Tips on Choosing New Staircase Parts

Stairs are a dominant feature of most homes, so getting the design right is important. A beautiful staircase can make a fantastic centrepiece to impress your guests, as well as serving a practical purpose. But looks are only part of the story – safety is another vital issue. Many older staircases fall short of modern…

Commissioning An Abstract Painting By Brad Bannister

Art buyers and collectors have many ways to acquire contemporary works of art, especially by living artists. In addition to buying at galleries and auctions there is the internet and art fairs. The array of art that is available is truly fantastic. There are numerous websites for any single genre, style, or medium. In recent…

Soldering Iron Safety Tips

For many of us, soldering irons are ordinary, everyday tools used for a variety of applications. These indispensable little irons, which allow users to meld different metals together by heating them to the point of melting and applying a filler metal, can be used for tasks including metalwork, crafts projects, home improvement, car repair, electronics…

What is Error Number 0x800CCC0E and How to Fix It?

Error Number 0x800CCC0E happens when there is a problem with Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express or Windows Mail. Error 0x800ccc0e is usually caused by a conflict with Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) servers while using your E-mail program. The exact error messages may look like: SMTP, Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10051, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E…

How to Make Beef Jerky in Your Smoker

When you learn how to make beef jerky in your smoker you can bypass all the beef jerky recipes that call for liquid smoke. Smoker beef jerky is about as authentic as jerky gets. Making jerky outdoors on a smoker is closer to the old pioneer method. That's when beef was cured and dried to…

LED Light Bulbs: Innovations in Lighting Technology

The discussion of Thomas Edison is virtually inseparable from any conversation about the development of practical electric lighting. For most people Thomas Edison is the inventor figure who conceived and implemented the entire concept of the light bulbs we still use today. This isn’t exactly how it happened but Edison did have major contributions to…

LED High Bay Light – The Benefits

An LED high bay light is becoming more common in commercial businesses. Businesses are employing these lights for warehouses, freezers, gymnasiums, and offices. Many businesses are making the change from traditional incandescent bulbs or fluorescent lights to the LED (light emitting diode) lights due to their increase in efficiency, and their low energy usage. Although…

Matching Groups of Wallpaper and Borders

When you want to redecorate a house, you always want to think holistically, meaning that you have to look at every aspect of the room and not just the walls. When it comes to your walls, though, you will want to pay the most attention, especially when you are looking into wallpaper and not plain…

The Use Of Steel Building Components In Construction

More and more construction nowdays is being transported with the help of steel components all over the world. In this ezine we take a look at the essence of steel buildings parts, their advantages and disadvantages if there are any and touch upon the modern approach to construction – prefabricated steel buildings. Steel building parts…

The Pros and Cons of Using Velvet Curtains

Obviously, the first advantage of using velvet curtains is the aesthetic value it gives to any room. It gives any room an air of class and exclusivity. This is in itself a very positive thing for the people staying in the room. We adapt ourselves to the environment we live in. People who habitually live…