Making Your Home More Energy Efficient

You don’t have to have your TV or radio on very long before you hear the words “Going Green”. It seems everybody is talking about it and I am no exception. I recently learned that when having a home built there are some simple options that can make your home 23% more energy efficient. Some…

The Best Rug Pad For Laminate Floors

With all the stories about damage to laminate floors, one has to be careful in using the proper rug pad for the type of floor involved. I keep hearing that flooring people advise the homeowner not to use any rubber or PVC rug pad on their laminate floor as this can cause a negative reaction…

Modern Double Hung Windows

A double hung window is defined as a window that has two sashes, each one capable of moving up and down within the frame. Tilt-out upper and lower sashes are the best features of modern versions of double hung windows. They open by sliding the bottom half of the window up or sliding the top…

Top 5 Facts About Concrete Pavers

Concrete pavers, also known as paving stones or simply “pavers,” are bricks made out of cement, sand, water, and some aggregate. They have many applications in the home, garden, or business. They are not only a beautiful addition to any home, but also increase the property value – they are thus an investment that benefits…

20 Fun Facts About Mount Kilimanjaro

1. A German missionary by the name of Johannes Rebmann is considered to be the discoverer of Mount Kilimanjaro in 1848 when he explored the lower scopes and sent the Royal Geographical Society his findings, including a description of a snow-capped summit. The experts of those times doubted the real possibility of a snow-capped mountain…

Children’s Sunday School – An Object Lesson to Reinforce Teachings

Children in Sunday school want interesting, interactive Bible activities. When you use an object lesson, you’re giving your students a way to relate the Bible lesson to their daily lives. Toolbox Sunday School Idea For this Bible activity, you’ll need a toolbox filled with regular and “other” tools such as the following: *Hammer*Nails*Screwdrivers*Wrenches*Wooden spoon *Pencil*Ruler*Bible…