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Adding Sparkle With Glass

Are you in the middle of redecorating your home? Although you might be focused on replacing those sofas or fixing up your flooring, the fact of the matter is that you can make a big impact with cheaper materials. By adding a glass vase here and there or by putting glass lamps in your living room, you can add a little sparkle to your place. These days, interior designers focus heavily on mixing fabrics, materials, and furniture to create an eclectic feel. I want to teach you how to do this, which is why I set up this blog. I hope that you can find a few tips that can make your home more beautiful.

How To Deal With A Crack In A House Window

If you noticed a tiny crack in your window when you were washing it, you should take steps to repair it as soon as you can. A crack can suddenly spread, and that can cause the glass to fall out and potentially harm someone. A small, straight crack could result from stress due to your house settling or from temperature changes. If the crack resulted from someone hitting the glass, there will probably be an impact crater with cracks radiating from it. Read More 

Answering A Couple Of Common Questions Regarding Your Home’s Windows

Your home's windows are among the most important features of your house. In addition to letting sunlight and fresh air into the home, your windows will also play a major role in determining the home's curb appeal. However, windows can experience a number of issues, and if homeowners are not well-informed about this part of their home, it can be exceedingly difficult to make informed choices. After you have the following couple of questions answered, you should be better prepared to ensure your home is getting the most from its windows. Read More 

Create A Window-Border Out Of Old Windows To Keep The Dogs Out Of Your Garden

Having new windows installed can do more for you than you think. Not only can you benefit from the new windows, but you can also benefit from the old. Repurposing those old windows into a way to keep your dog out of your garden can give your yard a uniquely beautiful element that also protects your plants from the damage a dog can do. Determine the Dimensions The first step in creating a window-border for your garden is determining the dimensions of the garden. Read More 

Beauty In Imperfection: How To Repair Glass Into Kintsugi

Kintsugi is an ancient art that teaches us that there is beauty in imperfection. Artists would take broken pottery, porcelain, or glass and repair it using gold. The cracks would stand out as gold lines instead of disappearing to make the item appear brand new. The cracks become a part of the beauty of the item. Make your own kintsugi the next time you drop a glass. This is not the traditional method but an easier and cheaper version with similar results. Read More 

How To Remove And Keep Soap Scum Off Your Glass Shower Doors

Soap scum is a major problem for anyone with glass shower doors. Hard water in your bathroom combines with minerals from skin oils, hair sprays and detergent to form unsightly films on your glass door, which can be extremely tough to remove, especially if allowed to harden. Cleaning off scum as soon as possible and adopting lifestyle changes that reduce mineral deposits on your glass doors is the best line of defense, but sometimes you can be overwhelmed by scum buildup and have to call in a contractor to safely scrub it off. Read More