How to Clean Your Swimming Pool

Having a pool in your backyard is awesome. There’s nothing more fun than hanging around in the soothing pool water in a hot summer day. Well, in case you want to get the best out of your pool, you need to maintain it in the best way possible. One of the easiest and most effective maintenance tips for Kansas City handyman is in fact cleaning. If you keep your pool clean, you won’t have to deal with any other damages or issues. Here’s the ultimate pool cleaning guide for you: Clean the Deck The deck is part and parcel of your pool. Sadly, many homeowners tend to ignore it when they clean up their pool. You should avoid this mistake. Cleaning your handyman Kansas City and leaving the deck behind makes no sense. The dirt and the debris on the deck will most likely fall in the pool. In that…


Animal-Inspired Rugs Telephone the Wild Inside

Animal designs in home decor exude a look is international and primal by character. Zebra, cheetah, leopard and giraffe prints have always been favorites among trendsetters. This ideabook includes some of the best applications of wild-yet-domesticated rugs, from frisky carpet runners to colorful zebra rugs. Browsing through the pictures on Houzz, I have seen everything. Join me as I take one for a walk on the wild side. Cynthia Taylor-Luce A leopard-print runner leaves a path through the lower level of the home. Its own sprightly design adds a touch of the exotic to all those predominately neutral living spaces. Tobi Fairley Interior Design Show your adventurous side by adding a leopard-print rug in a modern space. This print functions harmoniously with the drapery and toss pillows and injects an element of fun with no disruptive. Carolina V. Gentry, RID A black-and-white cowhide provides a dose of exaggerated layout within…


Guest Groups: Marching to a Different Drum Shade

This month, I thought I’d share a bit behind the scenes of what happens in a designer’s workplace. I spent a few days scouting for a drum shade chandelier, but not just any pixel color; this option needed to be unique. The requirements were that it needed to get a silver option and be somewhat dimensional, along with having a cloth shade. As you will see I fell in and out of love many times before I found the perfect marriage! –Julieann out of Jace Interiors and CreateGirl blog Kate Jackson Design This is a great example of a clean and classic drum shade chandelier — it’s simply perfect in this setting! For my client’s house, we needed an option in her kitchen that had measurement using a WOW factor since it would be the piece that draws you into the space. Jace Interiors & CreateGirl Blog Jamie Young Co…..


Houzz Tour: Warm

The owners of this hillside”Atomic Ranch” in Southern California’s idyllic Corona del Mar purchased the house for its linear form, mid-century look and amazing views. It had more living space and important fixes, so the customers turned to Laidlaw Schultz Architects to restructure its design and make an awareness of indoor-outdoor living. Directed by Craig Schultz, the group opened the house into the view and combined mid-century-inspired architecture and hot materials with many of the owners’ own curvy, vibrant furnishings. The result is a superbly updated blast in the past. Laidlaw Schultz architects The designers reorganized the construction of the house, tripling its first 1,100 square feet and incorporating two guest bedrooms and an office. The living area’s first sliding glass doors were actually inhibiting the view, therefore the architects place a cantilevered beam out from the roof and wrapped a floor-to-ceiling window around this side of the home. Laidlaw…