The practical homeowner of today knows how to renovate, decorate, and maximize his living space through inexpensive means. Putting up temporary wall partitions is one such technique. Temporary wall partitions give a house more privacy and functionality by turning a large room into two or more smaller spaces. Turn an open-plan living/dining area into separate living and dining rooms. Use one to section off a kitchen from a dining room or a breakfast nook. Create a makeshift vanity area in a large bedroom or an office space in the den. There are countless uses for temporary wall partitions. You can practically create a whole other room to your house at a fraction of the cost.
Put in the top plate. Nail a single 2×4 piece on the ceiling securely underneath the floor joists. Make sure that you drive the nails through the 2×4 and through the joists.
Coroplast – Coroplast is a twin walled plastic sheet separated by regularly spaced flutes. It is lightweight and waterproof and is available in several different colors. It is often used for yard signs, lawn signs, and temporary partition wall with door and event signs. Coroplast can be lettered with vinyl or screenprinted. Full color images are also available.
In 2008, the APLD received a grant from the U.S. Institute for Museum and Library Services. The APLD announced in the Branching Out newsletter it would use the money to establish a PlayaWay Collection, flat-screen TVs, and laptop computers. “PlayaWays are small electronic books that could fit in your pocket. We have ear buds for sale to use with them, or you may use your own headset. Another addition to the library from these funds are the LCD thin screens; one on each level. These screens will display upcoming programs, but can be switched to cable for weather and news alerts as needed.” Representative Bobby Rush had arranged for every library in his district to receive such grants.
The building is currently undergoing renovation, and an addition is being built. A.J. Maggio Company of Mount Prospect, Illinois is the general contractor for the remodeling project. This construction project, which began on December 20, 2010, has been financed through the sale of bonds in 2010 and savings.
First, put intended materials in the room two to five days prior to actual construction. This will improve the paneling wood to regulate the room’s humidity level.
Fortunately those who want to move to dollar plus format can experiment before they make the move. There is low investment. Yet experimenting allows you to test the waters before making a complete format changeover. In this article I provide a step by step process to follow if you’d like to test before changing over.
By the way, you can still have refreshments after everyone has gone through the Haunted Garage. I have made a Haunted House in my 2 car garage for a Halloween Party and everyone had so much fun.