Is My Insurance Company Trying to Cheat Me?

Let’s be honest, anyone who has had an insurance claim has had this or a similar thought run through their head. For many years insurance companies have done things to earn a bad rep. I’ve been in the insurance restoration industry for the last 10 years, and during this time I can honestly say that I have rarely met an adjuster or contractor that wanted to skimp on the settlement. The ... »

3 Common Causes of Septic Tank Odor In The Home

If you live in a rural area, there’s a good chance your house is equipped with a septic tank. The septic tank will normally go unnoticed during day-to-day living, but it sometimes makes it odorous presence well known. If you are experiencing an odor from your septic tank, it is usually caused by one of three things. 1. Dry Drains A dry drain is probably the most common cause of septic tank o... »

Numerology’s Birth Chart and Missing Numbers – Things Lacking in Your Life

Ever wander why two people with the same Life Path number, or Astrology sign can be so different? In Numerology, part of the explanation is that your Life Path is made up of different combinations of numbers in your date of Birth. And the greatest difference occurs when you have numbers which are missing; indicating things you need to work on in your life. Everyone has some missing numbers in thei... »

Snooker Cues – Different Types and How to Choose

Below we have detailed the various attributes of a snooker cue, what the different options are, how they affect the cue and what you should take into consideration when buying a new cue. This is not an exhaustive list but it should cover most of the options. Joints Snooker cues can be one piece, 1/2 jointed (commonly known as 2 piece cues) or 3/4 jointed (commonly known as 3 piece cues). The 1/2 j... »

Yellow Lawn & Pet Spots – Patches in My Lawn

Problem: lawn has yellow spots.  Typically yellow spots are caused by pets urinating on the grass or from insects. Urine is a great fertilizer, but when it is not diluted, it can kill the grass. Another cause of yellow spots are, leaves not properly raked up in the fall & winter. When the grass does not get enough sunlight, it yellows. Also, yellow spots can be early indicators of lawn pe... »

Difference Between Bazi and Zi Wei Dou Shu (ZWDS) – Part I

In Chinese Astrology, there are 2 schools of studies that are commonly available, namely Bazi (also known as 4 Pillars) and Zi Wei Dou Shu (“ZWDS”, also known as Emperor Astrology). Among the 2, the former is much more well-known and a bigger practitioner and fan base. This is hardly surprising given that Bazi has a much longer history (approximately 2000 years longer) and thus more wi... »

Cleaning And Killing Black Mold With Common, Non-Toxic, Household Products

You will find several household products you are able to use for cleaning black mold. This is a short list of commonly used items that are safe to use. Mold is really a fungus that thrives in moist or humid conditions. It could be discovered in locations from the house that remains damp, for example the bathroom, kitchen or basement. Mold can be damaging to the surface it grows on, discoloring or ... »

What is FIE Fencing Equipment?

The FIE is the international governing body for the Olympic sport of fencing.  FIE is the “Federation Internationale d’Escrime” or International Fencing Federation and it governs the world rankings and competitions for modern sport fencing. When someone is talking about “FIE” gear, they are talking about fencing uniforms, masks, and blades that are... »

Best Rug Pad For Needlepoint Rugs to Keep Them Flat

The beauty of needlepoint rugs lies in the fact that they are handmade and flat weave. This flat weave creates a certain look that is almost like having a painting on your floor. Since needlepoint are thin and could be quite flexible, it is important to have the best rug pad to keep them as flat and wrinkle free as possible, as well as keeping the needlepoint rug from sliding. I hear people ask me... »

An Overview of the Hilton Grand Vacations Club (HGVC) Timeshare Points System

Hilton Grand Vacations Company, LLC (HGVC) markets and operates the Club, which is a points-based vacation ownership and exchange system that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hilton Worldwide, formerly known as Hilton Hotels Corp. HGVC also provides property management services to Club and Affiliate resorts. At the date of publish, there are 50 HGVC affiliated resorts worldwide! Hilton Worldwide wa... »