Tag Archives: DIY Projects

Holding Off The Home Improvements

Even before our son starts going to school, my DIY home improvements starts slowing down as I found a new hobby that kept me busy all day. And for some reason, I am also glad that our son went to school already not only he will learn to interact with other kids of his age, I will have a quite time also in the house without him running around. And at least even for just four hours, I can now concentrate in our online store business and the glowing Philippine economy keeps me watching my stocks closely.

Anyway, there were times that I wanted to restart the interior home improvements as there are some fixtures that need to be fixed because sometimes it will take long for the contractors to come to the house and do something. Especially right now that it is no longer hard to find solutions or any DIY ideas that will help you in enhancing the aura of your house because the internet is readily available at your own convenience. In fact, if you look over closely at this site, you’ll find knobs and hand wheels that might help you in making your projects a lot easier.

The only thing that I can tell you is that, when you choose a product or something to help you out in whatever your DIY projects or in self fixing some things in the house, make sure that you get a heavy duty and of quality merchandise. Durability should be your top priority no matter the cost but it doesn’t mean you have to break your bank account in order to get one. What I meant is that, paying a little more will give you an advantage in the long run rather than settling with a lost cost product that would not last for long.

Image from Reid Supply.

A Modern Touch of Technology

I was able to talk with a close friend of mine the other day and during the conversation he said that during his free weekends, he tend to do a lot of things at home from gardening to fixing broken chairs, replacing shower heads to repainting some furniture. And just this weekend, he was rearranging around some furniture from left to right but still wasn’t satisfied with it and did not get the arrangement that he was looking for. He tried removing some of the décor in one area and it did a little.

Then he saw in one corner his old tubed TV set. And since it occupies bigger space then that one too has to go. So he bought another set that is much wider but slimmer to keep it from taking up so much space. As he was describing it to me, I can only imagine how slim it was that it might looked just like a picture frame. Several months ago, I was able to buy an LED TV with similar features of his that includes a mounting bracket and now my wife wanted to make use of it so our son won’t be able to reach it. One good thing about the wall bracket is that it can be extended and tilted for ease in viewing wherever you sit around the area.

This might be one of the plans of my wife since she is very active into DIY projects these days. Almost everything in the house has been redesigned and improved with some coming from recycled materials and old rubber mats of our son. I would say that our house has dramatically changed by its additions especially the wall decors. It has upgraded the look and when the wall mounting bracket for the TV is finally in place it will have a modern touch of technology on the wall.