, you can find the perfect hardwood floors for your situation.

You can figure out how to install hardwood floors, but it can be a time consuming process that might be best left to professionals. Whether you are looking to redo a kitchen, your living room, or any other flooring, you may be able to get good recommendations from friends or colleagues that have recently renovated their homes with clean hardwood floors. Otherwise, you can use online, third party reviews to determine which companies are best rated for flooring and installation services.


Remodeling For a More Accessible Bathroom

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Tubs, Walk in baths, Water efficient toilets

Pedestal sinks

For some, the bathroom remodel is anxiously awaited, especially when a few updates make all of the difference in style and functionality. Finding the different components, like contemporary shower units, bathroom vanities and sinks or corner bathtubs can be like an all out treasure hunt. As you start the process, you may elect to try researching with various online bookmark sites as a way to quickly browse through different bathroom fixture collections. For example, pinterest can be used to search residential and commercial design ideas to find the right fixtures and accessories that capture the look and style that you prefer. As use

Do You Need a New Finish for Your Table? Consider Different Veneers

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Cherry veneer sheets, Mahogany veneer sheets, Veneer laminate sheets

Iron on wood veneer sheets

Are the tables in your home starting to wear on the surface? Perhaps the desk in your office could use a new finish. In either case, you may want to consider furniture grade wood veneers as viable options to give your items a professional and classy appearance.

Fortunately, there are many different methods for applying these wood veneer sheets. For example, pressure sensitive veneers may be wise to use because they can adhere firmly when put in place properly. You can also purchase iron on wood veneer sheets that will be durable and will not easily be removed through regular wear and use. A particularly stress-free approach to application is the peel and stick veneer, which uses a particularly strong adhesive to

The Leveling of the Housing Market

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Homes for sale elizabeth city, Real estate search, Realtors in norfolk va

Real estate foreclosure

No doubt about it: the housing market has had a rough decade. But things are finally settling down. While that may be good news for sellers, the news is not so good for buyers still looking to catch a deal on real estate foreclosures.

Florida broker Dean Ehrlich says, “People used to think the word ‘foreclosure’ means a deal, and it doesn’t anymore.” Many foreclosed homes are now selling right at market value, as opposed to just a few years ago, when buying real estate foreclosures could save you thousands of dollars off the market price of a home.

But as with every trend in any market, there’s a give and take. In the heart of the housing crisis, many owners were reluctant to put their homes on the market, for fear they couldn’t even command the full the price of their home, let alone make a p

Drug Take-Back Programs are the Top Choice for Safe Medicine Disposal

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Go green, Sewage pollution facts, Stormwater systems

Water conservation

The United States produces roughly 30% of all waste in the entire world, according to some estimates, and the waste comes from a number of different sources. For instance, the average office employee wastes some 360 pounds that could be recycled every year and bottled drinking water containers are a major pollutant in the Pacific Ocean. But one thing that people don’t often consider is medical waste that does not get disposed of properly. Using the correct medication disposal methods is important for keeping harmful contaminants out of the environment and, nowadays, doing so is easier than it has been in the past.

One of the most effective options for safe medical w

Will Solar Energy Become a Feasible Source of Renewable Energy in the near Future?

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Advantages for solar energy, Solar panels for your homes, Why is solar energy renewable

Solar residential systems

In an era with an emphasis on protecting the environment, the race for finding reliable and feasible renewable energy sources continues. We all know the disadvantages associated with relying on non-renewable energy sources such as fossil fuels, such as the costs and the hazards they pose to the environment. However, as technology continues to improve year after year, utilizing solar energy as a reliable source of energy for every day applications is becoming more of a reality. Solar energy is one of the main sources of energy for every life form, and approximately 120,000 terawatts of solar energy hits the surface of the earth each day.

Utilizing solar energy for everyday applications is the perfect form of renewable energy. Continue Reading No Comments