Finding Construction Defects in Your Home

Building defects in homes in Kingston Jamaica may be considered to be a failing or shortcoming in the function, performance, statutory or user requirements of a building and might manifest itself within the structure, fabric, services or other facilities of the affected building. Defects Classification 1. Defects affecting habitability – broadly any defect that diminishes…

30 Quick and Easy Kids Costumes

What happened to the ” good ol’ days” when a Halloween costume was your Dad’s old shirt and cap, and a burnt cork beard? Kids costumes don’t have to complicated to be cute! Each of these quick and easy costumes starts with a few simple materials like hooded sweatshirts, sweat pants, posterboard, craft foam, felt,…

How to Make Roman Shades

Roman shades are a simple and elegant window treatment to block the sun or prying neighbors. Nicer than plain plastic shades, but less expensive than ornate window shades, Roman shades provide the perfect start to a beginning home decorator. Roman shades can be purchased from home improvement or department stores, or they can be custom…

The Combo Behind the Full Stack

How do those incredible rock bands achieve those massive on-stage sounds? The real answer, in most cases, may surprise you. Ages ago, one of my producers told me a story. Pete Townsend, performing in his usual high energy manner, was caught just offstage by an unusually perceptive fan. No one in the congested mob could…

How to Play Violin With Bow

To play violin with bow requires a delicate balancing act between the left and right hands. While the left hand is fingering the notes and keeping the instrument in tune, the right is assisting the intonation by smoothly drawing the bow across the string and maintaining an attractive sound from the instrument. So what is…

Benefits of Rainwater Drainage Systems

Every building, whether office building, hotel, hospital or residential property has rainwater drainage systems. We have always just accepted that they are there, those semi circular or squared strips that run along the edge of the roof, leading to a downpipe, but do you know why you have them and why you need to regularly…

Home Remedies for a Clogged Drain

We have to face the truth that a clogged drain is an inevitable part of our household lives. Once we find ourselves in such situation, there will come to a point wherein we would decide to give up and simply call on a plumber, thereby forcing you to spend large amounts of cash just to…

Some Reviews on Drill Presses

Drill presses are power woodworking tools that precisely bore spaced holes with great accuracy. Basically, a drill press consists of two types: bench-top and floor-standing models. Bench-top drill presses can be directly escalated on their own bases or into a bench. These are more appropriate for small-scale drilling job. On the other hand, the floor…

How to Budget For Your New Timber Frame Home

One of the first things people think about before building a new timber frame home is “how much can I afford?” Many things affect the budget including site work, the design of your new home, the wood species you choose for the timber frame, choice of windows, and what materials you choose to finish your…

The Chainsaw – A Formidable Power Tool

The Chainsaw's Many Uses Chainsaws were initially developed, and are still used today, for the logging industry to cut down giant trees to be used for lumber. As time progressed, chainsaws became lighter, smaller and more efficient. Today's chainsaws come in a variety of sizes and help people from all walks of life accomplish a…

7 Wonders Board Game Review

There are some games, simple, yet so innovative that the moment they hit the market, become instant hits. 7 Wonders is one of them. With a load of awards already won, let's see what makes this game unique. Game Overview 7 Wonders is essentially a card game in which each player takes control of one…

My Life is Like a Country Song

There is no doubt I am a Country Music Fanatic. I love the concept of a country life, plain and simple. Now, in saying My Life is Like a Country Song (to give credit where credit is due, this is a play on Chris Cagel's My Life's Been a Country Song), I do not mean…

How to Find the Best Roofing Contractor

Finding the best roofing contractor who will be in charge of repairing or replacing your roof can be a daunting task, especially if you do not know how to find them. Today, I will be showing you a step-by-step process that you need to follow when looking for the best roofing contractor. This will help…

King Size Bed Sheets

To spruce up your king size bed and to prevent the mattress from being soiled, you need king size bed sheets. These sheets are available in various materials such as cotton, flannel, silk, polyester etc. Cotton king bed sheets are ideal for every day use, whereas occasionally, you might want to move up to silk…