How to Clean Wet Rugs and Carpet

Wet carpet can happen from a range of accidents: your house could break a pipe, a bath tub can easily overflow, your shower or water heater could have a leak… the list goes on and on. Whichever way it happens, your situation stinks big-time. No one likes to come home to their treasured rubber ducky…

How To Take Care of Your Rugs and Carpets

Owning carries with it the responsibility of taking care of the thing being owned. This is especially true when it comes to Oriental and Antique Rugs and Carpets. These are artworks that represent the very rich culture that had been handed down for a number of generations. They are essentially the fruit of a long-standing…

Fencing Distance

The combination of distance, timing, tempo, and technique define fencing tactics. In this mix, distance, the actual separation between the fencers, is critical in that it establishes the minimum footwork requirements for any tactical application. To better understand the implications for tactics fencing coaches and authors of fencing textbooks have always defined distance based on…

How to Build Wire Fence

I will show how simple and fast it is to build a barbed wire, electrical wire or chain link fence. Barbed wire is the easiest and most economical. It does not require any electricity or special equipment. You start by pounding metal or wood fence posts usually every 8 feet. On each end of the…

5 Star Hotels – Going Beyond Accommodation

Do you feel the need to indulge and pamper yourself every time you travel overseas? Have you ever longed for a hotel stay that goes beyond comfortable  accommodation  but actually delivers an experience that you will never forget? Then a stay in 5 star hotels might be for you. There is no other type of…

Affordable-Housing Advocates Feeling Overlooked

Late last year, the Obama administration convened a conference aimed at addressing national housing policy. The 12-member panel discussed financing and affordability, among other things. Though many agree that the conference was necessary, many affordable-housing advocates feel the discussion panel lacked diversity. Two separate panels were convened; Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner led one, the other…

Wall Assembly Comparison

When one takes a look at the five-in-one construction components provided by insulating concrete form (ICF) construction, and combine that with the major performance benefits of building with ICFs, it becomes evident that ICF construction is a better way to build. Here is the breakdown: Five-in-One Construction The 5-in-1 wall assembly provided by insulating concrete…

Cast Iron Radiators and the Environment

In the modern day, emphasis is made on the need to adopt more eco-friendly options as a solution to decreasing pollution to our environment. People are, therefore, encouraged to think wisely in an effort to decrease the carbon fit print as much as possible. Many might not know that the choice of radiators in their…

Gel Nails – Simple Tips For Natural Nail Care

Nails which are well cared for make a positive impression on your personality. One of the most delicate parts of our body, nails are constantly exposed to chemicals, water, heat, cold and other elements of nature. This tends to make them brittle, rough and even prone to breakage at times. However, everyone does not have…

Modern Architecture – The Imperfect Argument

“No architecture can be truly noble which is not imperfect.” John Ruskin From the moment a building is inaugurated and put into use it begins to age. Therefore it is decisive for it’s success how it bears it’s flaws – because the flaws will indeed come! A brand new flawless building is beautiful and fascinating…

Cowboy Boots – A History

Cowboys herding cattle across U.S. territories after the American Civil War realized they needed boots that were different from common boot styles of their times. Neither war, carriage or field-style boots served well during long hours as riders navigated brush and brambles, creeks and rivers months at a time. Around 1870 a lone cowboy took…

Clean A Pool Table

The pool table in your house is one of the most important equipment that you have since pool is indeed one enjoyable hobby that you can do. It will entertain you a lot. This table can be very messy. You have to remember that dust and oils may stick to it. Chalk that you often…

Advertising and Sports

The world of sports is by itself a very profitable business. The money that is involved in that sector is too much to count it all, especially because there is a lot of unaccounted ones. How and where does this money all come from? Well, the sources are probably very different in many cases in…