oct 082014
 

pdf-to-autocadIf you’re a professional AutoCAD user, it is likely that you often share your designs and plans with your clients, supervisors or other interested users. AutoCAD is highly specialized tool and most average users don’t know how to open and view its native DWG files.

That being said, chances are that you often export your drawings to PDF before emailing them to clients for consideration and approval. If your clients request edits to your designs, you can easily go back to your original DWG file, make changes and generate another PDF of the improved plan.

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Patio Lighting Techniques

 DECORATION  Comentarios desactivados
sep 262014
 

Patio Lighting - Capitol Lighting

Good outdoor lighting makes it easy to walk around a walkway after dark, ensures safety and security, and creates an inviting atmosphere. Flexibility is important to achieve this.

Ideally, a combination of both standard and low voltage lights should be present in a patio. Standard voltage lighting, such as post lights or under-eave porch lights, provide strong, bright illumination to discourage intruders and allow you to walk around safely without tripping. However, this type of lighting is too glaring for entertaining guests.

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Tips For Choosing Patio Furniture

 HOME AND GARDEN  Comentarios desactivados
sep 222014
 

SOMBRILLAS DE JARDINWhen purchasing patio furniture, you need to give some thought to the setting in which it will live. Obviously the size of your outdoor space is important, but you should also consider its orientation to any view you might have on your property or balcony. Finally, exposure to sun, wind and moisture. You will also want to think about how often you use your patio or deck, and for what purpose. Are you just reading and relaxing, or dining and entertaining?

If you often invite friends and family for dinner, you will need a substantial dining set. But, if you see your patio as more of a quiet retreat, deep-seating sets and ottomans, or adjustable trays as an end table might be a better choice. This should not be so difficult to do because there are a lot to choose from.

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sep 222014
 

kids-room-rugWhen designing your kids’ bedrooms, there are many aspects to consider. Of course, you want the design to look cohesive and cute, but you also need to make sure that it is practical.

When deciding on what flooring options you want for your kids’ rooms, you need to keep in mind both safety and cleanability. If you live in Sedona flooring options may be somewhat limited only because the town is so small. That being said, there are still plenty of viable options for you to choose from.

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sep 222014
 

portable-generatorIf you are using heavy duty equipment in the form of power drills, or outdoor lighting for events, then you will need to use a generator to give you the level of power that you need. Plugging high performance equipment into mains electricity will overload your power and possibly blow your electrics. Continue reading »

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sep 212014
 

composite-fence-minneapolisIt doesn’t matter if your dream house is of Mediterranean-style or inspired from the Edwardian era, but most of us have always envisioned our future residence to have that iconic white picket fence.

While the classic fences may have been made of wood, there are a number of reasons why homeowners shy away from the use of wood around their house. It may be due to the risk of termites or for security purposes, but use of synthetic fences has currently been on the rise.

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sep 212014
 

hurricane_house_damageA hurricane is the ultimate act of aggression from mother nature.  Its destructive forces can cause injury, death and an enormous amount of damage to property.

The scenes of devastated neighborhoods after these massive events has become all too common; such scenes are set to become far more common, as the effects of global-warming continue to worsen.  However, householders can prepare for these storms, and hurricane damage repair can be far easier when people have readied their homes for approaching storms.

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sep 202014
 

The top causes of fires in homes are from cigarettes, a lack of smoke alarms, cooking, electrical appliances and heating equipment.

Most of these fires could have been prevented with some very basic precautions that can be taken whilst you are building.

Taking the official UK statistics into account, we have detailed some basic building precautions you can take for your home to prevent fire from occurring in the first place.

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sep 202014
 

Moho en techoHomeowners should keep their homes in top shape by doing their best to prevent damages and accidents due to factors such as natural disasters and mold. They do this as a means of protecting their investment and reducing the likelihood for a home insurance claim.

Each year, homes endure a variety of weather trends including heavy snows and strong sun rays. This can cause the roof, decks and walls to deteriorate. This post will discuss the areas that should be inspected so that homeowners are not met with an insurance claim due to their own negligence of necessary maintenance.

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sep 192014
 

clip_image002Having worked in industrial roofing, I’ve had my fair share of leaky roofs in the past and as a result I have become a bit of a self-proclaimed expert when it comes to roof work. From my past experiences, I thought I’d provide you with some helpful roof repairing tips that I’ve put together to keep you safe.

It’s really important to be careful when you’re working on a roof as they can be incredibly dangerous, be sure to take precautionary measures to keep yourself safe from danger.

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