How To Position A DIY Solar Device

In ancient times man attributed the movement of the sun to various gods and deities, however today we know that the movement of the sun is the result of orbital motion of the earth, and not gods riding their flaming chariots in the sky. In this article I am going to explain two basic concepts:…

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How Energy Efficient Are Solar Screens?

Solar screens are the most effective window treatments that you can apply to your home for lowering energy bills by stopping the heat transfer through your windows and doors while still maintaining your view. Window film, interior products, or awnings cannot compete with the energy efficiency of solar shade screens. The best product to install…

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Sealing Your Own Asphalt Driveway

So, you woke up today and decided you should tackle the maintenance of your faded, pitted, somewhat cracked driveway. Sounds simple enough, huh? You can go buy some sealer from your local home improvement store and get to it. Not so fast, it will take some preparation and proper planning to complete it successfully and…

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Bridge Loans as a Mortgage Opportunity

Bridge loans are short-term, intervening financial assistance for people who need to keep up with payments for property until a more permanent, or another stage of financing means is acquired. The money from the consequent financing source is then used to repay the loan. This option of obtaining temporary financial support is more commonly used…

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Mounting Tubular Bike Tires

30 years ago, if you were a serious cyclist or racer, you knew all about mounting tubular tires on your bike. As high quality, relatively lightweight clinchers appeared, convenience won out over ride quality and tubular tires and rims became the bastion of very serious riders and racers. Some pro cycling teams even started using…

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Thor's Hammer – Myth and Meanings

In Norse mythology Thor was the God of Thunder and the God of War and he carried a short handled hammer or Mjolnir, crafted by Dwarves, which he used to smash the heads of his enemies, especially Giants. The hammer was so heavy that in order to wield it, he had to wear a special…

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Mosaics in Interior Designs

Mosaics are manufactured from small bits of colorful clay, stained glass, pebbles as well as in certain cases, semi precious gemstones laid inside pattern designs or perhaps in imagery. Mosaics themselves undoubtedly are a unique, ageless art form which can be used in architectural art work as well as in home designs. The implementation of…

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Choosing Your New Chandelier

When it comes down to choosing the right chandelier for your home you need to consider the decor of your house. You will also need to decide on the style, size and lighting requirements. Take your time to get these things right and you will be able to create a sense of luxury and beauty…

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How to Make Your Home Inviting

Most people would argue that the way a house is decorating is a direct reflection of the homeowner. If someone decorates their house with cold colors and stuffy furniture, the guests may get the impression that the person is cold and impersonal. However, if a house is warm and inviting, the guests will most likely…

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