How to Slide Your Longboard

If you are planning on learning to slide, the first thing you should do is throw on a helmet and some protective gear. There is a high probability you will be spending some time on the asphalt during this process. So slide at your own risk. Even if you don’t know how to slide yet,…

How to Restring Your Guitar in Two Minutes

Many guitar players, especially beginners, are hesitant to restring their guitar. They mistakenly think that it’s a complicated, difficult procedure. In reality, restringing a guitar is a simple, straight forward process. Before restringing your guitar, be sure to prepare a suitable work area. You’ll need enough space to accommodate your guitar, such as a large…

Industrial Ovens – What They Do

Just about every person is familiar with the normal cooking ovens that are in almost every home in America, but few know what an industrial oven is and what they actually do. Industrial ovens are actually heated chambers that are used for a wide range of different industrial applications, such as baking components. These ovens…

Home Theater Sound Systems

When you get a home theater, you are probably really excited about your new TV. But a lot of people over look that maybe getting a sound system in addition to the speakers that come with the TV is a good idea. You can get surround sound, or just large speakers to attach to the…

Early Christian and Romanesque Periods

Early Christian – A.D. 300 to A.D. 800 Due to the disintegration of the power of civil governments following the fall of the Roman Empire of the West, the heads of the church were enabled to obtain both political as well as ecclesiastical control over the people. The “Barbarians” who had overrun Rome had been…

Travertine Shower Installation

Popular during the Roman Empire, travertine tiles are cut from quarried stone blocks with massive diamond-blade saws. Travertine is a sedimentary rock that is easy to work with. It is a lightweight rock that doesn’t require a lot of support, making it a superior option for walls and showers. This stone is durable, so it…

A Great Painter Resource

One of the easiest ways to spruce up your space is with color. Whether you want to tone down your space and make it a bit more tranquil or mellow for business purposes, a  painter  can help you find the right shades to create the mood you desire. And even if you want to foster…

World Famous Chandeliers

Traditionally used to explicitly express to visitors wealth and social status, the  chandelier  has long been a feature only found in Palaces and Grand Halls of Mansions of the rich and Famous. More recently  chandeliers  have been re-invented in many different styles and designs to add a touch of elegance and a decorative focal point…

A Shovel Only Has One Gear

My wife really gets the credit for the title. Here’s how it happened. Years ago, she and I were both truck driving instructors for a major national carrier at their Dallas training facility. Every week, we got a new batch of about 30 people to train, most of whom had never driven a truck (that’s…

Understanding Lift Chairs

Lift chairs look like standard recliners, but they lift and lower to help people sit and rise without strain. There are a number of conditions that making sitting down or standing up painful, difficult or impossible. Lift recliners ease the pain of movement, slow the movement to prevent dizziness, and often make the movement possible…

Elevator Networking

What is the Elevator Pitch? Old school sales personnel were told to get in a lift with your prospective customer and tell him all about your products while they were stuck in the lift with you. It was also named this because sales people were too good at talking and would go on, and on…

Who Gets a Personalised Number Plate?

For those of you watching The Apprentice last week, you’ll have noticed that the winner Tom Pellereau stepped into the vehicle that epitomises Lord Sugar every week – AMS 1. For the past 12 weeks, I’ve been lovingly looking at the car and the very personalised registration  plate . I got to thinking that while personalised…

Stove Safety

How many times has it happened to you, or have you heard of it happening to someone. You’ve got supper on the go and the something happens to distract you, the phone rings, the kids get into something or a surprise visitor pops in. Next thing you know suppers burnt, the pots boiled dry or…