The Best Rug Pads For Hardwood Floors

When a rug is on a hardwood floor, it is important to have the right rug pad underneath. The floor can experience damage from rug scratches and furniture indentations and the dense pad will prevent this from happening. The best rug pads for hardwood floors are ones that are either a solid felt or a…

The Golden Ratio and Feng Shui Help to Harmonize Homes

In this article, we will explain the golden section (ratio, mean), and describe its use in conjunction with feng shui to improve homes and apartments. One of the most ardent fans of the golden ratio was Pythagoras – an ancient Greek philosopher, mathematician, scientist, and mystic, who lived in Greece in the VI century BC.…

How to Replace the Starter on a Jeep Cherokee

The Jeep Cherokee starter will sometimes fail with very little warning. I have had to change them in store parking lots, driveways and most recently in front of my son’s apartment. Using this simple procedure you can get your Jeep running again quickly and possibly avoid a towing bill. For most people, there is plenty…

Deficiency Judgments

How does one avoid a deficiency judgment? Is my lender going to come after me with a potential deficiency judgment? Is a foreclosure deficiency judgment the same as a short sale deficiency judgment? What effect does bankruptcy have on avoiding deficiency judgments? How do I negotiate with my lender to avoid a deficiency judgment if…

Interior Decorating: Understanding Paint Finishes

Once you've selected your colors for your room makeover you think you're past the decision portion of your interior decorating project, right? Wrong. There are a number of paint finishes you can choose from and each serves a different purpose. So put the paint brush down and let's brush up on the most common interior…

Internet Promotion – Advantages and Disadvantages

The emergence of globalise trade, increase in foreign investment and cross-border transactions have put many small businesses under pressure to find innovative ways to continue to market their products and services. This is especially difficult given that they often operate on tight marketing budgets. In the quest for cheap marketing alternatives, these small businesses continue…

15 Facts About Paper Shredding

1. The first paper shredding machine was patented by inventor Abbot Augustus Lowe in 1909. But his prototype never saw mass production — Lowe died only three years after patenting it. 2. In 1935, a German engineer named Adolf Ehinger created a second machine designed for paper shredding. He had to create it in a…

Some Different Ways to Get Rid of Snakes

If you look online, there are a number of different places that tell you how to get rid of snakes, with a lot of different objects for sale to help you on that quest. One of the more popular items that some people claim work, and maybe even more people claim do not work, would…