How to Increase Your Reading Retention Rate

Our reading retention rate depends on how active we are in the learning process. It is so common for someone to sit and read a whole chapter or section of information, and at the end, not remember any of it. Usually that person goes back and starts all over again. This is so frustrating! Not…

Facts About The Black Carpet Beetle

Beetles are not just crawling in your garden. They could also be present in your home, namely in your carpet or clothes. The beetle that normally invades homes and causes damage to carpets and clothes is the infamous black carpet beetle. Generally, this beetle tends to invade homes during spring and lives off woolen clothes,…

Buying Carpet Squares – Learn How to Comparison Shop

So you’ve decided on buying carpet squares to do a room or rug? Well, you have joined the many other flooring consumers that have become intrigued with the concept of modular flooring other wise known as carpet squares or tiles. Rest assured, you’ve made a great decision. Carpet squares are the friendliest flooring to install…

Tips & Tricks for Buying Cleaning Contracts

Starting a carpet cleaning company is about more than just acquiring the right equipment – it also takes some marketing prowess. Getting word out about your services is key. And as a business owner, you’re going to have to be savvy in convincing others to contract with your business for their floor cleaning needs. Buying…

4 Natural Genital Herpes Treatment Options

Since there is no current cure forherpes, almost all of the medications available for treating herpes has been geared towards handling outbreaks and trying to maximize the amount of time between them. There are, however, many natural herpes treatment options that have gained popularity over the past few decades. The most important thing to keep…

Advice and Tips on Repairing Your Car's Upholstery

As an owner of a vintage car that has needed complete restoration, I know the value of do-it-yourself projects. By doing the car repairs or restorations yourself, you can save thousands of dollars. One of the most often needed repairs for vintage cars is the upholstery. Let me give you some easy tips for repairing…

Toyota’s 2JZ-GTE Versus General Motor’s LS2 – Which is the Better Engine?

Japan, home to the most technologically advanced culture, has several of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world. High standards of quality control, reliability, affordability and efficient engineering have led Japanese manufacturers to be a dominate force in the global automotive market. In this article, a comparison will be made between Japan’s modern engine-design methodology…

Pergola, Ramada Or Gazebo – What’s the Difference?

If you are in the process of designing your yard and landscaping, you are probably looking at outdoor structures. These options can provide shade, entertaining space and general ambiance to your property. However, if you have begun to look at your options, it’s likely that you are a bit confused. Should you chose a pergola,…

The Best Rug Pad For Kilim Rugs

Every rug needs a rug pad and kilims are no exception to this rule. The nature of the weave is one in that it creates for a flat rug. As tight as the weave usually is, it is also very flexible if there is no solid pad to keep the rug in place. Don’t waste…

What You Need to Know About Chimney Sweep Certification

Whether you’re in the market for a chimney sweep or you’re thinking about becoming one yourself, you’ll need to understand the process through which a chimney sweep becomes certified. Such certification proves that these individuals have been properly trained to install, maintain, clean, and even repair chimneys. Chimney Sweep Association of America (CSIA) The CSIA…

Blinds Between the Glass and the Energy Efficiency Myth

“Blinds Between the Glass” refers to an innovative window system that features blinds or shades that are permanently sealed within a double-glazed cavity. Surprisingly, they have been around for a long time. According to Pella, one of America’s leading window manufacturers, they first introduced between-the-glass blinds in 1966. It’s only in the last few years,…