Archive for April, 2014
The chemicals and contaminants that make their way into drinking water sources can be quite harmful. In fact, chlorine in drinking water has actually been linked to breast cancer, and studies have shown that women who suffer from it have an estimated 50-60% more chlorine in their breast tissue than those who do not. In an effort to keep themselves healthy, many Americans turn to filtered bottle water, rather than drink from the tap. But since there are a number of consequences that come from the production and waste of disposable plastic bottles, on top of the fact that they hurt your wallet, investing in drinki
If you’re looking to buy a new house, there’s often a deluge of different tasks and steps to purchasing a home you need to remember to do before you make the purchase and move in to your new address.
Here is a simple buying a new home checklist to help you remember all that needs to be done:
- Find a mortgage that fits you: Very few homeowners are able to pay for a house entirely up front. It’s important to look at all your mortgage options and choose which one fits your financial situation best before buying a house. There are several different interest rate and loan type options designed to fit different income levels.
- Get pre-approved: Obtaining pre-approval on your mortgage is something you should do before shopping for houses. It’s an indication to sellers that you’re serious about
Did you know that Mississippi is considered to be the most religious U.S. state because 59% of its residents consider themselves to be “very religious?” Although few churches were built during the first three centuries of the Early Christian Church, there are now countless churches located across the country. However, church furniture eventually gets old, dilapidated, and feeble, so it must be replaced. Fortunately, many types of church furniture can be replaced, and there are several benefits of doing so. 1. What church furniture can be replaced? Nearly every item within a church can be substituted with newer or refinished versions of the same furniture. Church steeples, pews, kneelers, stained glass, and chairs, for examp
When figuring out ways to make your home stand out, sometimes all you need to do is look to the past. In some cases, it is best to look at design elements of other countries. A Shoji screen, or a Japanese screen room divider, can fit well in any room. They are easy to maintain and change if you want to go another direction in your home design. Shoji screens were used in Japanese homes dating back to the 16th century. Traditionally, shoji screens and Chinese room dividers were built out of bamboo and rice paper. Sliding shoji screens were used in traditional Asian homes because space was at a premium. Shoji screens and doors can adapt to the
There is nothing like getting a dream vacation home at your favorite getaway city. If it is in a tropical area, you can enjoy the view and warm breeze in waterfront vacation condos, luxury penthouse suites, or a stand alone house on the beach. A home that sits right on the beach gives you access to the water any time of the day, and truly gives you the relaxing experience you need. In order to make this dream a reality, you can begin by trying to find a luxury penthouse for sale, luxury waterfront properties, and other new condos for sale in your desired area. Many vacation hubs such as Miami, Fort Lauderdale, or virtually any South Florida city, places homes on sale year round in order