When Was the Last Time You Tackled a Home Improvement Project?

It was a weekend of dustballs and mold. What started as a Saturday morning of removing the six bathroom exhaust fans and vacuuming them out did not end until late Sunday night when your husband finished cleaning out a very black and slimy mess from a pretty disgusting drain spout beneath the washing machine. What …

Beauty Culture, Self-Image, and the Impact They Have Had on Plastic Surgery

Culture affects how we perceive beauty. For centuries, adventurers have gone on quests to find the key formula for what they saw as attractive in their eyes. In the 21st century, statistics suggest that women have been spending on average $144 a year on cosmetics. Plastic surgery is one of the options for people who …

Storing Negatives And Transparencies At Home

We all have boxes of film lying somewhere around our homes. Maybe the negatives are from our childhood, or our great-grandparents’ childhood; either way, they contain precious memories of a different time. By their very nature, negatives and transparencies are extremely delicate and, as such, need to be stored safely in order to ensure that …

Fencing 101 How To Find The Fence That’s Right For Your Home

If you are someone (or know someone) who has recently invested in a home or is in charge of construction operations for a residential location, you have come to the right place. When it comes to a residential property, one of the most important factors to consider is privacy. Keep in mind, that people prefer …

Do You Need a Twin, Full, Queen, or King Size Adjustable Bed? Here’s How to Tell

The decision to get an adjustable bed often comes after a long time of sleeplessness. Whether you have a chronic condition keeping you up at night or you can simply no longer get comfortable with a flat mattress, an adjustable bed may be the answer to your problems. But how do you know which type …

How To Live In A New Luxury Apartment In Philadelphia

Luxury city apartments, for obvious reasons, are quite expensive. Yet some of the best loft apartments in the world are to be found in Philadelphia, and often at a lower cost than one could find in New York, D.C. or Boston. Average rental prices in Philadelphia were $819 in 2013, below the average for most …