Building With Fabric – Material Choices

Today's Architect has a tough decision to make when it comes to choosing materials. There is steel and glass and concrete and wood. What about fabric! Architectural Fabric Structures are fast becoming a very common and visible part of the built environment. No longer used for garden parties and traveling circuses, these structures come in…

The Cost of Invisalign – Is it Justified?

How much does Invisalign cost? Invisalign gained popularity when it provided the option of teeth alignment without the ugly metal wires sticking out in your mouth. You certainly will feel self-conscious meeting people with your wired teeth so visibly obvious. Consequently, the thought of not looking good will result in an unfavorable decrease in self…

Why Replace Carpet With Hardwood Flooring?

Is your carpet worn and dated? If it is time for you to replace old carpet you should seriously consider installing hardwood flooring instead of replacing old carpet with new. There are many advantages to hardwood flooring. Consider the environment for instance; hardwood flooring is made from all natural timber which is a renewable resource.…

How to Prep a Driveway For Asphalt Paving

Although most people do not have the tools or equipment to actually install an asphalt driveway there are many things you can do to prepare the drive for paving work. The driveway without exception must have a solid base underneath to pave upon. Soft or wet spots are the most common reason for failure of…

Flying Over The New Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge

If you think the new Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge is impressive from the ground, wait until you fly over it. The twin-rib concrete arch structure is the largest of its kind in the US, and makes aerial tours to the area a "must-do" for Las Vegas travelers. The official name of the $ 114 million…

Put on a Great School Assembly Program

If you want to make waves with the kids at school this year, consider a school assembly program that will not bore them with talk, talk, talk and nothing else. Sure, the kids will listen, but you'll never know how much of the information they're actually going to absorb. Either that, or they end up…

Mounting Mariner Optimax Outboards

Mount outboards A variety of clamping and bolting devices is used to mount outboard motors such as sail-boat auxiliaries. The type of fitting will depend upon the stern shape, height of the transom, position of the rudder, etc. Mariner Optimax Outboards are designed to operate with the anti-cavitation plate or exhaust outlet about 2-3 inches…

Auto Safety Hammer

Have you ever woke up in the morning and said to yourself, "Self, what is an auto safety hammer?" If that is you; you need to hear what I have to say about the auto safety hammer. I will explain its usage and why it's a good idea to own one. What you use an…

How to Make Mosaics!

Mosaics take us back to Roman times, but today these seem to have made a comeback and are pretty fashionable. This is quite an interesting form of art and many people use it in their homes for a variety of things. So, first of all, what will you really need to do your mosaic? PVA…

10 Steps for Repairing a Pebble Tec Pool

If you are the owner of a pebble tec pool, you undoubtedly know by now that you need a matching pebble tec patch mix to make most repairs. Pool technicians can cost a fortune and often an effective patch or repair can be made with the right materials (which can easily be bought on the…

Jack Humphrey – A Canadian Artist

I came across Jack Humphrey's work accidently and was quite taken by his rugged and honest style. I found his work quite captivating. Jack Humphrey was a Canadian Artist who spent time in his early career to master the techniques of watercolour and draftsmanship. However, it was his oil paintings of people in his native…

Classy Trends in Chandeliers

Contemporary Options While traditional chandeliers are heavy and heavy looking – made of wrought iron and lead crystals – contemporary chandeliers are much lighter. Made of aluminum, these beauties are lightweights in terms of weight and corresponding price. Thanks to new advances in design and materials, you don’t have to pay for raw materials that…