Pocket doors are doors that slide into a wall instead of swinging on hinges. There are single pocket doors that will slide into either the left side or right side of the wall and there are double pocket doors that slide into both sides of the wall. Pocket doors are coming back in style. They were all the rage about one hundred years ago. That’s right, an entire century ago. Well they are coming back in style as things tend to do throughout the course of time.
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Hanging paneling can be a great way to change the entire look of a room or even remodel an entire home effectively and efficiently. There are higher quality panels you can buy that don’t necessarily conform to the cheap looking sort of reputation that paneling has been given over the years. Perhaps the only reason for this stereotyping of paneling being tacky is because of the many landlords putting in very tacky and inexpensive paneling to quickly and cheaply recover a home’s walls so they can rent it out.
Dovetail joints were probably among the first types of joints ever used by human craftsmen to hold pieces of wood together securely. The use of dovetail joints for furniture making can be dated all the way back to First Dynasty of Ancient Egypt where dovetailed furniture has been found entombed with mummies.
These days you can apply just about any design or effect you want on your windows with decorative window film. Decorative window film is just what is sounds like. It is a thin plastic film that sticks to any flat, clean glass surface to alter its appearance. There are films made to look like professional glass etchings, stained glass windows, frosted glass and much more.
Curved track lighting is the lighting industry’s solution to making the old straight track lighting systems new and exciting and a bit more functional in areas where more flexibility is necessary. Curved track lighting consists of flexible sections of track lighting that are usually S shaped or half moon shaped. They are great for areas where you need to have precise control over where you want each individual track light placed. Curved track lighting also gives a unique new architectural look to your home that has only been available for a short period of time.