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How Does International Moving Work?

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Earthbag Building Expands Worldwide (sandbag building)

Earthbag Building Expands Worldwide (sandbag building)

by Guest on Jul 6, 2010

Earthbag building (sometimes called sandbag building) started about one hundred years ago providing safe, bulletproof and bomb resistant shelters for the military. They proved to be fast, simple to construct and durable. The same qualities that make earthbags useful for military and flood control purposes apply to building houses. Now people all over the world are using the same basic process of filling and stacking bags to build their dream homes, home offices, shops and other commercial buildings. Continue reading →

6 Things You Need to Know About Unfinished Kitchen Cabinets

6 Things You Need to Know About Unfinished Kitchen Cabinets

by Guest on Jul 2, 2010

If you want to get a custom look in your kitchen, you can do it affordably by purchasing unfinished kitchen cabinets. These types of cabinets come without the application of finish and you can therefore choose your own look. Unfinished kitchen cabinets are perfect for upgrading your kitchen. These cabinets give you the option of having many colors because you will choose the type of finish you want yourself. You can get beautiful natural colors by using these types of cabinets. For example, you can buy a solid cherry unfinished cabinet to get a rich dark colored wood, which will work well with any modern home. You can get unfinished kitchen cabinets and delight in them especially if you do the following. Continue reading →

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AV Installation

AV Installation

by Guest on Jun 29, 2010

AV stands for audio visual and is the combination of audio and visual components.

Audio visual or AV installations are on the rise with both the business and domestic market realising the benefits of bespoke AV systems. Standard systems can be installed but a bespoke system is completely tailored to the specific requirements of the customer. For domestic customers alone there are many different reasons a bespoke AV system is required such as one which is geared towards movie and film watching, focusing on music or for home office requirements.
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House Clearance Services

House Clearance Services

by Guest on Jun 29, 2010

Using a professional house clearance or office clearance company takes all the hassle of clearing a property or business premises. In terms of business use, the minimization of disruption is paramount. As with many professional services such as office and house clearances, the company has years of experience and can carry out the service in a quick and efficient manner. Other services that a house clearance company normally provide are transportation, removals, waste disposal, probate valuation and antique and collectables valuations. Continue reading →

Hedges and Hedging Plants

Hedges and Hedging Plants

by Guest on Jun 21, 2010

Hedgerows date back thousands of years. There is evidence that Romans planted thorn hedges to provide boundaries to estates.

Hedges were first introduced for privacy and security and they are still two of the biggest reasons for garden hedges today. Britain is a nation of gardeners. Britain has been passionate for gardening and tending to pieces of privately owned land.

Hedges frame a garden and provide privacy and structure. Hedges are not harsh like a brick or stone wall and can be shaped differently if required. They also allow airflow through a garden which a wall does not and without an airflow plants can suffer. Continue reading →

A Garden Office and its Domestic Carbon Footprint

A Garden Office and its Domestic Carbon Footprint

by Guest on Jun 16, 2010

How can we conserve energy at home and in our garden offices and other domestic buildings?
There has been much talk about renewable energy and new technologies such as ground source heat pumps and grey water recycling for use around the home. Most new domestic technologies are still in the development stage, and have twenty or thirty year pay-back periods.

A wind turbine in the garden would suffer from limited wind speed in urban areas, needs planning permission, and unless 2 or 3 metres in span produces very little electricity. However, if you live on the top of a hill in Scotland a wind turbine is a good idea. Solar panels for generating hot water are worth considering, and are cost effective on your house rather than on your garden office.
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5 Simple Tips to Make Everyday Cooking Fun with Your Partner

5 Simple Tips to Make Everyday Cooking Fun with Your Partner

by Guest on Jun 16, 2010

What better idea for a date than to cook with your partner and enjoy the food later? Everyday cooking can turn into a pain or a boring routine if you often spend time cooking alone or eating out, which could result in neglecting a balanced meal or could even mean lack of fun and excitement in your relationship. Learn why couples today are finding it more romantic to cut the trip to that fine dining restaurant and instead stay home to help each other cook a grand meal right at home. The kitchen is the right place to begin with, and it is indeed the only place where you will find all that you need to get you started (this does not include a prior trip to the grocery store, of course because let’s face it, we all need to plan ahead). Continue reading →

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The Benefits of Radio / Wireless Fire Alarm Systems

The Benefits of Radio / Wireless Fire Alarm Systems

by Guest on Jun 10, 2010

In these days the early radio or wireless fire alarm systems began to gain a poor reputation for reliability, mainly related to the radio transmissions and battery life of the devices.  However over time the technology involved in these systems has steadily advanced to where we are today.  Today’s Radio or Wireless Fire Alarm Systems are light years ahead of their early 80’s ancestors.  Interestingly the advance in technology with the radio fire alarm systems has occurred as a bi-product of major advances in technology in the computer, battery and mobile phone industries. Continue reading →

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Clever Window Coverings for a French Door

Clever Window Coverings for a French Door

by Guest on Jun 8, 2010

French doors are elegant additions to any room, but they can be problematic when it comes to finding a window covering. Their unusual window length combined with the fact that they open and close frequently, make many conventional window coverings obsolete and inappropriate. Before resorting to nailing a sheet over the doorway to cover the windows, try one of the other options included in this detailed article. Continue reading →

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What You Need to Know about Vinyl Shake Siding

What You Need to Know about Vinyl Shake Siding

by Guest on Jun 8, 2010

With benefits like low maintenance costs and excellent longevity, you would find Vinyl Cedar Shake Sidings increasingly finding favor with a lot of home owners. If you wish to be using sidings for your home or business space, then you should definitely consider some top quality products, for example The Foundry â„¢. Continue reading →

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