Tips For Furnishing Your Dining Room When You Have Children

Whether you use the dining room for everyday meals or only for special occasions, keeping it looking good when you have small children can be almost impossible. If you already have the table and chairs, you can protect them from stains and scratches. If you are going to be buying new furniture, look for a set that will not only hold up to the children, but are less likely to cause an injury when a child is climbing around or under it. Read More 

How To Find Antique Furniture At The Right “Estate Sale”

As a beginning antique dealer, you have so much to learn, but just like the antiques you are trying to find, buy and sell, this knowledge takes years to accumulate. You already know you may find something incredible at an estate sale, but how do you determine which estate sales are major and which ones are minor? For example, anyone can call their sale an estate sale if they are selling off Mom and Pop's stuff after their parents die, but it might not include anything of real value. Read More 

How To Make Your Own Bench From Cinder Blocks

If you're looking for a little extra seating around your yard or garden, but don't want to spend a lot of money on a new patio couch or chairs, you can make a bench yourself with just a few tools and items. This bench is quick and simple to make and can be dismantled easily and moved to another area if need be. See below for instructions to make a cinder block bench. Read More 

Modifications To Your Bed That Can Help Alleviate Arthritis

If you are suffering from arthritis, one way you can reduce the pain you experience is by changing how you sleep and by getting the right mattress. An old mattress is often the most likely to make your arthritis worse, so even getting a new mattress might be enough to reduce pain. However, you will achieve the best results if you get a good mattress. Choosing the Right Mattress The best mattress is based partially on your personal preferences. Read More 

Hiding Ugly, Unwieldy Wires In Your Executive Office

Do you have an unattractive tangle of wires on your desk? Not only does that give a bad impression to clients, but it can also easily get in the way of your work and contribute to general clutter. Though many items have gone wireless, there are still things such as monitors that have to be connected directly to the computer. Try to move everything you can to wireless and then use the following tips to control the rest of your cords. Read More