Modern contemporary homes incorporate the use of glass in the design. Glass not only adds a sense of elegance and refinement, but it also helps to bring light into the home and enhance certain features. The flexibility and versatility of glass is unsurpassed by any other home building material. And, since glass comes in so many shapes, colors, forms and styles, it’s suitable in a variety of different applications around the home. The following are seven creative and stylish ways to use glass in your modern luxury home design.
Shower doors and enclosures are usually built from tempered glass. While you’ve probably heard this term, you may not know how exactly tempered glass differs from “regular” glass (technically referred to as annealed glass).
During the manufacturing process, glass is heated and then rapidly cooled to make tempered glass. This procedure of heating and cooling makes the glass much stronger overall, although the corners and edged are quite fragile. Furthermore, the process changes the characteristics of the glass so that it reacts differently to breakage.
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If you are considerint a kitchen remodel there are some practical and elegant ideas everyone should consider. Here are some ideas you want to check out before finalizing your kitchen remodeling plans.
Water-Resistant Flooring Near the Sink
Of course you can simply use a material like tile or linoleum on the entire kitchen floor, but you don’t have to rule out wood flooring in the kitchen. In fact wood floors can be especially desirable if your dining room is adjacent to your kitchen as they allow you to seamlessly install the same flooring in both adjoining rooms.
Relaxing Upgrades for Your Bedroom
We’ve spent a lot of time telling you about bathroom upgrades and how glass shower enclosures can transform the room. Today, we’d like to address the room you spend the most time in, and has the greatest capacity to set the tone for your entire day: the Master Bedroom. Below are some great ways to redecorate and upgrade this cozy space.
Design Your Perfect Shower Enclosure
If you’ve been reading our posts, by now you’re well aware of the benefits of having a glass shower enclosure in your bathroom. Lets take it one step further. Say you’ve decided that you want one of your own, but need help choosing the right enclosure dimensions to be both practical and visually stunning. Well, we’re here to help.
When decorating your home with mirrors, the possibilities are endless. The right ones can reflect views and colors, while others lighten up dark and dreary spots and create the illusion of space in smaller rooms. When considering what mirrors to decorate your home with, don’t neglect these essentials!
Feng Shui Your Home
Using the right feng shui colors can do wonders for harmonizing your home. Color has a unique and subtle influence on our health and well being. Using the proper colors in our home facilitates movement of the energies and creates balance.
Is it possible to do a kitchen remodel and stay within a budget? After all, you’ll have to pay contractors, designers, and possibly vacate your house for months. If you follow these ideas, you could easily save at least 40 percent off your kitchen remodel bill.
According to Home Advisor the average bathroom remodel cost nationally is $9,348. We don’t blame you if you don’t have that amount laying around. Take your bathroom remodel at a reasonable pace that your budget can handle. Start with these 5 DIY bathroom remodel projects that are all under $50. Finally, a project that won’t tap into your vacation budget.
Don’t believe the lie that costs you time and money, “I can do it myself” instead, know when to call a professional.
There are times when you can do household repairs yourself and times when you can't. Knowing the difference is important because further damage can be done if you don't know what key things to look for, or do, to get the job done right. This is especially true for glass repair and installation.