Family Growing And Adding Onto Your Home? Do It The Green Way
8 December 2015
If your family is growing. and your home is not large enough to accommodate the new members, building a new addition is much less expensive than moving to a new home. If you are concerned with the environment, you can build your new addition the green way. There are many materials you can use that will not go to the landfills or hurt the environment in any way.
4 Ways To Illuminate Kitchen Countertops
29 November 2015
Many of the most popular kitchen countertop materials don't come cheap; yet, thanks to cabinets blocking overhead lighting, countertops are often among the darkest spots in the kitchen. Adding light to the area around the countertop -- or even the countertop itself -- allows you to brighten up your workspace for cooking and food prep and can also provide a decorative or aesthetic appeal to your kitchen. Some of the fanciest countertop light options can even serve as a cool conversation piece all on their own.
Tips For Bringing In Cold-Sensitive Outdoor Plants For The Winter
18 November 2015
It's that time of year again. Temperatures outside are dropping and the beautiful cold-sensitive potted plants that you use in your residential landscaping must be brought indoors. These tips will help you bring in your potted plants for the winter, so they'll be alive and ready to go out again when the spring comes.
Make Changes Gradually
Bringing your potted plants inside your warm home after being outside in the cold air can shock your plants and cause wilting, yellowed leaves or even death.
11 November 2015
The theory of hydraulics has been around for a long time. Hydraulic systems have been used to build and shape the world for centuries. Part of the reason is that a hydraulics system is really a very simple system. As long as there are two or more cylinders and a noncompressible liquid inside the system, a hydraulic system will work.
How Does a Hydraulic System Work?
The way that a hydraulic system works is that one piston in a cylinder pushes down onto the hydraulic fluid.