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…

Drawer Safes

Drawer safes may not be as commonplace or popular as other types of safes such as office safes or fireproof safes, in fact up to last year I was not even sure what a drawer safe actually was! However all that changed when my home was burgled last year and I lost not only many…

Faux Painting Techniques

Faux painting, a decorative hand-created painting technique, has become very popular in interior designs. It captures warmth of textiles, depth, texture and blends of light and color to create one of a kind wall treatments for your home or office. There are numerous techniques, but we will look at five trendy styles. Glazing: First we…

Fireproof Safes – Tips For Choosing the Right Product

Fireproof safes offer an inexpensive and idyllic way to store valuable documents and possessions. Smaller versions can be located anywhere in the home, protecting valuables from the destruction of a fire. Box-sized fire proof safes are perfect for homeowners since they can be stored virtually anywhere in the home. These safes are ideal for protecting…