The History Of The Air Hockey Game

The air hockey table game you know and love today was invented in 1969 by a group of Brunswick engineers of Brunswick Billiards. It was initially drafted for commercial release, but set aside. Many years after the development of the initial concept, the engineers designed the first air hockey game, including mallets and disks. The…

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Buying a Character Home

Buying a character home is like buying an antique car, it will be more beautiful than all the others on the block, but you will have to spend every Sunday polishing it! To the converted, however, the charm of the older character home makes all that polishing worthwhile. If you would love a character home,…

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The Pros and Cons of Infrared Fireplace Inserts

I first noticed the inclusion of quartz infrared heaters into the design of electric fireplaces and inserts at the beginning of the 2012 heating season. From a marketing perspective, expanding into the electric fireplace product line is a no brainer given the popularity of quartz infrared heaters in general. But are infrared inserts just a…

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An Introduction to Step-Down Transformer

A step down transformer is one whose primary voltage is superior to secondary voltage. It is especially designed to reduce the voltage from the primary winding to the secondary winding. On the contrary, a transformer made to increase the voltage from the primary windings to the secondary windings is called step up transformer. This type…

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