Current Home Lighting Trends

You walk into the lighting section of any home improvement store and are quickly overwhelmed with the number of options available when it comes to lighting the interior and exterior of your home. Experts know the best tips for lighting that can provide both enough wattage for what you are doing and be flattering at…

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Crawlspace Vapor Barrier Mythbusters

Outlined below are the most common 4 methods I have seen used in installing a vapor barrier. If you talk to different builders, you usually will end up with many different methods of installing a vapor barrier in a crawlspace. Here are the most common: 1. Pea Gravel on top of plastic vapor barrier –…

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What Are Fireproof Filing Cabinets?

What exactly are fireproof filing cabinets? What are they used for? If you are like most people, you probably have never heard of fireproof filing cabinets before. So what are they? Can they really be fireproof? Sure nothing really is fireproof per say, but you can make something extremely resistant to fire and if you…

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Wallpaper Removal Home Recipe

Removing Wallpaper TIPS: Wear rubber gloves when mixing and using this solution. The vinegar will dry out your hands. Mix together 1/3 cup fabric softener with 2/3 cup hot water, or add cup white vinegar to a gallon hot water. Pour either solution into a garden spray and moisten the wallpaper. Allow to stand 20…

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Vitamin – Essential Nutrients for Health

Vitamins are the stars of the nutrition scene. Nutrition, the science of food, is the study of the nutrients and substances in foods. Scientists examine how the balances of food compounds relate to health and disease, and explore how they interact during the process of ingestion, absorption, utilization, and excretion. There are six essential nutrients…

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Drain (DWV) Piping For Commercial Buildings

Designers, contractors and building owners face a myriad of factors in selecting the appropriate drain, waste and vent piping for new construction or retrofits. Issues such as flow capacity, longevity, joint tightness, certifications, corrosion resistance, capital cost, installation cost, environmental effects, noise generation and thermal effects all warrant investigation. The three main products used today…

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All-wheel Drive for Porsche 911 Targa

Porsche enthusiasts are excited about the new offer from Porsche. This offer is all about the permanent all-wheel drive given by the automaker to Porsche 911 Targa. The vehicle is now on sale. All-wheel drive (AWD), otherwise called as four-wheel drive, 4×4, 4WD, is a term used to describe a 4-wheeled vehicle with a drivetrain…

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RV Replacement Awnings: Vinyl or Acrylic?

When you search the internet for RV awning replacement fabrics you will soon discover you have 2 basic choices, acrylic or vinyl, with acrylics getting most of the attention. You’ll also find many acrylic manufacturers marketing their fabrics (this is not true for vinyls) which will lead you to the conclusion acrylics are it and…

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