Monthly Archives: July 2017

Mark Lipinski Quitting Quilter’s Home And Quilt Out Loud

What makes pergola style patio covers unique are the lattice nature of the top. This is achieved by using more beams or boards placed on end to give some height and allows for more shade. This will be a nice place to have your vines or other greenery growing on, providing ample shade and ambiance over time as they mature. A pergola provides for one of the most simple, but elegant types of shaded covered patio.

If you are working with a small space, put up several mirrors. Mirrors make a room appear larger than it is, which should help make the room look better. Therefore, in order to improve your home design project, purchase a high-quality mirror or two.

Having prepared for adversities made things a little easier when Silveira was laid off work for a time and when his wife took extended maternity leave. He still keeps plenty of survival supplies on hand, sort of like having a savings account. If, or when, things really do collapse, he believes he’s ready. That’s a good thing. After all, that’s what preparedness is about.

As you put the beams in place, secure them using lag screws. As you get them in, you should notice how your pergola feels more rigid. There should only be a slight amount of movement, but nothing wobbly. It is common to use 4 x 4s because they can be pulled off the shelf at your home improvement store. But, you might want to go for a more substantial looking pergola and get larger 4 x 6 or even 6 x 6 posts and beams.

Also, make sure your real estate agent uses aggressive marketing strategies to make sure your home sells. In a red-hot market, the MLS is probably the only exposure your home will need. However, if the market is anything less than red-hot, your agent will need to print flyers and introduce your home to other agents in his or her office, as well as other local sales offices. Also, exposure in cuisine at home ads, classified ads, and the internet will help generate demand for your home. Make sure your agent uses a powerful marketing program!

Glass tiles. They reflect light and make a room look bigger and brighter. Glass tiles come in all kinds of colours and they are on trend for kitchens right now.

The “over-priced” listing. This one is generally the polar opposite of the dog house listing. This is one of those sellers who has the best looking home on the block, and so he mistakenly believes that translates into a higher sale price. Maybe he’s spent lots of money on upgrades, a swimming pool, an in-ground hot tub, landscaping, an out building, and so on. He naturally assumes that since the money was spent on his home, it is a good investment. So he insists on pricing the home outside the reasonable range of value. Is this a bad listing? No!