Framing & Mounting Your Photos

Introduction I often visit friends, relatives and customers and see out of the corner of my eye un-mounted photographs laying on the sideboard or propped up against the kitchen cabinets. And often they are very good shots. What a shame that they are not presented more thoughtfully – making a memorable photograph a visual masterpiece…

It’s Hammer Time! Hammer Drill Time That Is

Busted every drill bit in your tool box trying to drill a hole in your concrete wall? It’s time to get the right tool for the job and when it comes to concrete that’s a hammer drill. Hammer drills are designed to bore through tough materials such as concrete, masonry, stone or thick steel, materials…

Mosaic Tiles – Creating Attractive Illusion

Have you ever seen attractive artwork on floors in churches, cathedrals or in old palatial houses? Do you know what makes such an attractive piece of artwork? That’s mosaic, made of small pieces of glass (plain or colored), marble, ceramic, colored stones or other similar materials. Use of Mosaic and Mosaic tiles is very popular…

Flower Boxes – Spice Up Your Routine

What’s better than a bouquet of flowers plucked by hand or vibrant taste of fresh herbs? Not having to spend hours of backbreaking work digging a plot of arable land into a garden. Planters are not just the easy; they are ideal for mobile and showcase your flowers and foliage. Before configuring a box in…

Two Words From a Greek Painter

Yanna Brouzou is a talented Greek  painter . She is also a member of my Yahoo Group. She said me: I am a classical  painter  (I do sculpture as well) and I am in search of a manager. There is no such thing over here! But that is all I need, you see artists usually are…

The Beauty of Chandelier Lighting

A room with a chandelier it’s always more impressive than not. The chandelier always stands out and makes the person walking into the room where it is hung stand up and take notice. It brings the eye to the ceiling, and allows a person to take in the whole room rather than just what they…

Choosing Gardening Tools

There are many tools that are available to gardeners. Indeed the range can be quite confusing to the newcomer to the hobby who may be uncertain about which tools are needed to perform given tasks. Hand tools are very important for both garden creation and subsequent maintenance. However, the   spade , fork, hoe and rake are…

Snow Clearing: Don’t Injure Yourself

Clearing snow with a shovel is hard physical work. It can burn an impressive number of calories yet the risks of physical injury should not be under-estimated. Warming up, cooling down and using the right snow-clearing equipment, like rock salt and a lightweight snow shovel, can make all the difference. Having to clear snow and…

Lift Chairs – An Overview

Youth eventually gives way to old age sooner or later, and you’ll soon have to face certain challenges that can make your later life extremely tough. At an advanced age, you may be facing some limitations with regards to your movements. Aging can bring about infirmity and disabilities of various types and having varying impacts…

Residential Elevators

If you would like to give a futuristic look to your stylish homes, residential elevators from Federal Elevator are ideal and elegant options. Moreover, these elevators prove to be valuable assets to all types of residences. Federal Elevator is an established accessibility equipment provider offering unique residential lifts to suit any application. To have safe…

Buying a Wood Stove

There’s little better than the comfort of a wood  stove . Wood  stoves  have been around for centuries, and they are proving to be just as popular today as they were a hundred years ago. One reason for this is the advances in technology. Wood  stoves  of today produce less smoke than wood  stoves  of old,…

Slow Cooker – What Is It?

A slow cooker or crockpot is a small kitchen appliance designed to cook food slowly over an extended period of time. It is a stand alone appliance and sits on the kitchen counter or table. Currently, slow cookers are electric and must be plugged in during the entire cooking time. This is good because it…

Plastic Latches

A mechanical or hinged fastener used to allow movement between two surfaces, like opening and shutting, is known as a latch. They can be simple mechanical devices or a complex system of several latches combining to form a more complicated latching format. They can be worked with spring action, by the movement of plastic or…

Wide Plank Hardwood Floors

Old houses usually have wide  plank  hardwood floors. It was the practice during the colonial times to cut through the tree to the center. The boards produced varied in width as they moved closer to the core. The bark was removed from around the edges. The boards were then smoothened and straightened. The end results…