Get the Tools Your Home Improvement Project Needs

March 19, 2014 by  
Filed under Home Improvement

By Toolsmith Direct

Home improvements are practically a national pastime in this country. If it’s your first home, you may have purchased the most affordable option. In which case, a home improvement project is probably necessary. In fact, you probably have a few in mind. On the other hand, if you’re looking to sell soon, it makes sense to do some work in order to up the price.

Whatever your reason for the project, most people know they need a checklist or two. One covers the materials they need, including the costs. And the other includes the actual step-by-step plan for the project.

These are great ideas, of course, but you still have one more thing you need.  Make sure you have all the right tools. If you need a combination wrench, for example, make sure you have one. What you don’t want is to go ahead with the project, find out you’re missing some Kawasaki power tools, for example, and then need to stop and spend more money to get them.

An even bigger problem is trying to use a tool you think is “close enough.” That’s a great way to not get very far fast.


If you’re in the market for power tools, a 3 ton floor jack, a bottle jack, snap-on generator or just about anything else, all you need to do is visit. Toolsmith Direct. The company has that brand and many others with all the tools you need for whatever your current project is or will be.

Affordable Master Bedroom Updates

March 4, 2014 by  
Filed under Home Improvement

Written by EZ Floor Heat

Does your master bedroom look dull? It might be time for a facelift. There are countless ways to upgrade the master bedroom, from adding a beautiful fireplace to installing a walk-in closet. However, many home improvement projects for the master bedroom are costly and can take months to complete.

So how can you improve the look of your favorite room in the home without going over your budget? Luckily, there are many cost-effective ways to bring style and comfort to your master bedroom without breaking the bank. The following is a list of our favorite affordable master bedroom updates.

Get radiant floor heating. Warm floors are no longer considered a luxury. Contrary to popular belief, underfloor heating is an affordable way to update any room in the home. It’s also a relatively quick project. Depending on the size of the master bedroom, most radiant floor heating projects can be completed within a weekend.  Adding radiant floor heating to the master bedroom is a simple and affordable way to bring warmth and comfort to your living space. An electric floor heating system can be installed underneath tile, marble or slate floors. You can also find ceramic tile floor heating systems.

Warm up the master bathroom. Although adding underfloor heating in the master bedroom is affordable, it might still be more than you’re willing to spend on a weekend update. Instead, consider installing it in the master bathroom. The bathroom is a smaller area, which will significantly lower the cost of the update without compromising comfort.

Another way to warm up the master bath is to install towel warmers. A towel warmer is an affordable and easy upgrade that instantly adds luxury and comfort to the master bathroom. It can be mounted on the wall or placed on a hard surface as a stand-alone feature. Although it adds warmth and comfort, a towel warmer is also effective in combating the growth of mold and bacteria.

Purchase new bedding. A new bed set can do wonders for the master bedroom. New bedding adds color, style, and comfort. The key to updating your master bedroom with new bedding is to go all out. Don’t just buy a new comforter. Instead, buy an entire bed set complete with shams and throw pillows. To make sure you don’t go over your budget or spend too much time, shop online for discount bedding sets. Stay within your budget and order the product to be shipped to your home.
EZ Floor Heat offers electric floor heat systems, snow melting systems, towel warmers, and other products related to heated floor projects.