Water Damage To Hardwood Floors Is Inevitable

If you have hardwood floors in your home, sooner or later, one way or another, you are going to have them damaged due to water. Out of control humidity issues, spills, floods due to broken pipes or appliances, tracked in water, snow, or ice, and even accidents by pets can all be extremely damaging to…

Properties, Uses, and Advantages of Quartzite

Today, many modern homes use quartzite for building purposes owing to its availability in unique colors and patterns. It is basically a form of metamorphosed sandstone. This stone is available in white, pink, and gray. Bricks and building blocks are also created with quartzite. Properties of quartzite Following is a short list of the exclusivity…

Dexterity Testing

Dexterity evaluation products examine a person’s motor skills with regards to the fingers, hands, and arms. Various exams exists to measure such performance abilities as eye-hand coordination, quickness at performing assembly tasks, and overall motor skill development. Dexterity exams are used in assessing progress when doing physical and occupational rehabilitation, screening applicants for necessary job…

Ancient Roman Art

Roman art includes sculpture, painting, architecture, and mosaic work, as well as luxury glass objects, gem engraving, metal-work, and ivory carvings. Roman artists were very creative, and often borrowed artistic styles from several cultures, including Greek, Etruscan, native Italic, and Egyptian. Sculpture and figure painting were considered the highest forms of art by the Romans,…

His Most Famous Painting (The Study For This Sovereign Life) – Jim Dine

Jim Dine (b 1935) is a well-known American ‘Pop’ artist (painter, sculptor, printmaker, illustrator, performance artist, stage designer, and poet) of the twentieth century. ‘Pop Art’ is a form of ‘Contemporary Art’ that derives its ideas from commonplace to unique materialistic objects, such as packaging of products, advertisements, comic strips, and photographs of celebrities. Dine…

History of Fireplace Tools

Many different fireplace tools are used when it comes to building and maintaining fires in home fireplaces and each one of these tools has a different story to be told as to how they came to appear on your fireplace hearth. This history will deal with the andiron, bellows, pokers and fireplace screens. Also included…