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28 Borox Termite Treatment Ideabooks
On Trend: Wood Tiles
Can anyone improve on nature? Check out these inventive treatments and innovative designs for wood tiles, and judge for yourself
Evoke Laid-Back Style With Bamboo Curtain Rods
Fiber Cement Siding Takes a Front Seat
Not just a wood or vinyl substitute, fiber cement is a stellar siding choice in its own right for modern home exteriors
Design Greener: Using Reclaimed Wood
"proper treatment, that is all it needs to kill any termites or bugs present in the... kind of treatment. He just takes them to his workplace and takes out nails and them... about termites, bacteria, fungi and other chemical contaminanats being present in... appropriate treatment (suggestions needed for that) before he constructed the shelving... material, termites could be present. We ALWAYS spray each piece before it is ready to..."
My Houzz: Comfortable Country Style in Cincinnati
Warm colors, extra rooms and plush furniture make a couple's farmhouse-style home worth sharing with guests
"to get termites, no matter how clean the wood is. Termites are too small to see in... do the treatment. If you can locate a kit, there is an instructional video for visuals... for this treatment & for a more subtle effect, you want to pick 2 colors close together/in... window treatments and hardware should be all the way to the ceiling and, at the living... window treatments as required, or a slight new direction in their colors in some rooms;..."
Contractor Tips: 10 Remodel Surprises to Watch Out For
Know the potential setbacks before you start to save headaches and extra costs in the middle of a renovation
"waterseal deck treatment and had mopped it up with towels). Our bank officer was wonderful... termites are soon to follow. If you live in an area with termites, the water that... siding.6. Termites. Where there is water, especially when it's close to the ground, termites... brings termites into the walls and floor joists. Correcting this problem in a finished... house. The termite inspection that was done when you bought your house should not be the..."
My Houzz: Open-Air Living in the Mountains of Bali
Community, jaw-dropping beauty and sustainability come together in a tropical paradise for a London expat
"except TERMITES!!!! Whilst in Singapore we regularly got our house and land smoked... terminating termites needs poison .... they ruined so much even ate through telephone cables... including termites, so don't give up, there's very likely a solution for your pest issues... waste treatment very seriously: The solids are separated.. composted, recycled, or..."
Design Workshop: Materials That Tell a Story
"found termites in my "reclaimed wood" kitchen table! What's the guarantee that "reclaimed... timber treatments that might be banned or considered undesirable now, eg creosote... about termites in Canada (though I hear from our colleagues in the south that kiln-drying... deal with termite problems). As a general rule we don't even handle wood that has been..."
The Perks and Perils of Reupholstering Old Furniture
Secondhand upholstered pieces can add character to a room, but beware of bugs, snakes and hidden costs
"the heat treatment 3 time and had 9 different canine inspections before we were finally... mention termites, which is a big problem where I live in New Orleans. I personally... drywood termites, the kind that eat furniture or infest homes in hot climates, in my... pieces had termites. They were gone before I had a chance to make a sign saying they..."
How to Pick the Right Floor for Your Garden Room
Crunch the facts on gravel, flagstone, brick, tile and more with our mini guide to outdoor flooring surfaces
"equal termites and lots of rain in summer...but i need an area 27' x 5' done ...was... blasted termites...might just leave it grass and dirt and deal with that part after... surface treatments that can be applied to existing concrete used for interior or exterior... design treatments for upgrading crushed rock paths uses enriched thresholds and i... forces (or termites). But if you’ve got a sloping property, need a level surface for outdoor..."
'Shou-Sugi-Ban' Is Setting the Siding World on Fire
"without any treatments. I have also thermally modified redwood and fir and found both... The treatment is only to the outer 1/8th inch of wood, and most siding is at least... using this treatment? I love the concept. Charred wood---it looks extremely cool and seems... great for termite country in Florida Great idea, pest proof wood siding, decorative also... with the treatment being applied to a wide variety of wood. While any species can be..."
Kitchen of the Week: Exquisite Artistic Backsplash
Rippling colored glass forms an imaginative wall, while a clever layout embraces practicality in this stunning Texas kitchen
Houzz Tour: An Eichler's Interior Gets a Major Overhaul
Houzz Tour: Picture-Perfect Simplicity
It’s like camping out in a catalog sometimes at this classic farmhouse — Pottery Barn and other retailers love it for photo shoots
12 House-Hunting Tips to Help You Make the Right Choice
Stay organized and focused on your quest for a new home, to make the search easier and avoid surprises later