23 Feb

Adult Birthday Party Ideas

Birthdays seem to become less exciting when we grow up and it seems like we aren’t really allowed to have a party like when we were children. There isn’t however anything that should be stopping us from celebrating our birthdays with the people we love, so forget the fact that you’re an adult and throw a big bash. A birthday should be a day of fun, friends, family, food, drinks and perhaps a unique activity to celebrate in style…

Theatre

Take your friends and family to go and see a live show at the theatre. No matter if it is a play or a musical, a live production is a great thrill for everyone in the audience and you will all enjoy yourselves together.

F1 Experience

Add some competition to the day and enjoy an F1 experience as a group. With unbelievably realistic simulators, training and a prize presentation, you will feel like you spent the day at a Formula 1 race, except you were the ones driving the cars at full speed around the track.

Cooking Classes

No matter if you a beginner or expert at cooking, going to a cookery class with your closest people will be so enjoyable. Choose a unique cooking class to learn something new.

Theme Park

Why not use the excuse for your birthday to enjoy a fun day at an amusement park. Jump on the rides with your bravest friends and scream, shout and have an exciting day out.

 

 

21 Feb

Top Tiling Tricks To Try In Your Home

If you are organising a do it yourself project for a bathroom renovation and are up to the tiling stage, then here are a few pointers.

  • Make sure the area to be tiled is clean from dirt, soap scum and anything else. Tiles won’t stick to a dirty area.
  • If tiling a wall find the centre with a plumb line this keeps the Porcelanosa tiles
  • If laying a floor find the centre of the floor and layout the tiles. Adjust the floor line in either direction if tiles don’t come flush with the walls.
  • When beginning to lay, the tiles do sections and use spacers and these will keep the tiles evenly space for grouting. Do sections at a time.
  • If you have to make odd shaped pieces of tiles, then do this once you have finished with the solid ones in each section.
  • When ordering the tiles, you want get a number of extras, probably around ten percent more, this will account for errors in calculations and breaking of tiles during laying.
  • Use a ledger board to begin with this helps in correctly laying the tiles at the start of the project.
  • If you have to cut tiles mark them with a grease pencil.
  • When drilling a tile the use of a diamond tip drill will make all the difference.
  • Once you have stuck the tiles down give the whole area you are working on, around twenty-four house to dry out before beginning the grouting process.
  • Use a sealer on the grout around every six month to keep it in good condition.

As you can see there’s a few different tiling tips to help get you started. Are you ready to start your tiling?