Balloon Framing Gable Walls

Prior to the 1950’s balloon framing of new homes was the standard construction method, until the advent of platform framing. Platform framing is a safer, quicker, and more cost effective method than balloon framing. With that being said, balloon framing still has many effective uses in modern house framing that can be incorporated with platform…

Tips to Clean Your Home With Essential Oils

Have you ever noticed that ALL your commercial cleaning products list “warning” or “caution” labels on the bottles? Obviously, those labels are put there for a very good reason. The bottles DO contain poison and can cause adverse symptoms if inhaled or touched. Yikes! Here’s where we can shift to a new concept of cleaning,…

Easy Ways to Fix a Stubborn Roof Leak

Learn the tips used by Professional Roofing Contractors The telephone rang at 2:00 in the morning. When the telephone rings at this time, it usually means trouble, this time, it was exception. The frantic voice at the other end was claiming that his home ceiling was falling – literally. All the rain that had fallen…

Black and Grey Vs Color Tattoos

There are many things to consider when getting a tattoo. One major decision you will have to make is whether you want a full color or black and grey tattoo. There are pros and cons to each. The most important thing to remember is to listen to your own gut instinct. But if you really…

Baby Playmat, Baby Play Gym – Same Or Different?

Baby gyms, floor gyms, activity gyms, play gyms, playmats… Are these just different ways of describing the same thing? Well, the first four are all pretty much interchangeable. One manufacturer may prefer one phrase over another, but there’s nothing to really set a floor gym apart from an activity gym. Play mats, however, are something…