Transform Your Small Patio into a Beautiful and Functional Space

If you are of the opinion that you must have a large deck or patio in order to be able to enjoy a comfortable and stylish outdoor area, get ready to change your mind. With the right arrangement and choice of furniture pieces even small outdoor areas, such can become the perfect outdoor oasis, great for both relaxation and entertaining. Here are some ideas to get you on the right track to creating an inviting outdoor area.

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How to Promote Proper Hand Washing in a Commercial Kitchen

When it comes to keeping a commercial kitchen sanitary, it’s highly important for your staff members to maintain proper hygiene. After all, dirty hands are the most common cause for the spreading of infections and diseases. Therefore, it’s imperative that all food-handling workers follow standard sanitation and hygiene practices. And you, as a commercial food business owner, should try to do everything in your power to make hand washing a habit rather than an annoyance.

If you want to make sure that your employees wash their hands as often as necessary, one way to do so is to install special sinks for hand washing. What this means is that there should be at least one hand washing sink inside the food prep area, conveniently located and accessible for all employees to use. Preferably, the sink should include several taps that allow multiple employees to use it at the same time. It’s important to stress out that hand washing should only be performed in the designated sink, and not in warewashing sinks, food prep sinks, or mop sinks.

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Kink Bikes: All the Perks of Professional Gear at a Fraction of the Price

Think back to that cool kid in your neighbourhood that could do all of those amazing tricks on his bike. The one that could go from one street corner to the other while doing a wheelie and didn’t even bother to put his hands on the handlebars while going down the hill (wearing a helmet of course). I don’t know about you, but that kid in my neighbourhood had a BMX bike, and I remember because that’s what made me want to get one as well. If you were also inspired by someone, regardless if that was a friend or an actual professional, then I’m sure that you also wanted to get your own BMX and learn a few tricks as well. The good news is that pretty much anyone can do that, but you do need the right bike to get you started.

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What to Look for in an Amateur Telescope?

One of the most fascinating hobbies that not many people participate in, is amateur astronomy. When people think of astronomy, they think about large observatories, but little do they know that you can watch the stars from the comfort of your own attic, or patio. Contrary to popular belief, telescopes aren’t all that expensive (at least the ones meant for beginners and amateur astronomers), and almost anyone can afford them.

However, it’s true that there are thousands of different models and picking the right telescope may be difficult for someone who doesn’t know what to look for. There are three basic types of telescopes – refracting, reflecting and catadioptric.

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What to Look For When Buying Car Mats?

Your vehicle’s floor is constantly exposed to dirt, dust, mud, and everything else that comes in contact with your shoes while you’re outside. The floorboard can easily get damaged and stained from rocks, debris, spilled food and drinks and everything that might happen while on your ordinary commute. That being said, it’s important to properly protect it and save yourself the hassle and money you’d spend cleaning it up.

The best form of floorboard protection comes in the form of car mats. These accessories are incredibly useful, yet quite affordable so that you can change them whenever you may need to. Taken from the aspect of ease of use and practicality, among the most popular types of car mats are rubber mats.
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What Circumstance is Which Trolley Best Suited to

It doesn’t matter what type of profession you’re in, a big part of any job is doing the tasks assigned to you properly and carrying your own weight, however when it comes to warehouse workers, this weight becomes less metaphorical and more back-breaking. Naturally, since no business has the sort of money to afford medical insurance good enough for their workers to routinely carry large items by hand, warehouse workers always use a trolley to get the job done instead. Seeing as how there are many different types of products these warehouses can store, it stands to reason that not all of them can be transported in the same way. This reason is exactly why there are multiple types of trolleys that need to be available in any warehouse. But what are some of the most important ones?

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Wedding Centerpieces – It’s the Little Things That Matter

I am positive that anyone who has ever gone through all the planning phases of a wedding will agree with me that although it is an extremely joyous occasion, there is a fair amount of stress involved in it as well. Sure, nothing comes primary to the location of the reception, the band/DJ and the list of guests, but the one thing you should not disregard if you want to have the perfect wedding reception, are the details. It’s the small touches what gives the entire event its soul and warmth. We talked to the best wedding planners in Australia to get the inside scoop on what are the most important considerations regarding centerpieces. Let’s talk details. Continue reading

Cutting and Bulking Made Easy – the Great Convenience of Online Meal Plans

You’ve probably heard about bulking and cutting, and how it leads to quicker, better progress in the long term than making gradual changes or staying the same weight. But is that truly the best strategy for you? And should you constantly be bulking or cutting? Before we get into it, it’s important to note that there are no accepted definitions of cutting and bulking.

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What to Look For When Buying a Cold Room

Any business owner whose business relies on storing large amounts of frozen or chilled produce knows that using a cold room is oftentimes the better solution than using multiple smaller cabinets. Smaller restaurants and caterers can operate efficiently, but as they grow and the amount of chilled products they use expands, it makes more sense to invest in a cold room Australia restaurant owners suggest, simply because they provide more value in the long run.

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What You Need to Know Before Getting into 3D Printing

It seems like everyone is talking about 3D printing these days, and for a good reason – this technology continues changing the world. While in the past only businesses with large budgets could afford 3D printing, today 3D printing is widely available to home users as well. With the affordable, easy-to-operate, consumer-grade 3D printer models on the market today, everyone can create cool and useful objects in their own homes. If you’re intrigued by the great potential offered by this innovative technology and plan to get a printer 3D unit for yourself, here’s what you should know. Continue reading

What Basic Maintenance You Need to do Before Welding Anything

There are many basic rules of safety you should obey while you are working with any sort of welder. A few of the more important ones would be to always wear all of the appropriate protective gear that covers all of the needed areas, make sure that the material you are working on is properly secured in place, and if the welder ever malfunctions for any reason, maybe don’t try and check it by looking down the end where the scorching white flames come out of. But, a very important part of proper safety is also making sure that the welder itself is properly maintained so that the likelihood of any potential accident that comes as a result of built up grime or other materials can be avoided. Continue reading

What to Look for in Ergonomic Office Chairs

Due to the fact that there are much more people working in offices nowadays than in the past, ergonomics have become a very important part of the office culture. In fact, most developed countries have laws regarding office ergonomics and employers can get sued if they don’t provide their workers with ergonomic furniture like chairs and desks.

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What to Know About Roller Blinds: The Ideal Window Treatment

Though minimalist trends have reigned the interior décors these last couple of years, this has had little to no effect on blinds. Sure, you can opt for bare windows, or curtains as the more see-through option, but if you really want to make a valuable purchase, that’s elegant, and minimal at the same time due to the design with clean lines, roller blinds are the choice. Continue reading

What to Look for When Buying a 4×4 Winch

As off-road and overland enthusiasts look to conquer more trails and reach remote places to discover, winches have become an integral part of the essential 4×4 equipment list. Winches were mainly designed for pickups and 4×4, but nowadays there are many different types that can accommodate everyone’s needs, as there are models with a wide range of capacity – from a few hundred kilograms to a few tons. With that said, if you’re new to winches, you should probably do some research and consider all the facts before you make the investment, as it can be a pretty hefty one. Continue reading

Here’s How to Care for Anthurium Flowers That Amaze with Their Pink Haze

Generally speaking, the name Anthurium is an umbrella for hundreds of tropical plant species that have the most beautiful and vibrantly coloured flowers that can last nearly year-round. This is one of the main reasons why you can see Anthuriums in many homes. Continue reading

Home Theater: What to Do to Bring the Cinematic Pleasure in Your Abode

If your ideal night is one spent watching series, TV shows, and films, you’ve got to give yourself the joy of having your own home theater. How many times have you had the wish to go to the nearest theater, only to find out the tickets have been sold out, got stuck in a traffic jam, or spent most of the day at work with no free time to spare?

When you have a theater at home, you no longer have to worry about those situations, instead you bring all of the excitement that goes with watching on the big screen, hearing all the sounds with a surround system, right next to you. Your first thought would be that this kind of a project is going to cost you a lot, and that you don’t really need to go through with it, but it doesn’t have to considerably affect your budget.

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What to Do to Fire Your Kids’ Imagination

Do a quick search on the internet for quotes on imagination, and you’re sure to come across hundreds. Imagination is what makes the world go round, because it’s imagination that precedes innovations, and creations, and it’s equally important for adults and kids. Successful, talented, secure, and well-adjusted adults were kids who had plenty of imaginative play. Continue reading

What Beginners Need to Know About Buying Bass Strings

Learning to play the bass guitar can be very rewarding after you’ve invested enough time in it to be able to get to a point where you are satisfied with your sound. But first, you will have to muscle through a few months of sounding like some sort of dying animal and keeping at it without getting frustrated. So before you even get to the desired point, you will have to know a bit about the instrument itself and some of the basics before buying it. And the most basic information about the bass and any guitar really, is this – without the right strings they are just an overpriced pieced of wood. Continue reading