Do you have plans to rebuild your house or give it a complete makeover? It can be a mammoth task that is not only hard to achieve but also requires a lot of money, time and energy. If something goes wrong you have to do the things over again and that means trouble for everyone. You need to invest more money and instruct the technicians afresh and supervise their works.
But who has such a long time in hand to do all the things. You can rather take the matters into your own hand and do it yourself. But doing it yourself too is not an easy task. To do it like the pros, you need to learn it from the professionals at first. No problem, DISH TV is here to help you.
Wondering how is that possible? DISH Network has introduced a new channel in its line up.
The channel is known as DIY – yes that is the name of the channel. From the channel name you can very well understand the concept and the contents of the channel. It is all about doing things all by yourself and this channel will guide you regarding the techniques. On this channel you can get a wide array of programs. Most of these programs are based on home improvement. Watching these satellite TV programs you can redecorate your home and make it look more functional attractive and storage savvy.
Want to turn your master bedroom in a peaceful haven where you can unwind yourself? The shows of the DISH TV channel will tell you the exact techniques for the same. It can be as simple as a fresh coat of paint or new wallpaper.
The lighting arrangement and wall décor may also have a part to play in this. Get to see some great décor in this channel and gather some quick inspiration.
Looking for a luxurious bathroom? Learn more about the luxurious bath accessories and fixtures from the satellite TV shows shown on this channel. Watching these shows you can actually make a great bathroom even when you have limited space for the same. All you need to do is to make the place more functional.
Want to have a guy room in the house where you can just chill out? The channel brings you inspirations for these as well. You can now create a sports themed or music themed room for your own in the house and have a great time.
How about a landscaping project in your backyard? Draw some inspiration from the shows available on DIY, a satellite TV channel available with DISH Network. You can have a jolly good time with this channel. There are a number of other home improvement projects available with the satellite TV network. You can watch any of them and turn your home into a peaceful adobe. You can also decorate your new house with the inspirations derived from the shows in this DISH Network channel. So get ready to give your home a complete new look.
Monday, July 8, 2013
If you are on a home improvement project undertaking DIY painting for your walls can bring out some very effective results and give your home a beautiful facelift. Painting your home by yourself can save up a lot of money and make the whole project very enjoyable and rewarding especially if you can get other members of your family involved in the task. While doing a DIY painting project for your home it is very important to choose colors that will compliment the style and utility of each room. It is also advisable to ask all your family members about their preferred shades so that you can bring in a personal touch to your house as well. Carrying out the whole task in an organized way is the key to a clean and successful painting project. Listed below is a step by step guideline to take up DIY painting for your home successfully: 1. Decide suitable colors – Choosing a suitable color for your walls is the most important part of DIY painting. Bright and vibrant colors are ideal for nurseries and living rooms while pastel shades are suitable for bedrooms as they give a soothing effect. If you have a narrow hallway it is always better to opt for a lighter shade which would make the room look more airy and spacious. 2. Pick up quality emulsions – While picking up your paints ensure that it is of good quality. There are a numerous stores that sell exclusive emulsions for DIY painting which allow you to get your own shade as well as choose between a gloss and a matt finish. 3. Purchase DIY painting tools – Invest in quality tools in order to do a clean and smooth job. When picking up rollers purchase a big as well as a small one which can be used in the corners and bottoms of the walls. Apart from rollers, you would need paint buckets, thinner and masking tape. 4. Prepare the room – While undertaking DIY painting for your home paint one room at a time by removing all the furniture and covering boards and frames with masking tape. Also ensure that you are wearing loose and comfortable clothes. 5. Clean the walls – Use a wet sponge to clean the walls and allow them to dry up before DIY painting. 6. Apply even coats – You can either carry out DIY painting onto the plastering or use a primer first. Let the first coat of paint dry up before applying the second one. Once you have finished DIY painting your walls, clean out your tools as well as the living area as soon as possible to avoid any tough stains. So go ahead and follow the above instructions and give your home a sparkling look by painting it a suitable and complementary color yourself.
Posted by SUZANNE LAPPIN at 2:30 AM