Understanding Compact Fluorescent Lighting (CLFs)

Compact Fluorescent Lighting (CFL) has been so successful in replacing the traditional light bulbs (incandescent) and fit in existing light fixtures to produce more energy-efficient lighting. Edward Hammer developed the spiral shaped bulb to try to pack in enough tube yet allow enough space between the coils to decrease blockage of light. Today, Hammer’s spiral…

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Tips on How Best to Remove Wallpaper

Before you begin, remember that wallpaper removal can be labor intensive and can cause severe damage to your walls if it is not done correctly. Most removal damage is due to the lack of a wallpaper primer before the walls were papered, resulting from the glue being absorbed into the wallboard. The top layers of…

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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Performing CPR

Learning and understanding the fundamentals of CPR could one day help you save someone’s life. Performing CPR requires training, but it also depends on the person to confidently step up and recognize when a situation needs CPR. In the event of an emergency, the stress and severity of the situation can cause people to make…

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Tarps For Less

More and more people are discovering that tarps can serve many uses around the home. They can be used to cover almost anything and to help with do it yourself projects. Clear tarps can be used to build inexpensive greenhouses and they are great to provide temporary shelters and to take camping, as well as…

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RV Spring Preparation Checklist

Your RV has been sitting idle over the winter. Now the early signs of spring are here and it’s time to take it out of storage and prepare the coach and chassis for this years camping season. If you’re like me, you want to have some type of logical sequence to follow rather then haphazardly…

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The Dos and Don’ts of Moccasin Care

Knowing how to care for your moccasins will ensure that you enjoy them for years to come. There are just a few simple tips to keep in mind when caring for your moccasins. Do treat your leather moccasin before wearing them. This will prevent stains and go a long way to making your future cleaning…

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Dolphin Legend – The Rainbow Bridge

There are as many tales, legends and stories surrounding dolphins as there are concerning any other animal. Why is that? I feel it’s because dolphins seem to be just as curious about us as we are about them. I think if we finally ever crack their code and actually do learn to communicate with dolphins,…

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