Under Foot

Choosing the Best Flooring for Your Budget and Lifestyle I get a lot of questions about flooring. Almost every day someone requests: "I need new flooring in my kitchen (mud room, powder room, kids' room – you name it) but I do not know where to start – how do I sort through all the…

How to Create Your Own Virtual Private Network

With so many people constantly on the move, the temptation to use an open Wi-Fi network like those found in coffee shops and fast food restaurants increases daily. The problem with open networks is that although the internet connection is free, your data becomes vulnerable to hackers or people with the knowledge to steal your…

Modern Chandeliers

In ancient times, a chandelier used to be a branched candleholder, in modern times it has turned into a branched electric light holder. Where in ancient times chandeliers were purely functional, in modern times they are mostly ornamental. Modern chandeliers are not the only source of light in the room where they are installed. They…

Installing a Stair Lift to Increase Safety

Walking up and down the stairs is something that is difficult for many individuals who are over 65 or suffer from medical conditions that effect their mobility. Not only is climbing the stairs difficult, but it is also dangerous, so many people choose to install a stair lift. A fall down the stairs can be…

Quit Smoking Plan – Full Proof Plans

Quit smoking plan and a commitment to follow it strictly is a must to ensure when one plans of quitting smoking. Putting a stop on smoking is no doubt a difficult job, but with proper planning and careful research one can overcome all possible hurdles he or she is likely to encounter. Full Proof Plan…

Gem Mining Vacation – Amethysts

Amethysts can be found in all shades of purple, lilac and mauve. Amethysts from Veracruz, Eastern Mexico, tend to be very pale. Amethysts from Guerrero, South-Central Mexico, tends to be very bright colored. Amethysts are also found in India, Brazil, Uruguay, Madagascar, United States, Soviet Union, Australia, South Africa and Sri Lanka. The color of…