ArchiPoetry: The Architecture of Building a Poem

By simply looking at a building, are you familiar with or able to distinguish its features to determine what influenced its design? Are you able to decipher where the Sydney Opera House, the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower, the Guggenheim Museum or the Pyramids are located based on their design, structure and cultural origins? Architects…

DIY Tiling: A Step By Step Guide

Tiling takes a lot more time and effort than many DIY jobs, but it's worth it. Tell me that during your house-hunt, your other half has not snorted at the kitchen or the bathroom, and walked out muttering something about how a quick retile would sort it out just fine. Sure, a quick tile might…

Dimensions of a Large Wooden Coffee Table

Large wooden coffee tables go well with big sofas and look wonderful in rooms that are larger than normal. These tables however can be placed even in bedrooms to place sculptures or family photos and are usually created with sleek lines or the antiques ones with carvings. Although coffee tables are available in contemporary or…

Concrete Pool Deck Repair Solutions

When your concrete pool deck cracks or sinks, you may wonder how much it’s going to cost to repair it. You may worry how long your pool will be out of commission or if it might be damaged during the deck demolition. But when you use experienced professionals to do your concrete repair work, you…

Bathroom And Shower Room Wall Tiling Tips

Having a new bathroom tiled? The following article is in response to all the people that are actually considering having new tiling for for the first time round and for those of you that want a decent job done. Read on and you can spare yourself lots of anguish and desperation (and some money too).…

Gelcoat Repair

Undoubtedly at some point during your period of boat ownership gelcoat repairs will be necessary. After all, a boat is a big investment (well maybe not an investment) and for the most part boaters take pride in the appearance of their boat. What is worse than a freshly cleaned and waxed boat with a noticeable…

Feng Shui Architecture

Feng Shui is a Chinese philosophy focusing on the relationship between humans and the environment. It is a natural earth science which reveals how people are affected by their immediate surroundings. Since everything is connected, certain geographical, architectural and planetary conditions have the power to either improve or worsen our well-being. Feng-Shui is based on…

Come to the Edge

“Come to the edge.” “We can’t. We’re afraid.” “Come to the edge.” “We can’t. We will fall!” “Come to the edge.” And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew. — Guillaume Apollinaire, 1880-1918 French Poet, Philosopher Every day, parents and teachers are coaxing children a little closer to the edge, until eventually they…

Around the Dinner Table

The dinner table can be a great place for family bonding. Many families do not make use of the kitchen table and family meals together as they did in the past. We live in such a hustle and bustle society that all too often, family members are running in different directions instead of spending time…

Clear Gloss Concrete Sealers

A clear gloss concrete sealer is an acrylic resin system with built-in water repellence. Clear gloss concrete sealers generally consist of low volatile organic compounds, which are non-inflammable and non-staining. They ensure outstanding adhesion and durability, by repelling moisture and resisting efflorescence, marring and stains. A clear gloss concrete sealer is chiefly used to provide…

High Power Led Flashight

This flashlight is one that will: * Stream over 300meters of light * Run for a whopping 150hrs * IPX-8 Standards waterproofing * The finish is a Type III hard-anodized anti-abrasive My backyard is approximately 25meters in width. If I stand on my veranda with this flashlight shinning down the yard, it’s beam literally reaches…

How to Remove Stains in Leather Seats

You left the car window down or the sunroof open and there’s a water stain in your car’s leather seat….or your girlfriend spilled here red wine in your leather car seat on a night out on the town….or your kids decided they were a soon to be artist and tried their techniques out on your…