Travertine Shower Installation

Popular during the Roman Empire, travertine tiles are cut from quarried stone blocks with massive diamond-blade saws. Travertine is a sedimentary rock that is easy to work with. It is a lightweight rock that doesn’t require a lot of support, making it a superior option for walls and showers. This stone is durable, so it…

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A Great Painter Resource

One of the easiest ways to spruce up your space is with color. Whether you want to tone down your space and make it a bit more tranquil or mellow for business purposes, a  painter  can help you find the right shades to create the mood you desire. And even if you want to foster…

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World Famous Chandeliers

Traditionally used to explicitly express to visitors wealth and social status, the  chandelier  has long been a feature only found in Palaces and Grand Halls of Mansions of the rich and Famous. More recently  chandeliers  have been re-invented in many different styles and designs to add a touch of elegance and a decorative focal point…

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A Shovel Only Has One Gear

My wife really gets the credit for the title. Here’s how it happened. Years ago, she and I were both truck driving instructors for a major national carrier at their Dallas training facility. Every week, we got a new batch of about 30 people to train, most of whom had never driven a truck (that’s…

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Understanding Lift Chairs

Lift chairs look like standard recliners, but they lift and lower to help people sit and rise without strain. There are a number of conditions that making sitting down or standing up painful, difficult or impossible. Lift recliners ease the pain of movement, slow the movement to prevent dizziness, and often make the movement possible…

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Elevator Networking

What is the Elevator Pitch? Old school sales personnel were told to get in a lift with your prospective customer and tell him all about your products while they were stuck in the lift with you. It was also named this because sales people were too good at talking and would go on, and on…

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Who Gets a Personalised Number Plate?

For those of you watching The Apprentice last week, you’ll have noticed that the winner Tom Pellereau stepped into the vehicle that epitomises Lord Sugar every week – AMS 1. For the past 12 weeks, I’ve been lovingly looking at the car and the very personalised registration  plate . I got to thinking that while personalised…

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Stove Safety

How many times has it happened to you, or have you heard of it happening to someone. You’ve got supper on the go and the something happens to distract you, the phone rings, the kids get into something or a surprise visitor pops in. Next thing you know suppers burnt, the pots boiled dry or…

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My Favorite Cooker Smoker

Before the Weber cooker smoker, I had a horizontal smoker which had a fire chamber on one side. It was pretty good, except one thing – temperature control problem. If you don’t make BBQ too often then it’s OK. Some of my friends (who had a Weber smoker) advised me to buy it, since it’s…

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Plastic Tubing

Plastic is widely used as a construction material all over the world. It offers a unique range of options to choose from for construction and fabrication.   Plastic  is a synthetic material that is used in homes and offices for fabrications purposes such as concealing electrical wiring, making bathroom doors, applying  panels  along a false ceiling,…

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The Importance of a Plan

There are quite a few things you need to do when you want to turn things around in your life, such as, creating more time and making more money, but if you don’t do the first most important thing you will get lost along the way. Make a  Plan . Now  plans  can’t always be laid…

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Beautiful and Functional Handrails for Stairs

A staircase is the centerpiece of the home. It serves a function, to be sure, and furthermore, as a large architectural feature, it also contributes significantly to the home’s overall style. Therefore, the choice of stair components can be a good way to give your home or commercial property a whole new look, or to…

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Deck Balusters: Making Your Measurements

Deck balusters are essential for two reasons: they fill the role of both functionality and form. No one builds a big structure onto the back of their house without at least partially hoping it looks nice. What makes it looks nice is a series of small decisions, each of which blends with the others in…

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