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How to Keep People from Walking into a Glass Door

May 21, 2022

How to Keep People from Walking into a Glass Door

Glass doors are a sought-after architectural element in both commercial and residential buildings because they allow light to stream through a space, creating the feel of a brighter, more open, and airy space. Glass doors also look very modern and minimalist, which can elevate the style of a building.

Faucet Hole Sizes
Standard Faucet Hole Sizes and Guidelines (with 2 Drawings)

The standard size of a faucet hole is 1 ⅜ inch. This translates to 1.375 inches, or 35mm. Since this is considered to be the standard diameter of a faucet hole, you should assume that this is the measurement of your sink faucet hole unless the specification indicates otherwise.

Fascia Board Sizes
Standard Fascia Board Sizes and Guidelines (with Drawings)

A fascia board is a piece of horizontal board that is fixed in place along the end of a home’s roof eaves at the rafters. Traditionally a fascia board will be made from solid lumber, but in recent years PVC fascia boards have become more popular because they offer a maintenance-free alternative, and they are typically more affordable.

Carpet Padding Roll Size
Guide to Carpet Padding Roll Sizes

The standard width of a roll of carpet padding is 6 feet, and typically a roll will contain a length of 45 feet. This means that one standard roll of carpet padding will cover a space measuring 270 square feet.

Candle Sizes
Candle Sizes For Different Candle Types (with Drawings)

Here we look at the various types of candles that are available and the sizes they typically come in. Please find below a diagram that illustrates the common sizes of various candle types. 

Do Carpet Installers Include Moving Furniture

May 21, 2022

Do Carpet Installers Include Moving Furniture?

The answer to this is not quite as simple as ‘yes’ or ‘no,’ and for this reason, it is important that you discuss with your carpet fitters beforehand what they are prepared to do.

How to Move Heavy Furniture on Carpet

May 20, 2022

How to Move Heavy Furniture on Carpet (8 Effective Ways)

There are a number of techniques you can employ to move heavy furniture across carpet so that it doesn’t cause any lasting damage. Here we look at the various ways this can be achieved.

How to Keep Outdoor Cushions from Sliding

May 19, 2022

How to Keep Outdoor Cushions from Sliding

Cushions that slide off of outdoor furniture can be extremely irritating when you are trying to relax, and they can also cause potential hazards for children or anyone who may not have noticed a cushion on the floor. Here we look at hacks for keeping outdoor cushions from sliding off the furniture.

Parts of a Water Heater

May 19, 2022

The Main Parts of a Water Heater (with a 3D Diagram)

The water heater is responsible for heating, storing, and supplying hot water to different parts of the home on demand, such as a showerhead, a kitchen faucet, or a bathtub. Here we look into the various parts of a water heater in more detail and how they work.

How to Hang Curtains from a Slanted Ceiling
How to Hang Curtains from a Slanted Ceiling (5 Suggestions)

If you have a sloped or slanted ceiling, then the prospect of hanging curtains might seem more tricky than usual. Fortunately, there are various ways you can hang curtains from sloped ceilings without too much trouble. Here we investigate how to hang curtains from a slanted ceiling.

How to Block Light from Top of Curtains

May 19, 2022

How to Block Light from Top of Curtains

If you have purchased blackout curtains only to find that light is still seeping in over the top or edges of them, this can be very frustrating. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can easily adjust your curtains or customize them to entirely block any light from accessing your room when the curtains are drawn.

How To Convert Sliding Doors to French Doors

May 18, 2022

How To Convert Sliding Doors to French Doors

Sliding doors have a bad reputation for coming off their tracks, and they can be dangerous and frustrating. By contrast, French doors don’t have any common issues they suffer from. French doors also look more contemporary and stylish than sliding doors, which tend to be more associated with a 90s home decor vibe. Learn how to convert sliding doors to French doors in this article.