How To Care For Your VCT Floor

Are your hard floors looking dirty even after they are mopped? Is there no shine left in your floors? Maybe your floors were recently stripped and waxed, but now a few months later, you cannot even tell it. Below are some basic steps to care for your VCT floors that will provide a consistent shine.…

Floor Safe vs Free Standing Safe

Understanding how a safe is constructed can help a home or business owner when deciding on whether to choose a floor safe or free standing safe to protect their cash, documents or valuables. Floor safes are made specifically to be mounted in the concrete slab of the floor and one of the best -case scenarios…

Can I Roll a Refrigerator on Porcelain Tiles?

Porcelain and ceramic tile flooring is very popular because it is durable and relatively easy to maintain. Nonetheless, it is still possible to chip or crack the tile or damage the glaze. Moving heavy objects like refrigerators over the tile is one way to cause serious damage. Moving the fridge is necessary sometimes, so be…

How to Remove Rug Pad Marks From a Floor

One of the most common issues related to using those thinner, waffle looking rug pads is that they can damage the floor by marking their design on the floor. I have heard many people tell me that they needed to have their floors re-finished because of the damage done to the floor by the inexpensive…

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…

Who Determines the Course of Your Life?

To live a self-determined life is the essence of consciousness. A self-determined life is fundamentally different from a life that's determined by our ego. When the ego is in charge of running our life, we only have an illusion of determining our life, not the actual experience of doing so. To be able to determine…