Air Barriers

Temperature differential is the driving force behind moisture condensation problems within the building. It can be controlled relatively well by the use of proper equipment. The temperature outside can’t be controlled but the inside one can be in order to avoid pressure differences. The larger the temperature difference, the more drive across a wall. Hence,…

Why Buy a Fireproof Safe?

Fire accidents rank number one when it comes to statistics on loss of property and documents in organizations. Every year, organizations across the world lose billions of dollars’ worth of property to fire accidents, most of which turns out to be documents and other physical objects of value. To cut down on or even prevent…

Removing Wallpaper Borders

The method of  Wallpaper  border removal depends on what the Border was applied on, like painted wall or not, was it applied over  wallpaper , and what was used to hang the  wallpaper  border. If it’s on  wallpaper , it can be easily peeled off. However, if it’s on a painted wall, dampening the lower layer with…

Drum Tables – Classic Elegance

Drum tables, just as the name implies, are tables that also serve as a drumming instrument. Inspired by Native American culture traditions, these styles of furniture are gradually gaining popularity in our modern society. The instrument and table piece of furniture derived its concept from Native American slaves who hundreds of years ago, attempted to…

High Gloss Laminate Flooring

There are a lot of great laminate  flooring  finishes that you can select from. If you are trying for a rustic look in your home, or a country look, then you will probably want to select a low gloss finish. If you want a rich and elegant look to your  flooring  then you will probably…

Pump New Life into Miss America

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. – Albert Einstein Clearly, The Miss American Pageant is guilty of doing the same thing repeatedly to a degree broaching the ridiculous. How many years has this little event targeted the same audience using the same approach? To…

Playing Rush Poker With Stephen Krex

Stephen Krex and Rush Poker is an interesting new spin for our beloved game at Full Tilt Poker. Basically it is the same as a regular poker game; except that as soon as you fold your hand, you are immediately dealt into a new hand, at a new table, with all new opponents. What this…

3 Reasons Your Office Needs Blinds

A fully pleated, heavy fabric curtain would look thoroughly out of place in an office block. Why is this? The answer is surprisingly simple. Not all window dressings were create equal, and office blinds are by far a more suitable solution for a place of business. While curtains might be used somewhere particularly trendy, or…

Dying a Leather Couch

A customer contacted me the other day about his leather sofa. Ask anyone who has ever owned a leather couch: they are cozy and comfortable, and also conform to you as you sit on them over the years, as well as very expensive. But looking at that same couch every day for 20+ years? In…

I Love My Levi’s And I Will Not Change!

When I was a teenager, I became very attached to Levi’s jeans. Most of my friends wore Levi’s Red Tab jeans and we all thought we looked pretty darned cool! In those days Levi’s were made of heavy, dark blue denim that eventually faded to a very pleasant lighter indigo hue. The pungent odour of…