Flat Roof Repair Tips

If you’re looking for flat roof repair information, you’ve come to the right place. The procedure varies with the type of roofing system, but here are the steps for the most common type where I live. It is called “modified bitumen” (pronounced buy-TOO-men) and consists of a tough mat embedded in a special asphalt formula…

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Norman Architecture

Norman Architecture, named so due to its roots in Normandy, arose in the Middle Ages. It began in the early 11th century and ended by the 12th century, following the Saxon architectural movement and preceding the Gothic movement. Norman architecture is a form of the prevailing Romanesque Architecture that was propagated by the Normans (or…

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How to Sow Tomato Seeds

The following sowing and transplanting methods are available to the amateur gardener who wants to grow tomatoes outside without the use of a greenhouse. Tomato seeds can be sowed directly into a seed bed. However, this is by far the riskiest method in temperate climates. It is only suitable for those areas which have a…

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Cleaning – Oriental Rug Cleaning

Oriental rugs strictly speaking are made of wool and hand made through a painstaking process of hand weaving that is made to produce colorful, intricate and highly stylized designs. These can be hung or be strewn on the floor for utility and/or ornamentation. When one thinks of oriental rugs people envision carpet like materials that…

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Facts About Architecture

 Architecture  is all about the construction and design of buildings and other physical structures. It is often considered as a blend of art, science and imagination. In fact,  architecture  is also related to money and investments. Any piece of  Architecture  has a value beyond the quantitative materialistic point of view of the economics. But value…

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Enterprise Architecture

Historically, little thought has been given to creating or maintaining strategic architectures for business enterprises. As the competitive landscape continues to put pressure on organizations to be more efficient, the process of implementing unified Enterprise Architecture will become an essential part of any business. This paper covers the definition of Enterprise Architecture, provides a description…

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How to Do Tyrolean Rendering

Tyrolean rendering is a finish on masonry or concrete wall surfaces. This type of decoration is done using a machine with mixed mortar. The rendering appears like a thick carpet on the wall with big beads. It also has a rustic feature. The finish is durable and has good weather properties. As in plaster work…

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What Is Architecture?

Architecture is… difficult to define, and even architects get confused when asked to come up with an unambiguous definition. If you are looking for an answer with two lines underneath, you might find it here (or not). This is an attempt to explore the wealth of possible approaches to this seemingly simple question. Whether your…

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How to Install Ceramic Wall Tile

In this home improvement do it yourself renovation post, we will cover in detail how to install ceramic wall tile. The tools you will need for this DIY project are as follows: Notched trowel Grout mixer Drill Dust pan Medium sized bucket Measuring Tape Level Pencil Grout sponge Wet tile saw Ceramic tile nibblers ear…

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Greek Architecture

Architecture in ancient Greece was usually done with wood or mud-bricks, so their ground plans are the only evidence of their existence. Greeks established most of the most enduring themes, attitudes, and forms of western culture. Architecture is one of the Greek legacies that the western civilization has inherited, as Greece established many of the…

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Floor Tiling Tools of the Trade

Have an itch to try floor tiling? You’re definitely not alone. There are thousands of people just like you that want to try their hand at what many call “decorative flooring”. Depending on what you want the finished product to look like, this may or may not be true for you. Some people just like…

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Do-It-Yourself Foundation Repair

Calling contractors to have your house repaired means footing huge bills — not to mention the inconvenience of having workmen in your house for days on end. And then there are time overruns, delay in supply of material and other conditions. People with a little artistic leaning may just take the chisel and the   trowel …

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