DIY Projects With Dad For Father’s Day

We’d like to wish all of the Dads (and male role models) out there a Happy Father’s Day. If you are looking for a unique gift, consider a DIY project you can complete together. Chances are, there are a few things he would like to tackle around his house and an extra set of hands will be appreciated. Plus, he likely would rather have the bonding time with you than a gift card to a restaurant.

Garage specialty flooring by Congoleum ZoN vinyl flooringIf your dad likes to fix up cars, consider helping him fix up his garage. Projects can include adding flooring that is easier to keep clean like vinyl flooring by Congoleum, adding Wall Guard Car Door Cushion Protection, or installing a Diamond Plate Parking Spot to help keep his garage organized.

Likewise, if Dad loves working with his hands in a shop, help him get everything organized by adding pegboards to the walls and installing storage cabinets in his craft space. This will help him keep his tools safe and in place, so he can enjoy his DIY projects more year round.

Premixed grout ready to use easy installation

Does your father wants an updated kitchen or bathroom for Father’s Day, consider installing new tile together. Mapei has Flexcolor CQ Ready To Use Grout that is premixed and easy to apply. Don’t forget primer and sealer to ensure your handiwork lasts a long time.

For a dad who is athletic, consider installing sports-grade flooring and mats in a mud room or exercise area. KSC Sport Floor Mats protect floors from dropped weights, spiked shoes and ice skate blades. It’s does not need to be permanently installed to work either.

Did you know that KofflerSales.com was founded by a father and son team? Read our story here.

Spring Cleaning Tips from Koffler Sales

Spring is in the air, and it is the perfect time to try new spring cleaning tips from Koffler Sales. By freshening up and clearing the clutter in your home or business, you’ll feel like you will have more workable space and are better prepared to be productive.

Storage cabinets for garage or warehouse Cabinet Storage

Consider cabinet storage in your garage, warehouse or employee area. Whether you want to store household essentials, office supplies, packing materials or break room essentials, neat cabinets keep clutter out of sight and out of mind. Choose from a variety of sizes and finishes on KofflerSales.com to fit any budget.

Clean Grout

While the tile in your bathroom or business lobby may be in good condition, dirty grout can make the entire area look unmaintained. Use Mapei Ultracare Stone, Tile and Grout Cleaner to remove the toughest  dirt and grime from your grout — and make your floor or wall fixture look like new again.

Peg Board Craft Room Ideas

Organized Wall Space

Take advantage of any available wall space by using peg boards or magnetic stainless steel panels to keep tools, cleaning supplies, craft materials or even cooking spices organized.

Cleaning Up Frayed Carpeting

If your carpeting is starting to show signs of wear and tear, consider using a piece of edging like Roppe Vinyl Carpet Edging at the seams to keep everything neat, tidy and extend the life of the carpeting.

Remove tough stains from marble tile stone grout

Remove Tough Stains

Stained surfaces look dirty, even if they were recently cleaned with antibacterial soap. No matter how much you scrub and scrub, you will need a commercial-grade product to get the stain out. Restore light colored stone tile in your home or business with Mapei Ultracare Grout, Tile, Stain and Haze Remover.

Build the Ultimate Man Cave

Do you want to wow your friends the next time you invite them over to watch the game? Consider stepping up your hang out space to the Ultimate Man Cave. Whether you want to add some personalization to your basement or garage, Koffler Sales has you covered with inexpensive, DIY decor ideas that can turn any space into one you’re proud of.

Diamond Plate Checker Tile Make any space feel like a luxury car show room with Interlocking Diamond Plate Tiles. Easy to install, these interlocking tiles simply snap together and are removable/reusable if you want to use them again in another space.

Interlocking Diamond Plate Tiles are easy to clean, and they can be assembled in a variety of patterns as well.

If you and your friends always seem to have a craft beer in hand when you get together, think about putting in a bar with refrigerator and a place for your Kegerator. UltiMATE® Garage Office Storage Cabinets can be customized to create a back bar to store glassware, bar tools, and more. Consider a Magnetic Panel for an inexpensive, industrial-cool backsplash that can be easily customized. Add photos and magnets from your favorite sports teams or store hot sauce in a magnetic organizer.

Are you a service member? Proudly display a flag for the U.S. Marines, Army, NOfficial Marines Flagavy, Air Force, or Coast Guard.

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Barrel Storage Containers

Barrel Storage ContainersA barrel is a round wooden, metal, or plastic container with a flat top and bottom, used for storing liquids. This is the definition given by the Macmillan English Dictionary. A barrel can also be defined as a hollow cylindrical container. In the past, barrels were in most cases made of wood. It was also used as a standard of measurement. A barrel storage container is therefore a round wooden or metal item where things and mostly liquids are stored.

A person whose work is to make barrels is called a cooper. The act of making the barrels is called cooperage. A copper is not only limited to making barrels but can also make, including others buckets, tubs, kegs-which are small barrels- pipes, tins, butts and pins.

Barrels Storage Containers come in different shapes and sizes. However, most of them have a convex shape for easier movement as they are easy to roll over a surface instead of one having to lift them. The barrels also have metallic rings on either side known as hoops for holding when carrying the barrels. Some of the barrel containers are double the size of others, depending on their purpose.

The barrel storage containers have several uses. Some are used to age wine, spirits, whiskey and beer. This is a very ancient practice and was initially mainly done in French before spreading to other parts of the world. The barrels are also used to store water; mostly rainwater harvested using pipes and gutters. The water is used for household needs or in some cases for irrigation. Another use of the barrels is the storage of oil. In ancient times before the invention of refrigerators, some foodstuffs like pork were stored in barrels containers. Barrel containers made from metal are said to be better for storing food. When storing food in barrels, it is important to note that only foods under the same category can be stored in one barrel. This means that meat and vegetables can never be stored together in one barrel.

It is important to keep barrel storage containers clean at all times Since what they are used to store is consumed by humans. As much as most used water barrels are sanitized when purchasing them, it is important to clean them yourself just to be sure. These water barrels can be cleaned using a solution of baking powder and vinegar together with water. Using soap itself is a bit tiring as one has to use a lot of water before totally getting rid of the soap bubble in the barrel. Roll the barrel on its side to ensure that all the sides get clean after which you empty the contents and rinse severally with clean water until the solution of baking powder and vinegar is completely rinsed out. For wine barrel containers, rinse the emptied barrel with hot followed by cold severally and then dries the barrel completely. After this add sulfur to the barrel preferably using a sulfur stick suspended in the barrels so that the sides do not get burnt and then close up the barrel so that it is filled with the smoke and gas from the burning sulfur stick.

Finally, it is important to note that the barrels should be completely dry before adding sulfur because otherwise the reaction will form sulfurous acid which could trigger spoilage or bad taste when the barrels is filled with wine again.

Cabinet

CabinetCabinet corner protectors are pieces of high quality molded plastic or steel, which we use in order to protect the end edge corners of cabinets and other pieces of furniture during shipment and handling, and generally when moving them from one location to another. This well made reinforcement keeps wood from coming apart when moving. Furthermore, they are used in the repair of cabinets, for stacking alignment, as well as cabinet interlock. They are available on the market in many different sizes and forms/shapes, and you can even order custom ones so that they are tailored to your specific needs. The cabinet corner protectors that are most commonly used are the square cabinet corners, which primarily protect the cabinets and furniture. However, you can also find round corners, which mainly protect walls from damage during transportation or simply resettlement of our furniture, and facilitate the movement of the cabinet.

Cabinet corner protectors and protectors used for furniture and the like include outside corner protecting panels joined at a corner edge and inside corner resilient members for holding the protector on the cabinet, with the resilient members spaced from the corner and having one or more points of contact with the furniture or cabinet on which the protector is installed.
The question which emerges is why this invention was accomplished and which urgent needs it served. The answer is pretty easy considering that cabinets, furniture and the like are very often shipped to long distances, since the point of manufacture to the point of sale or installation could be countries apart. Despite the fact that measures are taken in order to protect the furniture during shipping, such as packing the items in cardboard boxes and the rest of furniture, damage can easily occur. If damage occurs, it can result in long delays in order to obtain a replacement part or component, which can in turn delay the final installation of the modular cabinetry. These repairs can be both time consuming and costly. During shipping, handling and installation, one of the more vulnerable areas of a cabinet is the edge corner of the cabinet. The corner edge along the top or bottom edge forms a point that can be easily damaged as the cabinet is moved. Even minor sliding of the cabinet can cause damage. What is needed in order to avoid such damages is a cabinet corner protector that is easy to install quickly, it will stay in position during shipping and handling, and it will also be easy to remove when necessary.

Last but not least, it is worth mentioning that cabinet corner protectors and other corner guards are also used for the safety of babies. Many parents, for example, choose to use corner protectors for tables, desks, stairs, beds and cabinets, which are made of materials of high elasticity with thick but nevertheless very soft surface, thus protecting babies from hurting themselves when bumping into corner edges.

In plain words, cabinet corner protectors can be very useful and there is simply no reason why you shouldn’t protect your cabinets from damage and yourselves from injuries.