Stairs – The Ups and Downs of Staircase Design

Our stairs are generally governed by the type of houses we have. In smaller terraced houses the stairs are often steep and are built between walls, which means the “strings”, the main frames of the stair construction are not seen from the side. These stairs are often carpeted and have a separate handrail attached to…

Laminate Flooring Advantages

Durability Because it’s designed with a tough and durable wear layer, laminate flooring is much stronger than most installed solid hardwood flooring, carpets and vinyls, it’s more resistant to scratches than softer surfaces (solid hardwood floors for eg.) and is one of the best choices for households with heavy foot traffic, kids, or pets. But,…

Eight Unique Gift Ideas For Co-Workers

Do you have co-workers that you feel you need to surprise with a gift that is not only different but also unique? Well, you certainly should consider gifts from Russia. Because of the high number of people found in this country, there is a diverse yet very rich culture. In expressing themselves, there are unique…

High Pressure Painting With Airless Paint Sprayers

Small, portable, but powerful paint sprayers have revolutionized interior and exterior home painting projects, allowing handymen to give everything from houses to garages, barns, fences, sheds, and other outbuildings a thorough coat of paint in a matter of an hour or two, rather than days. These tools are straightforward enough for even fairly inexperienced people…

Not So Intelligent Design

All right … I can’t help myself. I just have to weigh in on “Intelligent Design”. It’s like looking at someone with a hump on their back. As much as I don’t want to comment, I just have to say something–it’s the Larry David in me. When the president recently proclaimed that “intelligent design” (a.k.a.,…

The 4 Lines of Self Defense

The cry of “Self defense!” is common among those who get into trouble for fighting. Often this is heard from both parties, which makes the statement suspect. Self defense is a complex concept. The defining the word is the easy part. In terms of cultural and legal meanings, it gets even more confusing; however, the…

What Happens If You Break a Contract

A contract once formed is a legally binding agreement. The parties to the contract have agreed upon certain terms and conditions of the agreement and are intending upon following it to the letter. However, occasions might arise whereby one of the parties or all of them might have to break the contract. When this happens…

Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers AKA FIBC

Flexible intermediate bulk container (FIBC) is a bulk container used for storing many types of dry products like fertilizers, granules etc. It varies in size and capacity. Different types of FIBC are available in market. UNO, EVA, BOB, GAP etc. UNO is universal type for lots of applications. Each type has its own property. Talking…