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Day: February 10, 2020

How good is quartz for kitchen countertops? Find here!
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How good is quartz for kitchen countertops? Find here!

Regardless of whether you are remodeling your existing kitchen, or are designing the space from scratch, selecting countertop material is a critical step in the process. Kitchen countertops and worktops need to be durable, easy to maintain, and aesthetically pleasing at the same time, and there are a wide range of materials to choose from – quartz, marble, sandstone, granite, tiles and more. The popularity of quartz countertops has increased considerably in recent years, and it is different from marble and granite in certain ways. In this post, we are reviewing the basics of quartz as a countertop option. What exactly is quartz? For the uninitiated, quartz is known to be engineered stone. This is because quartz is first compounded and then mixed with resin, binder and pigment to produce ...
Synthetic Grass Design Adds Appeal
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Synthetic Grass Design Adds Appeal

Have you seen the unusual and playful designs for a synthetic grass installation? This super design idea may be best known for children’s playgrounds, but it shines in other creative projects as well. ForeverLawn Bellevue provides full service synthetic turf products and installations including for your unique projects. As an example, the Gateway shopping mall and park of Salt Lake City features synthetic grass swaths designed to flow down concrete stairs and surround a splash pad. A combination of sharp angles and curves of green creates visual interest and practical play areas for running kids. And the material beautifully manages water and friction to reduce slip hazards. Playground Grass by ForeverLawn is a durable, beautiful synthetic grass that is not only cost-effective but safer ...
Office Design Trends To Look Out For In 2020
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Office Design Trends To Look Out For In 2020

Office design is an ever-changing discipline with trends coming and going. What is popular last year could well be left in the cold this year. The source behind the rapid change in demand lies in business owners seeking to maximise productivity and employee wellbeing.  Like any other year, 2020 brings about new office design trends. Central to these trends is the aim to place people at the centre of design. In return, employees hope to attract in-demand talent and to retain them. In this article, we shall list out office design trends that you need to be on the lookout for. Biophilic Designs Will Be Widely Adopted Biophilia is a design concept that takes the majority of its inspiration from nature. Many of its forms, shapes and patterns follow those of nature such as honeycombs...
Sheet or Liquid Waterproofing Membranes? Which to Choose?
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Sheet or Liquid Waterproofing Membranes? Which to Choose?

In the world of surface waterproofing, a variety of materials can be used. For homeowners looking to perform regular maintenance, they might use epoxy or plastic sheets as a temporary solution. These materials are easy to apply but do not last for several years. Instead, a professional waterproofing contractor would use a waterproofing membrane to protect a building from water ingress. Simply put, a waterproofing membrane is a layer of material that is nearly waterproofed when in good condition.  Types of Waterproofing Membranes There are two primary types of waterproofing membranes – sheet & liquid membranes. Each has a different installation method and usage. In this article, we shall cover an overview of each. Sheet Based Waterproofing Membrane Systems As the name suggest...
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Is A Short Circuit Dangerous?

You may have heard the term “short circuit” being used whenever your circuit break trips and a resultant black out occurs. However, this is not quite the correct usage of the term and using it in this scenario actually down plays its danger. Short circuits are a highly dangerous event that can occur in any household or office. You should be aware of what a short circuit is, how it occurs, its dangers and what to do.  What is a Short Circuit A short circuit is technically a low resistance connection between any two conductors that are carrying electrical energy in your circuit. When they come into contact, they generate an excess of voltage and thus cause an excess flow of current from within the circuit. Since electricity will take the path of least resistance, current will load u...
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When Should You Dry Clean Or Steam Your Curtains?

Curtains are a must have window furnishing in any house or office. They offer both functional and aesthetical benefits.  On one hand, they help to block out excess sunlight while insulating external sound, thus offering privacy to people in the space. On the other hand, when chosen correctly, they complement the interior design of the space and even add depth to it. Yet, like any other furnishing, they require regular care, maintenance and cleaning. Cleaning Curtains in your Household or Office Curtains should be cleaned on a regular basis. We advocate a weekly routine of dusting and vacuuming your curtains without removing them from their rack. This helps to prevent a buildup of dust, dirt, pest, pollen or any other foreign particles. Furthermore, since you do not have to take...