Shedding Some Light On Lantern History

Shedding Some Light On Lantern History

Early lanterns were not decorative at all, but rather utilitarian only. They were primarily square shaped and their designs very plain. The only reason for their existence was to shield the flame of the candle from extinguishing due to wind or breeze. Most early lanterns were rudimentarily designed, and made from sheet iron or tinplate.

Seven Tips On Saving Energy in Your Home

Seven Tips On Saving Energy in Your Home

Most of the electricity used in a home is produced by burning coal, oil and natural gas, which release carbon dioxide – the world’s largest contributor to global climate change – into the atmosphere. As a result, it is the energy choices people make at home that may have the greatest effect on the environment.

Make The Most Of Your Basement

Make The Most Of Your Basement

The basement of many homes is neglected, left undecorated and kept unlivable. If you are one of these people that has held off working on your basement, I suggest you think again. Consider the incredible potential that lies just below the main floor of your home....

Basement Ideas

Basement Ideas

Being banished to the basement doesn’t always have to be punishment! Nowadays, owners of homes with a basement consider the space to be prime square footage. Everything from hobby rooms, play rooms, media centers, music rooms, poker parlors, exercise areas, office...

A Tutorial To Pumps

A Tutorial To Pumps

Pumps are amazing mechanical devices and an important invention. They are used to move gas or liquid from one pressure are to another pressure area. They are used in a variety of ways from providing water to providing heat to providing energy. Pumps have been around...