9 Wet Carpet Cleaning Myths

Water has damaged your carpets. Maybe you had a toilet leak, maybe your water heater burst, maybe your kid left the faucet running in the sink for hours. What should you do to dry your wet carpet to minimize damage to your carpet and pad? First of all, there is some general information about carpets…

The Best Rug Pad For Laminate Floors

With all the stories about damage to laminate floors, one has to be careful in using the proper rug pad for the type of floor involved. I keep hearing that flooring people advise the homeowner not to use any rubber or PVC rug pad on their laminate floor as this can cause a negative reaction…

The Benefits Of Carpet Cleaning

Carpets are a highly popular flooring option for homes because they’re warm and soft and make the whole family feel welcome and at home. Clean carpets are central to this feeling, and vacuuming, even as frequently as once a week, isn’t enough to keep carpets truly clean through the wearing activities of the day. Regular…

E-Mini Trading: Candlesticks Are Great, But I Prefer Renko Bars

I’ve been spending some time in recent articles describing different e-mini charting techniques. Specifically, we have been looking at different methodologies to display raw price data. We have discussed candlestick charting, range bar charting, and tick charts. This article will deal with one of my favorite topics and most used charting technique. We will be…

How to Protect Your Hair When Using a Flat Iron

When using heat styling tools on your hair, it is important to take the necessary steps to protect your hair or you could end up with some very undesirable results. Many people do not realize that even the highest quality professional ceramic and tourmaline flat irons can have a damaging effect on your hair if…

A Brief History of Greek Ancient Helmets

There are a few different “main designs” of Greek Helmets that the Greek wore (or their close related factions) that are worth mentioning or that most people are looking to add to their collection. These include the Trojan helmet, Corinthian helmet, Spartan helmet, and Hoplite helmet. Most of these can be found in online stores,…

On The Trail Of The Cockroach

A nasty little story your exterminator will never tell you because either he just doesn’t know or is afraid to tell. Cockroaches have been around for millions of years (or, if you don’t buy the theory of evolution, about 6,000 years). Either way, they are here and that’s a fact. There are many different species…

Simple Way to Get More Heat from Your Fireplace

For some people, a fireplace might as well be a video of flaming logs. Their primary interest is the welcoming ambiance a fireplace’s blaze presents. If, however, you expect your fireplace to provide heat in exchange for your log-carrying, fire-building efforts, (or in the case of gas logs, in exchange for your gas bill), it’s…

How to Implement a Wide Area Network

A Wide Area Network (WAN) is a computer set of connections that helps link multiple distance districts that may extend across the globe. WANs generally help connecting numerous smaller networks, for example local area networks (LANs) or metro area networks (MANs). The most prevalent WAN all over the world is the Internet. Several fragments of…