Ten Hardware Store Must-Haves for Every Home

Every home, no matter how new, needs small repairs now and again. For new homeowners and beginning DIYers, it’s hard to know what tools are needed to get the job done. The hardware store is so full of great options, browsing the aisles can feel overwhelming. The following are the ten essential tools every homeowner…

5 Tips to Revamp Your Interior Space

Now that you have bought a new house or have refurbished the exterior of your existing space, it is time to create that perfect look for your home, something that you have been earnestly waiting for. With a plethora of options available, it certainly is a daunting task when it comes to picking and choosing…

Painting With Gouache

Several people have accessed my web site over the last few years as a result of doing web searches on painting in gouache (pronounced “gwosh”, or “goo-wash”), probably lead there by the numerous gouache paintings listed on the site. There is some conflicting information published on this topic. Consequently, this article is to help you…

2 AWG Copper Electrical Cables That Are Direct Burial

There are many types of electrical cables out there with different types of insulation that allow it to be exposed to certain environmental conditions. Don’t forget, these cables also need to withstand certain voltage, amperage and temperature requirements depending on the application as well. As for direct burial cables that have 2 AWG wires in…

Tips For an Underwire Swimsuit

No matter what body type you may have there is a specially designed type made just for your body shape. If you are a woman who needs additional lift, support, or comfort then underwire swimsuits were made just for you. Especially women have are either greatly endowed or more modestly so, then this type of…

How Heat Affects the Food You Eat

The application of heat to a food can change the taste of that certain food so that it seems to be entirely different. Here’s how: By subjecting food to heat we are able to change its color, texture, form and flavor. For instance, as meat cooks in the oven, it shrinks and its shape changes.…

Garage Door Springs, The Danger Zone

Usually, the largest mechanical thing around your house is the overhead garage door – the one you’re driving your car through, sometimes without even opening it – I know that you do :-). The major, and the most dangerous componnent of the overhead door is the garage door spring – (or springs depending on the…

Smooth Momentum UB5 Upright Exercise Bike Review

The Smooth Momentum UB5 upright exercise bike is designed to meet the demands of health club users, but will provide years of solid performance in your home. The Smooth Momentum UB5’s self generating drive system requires no power cord yet can produce a whopping 900 watts of resistance. No helmet required if you already enjoy…

Top 5 Christmas Light Colors of the Holiday Season

Christmas is a great time for getting together with family, decorating and enjoying the holiday season. Decorating your home (both inside and out) has become a popular family tradition and many households spend countless hours and unlimited amounts of money making their homes look great for the holidays. If you’re thinking of decorating your home…