Looking After Your Paint Brush

Quality paint brushes improve with use so it is important to look after them well. Take time to clean brushes thoroughly after use – for water-based paint warm, soapy water is best, and oil-based paint requires a purpose-made solvent remover. Work the correct liquid through the bristles until all the…

Dealing With Paint Spillages

If you are painting a ceiling with emulsion and you end up with a paint spillage, don’t worry too much… it is possible to remove it! The fortunate thing about emulsion of course is that it dissolves in water, so you can try a clean-up job with water first. The…

Pruning and Finding the Right Soil for your Bonsai Tree

Yes it may seem a daunting task but take a deep breath. One of the greatest attractions of a bonsai is the calming effect of simply trimming this miniature tree. The goal with pruning is to maintain its shape as it grows. Plus, cleaning up the top growth ensures growth…

Lighting Your Living Room

When you are planning to light your living room, you should always remember that every room its own use. Each of the bulbs in your home should be selected and place in a manner that they meet their function, blend to the inner d├ęcor of your home and reflect the…

Buying A Furniture Set For The Home

For most people, having a home which is readily presentable and easy to live in is important. A big part of this is having a design theme in your home, which often needs to be carried over into the furniture in your home. To accomplish this, you can either spend…