Laying Vinyl Flooring Over Vinyl Flooring

This week we took on a small two day job. We spent the day laying vinyl flooring over vinyl flooring. Which can be tricky to get right but with the right information and procedures, any do-it-yourself-er and home owner can take on a job like this with confidence. As always I will list all tools…

Vinyl Flooring Prices – How to Estimate Cost

When it comes to computing for vinyl flooring prices, it is important to remember that the cost of vinyl tiles or sheets is not the only thing that you need to consider. There are other costs involved in laying vinyl flooring. For instance, you need to take into consideration labor expenses just in case you…

Ladder Safety Tips for a Step Ladder

Ladder safety starts at home. The habits of the family are generally passed onto the children. One of those habits is the use and often misuse of a Step Ladder. Even a Step Ladder can be dangerous if common sense is not used. There are 160,000 reported injuries each year from ladders, many of these…

Working at Height – How to Develop a Rescue Plan

Rescue plans don’t have to be complex. Employers should implement a rescue plan that includes procedures for: Preventing prolonged suspension Performing rescue and treatment as quickly as possible Identifying suspension trauma signs and symptoms Management responsibility for safety needs to give careful consideration to the methodology of rescuing a fallen operative. Such considerations might include:…

Interior Design Tips – Making a Sample Board

Just as room plans need to be a true representation of the room in miniature, it is important for sample boards to reflect the right mix and balance of colors and materials in a scheme. When making a sample board, try to position samples according to their location in the room: for instance, carpet at…

Basic Color Palette of Acrylic Paint

There are many mediums available for an Artist to experiment with but I believe that Acrylic Paint is the best and easiest for beginners. Acrylic dries quickly and wash up in water. If you want to lengthen the time that it takes to dry, you can mix Extenders and Retarders. By extending the drying time…

Working at Height – How to Develop a Rescue Plan

Rescue plans don’t have to be complex. Employers should implement a rescue plan that includes procedures for: Preventing prolonged suspension Performing rescue and treatment as quickly as possible Identifying suspension trauma signs and symptoms Management responsibility for safety needs to give careful consideration to the methodology of rescuing a fallen operative. Such considerations might include:…

Why You Need a Lawn Trenching Tool

A lawn trenching tool is a heavy duty piece of equipment for an edger. It has an angled edge and a step plate that leaves you with a professional looking lawn edge. It is really easy to use with an 8 inch edge for use with the edges of sidewalks, driveways, walkways and even plants.…

Mortgage Contingencies in Real Estate Contracts

A contingency is a condition in a contract that must be satisfied before the contract is binding. A mortgage or financing contingency generally means that the buyer must secure the agreed to financing by the agreed to date or the contract is void. Most buyers finance their home purchases, even those who write cash offers.…

Benefits of Containers in Freight Shipping

A storage container is a must when you do all the shipping of the valuable goods to a distance. Those who are engaged in the field of merchandising know how important it is to protect the products while shipping the goods from one corner to another corner of the world. This is certainly a responsible…

Stop Your Air Conditioner Leaking Water

The three most common reasons for water leakage from heat pumps are dirty filters or heat exchanging coils, blocked drains, and a shortage of refrigerant. They are pretty simple to diagnose and repair. Remember: Turn off the power source to your air conditioner before trying any of the following! 1. Dirty Filters and or Blocked…