How To Put Your Table Lamp Back Together

Have you ever needed to pull your table lamp apart, perhaps to replace a globe or a damaged socket, only to discover that you have no idea how to put it back together again? Whilst they may look terribly complicated, these sorts of lamps can actually be quite simple to piece back together. Step 1:…

How to Make a Door Opening

So you want to make a door opening into a room. But how do you go about it. Simple. A standard door opening in the UK is 916mm clear opening. This allows for a wheel chair to access the property and is a compulsory requirement. First things first, mark out an opening 916 wide on…

The Great Blue Hole

The unofficial national pastime in Belize is enjoying the often secluded and always intriguing natural environment that not only captivates the minds of visitors on the sandy peninsula of Placencia, but in Cayo where impressive ancient Mayan ruins tickle the imagination with mystery and art. Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve is the home of exquisite…

Lighting – Things to Consider Before You Buy

When we think of home decorating, quite often we think of furniture and color schemes. Equally as important when decorating the home is that we consider lighting; the selection we make in lighting is crucial to both décor and function within our space. You want your lighting to bring out the best decorative features of…

The Great Barrier of Communication

You might speak for a minute or one to two hours, yet in the end you find that your audiences don’t understand the word you just said. Do you have a bad communication skill or your audiences are just dumb? Lots of you must have felt the expression above. From my personal experience, the fault…

How to Install Drywall

When preparing to install drywall, one of the first things to do is to check the layout of the ceiling to see what thickness is needed. If you have trusses, your layout will be 2 foot on center and you will need to use 5/8 sheetrock. If you are covering sealing joist, like in a…

Gym Flooring

Gym flooring is a fundamental component for comfort and correct operations of a gym. Several factors should be considered before purchasing a new gym floor. These are playability, durability, longevity, maintenance and price. A gymnasium floor requires a specific grip. Rubber gym flooring is a popular flooring used in gymnasiums. It has high durability and…

Lean Process Improvement in City Government

Today’s municipalities face unprecedented challenges. The public’s resistance to tax increases has resulted in flat tax revenues which contribute to perennial budget shortfalls. Compounding the problem, state governments are struggling with billion dollar deficits of their own reducing the givebacks to city and county governments making it necessary for these government entities to do more…

Types of Garage Doors – Get Your Pick!

As there are several choices of materials for garage doors; there are also several types of them. There are two general categories of doors, the tilt-ups and the section roll-ups. Each category, further branch outs into several types of garage doors. Under tilt-up doors are the following types: canopy door, retractable door; swing-hung door; or…