Category: Home & Outdoor

How to Remove Wallpaper From Plaster Wall

How to Remove Wallpaper From Plaster Wall – DIY

Wallpaper is a great way to decorate your walls, but it can be tricky to remove.  It’s especially difficult on plaster which has been damaged or made brittle by water. But there are ways of removing wallpaper from plaster that make the process much easier and more successful. Starch Method This is one of the…
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Top Seven Ways to Use a Puzzle Board

Top Seven Ways to Use a Puzzle Board

Puzzles provide a lot more than just hours of entertainment for kids and adults. Puzzles are tools that can be used to teach reasoning skills, math skills, logical thinking and spatial relationships. A puzzle board is a flat surface with pieces cut into it so that when they’re put back together the work creates a…
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Hiring a Furniture Removalists for Home Relocations

Hiring a Furniture Removalists for Home Relocations

Furniture Removalist Info When you are about to move to your new house or office, furniture pieces are usually the things that make you consider hiring a furniture removalist. You may transfer those large items on your own but you may not have all necessary materials and equipment to make the removal safe and easy.…
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How to Choose the Best Mosquito Repellent

How to Choose the Best Mosquito Repellent

One sure way to ruin your summer fun, is to get a pesky mosquito bite! Not to mention mosquitoes can be vectors for such serious diseases as West Nile Virus and Dengue Fever. If you’re going to be spending any extended time outside, you may need a mosquito repellent. This is particularly true if you’ll…
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Buck 119 Special Hunting Knife

Knife Review: Buck 119 Special Hunting Knife

Sometimes, in order to test a knife, ripe red tomatoes must die. The Buck 119 Special fixed-blade hunting knife that I recently purchased was certainly more than a match for a couple of tomatoes and some spinach. In fact, the Buck 119 Special is definitely one of the sharpest knives that I’ve used in recent…
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Buck Summit Knife a Smart Buy

Buck Summit Knife a Smart Buy

The market if flooded with all sorts of survival and outdoorsman’s knives promising much and often delivering little other than disappointment. Quality knives are cherished by their owners for dependability, versatility and effectiveness. A knife lacking in any one of these qualities could mean either a lifetime spent on the shelf collecting dust, in the…
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Animals on Chinese Military Rank Badges

Animals on Chinese Military Rank Badges: Nine Different Animals Depicted on Military Mandarin Squares

Unlike the civil ranks, whose squares could be purchased towards the end of the Qing dynasty (1644-1911), military positions were prized by the Manchu army, and it is unlikely that ranks were sold to the conquered Chinese. Also upper-class Chinese disliked and were uninterested in the military positions of the Manchu, so were unlikely to…
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Cardboard Box Furniture for Kids

Cardboard Box Furniture for Kids

Playroom Chairs and More Whether you’d like your little girl to have a tv chair that suits her size, or your kids have a nice playroom but no furniture, you can easily hook them up with ordinary cardboard boxes. You might not think that a cardboard box would make a supportive or beautiful chair but…
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Why-Do We Need to Do The Blower Door Test

Why Do We Need to Do The Blower Door Test?

Well blower door tests are often done by the construction workers in commercial buildings. Sometimes these tests are also done in the construction sites of the residential buildings. There are companies which specializes in these blower door tests which you can hire for your project. With a blower door test you can find out if…
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Garage Door Maintenance 101

Garage Door Maintenance 101

Over the years, I’ve had the pleasure to work with garage door installers all over the world. While garage door installation is different just about everywhere you go due to building codes, wind loads and general installation practices, one thing doesn’t change no matter where your garage door is located-and that’s basic maintenance. But before…
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