When I bought a new house, I knew that I was going to have fun decorating it myself. My husband thought I would want to hire a decorator, and normally I would have. However, this house has so much charm, and I knew that I would be able to get it exactly how I wanted like no one else could. I was able to buy all the furniture and wall drapings that I wanted, but I was having a harder time with the rugs. I finally found a store that sells rugs in Pacific Palisades, and it ended up being where I purchased all of my rugs.
I love the hardwood floors in my new house, and I wanted to make sure that I kept them showing. However, I did want to break it up in most of the rooms with a nice rug. I looked at local stores, but I just did not find what I wanted. Continue reading
You really do get what you pay for. I don’t necessarily mean the cost of something either. If you go with a brand that nothing is known about, then you are running the risk of getting something that is not a quality product. The last time I bought a gaming keyboard, I focused on price first, which is how I found a company that I had never heard. I thought I was getting the best quality mechanical keyboard for a great price, but it was just the opposite. It worked for a while, but the numbers and letters started to fade on the keypads within just a few months.
I am not an expert when it comes to keyboard typing. I need to have the letters and numbers visible, and it was just too hard to use the keyboard after the fading started. Continue reading
We bought an old building that has been used for flats and shops for well over a hundred years now. The building has been traced back to almost 200 years, and it has been added onto and refurbished many times. Our latest remodel brought everything back up to code standards. We completely redid the interior with plumbing and electric. We uncovered stone and brick surfaces to use them for their artistic looks. Outside, mortar joints were sealed, and the fixed access ladder to the roof was removed and completely remade.
The old ladder to the roof was just a rung and rail steel ladder attached to the wall. Service personnel had been using it for years. The new ladder has treads and a safety cage. Continue reading