Balance Sheet – Demystified

Purpose In financial accounting; a world of numbers, columns, headings, and alphabet soup, sometimes even the most basic financial statements deserve a second look to fully grasp their purpose. In this case we will breakdown the make up of a balance sheet. A balance sheet prepared by a small company will be the same in…

Finding the Best Investment Firms

Finding the right investment firm can be a daunting task in today’s day and age. There are so many different firms of varying size and specialty that it can be hard to focus in on the one that is right for you. You should use this guide as to help navigate through the process of…

Decorating Tips – Choosing Vinyl Flooring

With their sleek good looks, vinyl, linoleum, and cork floor coverings have much to recommend them. Attractive, easy to clean, hardwearing, and long-lasting, they are also a competitively priced option. As a significant surface area in a room, a floor has a great bearing on its overall appearance. Smooth floor coverings are a versatile option…

5 Ways to Choose an Aluminum Extension Ladder

If you are a handy person that enjoys home improvement, purchasing an aluminum extension ladder maybe a wise choice. There are many helpful items that are employed in the process of improving the home, making repairs, or even crafting simple touch ups. But, an aluminum extension ladder may prove to be one of the most…

The Heliotrope

Freiburg is a town of 200,000 inhabitants located in beautiful countryside on the edge of the Black Forest in southern Germany. It’s university town, an important industrial and commercial centre, and a tourist resort. But today it is best known as the ecological capital of Germany. The old town is completely pedestrianised, recycling is a…

Tracking Your Favorite Websites With RSS

RSS feeds can be compared with a links collection. Surfers may gather as many feed URLs as they want by subscribing to this service, when available on a given blog or website. The subscription does not involve any registration, hence the surfer does not need to provide a name or email address, although some alert…

How to Paint Laminate Countertops – 4 Easy Steps

We are often asked how to paint an existing laminate countertop, and if it is even possible. Yes, you can paint countertops, but you need to prepare the countertop surface carefully beforehand with special primer. Here's how. (1) Wash the countertop with some ammonia-based cleaner or some warm ammonia diluted with water. Get it as…

Do It Yourself Furniture Repair

Wax your furniture- to build up the finish, cover scratches or damages, and to obtain a more durable and long-lasting improvement than oil polish. Apply a hard paste wax with 0000 steel wool using a few drops of water to help emulsify the wax, and apply it as thinly as possible, rubbing with the grain…

Garage Roofing Part 3 – Building the Roof

In the previous two installments of our garage roofing series, we have looked at how to plan the work, whether repairing an existing roof or building a new one. We have also looked at the process of choosing garage roofing materials depending on your needs and budget. In this last part, we will finally get…

Free Printable Face Painting Pictures

Children love having their faces painted! Whether it’s at a carnival, fair, or community fun day or at home just for the fun of it, it’s a definite favorite. There are many different things you can do with face painting. There are unlimited ideas when it comes to what types of designs you can paint.…

Cold Weather Horse Care Tips

You may be surprised at how well horses can adapt to colder weather. In the wild, horses can withstand temperatures at well below zero. However, there are a number of things that you can do to maximize your horse's health and condition during the colder months. Here are a few tips that will help to…

6 Star Mud Brick House Study

A study was conducted earlier this year to help determine the viability and potential costs involved in building a 6 Star mud brick home. The study, funded by Sustainability Victoria, involved thermal energy assessments of four typical mud brick house designs using the FirstRate 5 house energy rating software. An objective was to determine simple…