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…

The Health Benefits of Playing Bridge

A study by Berkeley University showed that there are significant health benefits from learning to play bridge. Back in 2000, Professor Marian Diamond showed that playing bridge boosts the immune system. Bridge requires concentration and while you are playing your brain is kept active and stimulated. It seems that this boosts your immune system. Professor…

The Hand Held Chipping Hammer

It is so much easier to use lightweight equipment even when it is for a job that is heavy duty. This is true in the case of the chipping hammer. This tool, which is used to break concrete, no longer has to be the massive, heavy duty machines that we are used to seeing. They…

Mosaic Patterns

Tiles are normally used for construction purposes. Nowadays, however, mosaic tiles are being used for various other purposes besides the construction of houses and buildings. Mosaic tiles make great pieces of mosaic art when glued in a creative way. The same goes for ceramic tiles and porcelain. This mosaic art can be used in swimming…