Don’t Forget the Beach Toys!

Announcing a day at the beach to my kids is always followed by a mad dash to find beach wear and gear. The beach bag with our toys has a designated spot in the garage and it’s loaded first by my teenager. This is the same child who is never the first, always the last…

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A Lift Chair For Your Parents

As a child you often feel that your parents are untouchable and very strong, but as you begin to age, you realize that your parents are people just like you. Many times diseases like arthritis affect their ability to move around and it is common for them to have difficulty standing and sitting. Since it…

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Finding the Right Residential Elevator

As individuals grow older, climbing up and down the stairs becomes a wearisome as well as hazardous task. It is then that one thinks of finding the right residential elevator, which can ease the tediousness of such daily activities. With increase in the demand for residential elevators, manufacturers are competing with each other to provide…

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Computer to Plate: Pad Printing Future

Computer-to-plate (CTP) technology is used on a daily basis in offset, flexography, and screen-printing workshops. As for pad printing industry, computer to plate equipment – laser plate-etching systems – have been introduced only recently. However, with latest developments, laser-based systems have the potential to conquer pad printing market over the next couple of years. CTP…

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The Right Wood Stove

As economic and environmental concerns drive more people to explore alternative ways to heat their homes, the unassuming wood stove is making a comeback. With this increase in consumer demand comes a need for solid information on wood burning stove selection and use. There are many options and features to consider when looking for a…

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DIY Home Solar Panel System

So you want to build a DIY home solar panel system. Perfect time to get started with the increasing costs of electricity & Global warming. But before you go in head first let's have a look at what must be considered first. Having decided what you want your solar project to do for you, the…

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Keep the Glow of Your Brass Railings

Anything that shines like gold almost always attracts people. Admit it or not, that golden glow is just so irresistible. The same reaction is shown by people to the brass railings. Having that same gold like color makes brass an attraction. Whether it’s installed on stairs at home or in commercial buildings such as hotels…

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Is Your Deck Trying To Kill You?

If it’s constructed improperly, your deck could be considered a lethal weapon. One of the most important parts of a home inspection is a very close look at the deck when present. The number of accidents seems to be increasing, and we are regularly hearing or reading in the news about decks falling and people…

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Creating Your Deck

Timber Decking Timber decking continues to be a popular addition to many a garden. It can be used as a natural alternative to a patio and allows for an attractive decking area to be created that can help make optimum use of space. Planning Your Deck To ensure that you get the maximum benefit from…

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Summer Camp Challenge: The Rock Climbing Wall

The rock climbing wall is both a metaphor and real-life challenge. It signifies both a physical feat that requires strength, endurance, and flexibility, and a testimony to the growth that kids who attend overnight summer camp go through on their way toward becoming young adults. Most kids can not climb the rock wall when they…

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