Archive for January, 2013

Exterior siding- a beneficial step for effective home renovation

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Exterior siding, home renovationHome exterior siding is hugely beneficial. There are many who ignore the siding part being unaware of its many advantages and the post below is all set to highlight on the different plus points of siding.

The major benefit of home exterior siding is greater energy efficiency in house and simultaneously reduced energy bills. The siding service would help in making your house a better efficient unit, preventing internal air flow from leaking out and keeping the outside energy and air from getting inside your home. The situation will save you from constant re-cool or re-heat and would eventually lower down the energy bills. Low electric consumption on the other hand implies a greener step and thus siding can be said to have eco-friendly benefits by some extent.

Siding would also hinder mold growth. If you install siding insulation it would prevent the moisture entrance to your house and simultaneously lead to no mold growth.

Building stronger windows for home security

Friday, January 11th, 2013

home security, home improvementIf you are staying in a crime prone area, you need to fix up your windows accordingly. Yes, you will arrange for advanced door locks and hardy doors but you have to be careful about the windows as well as these could be a viable option for the scoundrels to break into your house. Do you know that around 80 percent of the burglary crimes are committed via the home windows?

The first safety feature for a secured window is grills. Many people tend to avoid grill with the notion that too much of grills will make the room look like a prison bar. But isn’t safety more important than the aesthetic quotient in the room. A grilled window prevents any chance of breaking into the houses keeping you and your family members safe and sound.

Then make sure to fix up a sturdy window with tight hinges and joins so that it couldn’t be opened easily from the other side. Window locks are useful as well.

Conservatory vs orangery

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Orangery designs, conservatoryA Conservatory is the room with 80% of glass and wall. This can be used as a sunroom or greenhouse. Whereas orangery is built with the majority of brick works and smaller portion of the glass. This is same as the conservatory. More or less both are same. Some difference between both are:

• Orangeries are permanent and attractive comparing to conservatories
• Construction of an orangery is harder and it requires more work where as installing the conservatory is simple.
• Orangeries gives privacy than the conservatory
• Prices for constructing an orangery are bit high even though they will run longer.
• The difference between both is in the structure and design.
• Orangeries will keep the room warm even in the winter season, due to the insulation provided by it. This saves energy consumption and also money.

According to your taste and desire, decide which is suitable for your house.