Hammer It Home!

Did you know that the  hammer  is the oldest human tool? Gosh, imagine the Neanderthal man with a  hammer  in hand trying to make some music by banging that beautiful  hammer  on those mineral-rich rocks!! Anyway, Wikipedia defines the  hammer  as “a tool meant to deliver blows to a target, causing it to move or…

Custom Tile Mosaics and More

Robert Hennessy, Mosaic artist and owner of Hennessy Floor Company located in Hendersonville, NC, combines modern technology with an ancient art form to create custom mosaics for homes and businesses who are seeking a green alternative. Decorative mosaic tile and glass art are perfect for indoor, outdoor and wet spaces. Glass and ceramic mosaic tile…

How to Repoint Ridge Tiles

Roof tiles and mortar joints should be checked every other year at a minimum. Repointing simple mortar cracks can prevent leaking roofs and expensive reroofing jobs. Pay extra attention to ridge tiles since they are exposed to weathering from all sides and may exhibit cracks in the mortar joints before other tiles on the roof.…

Types of Yoga Mat

Yoga is fast becoming popular because of its many health benefits to its practitioners or the yogi. If you are interested in starting yoga, you must first know the required materials in the yoga practice. This will include loose and comfortable clothes, yoga mat and maybe a yoga ball. Indoor yoga is done barefoot and…

How to Choose Carpeting For Stairs

Most manufacturers rate their carpeting for light, medium, and heavy wear. Heavy-wear rating is best for stairs. If a carpet is not rated, you can judge its durability by the density of the fibers. Roll a corner of the carpet around your fingers. Little or no backing should be visible at the base of the…

Crested Gecko Care Sheet: Housing

Housing Crested Geckos: Baby crested Geckos tend to do well in smaller enclosures as they can struggle to find their food in a larger environment. Medium plastic or glass faunariums of around 18x18x12cm can easily hold 1 or 2 young crested geckos up to around 5 or 6 months old, once at 6 months or…

Carbon Cast Concrete

Carbon Cast concrete is an innovative technology that uses conventional steel for primary reinforcing and C-GRID epoxy-coated carbon fiber composite grid for secondary reinforcing and shear transfer. This allows the material to be very lightweight compared to normal reinforced concrete. It has greater long-term durability, increased insulating properties and greater sustainability on top of the…

Boat Gelcoat Repairs

If you have a used Powerboat or Sailboat, boat gelcoat repairs are really easy to do, especially if your hull color is white. There are small tubes of gelcoat repair for those small cracks which you just spread over. But if you have a bigger/deeper crack, scrape, or gouge some from possibly bringing up that…

Best Architectural Schools

An architectural career is both, demanding and challenging and involves a creative as well as a technical education. To be a top, professional architect one needs to learn the skills, techniques and computer aided software by attaining an education of the highest quality. Listed below are some of the best architectural school in America today.…

The Mosaic Skin Rejuvenating System

The science of beauty has improved far and wide over the years. From merely relying on herbal concoctions, to creams, astringents and now the advent of machines that help us get the clear and younger looking skin. We are now set with numerous skin care options. Today, one of the new technologies introduced to give…

Death of a Hero by Richard Aldington

Death of a Hero was published in 1929 but despite the time lag is very much a product of the First World War, in which Aldington fought, was wounded, and became recognised as a war poet. Incidentally, the distinction of becoming acknowledged both as a novelist and as a poet is a rare one. One…

Manduka Mat – An In-Depth Review

Manduka Mats are the most expensive, highest quality mats available on the market today. In addition to being the most expensive, they are also the heaviest and bulkiest mats ever made. Is the manduka product worth its price? Is it a good idea to haul this chunky piece of natural rubber that weighs like a…

Best Method to Take Care of New Carpeting

Carpeted floors that carry a worn-out appearance showcase an impression of neglect and shabbiness to visitors. This cannot be avoided, despite the rest of the home being extremely well kept. It is not an easy financial decision to replace the  carpeting  on the floor and so, it is worth the extra effort to maintain it…

How to Cut a Rug and Carpet Pad

Rug and carpet pads sometimes arrive larger than your rug and require trimming. This could be done a few ways depending on the type of pad you have. For thinner, non slip pads, usually a pair of household scissors works. If your rug pad is a thicker, more dense one, then a carpet knife or…