Wallpaper or Paint? Pros and Cons

Whether you realize it or not, the walls are among the first things we notice when we walk into a room. The color and/or patterns on the walls set the mood of the room, and they affect how we feel in that room. Therefore, deciding what the walls will look like in the rooms of…

7 Wood Burning Fireplace Safety Tips

Who doesn’t love the warmth of a fireplace on a cold winter’s night? However, enjoying the benefits of a fire also comes with great responsibility. Making sure that your fireplace is safe each year is a great start. Have safe fires all winter with the following fireplace maintenance and safety tips: Have the chimney inspected…

Replacing Flooring From The 1970s

When it comes to new floors these days there are far many more options available to you than there were even just three decades ago. One example of this is laminate tiles, it is now in widespread use today, yet could not even have been dreamt of in the 70’s, when the main type of…

How To Get Rid of Moobs

Some guys are lucky enough to have big, bulging pectoral muscles. Other guys have… boobs. If you fall into the latter category, there’s good news: Most man boobs are curable, and you can prevent a relapse by following a few easy steps. Before we begin, let’s differentiate between the two types of moobs or man…

Asphalt Paving Problems and Solutions

Protecting your asphalt investment from deterioration is the key to keeping an attractive looking parking lot or driveway. Sealcoating new asphalt within one year of installation is the best and most cost efficient way to avoid expensive repairs due to pavement failures. However, let’s take a look at some common asphalt problems and their solutions:…

Bridge – Rules of Etiquette

The rules of etiquette when playing bridge are largely based on common sense and showing respect for others; being well-mannered and courteous at all times is a good place to begin. A suggested list of good etiquette follows: 1. Refrain from making negative comments during play concerning the contracts made. 2. Always pay attention to…

DCX Opens New Assembly Plant and Expands PHEV Program

DaimlerChrysler AG has recently opened a new assembly plant located in Ladson, South Carolina. During the inauguration ceremony at the new assembly plant, Wilfried Porth, Head of the Mercedes-Benz Vans Business Unit of DaimlerChrysler AG commented: Broken “The Dodge Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter set standards in their sector for safety, variability and environmental protection. We…

History and Features of the Cast Iron Mailbox

The very first cast iron mailboxes were used in Russia in the 19th century. Russia was the first country to provide public post boxes and they started with letter boxes made of wood. However these were lightweight and frequently stolen. In response, Russia introduced the considerably heavier cast iron boxes that could weigh up to…

History of the Gluggle Jug

Gluggle jugs, with their distinguishing fish shape, have become synonymous with Dartmouth pottery. Called ‘Gluggle’ because of their characteristic ‘glug glug’ sound when poured, they were originally made in Staffordshire back in the 1870s. Thomas Forester & Sons designed the unusual fish shape along with other unique designs in pottery and vases, which became popular…

Contemporary Painter

Contemporary Painter Since the term contemporary means current, up to date, or today, a contemporary painter is someone that has recently created a painting. This means that contemporary art does not always have to be modernistic in style. It can also be old fashioned. It's Just Out There We often think of contemporary artists as…