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Rodney hoggett


Designer (Writing)

Member since September 16, 2012

  • Concrete Flooring For Your Home

    Environment, Industrial Design


    Concrete Flooring Ideas For Homes

    It is a pleasure for homeowners to develop a relaxing and soothing abode to retreat to at the end of the day. From roofs to floors, most dream of creating a harmonious balance on all the elements therein. Many thought that concrete flooring is a lifeless entity when it comes to floors. But given the right creative alterations, it can actually be transformed into a monotonous slab stretched all throughout a home into an interesting kaleidoscope of designs and allure. With these few tweaks, improving the look of your foot haven will be best achieved.

    Floor stamping is usually done in patios and outdoor areas. But, of late, even interior floors can be done the same way. Stamping is quite unique as it can create inspiring patterns that can mimic a tile or brick. It can also generate the same look as that of a hardwood grain through simply design elements. Most traditional contractors continually made use of stencils in etching patterns. However, current advances in technology has provided more equipments that make stamping much convenient and more creative.

    Transforming your floor structure into a mirror-like effect seems like a hard thing to do. In fact, it is not. Generating a polished look these days is done in more ways than one. By simply coating your overall floor structure with glossy treatment, you can easily generate floors that mimic marbles or granites. There is no need to apply wax over and over again. Most even comes with non-slip...

  • While also known as French pressed, Plunger coffee is generally made in any type of maker which uses a plunger type mechanism. Of course, there are glass, plastic, stainless steel and other models. So, each individual must decide for oneself which type of press works best for current use. Still, most individuals making this type prefer high quality brands and grinds rather than those found in most restaurants.

    Although, there are definitely some important elements to consider and things to watch for when making and serving this beverage. For example, it is important that the press, water and cups are all clean. In addition, it is also good to use the cleanest water which has no taste or after-taste due to added chlorine, flavoring or fluoridation.

    Otherwise, any additives, residue or toxins in the water can effect flavor in negative ways. Of course, as cost continues to rise, it is often best to make the most out of every pound. So, it is often best to check and double-check that all mechanisms used for brewing are clean and that any water being used has a pure clean taste.

    Using a brand with the right type grind is also essential. In addition, it is important to remember that price is not always the deciding factor when it comes to making a good pot. As a result, many individuals now find great deals on a variety of brands at many discount, big box and online specialty stores.

    After which, coffee lovers can then enjoy a great tasting cup without any harsh after taste. Of...