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4 Things to Keep in Mind When Purchasing an Air Conditioning Unit

Let’s face it: airconditioning units are a necessity for both homes as well as business establishments. It’s difficult to deal with especially during the summer for homes while retail outlets can benefit from the natural air that is not usually utilized, thanks to high ceilings. That said, here are 4 things that you should keep in mind when purchasing one of these air conditioning units: #1: Efficiency The first thing that you should...

Choosing the Right Sheets for Your Bed

On average, we spend eight hours a night in our beds. Of course, sometimes the quick nap is called for which gives us a reason to add a few more hours to the counter. The point is our beds are important, especially how comfortable they are. While a good mattress is important and the right pillow is essential, don’t forget your sheets. They’re just as important. Keep reading to find out what to look for in yours. Sheets may seem simple, but...

How to Make the Most Out of Your Swimming Pool Fence

There are a number of reasons you might consider a fence for your swimming pool. But if you need a fence for your pool, its function must come first. Your fence has to keep people, especially small children, from wandering into the pool area and potentially hurting themselves. It also helps if you can see directly into the area, so you know what’s going on at all times. Of course, no one would complain and the solution integrates style too....

Installing Your Own Heated Tile Floor

For those of us living in cold climates, it’s hard to imagine where we’d be without our beloved central heating. In the future, though, it’s easy to imagine most homeowners will be saying the same about electric floor heating. The technology is decades old, but more and more you’re starting to see it in new homes. Fortunately, you don’t need a new home or a huge budget to enjoy the pleasures of a heated tile floor. Read on to find out...

Different Types of Garage Doors to Consider in Los Angeles

If you’re in the market for Los Angeles garage doors, you’re in luck. Los Angeles is a great market that puts a premium on diversity. So you’ll have all the traditional options available to you, plus some. Overhead doors are the most traditional kind. They open from the ground up and with separate panels that fold into the garage one at a time. This is the traditional option for good reason: it works well. Unless you have a real love for...

REPURPOSE YOUR DOOR- MAKE A TABLE

Posted by: ETO Doors This is the second installation of our door repurposing series.  If you've taken on a door repurposing project, we'd love to see it!  Email you pictures to sales@etodoors.com with the subject line "My repurposing project" and we'll post your before and after images to our website! Last time we discussed using an old wood door as a headboard, but what if you love your headboard?  Well, how about a new table?  Old doors...

Applying Dacron with Glue

Polyester fiberfill is a fantastic product for enhancing the comfort of cushions and seating pads, as well as creating a full, fluffy appearance in a cushion. Made from loosely intertwined polyester fibers, these products are routinely sold in rolls and sheets of batting, making it easy to trim the material to size and apply it to a cushion. To wrap a cushion in polyfill using glue, you need to measure the length of the cushion from front to...