If you’ve ever walked into a fancy home decor shop, you’ve likely seen designer furniture pieces and accessories made out of acrylic, plexiglass, or lucite. Of course, you’ll also see designer price tags attached. Consider crafting your own look-a-likes at a fraction of the cost.
You can create art work easily and inexpensively using acrylic sheets and lovely leaves or flowers you find while hiking or grown in your garden. Kate Brown Home Workshop has a simple tutorial for a Simple Nature Art Project.
If you are looking to organize notes in an office or classroom setting, this tutorial for a DIY Lightboard is right for you. It will also make an impressive fixture in any meeting space, since it is more colorful and attention grabbing than a simple white board. You’ll want to use acrylic sheets in at least 48″ x 96″ for this project.
Here is our guide to cutting custom shapes out of acrylic:
If you have children or grandchildren at home, consider crafting a clear plexiglass easel for outdoor fun. Plus, it cleans up easily – you can spray it with a garden hose, rinse off the paint and play again on a blank canvas!
As the days get longer and the weather gets nicer, most people are spending more hours outside. But what happens when it suddenly gets dark and you can’t quite find what you’re looking for? There a one-step, long-lasting, simply implemented solution: reflective tape.
Uses for reflective tape are nearly endless, but some Koffler Sales customers have used it in the following ways for improved visibility:
Line a driveway
On a garage hanging
On a car, for backwoods and country trips
Aisle striping in industrial locations
On building signage
With nearly a dozen colors for general purpose engineering grade reflective tape, vehicle grade flexible tape, and Superbrite solid tape, you can personalize any project without a hassle. Current users have noted (read reviews HERE) that our tape holds up to severe weather, lasts for over 5 years, and is easy to place.
Most importantly, Koffler Sales will prevent you from purchasing a huge roll when you have a smaller project. Our variety of reflective tape comes in widths between 1” and 6” and lengths of 2’ to 150’!
With a customer rating of 5.0/5.0, you can’t go wrong with our reflective tape for your next illuminating project. Visit kofflersales.com to purchase your roll.
It’s that time of year when everyone is decorating their homes or businesses with holiday cheer. While most people plan their lighting design and where to place decorations, not very many plan for safety. A slip or fall this time of year can really put a damper on your holiday celebrations, so use our tips for a healthy and happy holiday season!
Extension Cord Protectors help keep your electrical outlets safe. This nifty little device costs only $5 and prevents damage to electrical cords. If loose cords in a high traffic area will be a problem, we suggest you look into adding Fastlane Cable Protectors to keep your lighting display accident-free.
Always turn off the electricity at the circuit box while working with electrical wires. Just because there isn’t something plugged into the wall yet or the light switch on does not mean that there still isn’t a live current that can shock you. Take the extra 60 seconds to do things the right way – your finger tips will thank us.
When putting up a holiday display, most will use a ladder to place decorations higher up. Make the ladder you already own safer by adding Non Slip Tape to the rungs. This simple trick will be especially useful if you are hanging decorations outside where your shoes may become slick from water on the ground.
Corner Guards are wonderful to have all year long, but they are good to have this time of year when ladders and boxes can knick or chip your wall’s corners. We recommend our peel and stick on corner guards because they are very quick, easy and safe to install.
Finally, remember to unplug as many electronic devices as you can when you are not home. Accidental fires do happen and they can be made worse when a dry Christmas tree is present. Your safety always comes first!
Every month, Koffler Sales accepts photo entries of completed projects using the products we sell for as part of a customer appreciation giveaway. We are continuously blown away by the clever ways to hack wall and floor protection supplies. While many of the product photos on our website show uses for hospitals, schools and factories, our customers come up with clever hacks for their own products like hula hoops, Kegerators, kitchen remodels and even raising goats!
One of our customers manufactures the pupRUNNER, a carrier for your pets so they can join you for family walks or an after work run. They use our Non-Slip Grip Tape to ensure that pets can stay on safely.
In preparation for his daughter going away to college at University of Virginia, one proud dad (and KofflerSales.com customer) used our orange Reflection Tape behind LED tube lighting to amplify the orange color. Without a doubt, his daughter will love her game table while away for school!
This was definitely a first for us: One Koffler customer used our Non-Slip Tape to create a ramp structure for her goats to play on.
Instead of spending an arm and a leg for marble or custom tile, one smart and thrifty customer used our Stainless Steel Diamond Plate material to create a trendy custom kitchen.
Which project is your favorite?
Remember, when you purchase from Koffler Sales, please send us a picture of your completed project. You could win a $100 Visa gift card!