Types of Wood Floor Finishes – Which One Do You Have?

First you have to determine what type of finish you have. For this article we will discuss the more common finish types. Here are some easy techniques to help you determine which one you have. Surface Finishes Surface finishes are very popular today because they are durable, water-resistant and require minimal maintenance. Surface finishes are…

Flooded Basement – Do You Have a Sump Pump?

Who could believe rain in February? Most Bostonians rejoiced that it rained and not snowed like the rest of the rest of the country which had record breaking snowfalls. However there are some Bostonians who wished it had snowed, not because they like skiing but because their basements flooded due to the heavy rains. Inevitably…

Gold Plated Faucets – Golden Glory

Making a home look magnificent, royal and one-of-its-kind is not an easy task. Even if the owner has the financial capacity to enhance the home, it is essential to have the vision to decorate the home. Often, owners decorate the entire house very tastefully but neglect one very important part of the house. The bathroom…

My Grandmother's Heritage Recipe

The whole thing started when my sister-in-law called to say that she needed a special dessert for her Mother's 75th birthday party. "Do not you have a family recipe that would be meaningful as well as delicious." "No, not really," I said as my mind went blank because my Mother and my Grandmothers were not…

Why is Carbon Bad For the Environment?

Carbon dioxide is one of the greenhouse gases required by the earth to maintain normal temperatures and sustain life. Over the years, there has been an alarming increase of these gases to unhealthy levels and this has negatively affected the earth’s environment. This is because of varied human activities such as industrialization, technological advancement, agricultural…