Can I Get Scabies From Infected Toilets?

Short answer: Yes, you can get scabies from an infected toilet seat! Scabies is highly contagious and if the person that used the toilet before you had a bad case of it, they might be lingering on the seat itself, just waiting for you to park your butt down. This is the main reason why…

How To Install Carpet On Stairs

There are basically two methods of installing carpet on stairs. One is the waterfall method where one piece of carpet covers each riser and tread. The other is the cap and band installation. In this case the cap is a piece of carpet installed over the treads and the band is the piece that will…

Information on Scaffolding – Temporary Framework

Scaffolding is a temporary framework used in the construction or repair of high rise buildings and other large structures. Usually scaffoldings are made using metal pipes or bamboos. Metal pipes are the preferred material, if the construction site is very high. In Britain, the metal used for scaffolding purpose are called tubes. Bamboos are still…

How to Lay Wood Flooring

In this article we look at how to lay wood flooring in six steps that you can follow yourself. If you've followed my other article on how to lay laminate flooring, then many of the steps are very similar, but there are a few differences when it comes to laying a hardwood floor. If you're…

Penlac Nail Laquer- Does It Treat Nail Fungus?

Are you tired of keeping your hands or feet covered for fear of people thinking you are unclean? Tired of having spotted, thickened, streaked, discolored, yellow, or cracked nails? If your answer is 'Yes' for these questions- does not worry you're not alone- you are among thousands of people, who lead their life with nail…

Marvelous Musical Pillars in Hindu Temples

If you have time you can find hundreds of wonderful sculptures in all major Hindu temples in India. One among those wonders is Musical Pillars. Enter through North gate of Madurai Meenakshi Amman temple. On your left you will find marvelous Musical Pillars. Since all the visitors abused the pillars with granites and hammers, the…

Carpet – How to Get the Best Deal When Buying Carpet?

Studies have found that most people are overwhelmed with the choices and confusued by the conflicting advice on selecting carpeting for their home. Considered an expert on Carpets and Flooring, I am going to give you some valuable tips to selecting both a carpet and a professional installer. 1. Be sure to only select carpets…

House and Window Cleaning

When it's time to tidy up the house, window cleaning is a very important chore. Some housekeeping services state that they "do not wash windows" but they should! Clear and sparkling glass makes a big difference. Smudged, streaked and grimi surfaces are unsightly and obscure the view. On household surfaces such as the bathroom and…

Summer Maintenance Checklist

Home maintenance is a year-round job that extends to all outdoor living spaces and property. Decks, porches, patios, terraces and yards deserve the same care and attention that indoor living spaces require. Warm months are the perfect time for outdoor tasks that preserve the value of a home, prevent costly repairs, and create a pleasant…

Leather In Our Modern Culture

Leather And Our Modern Society Leather, due to its excellent ability to resist abrasion, found a use in different social occupations. The thoughts and images of cowboys in leather chaps historically wave way to men wearing leather jackets on motorcycles, to protect them from road rash and wind-blast, and aviators wearing leather helmets. Some motorcycle…