Considerations for the Floor in Any Container Home

The wooden floors constructed into shipping containers have grown to be a hotly contested matter within the last few years. As people find ever more inventive uses for retired shipping containers they’re proclaiming a positive environmental effect for their recycling efforts. On the other side of the equation, many container floors are manufactured utilizing exotic…

Steel – The King of Metals

Every product developed requires the designer to select materials that are best suited to help the product perform to a required set of standards. Today, we see many products manufactured in countries around the world. Many of these companies choose to build low cost and low quality products that just last a short period of…

Social Aspects of Living in Leicester

With a population rapidly approaching 300,000, Leicester is the largest city in the East Midlands and is in the top 20 cities in England by size of population. The ratio of males to females is 51% to 49%. Leicester is unusual in having a high proportion of its population aged under 35; the largest group…

Trees? True Story

This is a true story. One that taught me a little bit about my communication skills. My youngest son and I had a conversation (over 26 years ago) when he was about 5 years old. He had received a toy for his birthday that was battery powered. One of those little Remote Control Trucks. After…

Concrete Radius Cutting

Concrete radius cutting for decorative purposes is an option that is available to homeowners, and when done properly, can transform a backyard into a more inviting space. Special care in regards to planing and layout can turn dull uninviting backyard, into your own backyard paradise. Quite often, I am contacted by homeowners who feel their…

What Are Flat Feet?

What are flat feet? What causes it? Is it serious? Who are at risk? How is it treated? These are the questions that need to be answered if ever you want to familiarize yourself with the most common foot deformity that is ever known. Who knows when or if you will be ever affected by…

Trophies For Sports and Other Events

Trophy can be in the shape of a cup or feature a figurine on top of a column with the sport or activity. Youth sports through professional level athletics offer trophies. Trophies are usually crafted out of metal, plastic, acrylic, glass, or other materials. In most cases, trophies and awards are engraved with the name…

31 Minute Pro Wrestling Cardio Workout!

In pro wrestling, you shouldn’t be interested in that mindless cardio where your brain goes to a different place. No, you need to focus on your heart and lungs while also concentrating on stimulating your mind. This is a thinking mans sport, all the meat head spots are already taken! The Pro Wrestlers cardio workout…

Is Professional Tile Cleaning Worth the Price?

It is time to clean your grout. Saying that one phrase often makes people sick or worse, depressed. Is it really worth paying someone else to handle this sometimes daunting task? Let’s see what the benefits and drawbacks are to this relatively new home service. First of all, many people are unfamiliar with this home…

Removing Red Stains From Carpet

Probably more people are induced to change their carpet due to unsightly red stains, than those who do so because the carpet is badly worn. This is especially true where there is light colored carpet. In many instances, a homeowner will just try to cover the ugly red stains with an area throw rug instead…