Gilmat Interior, 2017-10-30 15:18:44.Our today’s discussion goes to the stair. Do you have stair in your home? Most people have stair in their home. You may not really consider having the design ideas of the stairs. Actually, there are many parts of the stairs that can be our discussion topic. But our topic today will be about the stair spindles. Have you ever heard about that term? Spindle is also known as baluster or the stair stick.What is the definition of the stair spindles? The spindles of the stairs can be defined as the molded shaft, the cut from square or rectangular plank, lathe-turned or square form. Those are some about the spindles of the stairs. In fact, they are not only functioned as the stick of the stairs but they can be also the decorative element in your home. Balusters can be made of various materials. They can be made of the wooden material or even the metal or wrought iron materials. Let us talk about them in more details and find which one is suitable for you.Like what have been mentioned previously, the stair spindles can be created of materials from different types. They can look traditional styles or more modern styles. The material that can create more classic impression to the chairs, we can choose the wood stair spindles. The wood material can create warm and inviting impression to the kitchen. The wood balusters can also be painted with white paint to create more stylish look of the balusters. You can also let the natural color of wood to create natural impression in the room.The second type of the stair spindles is called as wrought iron stair spindles. Wrought iron material like what have been known before is the sturdy and durable material. They can also create the modern look of the balusters. They can also be decorated as decorative as possible like being curved in artistic designs. For the price, the average price offered of this kind of the stair spindles is about $350. Don’t you think that it is affordable prices?The material of rails which is chosen must compliment the other components of your staircase. If other staircase components are from the different materials, you can secure the choice of material for your stair rails that can match the cabinetry or entry doors that are close to your staircase. Those are little about the stair spindles that can be your inspiring ideas of choosing the balusters of the stairs.
Gilmat Bathroom, 2017-10-30 07:54:28.Spruce up your bathroom by adding bathroom sconces. Wall sconces are usually for outdoor space but you can find they are also designed for indoor space. It can be installed in living room, bedroom or other rooms. In the bathroom, wall sconces can act dramatically to add expressions. You can update your bathroom interior decoration by selecting the right light bathroom sconces. It is available from historic traditional design to clean-lined modern style where it looks outstanding with that look.Bathroom sconces may come in swing-arm design, rustic style, and bronze material wall sconces. These options create a wonderful and stylized look. That is for the history traditional expression. Otherwise, bathroom vanity sconces that come with excellent design with contemporary expression can be incredible, too. You can find modern wall sconce design where it uses LED technology to save more energy but it provides excellent brightness. You can add night light, picture light and outdoor sconces to add to your bathroom.Indeed, when you are decorating your bathroom interior with these bathroom sconces don’t limit yourself by selecting sconces that have been designed for bathroom. As long as it is still wall sconces, no matter how they are designed and usually placed, it can add certain dramatic accents when it is added to your bathroom interior. It is just like outdoor wall sconces where not many homeowners think about installing these wall sconces for bathroom interior decoration.Bathroom sconces are then available in a very large selection. You can look at the bathroom interior decoration if you want to go on the same tone. So, when the bathroom is classically designed and decorated, you will consider the sconces in traditional look. Wall sconces with classic or vintage style look impressive too. This is for other bathroom interior designs. It is because there is a wide choice that can be selected based on the bathroom interior decoration.Otherwise, if you want to go out of box you can select the bathroom sconces with any designs, styles, sizes and colors. You may not need to look at the expression of your bathroom interior. As the result, you will create unique and cool bathroom lighting interior decoration. The wall sconces can be the focal point of the room interior as it looks unique. However, you still need a final touch to make a connection between the bathroom interior with the sconces. You will not select something with a huge gap between the design of the sconces and bathroom.
Gilmat Door Design, 2017-10-16 03:02:38.Door Knockers are an important thing that you should put in your door. It has function to alert the homeowner if there is someone in front of their house. This can be considered as an item of door furniture that is functional as well as decorative. There are a lot of knocker models that are made to complement the function of the door. Some of the knockers designs are fixed in the door but some of them are mounted by attaching the knockers that you buy. You could choose the knockers that you like to be applied in your door to make the door looks fancy and functional.If you want to choose the knockers that are fixed with the door, you could choose wooden doors instead of having other materials of doors. Wood door is a type of door that looks elegant and natural to be used in any design and size of rooms. You could choose a lot of door designs that have knockers in it. There are a lot of home furnishing stores that sell this kind of door. You could take a look in the internet for the models that you think are suitable with your door.If you already have a door for your house and you did not want to buy the new door, you could buy the knockers that are mounted on the wall made by different materials with the door. This kind of knockers is usually made by metals such as brass and copper. This kind of metal looks appealing and unique to be matched with the wooden door hardware. Another reason, metal knockers produce louder sounds that will make the range of the knockers much wider.The design of the knockers also vary, there are contemporary, modern, and classic design of knockers. Some of the designs also have gothic looks that seem mysterious and little bit scary but it will make the door looks appealing and good. If you like to have simple knockers, you could choose geometric shape but if you like to add more accents in the doors, you could choose decorative knocker with classic pattern or flowery pattern.So, if you like to make your wooden door more functional, you could add knockers in it. Choose the knockers with appealing design to make your door looks fancy and beautiful. Metal Door Knockers will be suitable to be used in wooden door because it will provide louder knocking sounds.
Gilmat Door Design, 2017-11-03 17:10:23.Today, we will share some important things you need to know about garage door screen. These will make a great guide to help you when buying garage door screen panels or garage door screen kit with information on costs we include below. Well, without further ado, here is what we have collected for you!If your garage door screen already sags, nearly impossible to lift, or falling apart, then it is the right time to replace with a new one that is easy to maintain and operate. A new garage door can always provide a safe, easy, and secure access to your garage. Besides, it can refresh and renew the overall appearance of your property as well, especially if the door can be viewed from curbside. Garage doors are made from various material options, such as wood and wood composites, aluminum, vinyl, steel, and fiberglass. Even though each one of those materials has its own benefit, steel doors and wood are the most common option.Wood garage door screen is a classic option due to its availability, easy customization, and natural beauty. Even so, wood garage door, without consistent care, may not be able to last as long as other materials. On the other hand, steel garage door makes a highly popular choice due to its strength and relatively inexpensive price tag. Apart from that, steel garage door requires only low maintenance. Opt for state-of-the-art steel door for a look that mimics wood flawlessly.The typical price for new garage door screen will depend on many factors. With a vast range of qualities and styles, prices can start from only about $400 for a low-end door made from wood composite you must install yourself to $9,000 and more for a fully loaded and high-end door with professional installation. On the average, though, you can wish to pay somewhere between $800 and %1,500 for mid-range door measured at 16 x 7 feet installed. Higher-end doors average approximately $2,700. Add $200 to $300 for automatic opener to install at the same time.The only way to pin down the price of garage door screen is to find out what you want and make bids. And fortunately, you can benefit from a solid return on investment you spend for a new garage door. A $1,500 garage door can return 75.7 percent of its cost if you plan to sell your home in the future.
Gilmat Interior, 2017-11-03 16:03:25.The fact that a bathroom is very important in your home can hardly be ignored. It is obvious that you may possibly use your bathroom more than once a day. Hence, it is not surprising that everyone wants to have a beautiful bathroom, right? When you are dealing with your bathroom, you are supposed to think really carefully about every detail related to your bathroom including a toilet. Here, you will be given a little bit of information about a tankless toilet.Just seeing from the appearance of a tankless toilet, you can tell that the design is different from a flush toilet. When common flush toilets are usually equipped with a tank for storing water, toilet with tankless has no tank at all. It has its own system for flushing. By having tankless concept, this kind of toilet looks very simple. That is why people who have a bathroom with modern or minimalist concept like to choose a toilet without tank.By choosing a tankless toilet, you will be able to make your bathroom appears more beautifully. It shape and color will add a strong aesthetic touch to your bathroom. Aside from that, you do not need to provide much space to install this kind of toilet because of its simple design. So, you can say that a toilet without tank can be a perfect decision not only for those who own modern bathroom but also for those who have a bathroom with limited space.How to Choose a Tankless Toilet?Products of tankless toilet can be found in a variety of options. Therefore, it is necessary for you to know really well about which product that suits you and your bathroom perfectly. In order to know your necessity, it is important for you to know the concept of your bathroom really well. Actually, you can use this kind of toilet not only for a modern or minimalist bathroom. It is so because you may also find products of vintage tankless toilet.Afterwards, you must also be considerate towards the design of the toilet. It means that you need to deliberate the shape as well as the color of the toilet. In this point, you should also deliberate the size of the toilet. Last of all, you are supposed to call a professional to help you in installing the tankless toilet properly to avoid common tankless toilet problems which usually occur due to the improper installation.
Gilmat Door Design, 2017-11-03 17:22:23.Installing new sliding door blinds can always make a simple and quick improvement to add personality and style to your home immediately, while sprucing up your sliding door to complement your home interior and decor style. There are various options you can consider when installing new patio sliding door blinds and we will briefly introduce them to you one by one. Well, without further ado, let’s see the stunning glass sliding door blinds to add style while blocking out light in the room!The mini sliding door blinds are an inexpensive and classic choice to dress up the doors. They are available in 1-inch slats and can be shortened to any length you desire. The blinds are available in various widths. If you have children in your family, there are child-safe tassels you can add, in addition to cord stops if you do not wish to install the cordless mini-blinds. For your bedroom, you can consider from aluminum vinyl for light-filtering and room-darkening options.There are also the plantation blinds. One of sliding door blinds here usually can work greatly with any decor style and theme. Usually, you need to choose them from styles with 2- to 2.375-inch slats. Just like mini-blinds, plantation ones can also feature cord stops and child-safe tassels, as well as cordless models for extra safety. Plantation blinds work well in bedrooms, kitchens, and living room. You can choose ones from natural wood or vinyl and wood-grain or white color options for a timeless and classic appeal. They are easy to clean and require only minimal care.Vertical blinds are probably the most popular option when it comes to sliding door blinds. They usually feature the 3.5-inch slats that rotate to provide complete privacy and light control, which stack out of the way neatly when open. You can also go for model with child-safe wand control feature. In general, vertical blinds can create a balance between function and fashion with room-darkening styles also available. Vinyl, fabric, faux wood, and aluminum are available for material options.With different sliding door blinds options, there are various characteristics of each option you can optimize to make the blinds simply practical to use in a room while providing the main function in style. Consider where the blinds are about to install, considering different room may require different degree of privacy. For example, in living room, vertical blinds can make a great choice to show off your patio while horizontal blinds are best to use in bedroom for privacy.
Gilmat Interior, 2017-11-03 18:03:21.A gambrel roof is remarkable for its two slopes, out of which one is shallower and the other is steeper. The name of gambrel is originated from the back portion of a leg or ankle of a horse. The gambrel roof plans are commonly found in houses, as well as large farm buildings. The gambrel roof design makes the roofs easy to frame. This roof type is also known for its great drainage capability.On the other hand, there is a gable roof that is also a common roof type aside from gambrel roof. Unlike gambrel, gable roof has 2 sloping pieces that are parallel on either side of the farm building or house. If you are constructing a new building, you may need to choose between these two roof types. In general, it is a matter of weather, size, and price.Both gable and gambrel roof can withstand typical winds and rain, sleet or snow. The gable shed roof, however, is a simpler design with slightly more open areas compared to gambrel on the outside walls. Therefore, the walls are slightly more exposed to the elements. On the other hand, gambrel or barn style roof with its steeper slope and pitch makes it less capable in withstanding high winds or heavy snow fall as well as other styles for roof. Gable roof can prevent mold and mildew due to its better water run-off system, making it a better choice if you live in an area with a lot of snow or rain.Storage is the common reason why a shed is purchased for the backyard. This way, you need to closely consider the amount of space each has. With gambrel roof, the shed thus comes with more head room, so you can optimize the extra overhead space to extend the storage capacity. Thus, if the shed is used to store art supplies, craft or construction materials, or boats, this roof type will make an excellent choice.Last but not least, price should be considered when you’re choosing between gable and gambrel roof. Gable shed roof is a good choice of you are looking for the most inexpensive choice. As for the gambrel, the price is usually higher than its gable counterpart. Even so, remember that price shouldn’t be the only guiding factor, unless you are looking for something truly basic to install and provide protection to your backyard shed.
Gilmat Door Design, 2017-11-03 17:19:22.In general, the location of your bedroom closet and the amount of space available in the room will determine the most appropriate closet door type. No matter the style, though, you will always want the door for your closet to provide an easy access to the contents inside while reflecting the look and style of your home. Today, we will share some of the most popular closet door ideas you can consider installing, Just don’t forget to tailor the closet door dimensions to fit perfectly in the space you’ve provided.The traditional hinged swinging closet door or double doors are common in traditional homes. It’s a simple option you can optimize to increase the storage capacity of your closet by mounting racks, pockets, or hooks to the back of the door. However, since this swings outward, you should have anything in the way which makes it a less suitable choice if you live in a smaller space as it can create traffic flow issue.But traffic flow is not an issue for sliding closet door. Coming as a standard for many reach-in bedroom closets, sliding door is available in a wide array of finishes and styles. From raised to mirrored panel, from translucent to frosted glass, you have many options to ensure the sliding door can fit the interior. For your small bedroom, fully mirrored sliding door can also help make the room larger. However, limited access is a main drawback with sliding door for closet.As an alternative to sliding closet door, you can consider bi-fold doors instead. They are installed to fold back to either one or both sides, thus you can benefit from a full width to access the contents of your closet. Unlike swinging door, this one only consumes half as floor space. Even so, it is important to note that bi-fold doors utilize twice the number of moving parts compared to sliding doors. This means twice the opportunity for the doors to bind or fall off the tracks.Those three closet door options, however, are not the only ones you have. Get creative with your options so you have a feature that can provide you function and practicality without disrupting your lifestyle. For example, you can install pocket doors if the closets are open most of the time. Hanging fabric panels or curtains can also make a brilliant choice for inexpensive solution, even in your small living place.
Gilmat Door Design, 2017-11-03 17:29:31.The crystal door knobs are always a beautiful choice for you who wish to update your interior quickly and instantly. With crystal knobs, you can incorporate the feel and look of crystal door knobs vintage or crystal door knobs antique for timeless, classic appeal that will never go out of style. In rooms where storage units like cabinets and drawers play an important role, such as kitchen and bedroom, crystal knobs can also make a wonderful choice to enhance the interior without sacrificing function.As for today, though, we will share some useful tips you can follow when you are buying crystal door knobs at home improvement stores or hardware specialty stores, or even at online stores. It is important to remember these tips, where are pretty general so you can use them to buy any kind of door knobs, so you are ensured the crystal knobs can function well aside from adding more visual appeal in the room.Always start with measuring the thickness of your door, in addition to the diameter of the hole for door knob in the door. Therefore, you will not end up buying the wrong size for the crystal door knobs to perform well and properly. And when you are shopping in store, it is always recommended for you to test the door knob before making any purchase. This way, you can check if the knobs can function the way you want.But if you buy the crystal door knobs online, testing is not possible to do. Therefore, it is always recommended for you to text the knob immediately after you finally receive it. This way, you can also immediately return the knobs if they do not perform accordingly. And this is also the reason why checking and reading the return policy is always important when you are shopping online.Keep in mind that the knobs shouldn’t have any pointed ridges or ends. The crystal door knobs should be smooth, which will be really safe to use if your family has small children. For the sake of convenient use, the knobs must be easy and comfortable to grasp and turn. For door knobs made from other materials, especially metal, a non-slip coating is usually added to provide the strong grasp. If you feel the knob cannot be turned or grasped comfortably, do not buy it or return it immediately if you have made the purchase.
Gilmat Door Design, 2017-11-03 17:26:25.Do you know that it can take a burglar only 60 seconds to break into a home, with 22 percent of the break-ins occur through the backdoor? With such a high percentage, securing your property is always a must. With sliding glass door, security should come as paramount too, no matter how much you want the door to appear totally stunning and appealing to the eye. While sliding glass door blinds or other sliding glass door window treatments are also a concern in term of style, securing the door shouldn’t be overlooked.Many safety experts say that sliding glass door provides burglars the opportunity to separate the rollers easily from the tracks only using commonly found tools to make their way into homes. When the sliders have been removed from the door tracks, criminals only need to lift the panel to enter their victim’s living place. Therefore, we will share some tips you should follow to secure your beautiful glass sliding doors.Start from blocking the track of sliding glass door from the inside. This will depend on the size of the sliding door, but at least there should be one deep space on the inside to be filled with material to stop the door from sliding too far. This way, the wiggle room the burglars need to break in can be withdrawn. Many homeowners find the simple use of a long piece of wood put along the door track will suffice.When it comes to curtains to cover your sliding glass door, style is often what comes in mind. But do you know that this can also make a simple yet effective way to secure the door? The key is to hang curtains that can cover your glass sliding doors, thus any potential burglars will not be able to tell whether or not anybody’s home. If it is obvious that your home is empty, it’s more likely for the burglars to break in.Have security system installed at the sliding glass door. There are many home security system options you can find on the market, such as security camera placed strategically to fill all of the action. The film can be downloaded as footage to put the burglar behind bars. And last but not least, consider reinforcing the glass with film to keep it from shattering even though the burglar smashes it to make his way into your home.
Gilmat Interior, 2017-11-03 17:47:03.The whole process in installing the standing seam metal roof can involve a lot of tiresome work, but it does not mean you cannot make the work truly bothersome. In fact, you can make the work a bit easier by preparing everything necessary during the basic prep work stage. Therefore, you can optimize the standing seam metal roof details for satisfying and successful project. Here is what you need to do when prepping your work for standing seam metal roof panels installation!The most important thing about standing seam metal roof installation is to get the correct and precise measurement of your roof. Remember that each standing seam panel has been cut to the exact size. Thus, if the panels are too short, there are some costly issues may arise. Apart from that, you may also have to spend extra work and time, as well as a lot more money to spend, to fix the issues from inaccurate measurement.Apart from that, keep in mind that roofing, by its nature, is a dangerous work—very, very dangerous work. Therefore, your safety should be priority. It is always recommended for you to use a full body harnesses in addition to a fall protection system that is set up properly, consisting of 50’ lifeline, shock-absorbing lanyard, and roof anchors, when you are working on the standing seam metal roof installation project. The safety equipment can always be bought from stores or roofing supply place.We also recommend you to use 3” framing nails or heavy duty steel screws with a double head for easy removal as you install roof anchors for standing seam metal roof over the ridge. Therefore, every “ear” of the anchor is placed on different side of the room. Find roof rafters and then put your nails into them as a best way to install the anchor. This will provide the best hold-down on your roof. As you attach the lifeline rope, be sure the arrow on the lanyard’s self-tracking rope clutch points up to the roof anchor.At least, 3 anchors are needed for an average-sized home. Every person on the roof must be tied off to his own anchor when begin installing standing seam metal roof. Unless it’s the end of the job and other anchors have been removed, there shouldn’t be more than 1 person tied to 1 anchor. And install the anchor must be the very first thing to do as you get up onto your roof. Start measuring the rope only when the anchor is attached securely and snap on the rope.
Gilmat Door Design, 2017-11-03 17:15:20.There are many options of patio door blinds you can use to fit your patio doors depending on the style and type you prefer. With many patio door blinds ideas, you will always get inspired in deciding which style and choice of blinds to use, complementing your home interior and decor style as well as your family’s lifestyle. Here are some interesting choices for patio door blinds shades to add in your living space, whether it is a modern or traditional setting you have!Vertical patio door blinds are the highly versatile choice that can match any window virtually. Vertical blinds are always designed with controls to make them a great choice for doors aside for windows. With controls, you can draw the blinds with a cord pull, as well as tilt the blinds to control the amount of sunlight entering your room. There are plenty of options in patterns and colors so you can always find one that matches your interior and decor theme.But if you prefer patio door blinds that can integrate into the doors instead of covering them, then a blind fitting into the Perfect Fit system is what you are looking for. This option includes Venetians, Rollers, and Pleats. With Perfect Fit system, the frame clipping into the panes of your doors or windows is added without having you to screw or drill your patio door. Therefore, there is no hole left in your patio doors. And since the blinds are fitted against the door instead of into the recess, they can fit seamlessly.Plantation shutters can also make a wonderful alternative to patio door blinds. The shutters can be fitted with the doors, so you can slide the shutter doors easily to access it or on a track for another easy access option. Traditionally, shutters were to be used externally to provide protection against extreme climates. The similar purpose also serves for plantation or internal shutters, but the latter is usually designed with a more modern and contemporary finish. With shutters, you can also benefit from saving on energy bills as the heat is trapped in the room during the winter and blocked out during the summer.You can also match up the patio door blinds with other window treatments around your home or within the same room. This way, you can create a coordinated look throughout the space. Which type to choose will depend on your personal preference—verticals are the simplest, Perfect Fits have more modern approach, and shutters seem the most luxurious.
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