Building Stairs With A Platform Or Landing

When Designing stairs with a platform or landing in the middle, a common mistake is to first build a landing at an arbitrary level, then design and build the upper and lower staircases. Ninety-five percent of the time this results in the upper and lower staircases having noticeably different geometry. By analyzing your entire staircase…

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How to Install a Stair Lift

Ladder elevators can be a nice addition to the home to enhance accessibility. If the home has relatives or friends who are not able to move about the stairs easily, stair lifts are a good choice for this purpose. These days, it is extremely easy to install stair lifts and here are a few tips…

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City Dog Walking Advice

City dog walking requires 360 degree awareness at all times Dogs love cities! What they lose in wide open space is made up for in the volume of sights, sounds and smells which envelop a dog during their time outside. Many owners who have moved their suburban or rural dog to the city have found…

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Tips & Trends – Holiday 2008 Color

The holidays, sigh, are perhaps the most exciting – yet, hectic time of year. Attempting to squeeze in holiday shopping between turkey dinners, work, and the endless list of parties can be a bit trying. So, for a touch of inspiration, here's a list of some colorfully inspired ideas (pun intended!) And where to buy.…

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Is Private Clamping Legal?

Private clampers certainly make carrying out courier jobs that little bit harder, as you struggle against the clock to deliver a parcel, all the while praying that the clampers don’t spot your white van parked on their private driveway or office block car park. However, it has recently emerged that private wheel clamping could very…

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Is it Time For a New Roof?

It can be hard for Portland homeowners and property managers to know when they need a new roof in OR. Of course, sometimes it is very obvious that you need to hire a roofing contractor in Portland or elsewhere. If a tree falls on it, then getting a new roof is a no-brainer. Other times,…

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Stylish Eco-Friendly Roofing Materials

Your roof is an important part of your home appearance, durability and maintains the ability to withstand harsh weather conditions such as strong winds, rain, cold, sunlight, heat, snow and sleet. Today, people are also looking at the environment aspect of their home improvements by preferring Eco-friendly materials, which can complicate the process of choosing…

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Ocean Facts: Marine Life in the Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the greatest illustration of marine biodiversity in this world with its vibrant population of whales, sharks and fish. That’s why it is very important conserve this diverse marine life through education. If you would like understand everything with regards to the ocean and marine life, the best place to begin with…

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How Goods Are Shipped on Oceanic Vessels

All ships are built according to the way they transport goods. This article will discuss the three most popular ways of transporting goods by ship. Container Shipping Today, most international shipping is done using containers. There are many advantages to be gained by using containers for shipping. Being able to ship the container door to…

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