Steps for Fall Prevention

Change in floor elevations can be unexpected and dangerous. Entry steps, stairs between floors, steps between rooms, steps into tubs and steps at showers are all potential risks. More people in the United States die from falling on stairs than in any other country. Fortunately, falling on stairs or tripping on steps are largely preventable.…

10 Mistakes of Deck Building to Avoid

So, you have decided to build a deck. While this may be a step in the right direction for increasing the value of your home and creating a unique space for your family to enjoy, it is also a big task to undertake. When decks are built incorrectly, you run the risk of them collapsing.…

Creating Your Fence Masterpiece in Colour

Fences are a very common product on a lot of properties, mainly because they enhance appeal, make things safe, and create relaxation where it is needed. They can be used for patios, sidewalks, porches, pool areas, landscaping, property lines, security, and more. Designing them can be fun and it allows the imagination to run wild.…

The Local Stair Builder Is Your Friend

Landing newell, knee wall, baluster; these terms are not in the usual vernacular of our everyday person, but probably more common to a stair builder. They refer to something we use daily; stairs. If you’re unsure about adding stairs to your home and how to do it there are many options to consider. We can…

The Urban Loft Decorating Style

What Is ‘Urban Loft’? Put simply, urban loft is a decorating style that creates the mood and sensation of living in a city. This does not necessarily mean recreating the hustle and bustle, heat and smog of the city, as quite simply this just would not be very nice in your home. The busyness is…

Why Every Household Should Switch To LED Light Bulbs

Sustainability. Energy Savings. Climate Change. These words are creating an impact on how people live their lives today. Usage of coal or fossil fuels are little by little being eradicated in response to health and environmental awareness and this is just one example of how people are becoming aware of their impact to the world.…

Types of Brain Injuries

Brain injuries are devastating injuries that occur every 15 seconds in the United States. Brain injuries are the leading cause of death in persons under the age of 45. There are approximately 5 to 6 million people living in the U.S. with brain injuries. Leading causes of brain injuries are motor vehicle accidents, falls, violence…

Adolescent Sex Offenders

Juvenile sexual aggression has been a problem of growing concern in American society over the past decade. Currently it is estimated that juveniles account for up to one-fifth of the rapes, and one-half of the cases of child molestation committed in the United States each year. The majority of cases of juvenile sexual aggression appear…

Going Green With Used Solar Panels

Going green is not always the least expensive option for a family in today's harsh economic reality. In fact, the most expensive aspect of going solar is in the initial phase of purchasing and installing your panels. Still, there are potential ways of saving while going green such as opting for used solar panels, though…

Parts of the Motherboard and Its Function

The motherboard is the central circuit board in a PC. The type of motherboard inside a computer has a significant impact on the system speed and future expansion capabilities. A motherboard holds a range of different components that are crucial to the function of the PC. These components include the expansion slots, memory, and processor.…

3 Key Steps in Opening a Boutique

Are you interested in opening a boutique of your own? If you're strongly considering investing in a clothing business, you need to remember the 3 most important key steps in starting your own clothing boutique. Though opening a boutique may seem a lot easier than maintaining a food business for example, you still need to…

How to Make a Survival Crossbow

A couple of years ago my son was studying the Medieval age in Social Studies. His teacher assigned the class a project to construct something that represents that era and write a paper on it. I helped him build a homemade crossbow that really works! I was concerned he might not be able to take…