What Is Tempered Glass?

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What Is Tempered Glass?

saftey tempered glass for windows and doors - Design Build ProsTempered glass is a kind of safety glass that has a variety of applications. It is especially used in situations where ordinary glass cannot be used because of its potential danger.

Tempered glass is manufactured under conditions of controlled heat and controlled cooling or sometimes controlled chemical treatments which lead to a significant increase in its strength. This compresses the outer surfaces and creates tension in the inner surfaces, which is what creates tempered glass, or “safety glass”.

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What is Painter’s Tape?

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What is Painter’s Tape?

Applying Painter's TapePainter’s tape, as its name denotes, is tape used specifically by painters in order to keep specific areas of the surface that they are painting free of paint. It is an adhesive tape that is designed to keep the lines of painting trim, neat and crisp. It can be used to protect different types of surfaces, from wood, glass, metal, ceramics, etc. from any potential spills from the paint.

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TruScene Screens

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Andersen Tru-scene screen - Design Build ProsTruScene Screens

Managing a home and keeping it clean, hygienic, and well protected is definitely a daunting task. You might struggle with various issues that will make it very uncomfortable for you as a homeowner. Insect infestations are one among such problems. When insects barge into your place, like it’s their property, it becomes very frustrating. Continue reading

Tools and Accessories Needed for Spackling

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spackle drywall - Design Build Pros (1)Tools and Accessories Needed for Spackling

Unaesthetic gouges or holes in the drywall are not easily avoidable. Whether moving into a home that was previously lived in by someone else or you are planning to move wall art into your own home, there will come a time when you would need to repair the walls in your home. Most drywall repairs require only a joint compound and a few other tools in order to spackle drywall. Continue reading

Low E Insulated Glass for Windows

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Low E Insulated Glass for Windows

Low-E glass for energy efficient windows - Design Build ProsGlasses are the most preferred materials for windows. Many even go for French windows, which are made of full-length glass. Since glass facilitates good light from the outside, it is the favorite of many. However, at times, the light which comes in through the glass windows can become overwhelming, to the extent that you need heavy curtains to keep your space cooler. Especially during summers when the heat is too much, huge glasses add on to the discomfort. That’s the reason people employ insulated glasses to check the amount of heat that is being absorbed and the light that is coming in.

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Edible Flowers For Your Home Garden

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AnnahMarie of Organic Gurlz Gardens Fort Wayne, IndianaHi there, fellow Gardeners!

This is AnnahMarie of Organic Gurlz Gardens.

We at Organic Gurlz Gardens of Fort Wayne, Indiana would like to explain why it is important to have edible flowers as well as herbs and vegetables in your home garden to benefit your unique, individual body. Continue reading

Household Uses for White Vinegar

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Household Uses for White Vinegar

White vinegarWhite Vinegar is an ingredient that is found in most kitchens. It contains acetic acid and has been commercially produced, for almost 2,500 years. Thus, it is one of the oldest products that have been used by the human beings. Vinegar also comes in different types and most of them are produced by alcohol oxidization into acetic acid. The most versatile of all has been white vinegar, which offers a multitude of household uses. It is quite versatile, cheap and is allergy free. Some of the most common household uses of white vinegar are listed below.

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Household Uses for WD-40

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Household Uses for WD-40

household uses for WD-40 - Design Build ProsYou would be surprised if you knew the thousands of things this can of secret ingredients can accomplish (even the official website does not reveal the ingredients in the can, the website only guarantees that it does not contain CFCs, kerosene, silicone, graphite, or water). Since it is petroleum based, it is inflammable, so that is one factor you need to keep in mind. It is best to use WD-40 only in well-ventilated areas so as to avoid any potential respiratory problems in people who are prone to them.

So what is WD-40?

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Case Study – Kitchen and Bathroom Transformation in NJ

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“It turned out even nicer than we ever could have thought.”

Join Design Build Pros on our journey of transforming a kitchen and bathroom for thrilled empty-nesters.

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Watchung, New Jersey homeowners Ben and Sandie have a great home on a beautiful piece of property, but they were ready to make some changes to the outdated and cramped kitchen and bathroom. Continue reading