Installing Deck Porch Railings

Getting the Right Deck Porch Railings Deck porch railings come in many styles. Unlike years ago, when we could use any style we wanted, today parents need to be careful of what types they use for safety reasons. Deck balusters or deck porch railings need to be no more than 4″ apart, the average size…

Choosing the Right Balustrade For Your Home

A balustrade is a molded shaft that is designed to support the coping of a balcony handrail, parapet or even the handrails on the staircase. Initially made from stone, these balustrades were first designed from Italian architecture and this is the reason why they add so much style to any building. Apart from supporting the…

Giving Your Stair Banister the Holiday Treatment

Chances are you decorate your entry door and windows over the holidays. If you have a fireplace mantle, you most certainly take advantage of hanging your stockings and showing off your Christmas collectibles. So do not give up the opportunity to decorate one of the grandest architectural features of a home: the stair banister! If…

Running Advice – The Importance of Tapering

Tapering 'is a term used in endurance sports and basically means to reduce an athlete's training load before a major race. Personal experience and scientific research have both come to the conclusion that a period of enforced rest before racing significantly increases the athlete's level of fitness and boosts his performance by an average of…

Integrating Lace Frontals

A lace frontal is a great way to make any hair extension appear more natural. As a unit that is designed to create a natural part and hairline, it is a more affordable option than most lace front wigs or full lace wigs. Even though many women venture to the salon for lace frontal installation,…

Great Architectural Facades

If your home or office building is starting to look tired, why not create an architectural facade that will refresh its image? Interestingly, many of the facades listed below are polar opposite in style and design to the building they are covering. Their juxtaposition appears to have the intention of shocking, or at the very…

Soldering and Desoldering

The subject of soldering is one that most members of the general public do not encounter every day. Yet it forms an integral part of modern life. Whilst most people are unfamiliar with the art of soldering, they rely daily on items that contain soldered components such as mobile phones and personal computers. The principles…

Codependence: A Manifestation of the Adult Child Syndrome

1. Codependence as a Concept: Those who identify with the adult child syndrome-that is, were brought up in a dysfunctional, alcoholic, or abusive home-of-origin and suffer from arrested development-often are also afflicted with a disease known as “codependence.” What does it have to do with the fundamental syndrome and what is it to begin with?…

I Want a Hole, Not a Drill

Now before you stop reading, this ISN’T what you think it is. Though people THINK they know the difference between a feature and a benefit, only a handful of people, including CEO’s of major companies, really know. AND, not only don’t they know the difference, they don’t know how to USE the difference in their…

Natural Remedies and Treatment For Meningitis

Question: I am scared to death about meningitis. My three-year-old daughter had her meningitis C vaccination last December but, according to our GP, the more common and deadly type is meningitis B. However, the vaccine for this is not available in the UK, apparently because it’s too expensive. Please could you give me some advice.…

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 devastation 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…