6 Pillars Of Successful Management

Being a manager brings with it a number of big challenges. On one hand you still have a fair bit to do personally but now you are expected to manage others too. While there are many things that can contribute to your success, I believe that there are 6 pillars that are core to your…

Carpet Cleaning – What Not to Do

Do you value the carpet in your home? Considering that it was a few thousand-dollar investment, you certainly should! Instead of forgetting about your carpet and neglecting it, you should afford the carpets in your home the appropriate time, money and effort required to keep them looking good in the years to come. Have you…

Setting Up The Rug Doctor To Clean Your Carpets

The Rug Doctor is obviously a popular piece of equipment for rug cleaning DIY’ers and those wanting to save a bit of money over professional carpet cleaning services. Does the Rug Doctor work? Yes, it absolutely does! The problems with the Rug Doctor surface when the people who rent it either have a poor understanding…

Planning Your Thailand Holidays

Thailand holidays can be customized to fit virtually any traveler’s budget and personal tastes. Because tourism is such a vital part of the Thai economy (representing a larger percentage of Thailand’s GDP than that of any other Asian nation), almost every part of the country is equipped with food and lodging catered toward foreign visitors.…

Housing Trend – Jewel Box Homes

A new trend in housing has arrived in Central Florida: Jewel-box houses, as they are being called, are modest-sized homes that are constructed with premium materials, ornate detailing and custom interior-finishes. The good thing about these new homes is that they appeal to a variety of demographic groups. Young professionals and newlyweds, as well as…

Foundations – What You Need to Know

OK then, you have done your site investigation, the outline planning is through and you are ready to start designing your foundations. Here’s what you need to know. There are five main types of foundation common to low-rise buildings within which category domestic housing falls. What type of ground you are building on will determine…

Bridge of Love

Perhaps I should have been more interested in the pending Geography lesson, but the kid who slipped into the seat next to mine tugged at my curiosity more than the teacher could. Opening my notebook to a blank page-and on the third day of school, I did not have to dig very far to find…

How Electron Beam Welding Works

Electron beam welding is a process that is foreign to most people who are not highly involved in manufacturing, even though the technique was first developed almost 60 years ago in 1958. Most of the time, when we are imagining the process that affixes two pieces of metal together, we picture a man in a…

Architecture and Different Design Phases

 Architecture  is a process of creating different structures. It wouldn’t be wrong to suggest that  architecture  is an imaginative art where an architect uses his imagination to create outstanding structures. But, it is also important to mention that  architecture  is not all about imagining something but there are certain scientific rules involved in the process…

Components of DIY Solar Panel Kits

Basic DIY solar panel kits have the following components which when put together to make a solar panel can help you to save money which you, would otherwise, pay as electricity bills. 1. Plywood: This wood is very inexpensive and can be bought from any hardware store. It is advisable that you buy plywood in…