Discovery of Infrared Rays

The discoverer of the infrared rays, Sir Frederick William Herschel was born in Hanover, Germany in 1738. He was well known both as a musician and astronomer. In the year 1757 he immigrated to England where his daughter Carolina built a telescope. His most famous discovery was of the planet Uranus in year 1781. In…

Indoor Lighting Technique, Pros and Cons of a Few Designs

Spring is a huge time for home renovations and construction. People are redeveloping their interior and exterior, implementing the ideas that mulled through their head all winter. Since the time for work is now, maybe it’s finally time to change up your home’s lighting design to manage mood, aesthetic, and energy consumption for the coming…

Staying Cool During Radiant Barrier Installation

One of the downsides of do-it-yourself radiant barrier installation is that you'll probably be doing it in an uncomfortably hot attic. You can try to work mostly during the cool early morning hours or after dark, but that does not work for everyone. Fortunately, there are a couple of different ways to keep yourself cool…

How to Remove Self-Adhesive Wallpaper

When it comes to interior d├ęcor, change is constant. As designers, we always want to update, refresh or re-energize our space. There is always a new look calling to us. But change is not always easy. In the past it has always amounted to a lot of work, replacing one look with another. But that…

The Importance of Flooring in Interior Design

Flooring forms the base of any interior scheme and with the many choices available it can be easy to get carried away and forget about the practical aspects that need to be taken into consideration. By their very nature floors are subject to the most use and therefore need to be able to stand up…

Flatback Syndrome Is a Cause of Back Pain

A healthy human spine has three curves that ensure proper balancing of weight and shock absorption. The lumbar spine in the lower back naturally curves inward; this type of curve is called lordosis. The thoracic spine in the mid-back connects to the ribcage and curves outward, which is called kyphosis. Finally, the cervical spine in…

Awnings Save You Money on Your Energy Bills

Awnings add charm and beauty to almost any architectural landscape that they are a part of. In addition to their good looks and complimentary styles, awnings block out damaging sun rays while admitting daylight inside. Awnings also offer some tremendous energy efficient advantages that you may not have realized. Awnings have been adding character to…