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…

Workbenches (Types)

Workbenches are generally considered to be strong sturdy tables, where manual work is to be carried out. Workbenches range widely in their design, they can be small like some jewellers workbenches, or very large workbenches such as staircase makers may use. Most workbenches are of rectangular shape, and have a flat working top surface. They…

Art Gallery Lighting Tips

If you are confused as to what lighting solutions would be best for your art gallery, then the following tips would certainly be of help to you. Art galleries have very unique demands when it comes to lighting them up. Unlike most rooms that require a fine balance of task, accent, and ambient lighting, art…

The Different Types of Excavator Buckets

The design of mechanical diggers has evolved since their creation in the late 19th century. As more tasks are carried out by heavy machinery and the manufacturing processes improved, the ability to tailor the attachments to specific jobs became more elaborate. The excavator bucket attaches to the end of the boom (the articulated arm protruding…

Step by Step Cobblestone Paver Installation

If you have been considering installing a new walkway, driveway, or patio, cobblestone pavers are an excellent material choice. Cobblestone will add an attractive look to your home while also increasing the resale value of your property. Whether your project is straight or winding, using a mixture of these cobblestone pavers will create the look…