Maymyo/Pyin Oo Lwin, Former British Hill Station

Certainly the most ‘unburmese’ yet one of the best known cities and favourite tourist sites in Burma is a formerly very small Shan-Danu village that the locals call ‘Pyin Oo Lwin’. It is located in the Shan hills, some 42 miles/68 kilometres north-east of and some 3.220 ft/976 metres higher than Mandalay from where to…

Is Air Duct Cleaning Necessary For a Condo?

According to the USEPA, The levels of some hazardous pollutants in indoor air have been found to be up to 70 times greater than in outdoor air. One major source of indoor air pollution is dirty air ducts. Each time the furnace or air conditioner is in operation, dust, dirt particles, debris, pollen, pet dander…

The High Cost of Plastic Surgery

Plastic or cosmetic surgery helps to improve a person’s form and appearance. Cosmetic surgery is used mostly for beauty reasons or to improve a person’s appearance. The costs of cosmetic surgery are high. Cosmetic surgery is done on those who have been affected by accidents or suffered second degree burns. It is also performed to…

Outdoor Lighting is Versatile and Easy

Looking for a way to liven up your backyard or patio that's both easy and fairly inexpensive? Check out the often overlooked and underappreciated world of outdoor lighting fixtures. These fixtures range from wall sconces to post-mounted lights to hanging lanterns, and all of them make your outdoor areas more inviting after the sun goes…

How Going Green Can Reduce Global Warming

There are many ways going green can reduce global warming. The first starting point is with using renewable energy sources. You can choose a variety of different systems today, and the competition is so fierce that prices for kits and materials are as low as ever. You can find photovoltaic cells extremely inexpensively, and if…

Flooded Basement – Do You Have a Sump Pump?

Who could believe rain in February? Most Bostonians rejoiced that it rained and not snowed like the rest of the rest of the country which had record breaking snowfalls. However there are some Bostonians who wished it had snowed, not because they like skiing but because their basements flooded due to the heavy rains. Inevitably…

RC Helicopter Blade Balancing

RC helicopter blade balancing is considered by some to be an art all by itself and some people never really master it. Sure, there RC helicopter rotor balancing tools that you buy, but why spend that money if you do not need to? Or what if you need to balance your rotor blades and do…

What Homeowners Need to Know When Facing Foreclosure

Understanding the Foreclosure Process What Is Foreclosure? Foreclosure is the process that allows a lender to recover the amount owed on a defaulted loan by selling or taking ownership (repossession) of the property securing the loan. The foreclosure process begins when a lender files the appropriate documents with the appropriate officials (see below for more…

SunSetter Awnings – Setting the Standard

One of the leaders in the awning industry is a company called Sunsetter. In fact, the Sunsetter awning is not only known for quality, durability, and strength, but also innovating designs and materials. Because of the quality provided with each Sunsetter awning, consumers receive a five-year guarantee against fading. Using a trade marked material called…