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Installing a ceiling fan is an excellent way to add beauty and comfort to your home-lighting design. Whether you are replacing an old ceiling fan with a new one or replacing a light fixture with a lighted ceiling fan, it's a job you can do yourself. Read the following instructions carefully and always refer to the ceiling fan manufacturer's instructions for installation.
With proper care and maintenance, your outdoor furniture can be enjoyed season after season. Be sure to read and follow the manufacturer's instructions for caring for your patio furniture. Here are a few general maintenance tips for the most common types of outdoor furniture.
Most computer desks are not assembled when you purchase them, especially when you are shopping online. However, your new desk should come with instructions to help you put everything together quickly. With a few tools, a little time, and a helper, you can put together your new computer desk and get to work.
For stains and set-in dirt that a vacuum just can't reach, you need a carpet steam cleaner to scrub your floors. However, you may have some questions about using steam cleaners, especially on your home carpets. This guide will provide you with instructions on using a carpet steam cleaner.
The flowing beauty of a scarf valance adds character to home window treatments. With many ways to drape a scarf valance, it is simple to change the look in each room of the home. Whether the scarf valance is positioned over panels of drapery, sheer curtains or blinds, it adds color and texture to the room. Discover a few basic instructions that will yield a swag-style scarf valance using swag hooks. The instructions may be modified to create a variety of creative valances.
Sitting outside on your patio furniture on a warm summer day can be very relaxing; patio furniture can also turn your back yard into the perfect gathering place for a summer barbeque. However, patio furniture is not something you want to replace every spring. With proper care and cleaning, you can enjoy your outdoor patio furniture for many years. When outdoor furniture is purchased new, care instructions are usually included. Over the years, these instructions have a tendency to get lost. Instead of throwing up your arms in surrender, use the following tips to maintain your outdoor furniture.
While most knives are easily sharpened with a cutting stone, a serrated knife requires a bit more time and skill to sharpen. Instead of sending your serrated cutlery to a professional for sharpening, why not learn how to sharpen knives yourself? Read on for instructions on sharpening serrated knives at home.
If you're shopping for a new mattress, then you're about to make an important decision. You spend anywhere from six to nine hours each night in your bed, and your mattress can affect the quality of your sleep and overall well-being. Follow these instructions to pick the right mattress set for a perfect night's sleep.
Cast-iron cookware has long been a chef's favorite for its even, slow heat and durability. Cast-iron cookware lasts for generations as long as it is well taken care of. Regular seasoning creates a natural non-stick surface and protects the cookware from rusting. Here are the step-by-step instructions for how to season and care for your cast-iron cookware.
Gemstones are beautiful additions to any outfit and gemstone jewelry can be treasured for generations. If you want to keep your gems sparkling like new jewelry, it is important to maintain proper care of them. With careful storage and an occasional cleaning, you'll have your gemstone jewelry looking its best for many years. Follow the instructions below to learn how to care for gemstones.
A soft and comfortable memory foam mattress is a treat to sleep on -- until a drink is spilled on it or a pet has an accident on it. While it may seem impossible to clean, you don't have to be intimidated. Memory foam mattresses are actually easy to clean, and you'll have positive results if you follow the instructions. All you need are a few household products and some time for cleaning it thoroughly.
As long as your new gas oven range is similar in size and configuration to your old gas oven range, installation is a relatively easy do-it-yourself project. If your new gas range and oven differs significantly from your old one, you might consider hiring a professional to do the installation for you. Always follow the manufacturer's installation instructions that come with your new kitchen appliance.
Some appliance upgrades can make a big difference but remain totally unseen, like a garbage disposal. Either as part of a remodel of an older home or replacing your existing sink disposal, a new disposal can help keep kitchen plumbing clear and make food preparation simpler. Here are some simple instructions for installing the garbage disposal yourself.
An elegant vessel sink can add a touch of modern flair to any bathroom. The requirements for installing vessel sinks and their compatible vessel sink faucets can vary a bit from regular bathroom faucets, however. Here are some simple instructions to help you get your vessel sink faucet installed properly and change the look of your bathroom.
The ability to set a proper dining table is a vanishing art. It's often a miracle if the dinnerware gets used at all on a busy schedule, but it doesn't have to be that way: Learning how to set a dining table is easy and can be done in short order. By following this simple process, you will impress dinner guests with a classy and personalized dining table. Note that these instructions detail how to complete one proper setting. Simply repeat the process for each setting needed.
Accessorizing the latest trends in jewelry with your personal fashion tastes can be a tricky endeavor. Staying up-to-date on the latest jewelry trends without making a fashion faux pas requires integrating new looks into your personal style carefully and seamlessly. To pull this off, pay careful attention to the following instructions on how to wear fashion jewelry trends in a way that works for you.
Throw pillows covered in delicate fabrics, such as wool or silk, will have to be dry-cleaned, as will throw pillows stuffed with down or feathers. Foam-filled throw pillows with cotton covers or other washable materials, however, can be washed -- some even by machine. Nevertheless, even if a pillow appears washable, always consult the washing instruction label before attempting to wash a throw pillow -- or you may be in for an unpleasant surprise when you remove the pillow from the washing machine.
If your shower doors are more of an eyesore than a sight for sore eyes, it's time to give your shower a facelift. Once you have removed the unsightly old doors, you can install new shower doors that will make your whole bathroom feel refreshed. Although there are several different types of shower doors, most of them are the sliding variety. No matter what type of shower door you have, the basic instructions for removal will be similar to these.
Most fabric outdoor furniture is water-resistant but not waterproof. Even patio furniture that is waterproof may lose its water-repelling qualities over time. To maintain your investment, fabric patio furniture should be waterproofed after cleaning or seasonally (in the spring and again in the fall, before it is stored for the winter). Not all waterproofing formulas are equal. For best results, choose a product that specifies it is for use on outdoor fabrics. And check the furniture manufacturer's instructions; using some products may harm the fabric and void your warranty, if you have one.
Installing floor tile is a simple procedure that you can accomplish by following specific steps. The result will be a beautiful floor and a sense of accomplishment because you have done it yourself. Once you understand the basic process, you can add borders or accent tiles and make the design your own.Note: These installation instructions begin with a clean subfloor. If you have old linoleum or tiles, you will need to prep the floor by removing the old material and installing new cement board over the old subfloor. If you install board over old material and raise the height of the floor, you may need to cut or plane the bottom of the door.