5 Movies to Watch Before Living in Student Housing

These movies paint an entertaining, if not always realistic, picture of living on campus. Moving into student housing can be an exciting event in anyone's life. It's no wonder that so many movies have portrayed the experience. Check out these five movie dorms before you make the move yourself. Pitch Perfect (2012) Filmed on Louisiana…

Welcome to the World of Sidings – What is Stucco?

Within the world of siding, stucco is considered as one of the most elegant, stylish materials available on the market. Traditional stucco siding is made by combining Portland cement, sand, lime, and water. This mixture is then applied, sometimes in multiple coats, for a household exterior that is both durable and eye-catching. Many consumers do…

Replacing Wooden Dowels in Chairs

Many furniture pieces tend to fall apart over time. This is especially common of antiques or any furniture which may bear the brunt of weight, such as chairs. This may be particularly true of chairs with backrests made of dowels. Certainly, when it comes to antiques, the goal is to maintain the unique, aged piece…

Here’s How Shipping Container Homes Help the Environment

It is a great thing that people are becoming highly concerned about the environment and the planet. There are stringent efforts taken by people to take care of the planet in all aspects. With the increased awareness about the environment, people have started focusing on reducing the carbon footprint that actually ruins the environment. One…

Proper Land Drainage is Important!

Many property owners are not concerned with yard drain until they have a problem. Water naturally follows the path of least resistance to lower elevations and problems arise when original pathways constructed by the builder became blocked or were inadequate from the beginning. Not having suitable slopes and drains on a property to direct or…

Advantages of Above Ground Pools

There are several advantages of above ground pools and this article seeks to inform readers about them. For many people owning a pool is a dream that seldom becomes a reality. However, for the more fortress people it is possible to have a pool without incurring very high costs. This is one of the major…

Plastic Lumber Vs Wood

Plastic lumber is now becoming more popular among many wanting to build greener projects. Since plastic lumber first started being used for commercial building in 1990, many builders have found out the many benefits of using this green product. Plastic lumber does not fade, warp and does not attract bugs, such as termites. These are…

Advantages and Disadvantages of a Whiteboard

The whiteboard, since its invention has come a long way and today it is one of the most common fixtures in schools, universities, hospitals as well as organizations where information has to be displayed to an audience. Apart from these organizations, whiteboards have also become an essential part of every office as they are an…

Two Cycle Oil

Everyone knows the story of "The Little Engine That Could", but the engine powering your outboard motor or chainsaw is not going to do so well if the right type of two cycle oil is not used. It would be simple if all two-cycle engines were built the same, but they're not. What Is A…