Metalworking: Transforming Our World

Tools, for centuries, have made humans very unique on planet Earth. No organisms that we know of have been able to match the skill level humans have achieved regarding tool building and other creations. Metals have been used for centuries for that purpose. The field of studying the physical and chemical behavior of metallic elements…

Understanding Compact Fluorescent Lighting (CLFs)

Compact Fluorescent Lighting (CFL) has been so successful in replacing the traditional light bulbs (incandescent) and fit in existing light fixtures to produce more energy-efficient lighting. Edward Hammer developed the spiral shaped bulb to try to pack in enough tube yet allow enough space between the coils to decrease blockage of light. Today, Hammer’s spiral…

A Radiant Barrier Is A Money Saving Choice

A radiant barrier will allow you to climate control your home for a fraction of what everyone else pays. A radiant barrier, also known as reflective foil insulation, is what keeps thousands of people warm in the winter and cool in the summer, at a fraction of the average cost. Yes, you read correctly, at…

Tips on How Best to Remove Wallpaper

Before you begin, remember that wallpaper removal can be labor intensive and can cause severe damage to your walls if it is not done correctly. Most removal damage is due to the lack of a wallpaper primer before the walls were papered, resulting from the glue being absorbed into the wallboard. The top layers of…

Timber Suspended Floors – Specifications and Benefits

You can find timber suspended floors mainly in older houses in Britain. But after the Second World War, the timbers were restricted to use. Thus, other forms of building were adopted. Timber suspended floors can be used in different parts of your house. Timber suspended ground floors: A Timber suspended ground floors contain a number…

Karndean Vinyl Flooring – Quite Possibly a Perfect Floor

Karndean vinyl flooring is one of the most exciting new floorcovering options available in the market. Karndean creates vinyl planks and tiles that realistically simulate natural materials such as Wood, Stone, Slate, Ceramic and Marble. With recent breakthroughs in technology, these luxury vinyl planks and tiles look so amazingly real it will surprise you. These…