Month: August 2017

Air Conditioning – Is it Environmentally Friendly?

Air conditioning means the cooling of indoor air for thermal comfort. It refers in a broader sense; any form of cooling, heating, ventilation, or disinfection that modifies the condition of air. Any appliance, system, or machine that is designed to stabilize the air temperature and humidity within an area (used for cooling as well as heating depending on the air properties at a given time), is ref... »

Filtered and Fabulous: Things That Use Filters

According to Dictionary.com a ‘filter’ is: – Any substance, as cloth, paper, porous porcelain, or a layer of charcoal or sand, through which liquid or gas is passed to remove suspended impurities or to recover solids. – Any device, as a tank or tube, containing such a substance for filtering. – Any of various analogous devices, as for removing dust from air or impurit... »

The 7 Pillars of Choosing a Football Team’s Quarterback

The Quarterback is undoubtedly the most important man on the team. He is the playing coach who directs the offense. Therefore, his selection becomes one of the most important decisions the head coach must make. In selecting a quarterback, these considerations are ranked in order of their importance. Perhaps this ranking may cause wonderment to many. Nevertheless, if they are possible, we select th... »

9 Killer Tips for Solving Kenken Puzzles

These intriguing math based puzzles are easier to solve than you might think, and they are a fun tool for sharpening mental arithmetic skills as well. Here are some great tips for those who are new to Kenken puzzles, and you’ll be familiar with the logic of most of them if you already do Sudoku puzzles. TIP 1: USE LOGIC NOT GUESSWORK Kenken puzzles are like Sudoku puzzles in this respect. If... »

How to Buy the Right Gymnastics Equipment for Home Use

Buying gymnastics equipment for home use doesn’t have to be a difficult process. Knowing what to look for will save you time and money. Don’t worry about buying the wrong brand or some cheap piece of equipment. We’ve narrowed down the best to save you hours of internet searching. We give you must know details on gymnastics grips, balance beams, mats, and training bars. First, you... »

Waterproof Area Rug Pad – Is There Such a Pad?

I often hear people ask for a waterproof rug pad. The closest to this is a waterproof pad made for under wall to wall carpeting. Even in this case, the waterproof aspect is still not a guarantee and could cause problems by trapping any moisture between the carpet pad and the carpet above it. In the world of area rugs, although there technically is no 100% waterproof rug pad, there is something tha... »

Easy Steps to Zebra Hide Rug Longevity

Zebra skin rugs cost a lot of money; that is why you need to ensure they last for as long as they were meant to. In this article you will discover exactly how to do that. Vacuuming is a must Try as much as possible to vacuum (with the rotator brush turned off) your rug at least once a week. Depending on the manner or where the rug is used, the number of times you do this will vary accordingly. For... »

How Soon Should You Have Your New Carpet Cleaned?

Let’s say you buy a new pair of jeans and start wearing them every day. How soon should you wash them for the first time? If you normally wash a particular pair of jeans once-a-week, should you wait one month before washing the first time? Of course not. So why do people wait two or three years or longer before getting their carpet cleaned for the first time, when normally they have their ca... »

How to Make Homemade Cosmetics Using Spices

Did you know that in ancient times there were no cosmetic products for makeup or skin care? Nevertheless women of that times had perfect skin and cosmetics for makeup they made by themselves. They looked so beautiful because they knew some magical secrets of ingredients that nowadays can be found in every kitchen. Nowadays we know these secrets and we are ready to share them with you. How spices c... »

Types of Picture Frame Spacers and How to Space Framed Pictures

What are picture frame spacers? When framing pictures under glass it is recommended that the picture you are framing doesn’t touch the glazing material. With works on paper, fabrics or other flat substrates it is common to space the artwork by using a colored mat board. The mat board is made from either wood-pulp based boards or cotton based boards. These boards are made and purified to diff... »