Laminate Flooring Does not Have to Be Ugly

I can not help it. When I hear the term laminate flooring I think of a 1970s kitchen or laundry room that has aged yellow laminate floors in an ugly square or diamond pattern. Even though that term no longer means anything so hideous, that's what I think of every time. Actually, I have laminate…

Docking Boat in a Current

Learn to dock a boat like a pro when you make smooth and easy landings in current. Follow these fast and easy sailing tips and in no time, you will be “wowing” the folks at your marina with your docking skills! Enter any marina and you will deal with wind or current. Face the current…

Pros and Cons of Clay Cookware

If you are an enthusiastic cooker and an equally enthusiastic environmentalist, then you probably already know all about pure clay cookware and all the praise it’s gotten over the last years. So much so actually that is hard to believe there can be any cons to using pots and pans that virtually guarantee a healthy…

Photography – All About Correct Lighting

The word photography means "writing with light". Light is essential to making photographs and you must understand how to use it in order to make your pictures as interesting as possible. There are two basic types of light: natural and artificial. The first comes from the sun, the other from man-made sources. Natural light generally…

Growing Orchids in Water

Over watering is one of greatest destroyers of orchids kept as houseplants. As almost everyone who keeps orchids knows, the roots must be allowed to dry out between waterings, otherwise they will rot and there is a good chance that the plant will die. It will definitely come as a surprise to most orchid lovers…

Aromatherapy Basics

Aromatherapy is considered one of the country's biggest businesses today! Need proof? Take a trip to every natural food and herb products store and you will see a variety of aromatherapy products on display. Although relatively new in the United States, aromatherapy's popularity has escalated to unprecended heights as part of complementary and alternative medicine…

Who Invented The White Board?

Before the invention of white board came about, there were the chalk boards. These were popular among teachers and students, however, many people were also allergic to chalk and its dust that would fly off when erased. No one knows who invented it, but by the 1960s, early versions of the began to appear, and…

Foundations – What You Need to Know

OK then, you have done your site investigation, the outline planning is through and you are ready to start designing your foundations. Here’s what you need to know. There are five main types of foundation common to low-rise buildings within which category domestic housing falls. What type of ground you are building on will determine…