Lumber Rating Scales and Hardwood Mats

Last month we looked at some of the differences that can make one manufacturer’s hardwood mats great, and leave another manufacturer’s hardwood mats wanting. One of our main areas of focus was the quality of lumber used in the mat itself, as this difference can mean major problems or a day in the park on…

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A View From The Dallas Fort Worth Airport

It's been several years since I've flown- generally, when we travel, we drive wherever we are going but driving from northern Nevada to Austin, Texas then south to Houston in mid-June did not sound all that appealing to either John or me so I decided to fly, alone. After boarding three different planes and two…

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How to Attach a Mirror to a Tile Wall

Hanging a mirror on a tile wall requires more planning that simply hanging one on sheetrock. For one thing, stud sensors that work on a sheetrock wall will rarely work well, if at all, on a wall covered with tile, so finding a stud on a wall tiled from top to bottom will be difficult.…

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3 Top Vegetable Recipes For Slow Cooker

When one thinks of cooking using a crock pot, he would automatically think of making meats juicy and tender. But slow cookers aren’t only good for meats, they’re ideal for all types of ingredients including fresh fruits and vegetables. So if you’ve recently started a healthy diet, you can count on your trusty crock pot…

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How Easy It Is To Replace Plastic Bags

Shopping is everyone’s nightmare when it comes to packing up the goods and getting them home. But there are simpler ways of doing it for the discerning. Supermarket trolleys are renowned for carrying germs and tests have shown even faecal material can be deposited on the handle as well as E.coli and other germs. The…

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A Very Special Secret

Have you ever wondered why some people attract success? How often do you look around and say, but I am much more talented than him, or, he never seems to work and I work really hard, or even, how on earth did he get all that money? I think we all have and the answer…

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Poor Judgment Following a Brain Injury

Poor judgment is one of the results of insufficient cognitive functioning following an injury to the frontal lobe. This deficiency can involve many aspects of a person's life, including the situations stated below: – When handling a motor vehicle of any kind, someone exhibiting poor judgment may place themselves, and others, in a dangerous situation…

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Cast Iron Radiator Variety

Plenty of variety exists in terms of cast iron radiators, but in general two main distinctions can be made. The first is in terms of how the radiator is heater – steam or hot water. The second is in terms of style – Italianate, Victorian, vintage, or modern. By understanding the practical and aesthetic differences,…

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