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Home Theatre Media Rooms

Magnetiks Administrator - Thursday, December 09, 2010
A Lesson in Acoustic Quality

Music and media enthusiasts jump at the opportunity of realizing their ultimate desire:  a true media room. Media rooms are meant to offer the best in acoustic quality and the best in media experience.

First off, obtaining the best acoustic quality starts with constructing the media room with the ideal acoustical dimensions: 24’ 8 3/8’ long, 17’ 10 5/6’ wide, and 9’ 6’ high. Secondly, diffuser panels, bass traps, and acoustic wall panels are recommended for better acoustics.

These high technology products are present in a wide range of prices; be sure to stick to your pre-set budget. But keep in mind that the equipment itself is as important as the room preparation to say the least. Be sure to have high quality equipment.

The important thing to remember is that this room is supposed to become your very own media haven; design and make it as one.

If you need a free estimate in The Woodlands, Texas then give us a holler at The Goode Fix at 832-797-0550.

Benefits of Bathroom Remodeling

Magnetiks Administrator - Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Do you want to change the look of your bathroom? It doesn’t matter if it’s old or new, if you don’t like it, you should start thinking about bathroom remodeling.

By remodeling your bath, you can transform it into the perfect oasis where you can relax. Get a bubble bathtub and add some new storage cabinets. You can even get a bigger mirror and position it higher above the sink so that it doesn’t get water stains each time you use it.

You know everything that should be changed, so do it. Pick a theme and a color and customize your little heaven by doing some bathroom remodeling. Why not spend even more time relaxing in the bathtub? Go ahead and place some dim light sources to create a nice and romantic ambiance. Your lover might enjoy it even more than you will!

If you are looking to remodel your bathroom and you live my near my part of Texas ( The Woodlands, Texas or surrounding area ), then give us a call at 832-797-0550 or use our contact form because we can stretch your dollar to create excellence for your next project.

What Can I Do with Concrete Flooring?

Magnetiks Administrator - Monday, December 06, 2010
A lot can be done with concrete flooring. First off, concrete is a flexible material. Hence, it can be molded into any shape or form to meet your flooring needs. But this doesn’t necessarily have to be your main floor.

This type of flooring can serve as an extension of indoor flooring on the outside without losing the flooring style. In fact, due to its capacity of being able to be imprinted with any graphics, indoor flooring could be now blend with the outdoor flooring without facing any obstacles.

Moreover, a radiant floor system could be imbedded into the concrete itself, thus rendering it possible to have ambient constant temperature at all times. On another note, concrete flooring could actually be used as subflooring in case you feel like changing floorings. So, as we have seen, concrete floors could be appropriate, whatever your needs may be.

Concrete flooring is always a good option.  If your my part of the woods, The Woodlands, Texas then give us at The Goode Fix a shout at 832-797-0550 to talk it over to see if it is the right fit for you.

Choosing the Right Flooring for your Home

Magnetiks Administrator - Friday, December 03, 2010
In every home remodeling project there comes a time for choosing the type of flooring that will be used. But how does one know what the right choice is? Just follow a few pointers to make your choice and you’re good to go.

First off, think about your lifestyle. If the floor is expected to serve be used heavily, then you better opt for heavy-duty flooring that requires low maintenance. Other lifestyles entail other corresponding floorings.

Never forget to keep your budget in mind. Floorings are available in a wide range of prices; beware not to go overboard with your choice. The climate you live in is also an important thing which must be taken into consideration. Each type of flooring is suitable for a certain climate, therefore choose accordingly.

So choose the flooring and get on with the rest of your home remodeling!  And if your near my neighborhood, North Houston, then give us a call at 832-797-0550 for a free estimate.

Is your Home Recession Proof? Check out our recession resistant renovations.

Magnetiks Administrator - Monday, November 15, 2010
Recession Resistant Renovations

In shaky financial times, people cut down their spending however they can. But even if one wants to do some house changes in these harsh times, there are a few recession resistant home renovations that are truly worth their money.

First off, there are inspections. Inspections are not exactly renovations, but they deserve being mentioned. Performing general household inspections gives you the chance to fix small problems before they grow big. So after finding the problem, if any, you will do some repairing and maybe even remodeling.

Secondly there are actual home renovations for rooms such as bathrooms. Bathroom renovations recover almost 75% of their installation costs and are known to give your house ‘face-lift’ when the time comes to put it on the market.

Another recession appropriate option is kitchen remodeling. Careful not to go overboard as most people do. In fact, four hundred dollars may suffice just fine. Apply tile and laminate paints, various inexpensive appliances and your kitchen will look as good as new.

If you are looking to create an addition or renovate what you currently have and you live in The Woodlands, Texas or surrounding area, then give us a call at 832-797-0550 or use our contact form because we can stretch your dollar to create excellence for your next project.

Advantages of Tile Flooring

Magnetiks Administrator - Thursday, October 21, 2010

When it comes to floorings, tile flooring is a classic choice. This type of flooring has survived due to its numerous advantages. First of all, tiles come in as many colors and shapes as one can imagine. This provides you with a close to infinite amount of choices. Secondly, tile flooring is most often the most cost effective when compared to other types of flooring.

On the other hand, tile installation is easy to do, and the best part yet is that tiles don’t need much or any maintenance. The two last things to note regarding tiles are durability and the heavy-duty nature. Tiles have high life expectancy due to their water-resistant nature and impermeability to almost any substance.

So if you don’t know what type of flooring to choose, why not go for tile flooring?  And if you live near The Woodlands, Texas then give us at The Goode Fix a shout at 832-797-0550 for a free estimate.

Advantages of Wood Flooring

Magnetiks Administrator - Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Wood flooring represents an important amount of the flooring market .This is because of the various advantages that this type of flooring has.

The most important thing about this flooring is that it’s extremely durable, and it can be used without any issues for more than 100 years. Of course, proper care and maintenance is required from time to time. 

Hardwood Wood Flooring

Yet another big plus is that hardwood floors are able to retain heat/warmth as opposed to the laminate that will remain cold to the touch no matter what. Also, wood flooring can protect households from mold, mildews, and dust mites, hence, ensuring an exceptionally proper and safe environment for people to live in.

Last but not least, hardwood floors are unique in their finish. A wide range of stains and surfaces are available for imprinting on the flooring while it’s still being fabricated. Therefore you can even customize your flooring the way you want to!

If you need a free estimate in The Woodlands, Texas then give us a holler at The Goode Fix at 832-797-0550.

Improve Sound Quality with Acoustic Ceilings

Magnetiks Administrator - Friday, September 24, 2010
Did you know that you can easily improve the sound quality in your media room by installing acoustic ceilings? A crisscross of metal strips is hung from the room's original ceiling upon which individual sound-absorbing panels are dropped into their respective places. These are acoustic ceilings and they’re great for better sound quality because they prevent propagation. Thus you can listen even more to your favorite tunes or watch great movies with amazing sound effects.

Acoustic ceilings mainly improve sound quality in a media room that would otherwise have echo and other noise effects. A typical acoustic ceiling reduces airborne sound transfer by 60 to 70% in addition to impact sound transfer by 50 to 60%. Minor customizations applied to the installation of the acoustic ceiling would result in some variation of the system’s efficiency. The reduction of acoustic impurities may even rise as high as 80 to 90% in some systems.

If you are looking to create a media room in The Woodlands, Texas then contact us at The Goode Fix at 832-797-0550 to get started.

Decorative Mirrors to Enhance a Rooms Ambiance

Magnetiks Administrator - Monday, September 20, 2010
Looking for that little sparkle that will make your home just perfect? Choose the road of fast and cheap home remodeling and redesigning with decorative mirrors. Decorative mirrors do more than their basic duty of reflection; they affect the whole atmosphere of the house. They can be used to give the impression of space and grandeur. On the other hand, they can be used to create superb lighting effects.

Mirrors can also be used as tricks to cover wall stains or bumps without being expensive. However, keep in mind that whatever its purpose, a decorative mirror won’t fit satisfactorily unless installed in the appropriate position. So when decorating a room to enhance its ambiance, take your time and try to visualize what the end result will be.

You can even ask a friend or family member to hold the mirror in certain positions so that you can actually see how it will look like.

If you get the ideal and would like a professional to implement then give us a call at 832-797-0550.

Remodeling your Home with Window Additions

Magnetiks Administrator - Monday, September 20, 2010
Is your house too dim during the day? Do you need too many home lighting sources so that your room is properly lit? You can save money for your monthly power bill by doing some home remodeling. The solutions you’re looking at are window additions. By adding more windows to one or more rooms, you’ll save money on the long-run and your family will fill better all day long.

You should start this home remodeling project by consulting local construction laws. Make sure that the addition of a window would not be in violation of your local construction laws. After doing this, you have to choose the location of the new window, its form and size.

Each house has its own characteristics, but you should keep in mind the main reason of this window addition: bringing more sunlight. So think about how the sun moves throughout the day and choose the best position of your new window.

If you live in The Woodlands, Texas then contact us at The Goode Fix at 832-797-0550 so we can be of service with your window addition.