Cheaper Painter Vs Quality Painter

Is it really in your best interest to hire the cheapest contractor possible? In short, No! It is not going to be to your advantage if you hire someone to just come in and use cheap materials and slack on the labor process just because it’s cheaper. It doesn’t come out cheaper if you have…

Custom Iron Chandelier

A custom iron chandelier may require a bit of an investment, but isn’t necessarily an unwise choice. After all, iron is one of the easiest things to keep clean, and while it’s heavy, it does add a style of fashion and medieval flare to the room its installed in. Older custom chandeliers aren’t exactly made…

Space Savers For a Smaller Kitchen

We have all been there at some point in our lives – you find yourself living in a place with a kitchen that is less than spacious. If you live in an apartment, this is pretty much just a fact of life, but houses can also suffer from a lack of much needed space from…

Shoveling Snow Off the Roof: Basic Safety

Snowfall could be a roof’s worst type of foe. The weight of inches or perhaps feet of snow on even the sturdiest roof could cause structural harm or leakage issues. One of the biggest issues will be when the snow melts a little and then re-freezes. This kind of melting and re-freezing will cause ice…

TV Lift Furniture – Luxury TV Furniture

If you are in the market for TV lift furniture, you should know normal cabinets are not made to encase your TV. You need furniture that will ensure your unit will function optimally. TV lift cabinets for flat screens are specially made to house complex electronics that enable your center to function correctly. Top quality…

Bridal Paper Plates – What Plate is Your Plate?

So you’re getting married, the big day is looming in the distance, and you still have a hundred different decisions to make. You’ve decided to go with paper  plates  for the obvious reasons of cost, clean up, and time, but there are so many options out there that you really aren’t sure how to choose…

Wood Stove Vs Pellet Stove

The wood stove vs pellet stove debate has been going on ever since pellet stoves started becoming popular. Both traditional wood and pellet stoves have become popular but which one is the best? There are great advantages to both. Both provide the comfort of wood heat that is not matched by any other heat source.…

5 Top Reasons to Own a Modern Rice Cooker

Ever consider how owning a modern rice cooker can benefit you? Is your old basic one lever rice cooker limiting you to just rice?. Does it boil over, crust the bottom layer of rice, and just not produce the quality results you’re hoping for? By upgrading to a Fuzzy Logic rice cooker, most of the…

Plastic Bed Liners – 7 Tips to Choose

Not long ago while driving along a major highway, I saw this big black object up ahead on the shoulder of the road. As we drew closer, it took shape. What was it? A full size drop in plastic bed liner. Oh my! Plastic bed liners are famous for several tricks. Here are 7 tricks…

Why a Strategic Plan is Important

As consultants, we work with a variety of businesses across a number of industries as well as non-profit entities. In reviewing the performance of these organizations, it is interesting to note that those businesses that perform at the highest levels usually have some sort of formalized strategic plan in place and have implemented it well.…

Steps in Replacing Hand Rail Brackets

Is the staircase in your home already old? Are the stair railings wobbly? If this is the case, then you may need to change your railings entirely or perhaps just the hand rail part. Keep in mind that the railings serve as protection to people using the stairs every day. They need to be sturdy…

It’s Staircase Renovation Time

Spring is just around the corner. It’s time to start planning that home improvement project that you’ve wanted to do but have been waiting for the right time. Well, that time is now. The cost of completing your project will never be lower. Labor and material costs are down, but, not for long. Building material…

How to Maintain Stainless Steel Balustrades

We all know that balustrades provide character to staircases, balconies and a whole lot more. This decorative railing can be made out of a number of materials such as wood, metal and glass, but one of the most popular options has to be stainless steel balustrades. The shine of the chromium provides a glow that…