The Grand Chandelier

Lights are mainly used to render brightness in our homes. However, they also serve as adornments inside the home. That is why they have been designed with different colors and they are used to highlight our surroundings and to present a specific mood and relaxing ambiance in every part of the house. Big houses and…

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Choosing Gardening Tools

There are many tools that are available to gardeners. Indeed the range can be quite confusing to the newcomer to the hobby who may be unaware about which tools are needed to perform given tasks. Hand tools are very important for both garden creation and subsequent maintenance. However, the spade, fork, hoe and rake are…

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Elevator Safety During Entrapment

A not-so-pleasant experience in the urban world today is getting trapped in an elevator. Since electricity is the main source of power for these machines, power outages may result in elevator entrapments. Elevator passengers may panic because of sudden enclosure – no lights, no movement, and little space. People may feel suffocated and anxiety starts…

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The Best Wood Cook Stoves

A discussion ensued with a call from a potential client. She stated that I had so many items on my website that are all Amish, why I did not have any wood cook stoves that the Amish currently use and a lot of people will want. The striking blow to me came from her was…

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Family Holiday Reps

Holiday Reps Holiday reps are one of those phrases that either makes you feel safe knowing that there is always someone onsite to help you when you have a problem or it's one of the phrases that sends shivers down your suntanned spine. Why do we need holiday reps, what's the purpose of a holiday…

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Installing Deck Porch Railings

Getting the Right Deck Porch Railings Deck porch railings come in many styles. Unlike years ago, when we could use any style we wanted, today parents need to be careful of what types they use for safety reasons. Deck balusters or deck porch railings need to be no more than 4 "apart, the average size…

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Ideas for Deck Entertaining

When you are planning to build or buy your house, take into consideration the entertainment possibilities of having a deck. A deck could be useful for all types of social events, from light dinners to cocktail parties. Because decks have columns and banisters, you can decorate them up in the theme of the party. One…

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Those Shrinking Frontal Lobes

No doubt all of us know a senior citizen who has a tendency to say things he should not. My friend Bob was telling me that his father was sitting with him in church one Sunday morning when he noticed one of Bob's neighbors sitting a couple of pews in front of them. "Her hair…

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Anatomy of a Kitchen Countertop

The kitchen, being the contemporary centerpiece of every home, requires a countertop which (1.) meets the functional needs of daily cooking preparations and (2.) complements the beauty of the entire area. Whether you are building a new house or doing a major kitchen renovation, it is important to know a few useful information which will…

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Types of Curtain Wall Facades

You know when you enter a beautiful, spacious museum or hotel lobby and there is this incredible stone wall design that catches your eye? That is a curtain wall. It obviously does not involve the type of curtains you put in your living room, nonetheless the name remains, and these fabulous works of art continue…

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Soldering Copper Pipe

Many older homes have copper pipe and if you need to fix a leak of any kind you will have to do some soldering. There are other ways to make these repairs, but in this article we will focus on the skill of soldering. You can only sold copper with copper or copper with brass,…

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