Posts Written ByFranklin Kaplan

  Asbestos is a natural mineral that was used extensively in construction until the 1980s, when it was discovered that the minute slivers that can be released into the atmosphere can cause various types of cancer. Since 2003, the use of asbestos has been banned, and with so many buildings that still contain this harmful substance, the removal is still going on. Some people do not really understand how asbestos can be so dangerous, and many think if you even touch the substance, you will become ill. The truth is that asbestos can break or flake and when it does,…

  If you are one of those people that like to tackle jobs around the house, you probably get a lot of satisfaction out of doing the work yourself, not to mention the money you save by not having to call in a company. There are times, however, when the DIY route is not advisable, especially when dealing with gas or electricity, and the best thing to do is call in the experts. If you are not convinced and are still thinking you can handle every job at home, here are 5 reasons why it sometimes pays to enlist the…

  Owning guns can be a lot of fun, but it’s also a huge responsibility. There’s nothing more satisfying than heading to the range to fire off a few rounds after a stressful day at work, but you need to know that your children won’t be able to access your guns. In addition, thieves and criminals may have their sights set on your guns if they’re valuable, and you don’t want intruders to be able to access your weapons if they break an entry. Fortunately, there are many different storage options that come highly recommended by those who have your…

Home expansion projects can add serious value to your property and increase your living space. However, while these projects always sound great as they can deliver many benefits when properly planned and executed, they must be just that – properly planned and executed. There are, therefore, many things that you need to consider before deciding on a home extension, like the following five that you definitely want to spend some time thinking about before your home expansion project, for example, second storey additions for your Perth home, gets underway. How Much Additional Space Do You Need? How much is too…

  Buying your first car is a milestone in anyone’s life, as it signifies a new level of freedom and independence. That said, there is the decision to be made about whether to buy a new or used car, and while a new vehicle does have many advantages, it is perhaps not the ideal choice for a first time buyer. A new licence holder would be relatively inexperienced with all things mechanical, and driving is a new skill that needs to be honed over time. Buying a new vehicle might intimidate the driver, and being afraid of damaging the car,…

You might be very unhappy with your current wardrobe. The doors might be coming off the hinges, the mirrors may be cracked, the drawers could be broken and the contents might be spilling out because you simply do not have enough space. If this sounds familiar, then it might be time to consider buying your dream wardrobe. Wardrobes in Perth WA from Lifestyle wardrobes are effortlessly stylish whilst being affordable. There are several things that you can do to achieve this, without having to spend lots of time and money. Read on in order to find out much more.

Betting on football couldn’t get any easier today as it can all be done online from the comfort of your own home, when compared with the days when you had to go to the shop just to put a bet on and to collect your winnings. Not only is betting much easier to achieve on computers, but it’s now very easy to do on mobile devices thanks to bookmakers making their websites responsive to the latest standards. Not only is betting much easier to do, but research on matches is also much easier to do thanks to the thousands of…

House renovations can be extremely stressful for homeowners, especially if you have decided to redecorate every room in the entire house. Getting a skip bin, choosing the layout of the room and deciding on a final budget are just three of the things you will have to do when you are planning the makeover. There is nothing worse than getting halfway through a project – with unfinished rooms – and finding out that your bank balance will definitely not be able to cover the rest of the job. Then you will be left with a house that resembles a building…

The Olympics consists of a variety of sports that are popular around the world. However, there are still several sports that aren’t currently included in the Olympics. There are of course reasons behind this, but they aren’t necessarily clear and there are a lot of unhappy sports fans that don’t get to watch their favourite sports in action during the Olympic Games. The problem the organizers have when it comes to the Olympics, is that the tournament will never be able to cater for all sports because it would be unmanageable, so that is a good enough reason to have…

It is inevitable that at some time or another throughout our lives, the aging process will catch up with us and we simply won’t be able to do things anymore, the same way that we used to. This is an awful thought to consider but unfortunately one which you can do absolutely nothing about. You may not be able to stop the signs of aging on your body but you can be smart in terms of how you approach it to ensure that you are still able to live in the right way, remain as active as you possibly can…