5 Ways To Decorate Your Kitchen On A Budget

Written by Lee Dobbins

Continued from page 1

4.Go For A Molding

Want a new cabinet look but new cabinets aren’t in your budget? You can buy moldings forrepparttar sides, top and doors of your cabinet that will enhance and changerepparttar 100404 look of any kitchen. You can even buy little bun feet to put onrepparttar 100405 edges to give your kitchen a country look. While these might cost a bit more than some of these other ideas it is well worth it forrepparttar 100406 dramatic change it has on your cabinets. Fancy rope trim, and fluted moldings can be glued on to your cabinets to give them a little pizzaz. Decorative crown moldings can be added torepparttar 100407 top. If your doors are too plain, you can even buy moldings to add interest torepparttar 100408 door panels.

5. Vinyl Tiles

If your floor is outdated, dirty and grungy then getting a new floor will make a huge difference inrepparttar 100409 look of your kitchen. You may not even notice how dingyrepparttar 100410 floor looks and may be reluctant to budget in any money for a floor but try to take a fresh look at it and really notice what it looks like. When I sold my house I thought my kitchen floor was a little old but just fine – my realtor took one look and convinced me that a new floor would help me get more forrepparttar 100411 house. I put a new floor in and couldn’t believerepparttar 100412 difference! You can install vinyl tiles yourself for as little as 50 cents a square foot, of courserepparttar 100413 more you payrepparttar 100414 better quality floor you will get andrepparttar 100415 longer it will last so a mid range price of $3.00 a square foot is probably more realistic.

Lee Dobbins is the owner and editor of A Kitchen Decorating Idea Guide where you can get ideas for dozens of kitchen decorating themes for every budget.

Installing a Toilet

Written by Mark Donovan

Continued from page 1

Next removerepparttar bowl, and insertrepparttar 100403 closet bolts (approximately 2” long bolts) intorepparttar 100404 slots onrepparttar 100405 closet flange.

Then turnrepparttar 100406 bowl over and install a wax ring gasket overrepparttar 100407 outlet ofrepparttar 100408 bowl. This outlet is also know asrepparttar 100409 “horn”.

Placerepparttar 100410 bowl ontorepparttar 100411 closet flange. Make surerepparttar 100412 bowl is well seated by rockingrepparttar 100413 bowl down. Oncerepparttar 100414 bowl has been seated, place a level on it and userepparttar 100415 shims as necessary. Next, using nuts and washers tighten uprepparttar 100416 bolts. Note: be careful not to over-tighten these bolts as it could crackrepparttar 100417 bowl.

Next attachrepparttar 100418 tank torepparttar 100419 bowl usingrepparttar 100420 tank bolts, nuts and washers. Again, do not over tighten.

Installingrepparttar 100421 Float Supply Unit

Installrepparttar 100422 float supply unit intorepparttar 100423 tank and hook uprepparttar 100424 water line torepparttar 100425 tank inlet. Again, do not over tighten and make sure to userepparttar 100426 washers supplied.

Next, turnrepparttar 100427 supply line on and adjustrepparttar 100428 float as necessary. Finally, caulk aroundrepparttar 100429 base ofrepparttar 100430 unit and you are done.

Me_Donovan@comcast.net http://www.homeadditionplus.com http://www.homeaddition.blogspot.com

Over the past 20+ years Mr. Donovan has been involved with building homes and additions to homes. His projects have included: building a vacation home, building additions and garages on to existing homes, and finishing unfinished homes. Mr. Donovan's formal education and profession have been as an Electrical Engineer and Marketing Manager.

    <Back to Page 1
ImproveHomeLife.com © 2005
Terms of Use