The Top 5 Most Effective Plank Exercise Positions

Ranked as one of the top exercises that target the core, particularly the oblique abdominal muscles, the plank exercise increases the rest in simplicity, efficiency and practicality. Planks are mentioned in almost every top 10 article discussing core muscle workouts. It does not require equipment or any other special contraptions to perform. If you have…

Identify the Different Wood Handrails Stair Parts

There is a wide variety of wood handrails stair parts from which to choose. It all depends on your preference of hand railing style. A popular style, and my personal favorite, is composed of all wood with fillet material set between the stair spindles, which are also known as balusters. Since the spindles fit into…

How to Properly Measure Your Stair Railings

A stairway adds a nice touch to any home. Whether your stairs only have three steps or you have a long flight of stairs in your home, one thing is evident. The structure helps family members ascend and descend comfortably and safely. Stairs, regardless of their shape and size, need to be properly constructed to…

The Importance of the Newel Post

A newel post is an important part of a staircase. However, most people probably have no idea what it actually is. This is ironic because almost everyone has used a staircase at some time in their lives. What Is A Newel Post It is a post that supports the staircase or handrail. It can be…

Help! My Partner's A Slob!

Your so excited! You have cleaned up your closet, given away all the "stuff" you have been storing in the basement and your ready to begin transforming your life! Just one problem – Your daughters room looks like a cyclone hit it and your husband thinks the $ 500.00 "show" chair you just bought for…

Preparing For an MMA Fight – The Week Before

When preparing for an MMA fight with just one week to go, the emphasis has to be on readjustment , rehabilitation , and mental readiness . Readjustment Depending on the training regime implemented leading up to the fight, the week before the contest is the time to undo any routines that were in place that…

Raw Land Water Lines Problems

When you are in the rural areas you probably will be working with a small municipal water company, which is nonprofit and mostly managed by volunteers. They will not have the funds to install the water lines and they will tell you that if you want their water, then install the water lines! And then…

Front Entry Design and Architecture

The front of your home sets the visual tone and appeal for your guests when they first arrive at your front door. Whether you like it or not, your front entry may be the deciding factor if your home looks inviting and welcoming or the complete opposite. Materials such as stone, copper, wood, steel and…

European Plumbing Secret

Need to do a bit of plumbing around your house? If you called a plumber or two you have probably heard the same things, basically that it is very expensive and it could be several days before he can show up. This is not ideal if water is pouring out of a broken pipe. What…

Is Your Phone Sales Opening Cliched?

Have you taken the time to think about your telephone presentations slowly? Year by year, as people continue to communicate by text on the smartphones, it becomes more challenging to communicate by phone. Challenging but not impossible. Taking the time to tweak our presentations keeps us on our toes and continuously helps us to become…

Using Infrared Illumination For Night Time Photography

Many people think that usable night vision technology is only available to the military or through the purchase of very expensive and high tech equipment. Today, however, the situation is rapidly changing and many cameras and camcorders have excellent built in low light and infrared vision capabilities. The most common and least expensive method of…