What Causes Eye Floaters

The vitreous, the transparent gel-like substance that fills our eyeball, is composed of 99% water and 1% collagen fiber. In the early stages, the vitreous is firm and binds perfectly to the wall of the retina. However, over time, the vitreous becomes ‘imperfect’, and it is the degeneration of the vitreous that is behind most…

Common Insulation Types

Insulation is one of those big home projects you would need to put some thought on before hitting up a contractor. There are different types that serve different purposes for different kinds of structures. Reading up on them prior to consulting a professional can help you make a good decision as to what could best…

How to Build a Classic Wood Bench

Building a bench is a good way to get your feet wet with furniture making. It is a relatively simple project that uses several basic woodworking techniques and tools. Bench building is a project that can reward you with not only a great seat that could be in your family for generations, but also with…

Five Signs You're Ready for Country Living

Relocating is full of choices: big house, small house. Short house, tall house. City house, country house. In regards to the latter, both places have advantages. For those who have only lived in the city, the country may be particularly appealing. The following are five signs you are ready to ditch your metropolis for something…

Attaching Wood To Concrete

A very important tip is to use the right tool for each method. When you’re dealing with concrete and masonry, you’re obviously dealing with extremely hard material. Woodworking hammers are too light and steel drill bits too soft. The concrete is also brittle. Hard sharp chips are likely to fly out as you work on…

Energy Efficient Heating System Guide

A condensing boiler is critical to any efficient heating system. When it is used in conjunction with additional thermostatic control valves (TSV) fitted on the radiator and a thermostat on the hot water tank, you can create a super high energy efficient heating system. Transforming average heating system into an energy efficient one may be…

How to Set Up Warehouse Racking

Warehouse racking, also known as warehouse shelving is a warehouse design that enables the storage of materials in vertical shelves to maximize on space. In this design, shelves are hoisted on vertical pillars raising as high as the warehouse roof. The width and height on the individual selves depends on the materials being stored. The…

Marketing Ideas For Small Architecture Firms

Small architectural firms have slowly dwindled, being unable to cope with competition from established larger firms. This makes it essential for the existing small architectural firms to have a well-thought-out marketing plan and effective marketing strategies to become successful firms. Some firms have selected a certain niche to specialize in; others have formed alliances with…

Building Sturdy Scaffolding

Building structures that are sturdy and attractive require the use of reliable scaffolding equipment. The progress of construction work can be increased with the use scaffolding systems because these materials make work easier, faster and more convenient. However, to ensure the safety of the workforce, every piece of equipment used should be safe and reliable…

Classic Dress For English Horse Riding

Some casual English riders today often wear breeches and a t-shirt. The dress of most English riders, however, has changed very little over the past 100 years Although a careful observer might notice subtle differences in color and styling, the name of the game in English apparel is still conservative, especially in the show ring.…

Checking Your Table Saw

There are checks that you should employ on your table saw as you work, these will feed you a constant stream of information on how accurate the tool is. One of the most basic checks is to frequently apply a square to a ripped edge or crosscut end. If the square tells you the cut…