How Does Winter Weather Damage Hardwood Floors?

In cold weather climates, like that of Cleveland, Ohio, and surrounding areas, winter weather can take its toll on the finish of hardwood floors. Salt, snow, and other debris can be tracked in along with heavy foot traffic, making your floors look terrible. One of the worst culprits in winter is rock salt. Rock salt,…

Know Your Mini Moto

The Mini Moto is a small scale replica of the World Super Bikes used by the likes of Valentino Rossi and ex champion Carl Fogarty. The Mini Moto comes equipped with either a two stroke air or water cooled engine which are, depending on the model, capable of speeds of up to 60Mph. In this…

Is Dr Oz Right About Inversion Tables?

What is an Inversion Table? Inversion tables are devices which allow the user to attach his or her feet to the base, tilt backward, and hang upside down. Most inversion tables allow you to adjust the angle of inversion thus you can hang anywhere from a 45 degree angle to being completely perpendicular to the…

Church Design Tidbits: Balconies and Landscaping

In this article, we will be giving some design tidbits for two unrelated, but important, features of your church project: balcony seating and landscaping. Balcony Seating When properly designed, balcony seating has some benefits worth considering. Balconies can solve the problem of future expansion as the congregation grows and can enable a church with limited…

Cleaning Tips For Smelly Houses

Stinky smells can arise from a variety of sources: pets, mildew, smoke, trash… The worst part is, even if you clean every day and your home is spotless, a random smell can make buyers and visitors think your home is unclean or worn out. When staging a home, I try to think with all 5…

Using Granite Remnants Outside of the Bath and Kitchen

Granite isn’t just for countertops anymore. With the recent popularity of granite and granite remnants, more people are utilizing this beautiful, durable stone in other places, not just the kitchen and bath. With granite’s rigid composition and quartz flecks, remnants can add depth and dimension to any home design. So put on your thinking caps.…

Steinway Piano Bench Buyers Guide and Helpful Tips

The most popular, elegant and well known pianos in the world are made by Steinway & Sons, who have a tradition of making their top-of-the-line instruments for over 150 years. Steinway however, is solely a piano bench manufacturer, and do not make their own piano benches to go along with their pianos. They in fact…