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Get a Grip on this Floor!

Posted on February 18, 2024 by Branden Mausbach
If you have nice concrete flooring and want it to stay that way for several years, this is a good idea to place some form of sealant onto it.For those who have just moved right into a used home, make an effort to determine if the concrete flooring has been sealed or not.It is possible to usually tell in case a floor has been sealed by its shiny surface, but sometimes it isn't that easy.This is a little trick that is effective...

Fireplace Design - A Real Burning Issue

Posted on July 12, 2023 by Branden Mausbach
Mantlepiece and grate styles have altered however the basic structural components of a fireplace haven't radically changed since way back when.The early mix of a big stone or brick opening with a chimney built over it evolved from the most obvious proven fact that smoke rises, instead of from the scientific knowledge of what sort of well-designed flue system works.Consequently early wood and later coal-burning fires were very inefficient also it had not been until a particular Benjamin Thompson (also referred to as Count Rumford) produced his thesis on the principles of fireplace design in 1799 that smaller grates and improvements in the inner form of the openings were introduced...