When we bought an old house by our taste for classic or old, is like having a relic. To this end, prior to inhabit must consider cleaning and restoration. In this article we see some important tips to consider renewing important part of our house and leaving it as new.
Usually, one of the attractions of an old house is the stairs, most are large, wood, wooden railings also and its supports are made of iron. Over time, the ladder has been suffered by moisture, or has been neglected and the paint has corroded.
To restore a ladder, it is advisable to start from the rail before the steps, can be sanded and then varnished, and then you can sand the bases of the rail if these are rusted. Finally, use paint with a bright color or enamel paint with a compressor. Then you can start with the steps to the top down, polish and lacquered.
Another feature of old houses is that most have a fireplace in the room. A traditional model of the old house is the model home open, this is characterized by brick and mortar, or stone, as marble. Now, if we give him a share of modernity to the classic room while back, we can choose any model built to provide us with the lighting of the fire, but traditional looks like this model.
It is best to change the floor of the house, usually denoted is what most old, wear or abuse. If we restore the hardwood floor or parquet original, would be excellent, yet it would be very expensive.
An economic output, while interesting and attractive, is to install the so-called floating floors (natural wood or melamine). Would be great in any home; give it a warm, elegant touch to your home.
These floors are easy to install, although I prefer the wood, as can be given to the maintenance polishing time to return to renew gently.
A recommendation before any work is to talk with an architect or a specialist in restoration and in its opinion can afford prices, labor and execution times, as to what we want reform, all or a part of our old house.