Pros and Cons of a Career in Architecture

PROS You can do what you love Architecture is a passion. Becoming an architect is for people who can’t imagine doing anything else. If you are a perfectionist and love being creative, architecture might be for you. You also get to make real, tangible things, which is very satisfying. You get to express yourself through…

Having a Clean House Keeps Mice Away

It has been said that cleanliness is next to godliness. Well, while that is true, it will also keep mice infestations from happening for the most part. Having a dirty house with food left out is sure to attract rodents and once they get a foothold, it is hard to get rid of them except…

What Is Gyprocking?

Thinking of furnishing your interior walls? Why not consider gyprocking? What is it, you might ask, in this article we will explain to you what is gyprocking and what advantages and disadvantages it has compared to traditional techniques. Gyprocks are made of gypsum plaster, which consists of a compound called calcium sulfate dihydrate. The gypsum…

How to Fix Damaged Gypsum Ceiling

Gypsum board ceiling is a new method of covering the underside of the roof space in a building previously done with soft boards, chipboards, tongue and groove jointed timber. Its advantageous to use gypsum board ceiling because of the many good properties it has which include but not limited to good fire resistance, easy to…

Plaster of Paris Molds: Keepsake Treasure Tins

If you’ve ever seen pre-made baby and child handprint kits at stores, you know that while they’re convenient, they’re also fairly expensive. Fortunately, making a kit at home is easy and best of all, it’s also inexpensive. Making these kits from scratch at home, rather than buying expensive pre-made kits allows you to mold handprints…

The Retail Store Display Nuts and Bolts

A retail store display will increase customer traffic and sales dramatically. If this were not the case, why would multi-billion dollar companies spend so much money on visual displays? Learning to develop a retail environment into an appealing and stimulating platform for shopping is vital to any business in today’s visually stimulated world. Store windows…