What You Should Know About Geothermal Cooling

Geothermal cooling is the use of the earth in a system that allows the regulation of temperature. It is commonly used in cooling domestic houses in regulating the temperature especially during summer. It uses the earth as a heat source and at the same time as a heat sink. Underneath the frost line is the layer of the surface of the earth which has a steady temperature of 6 C. This temperature is s... »

Virginia is for Lovers

It's hard to decide whether Virginia is for lovers or not. Appropriately it is one of the few remaining American states where state laws are still deciding the sexual morality – or lack thereof – of their citizens. Perhaps it was correctly named, valuing as it does the sanctity of marriage, and the celibacy of those who choose to remain single. Nearby in Virginia, you can not have ... »

Fire Preventive Coatings

Homeowners in wildfire zone should consider coats, in addition to landscaping, for fire protection. In fact all homeowners can benefit from fire retardant treatment within their homes also. Fire sprinklers are the ultimate home protection but costly. People do not realize just how fast fires travel. Smoke detectors give you time and should always be installed. Your whole family, and pets, can be d... »

Lies: The Termites of Relationships – Why Do We Lie and How Can We Stop?

We all do it. According to some scientific surveys – and some studies pioneered by psychologist Paul Ekman, an innovator in the study of the relationship between people's emotions and their facial expressions – most people will tell an average of three lies in a typical 10-minute conversation. We like to categorize them, so we can rationalize them. Little white lies, the ones we te... »

A Guide to Subdivision in Western Australia

Costs Related To Subdividing Property In Western Australia Please note, the costs and conditions discussed in this article have been written in relation to subdividing property in Western Australia. If you are considering subdividing property in areas outside of WA, I I recommend you seek advice from a local town planning / surveying consultant. The reason for varying costs There are many differen... »

1031 Exchanges Work For Great Classic Car Investors

Classic cars have appreciated tremendously in value in recent days, and they are in high demand. Your first inclination may be to sell your car outright and cash in on your investment, but a look at the capital gains tax rates might change your mind. Now is certainly a great time to cash in on the classic car you’ve been holding for investment, but a look at the tax rates on the sale of coll... »

The Need of Locksmiths and Locksmith Services

When you lose your house’s keys or lock yourself in somewhere, you can be saved only by a locksmith. Best local locksmith services are available across various cities. One can even find details of local locksmiths online or in the yellow pages or from trusted references. Local-locksmith services include upgrading old locks, changing them, installing special locks.This emergency locksmith ser... »

Cover Up Those Ugly Metal Fence Posts With Matching Extra Wood Panels

First, I would like to point out that I happened to have extra fence panels that matched my current fence. If you do not have extras, you should not have any problem finding panels to match the type of wood your fence is in. However, if your fence is constructed of the narrow type panels, let us say 1 in. x 4 in., you will want to buy wider 1 in. x 6 in. panels so as to be sure the ugly metal fenc... »

Bunion Surgery Fears Dispelled

How many times will a patient come into my office almost paralyzed with fear when talking about their bunion pain? Many patients are very apprehensive about bunion surgery. They have heard horror stories of severe pain and bad outcomes. These are usually not true. Bunion surgery is actually quite successful, in the right patient, done by the right doctor. Most patients have a lot of questions abou... »

Mortgage Brokers – Turn FSBOs Into Referral Goldmines With This Awesome Phone Script

Even with the housing marketing as crappy as it is, converting for sale by owners (FSBOs or also known as “fizzbos”) into referral sources is still an effective marketing strategy. Don’t make the mistake of thinking that you are only going for the opportunity to help that fizzbo get a purchase loan for his new home. The real goal is to develop a relationship with the homeowner so... »