What The Heck Is A Shadow Box Fence?

Since you’re wondering what a shadow box fence is, I should point out the most obvious first. It has nothing to do with a box. A shadow box fence is actually a semi-private fence that’s made by placing standard privacy fence pickets on both sides of the fence with spaces between each picket. Since there’s…

Remodels For an Aging Population

It’s a family dynamic affecting the White House and homeowners across the country: seniors moving in with their adult children, and with it families taking on home remodels. President Barack Obama’s mother-in-law, Marian Robinson, 71, moved into 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. to help with Obama’s young girls, and they’re not alone. More than 3.6 million adults…

Budget Accommodations – Lodging

In days gone by, finding a place to stay in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina or other destinations boiled down to finding a copy of Let’s Go or Lonely Planet, locating a hotel within your budget, and then letting your fingers do the walking by dialing up the hotel yourself and making a reservation. Nowadays, with…

Executive Condominiums, The New Way Of Housing

The executive condominiums are a type of housing that is becoming very popular in some parts of the world. The first one was constructed in the year 1994. This housing is somewhere in between private housing and public housing and they really look like private condos. They are usually enclosed and come with security and…

How to Pass the ICC Concrete Plan Examination

An ICC Reinforced Concrete Special Inspector is one who observes and reports the construction of residential or commercial buildings are in accordance with the building codes of the jurisdiction and at the same time, the approved specifications and building plans (aka. blueprints). Not just anyone can be part of this building inspection team. The individual…

Dowel Rods for Kitchen Use

Without a doubt, when one thinks of dowel rods, woodworking and crafts immediately come to mind. This is because dowel rods are commonly and routinely used in woodworking. However, the uses of dowel rods are much more versatile than some may realize. In fact, they can be quite handy in the kitchen in traditional and…

The Best Blues Songs Ever

It is entirely a matter of taste as to which are the best Blues songs. However it is possible to speculate as to the most influential songs. It can be argued that Blues music bought about a greater awareness of the plight of African Americans, as new audiences became interested in its origins and originators.…