We bought an old building that has been used for flats and shops for well over a hundred years now. The building has been traced back to almost 200 years, and it has been added onto and refurbished many times. Our latest remodel brought everything back up to code standards. We completely redid the interior with plumbing and electric. We uncovered stone and brick surfaces to use them for their artistic looks. Outside, mortar joints were sealed, and the fixed access ladder to the roof was removed and completely remade.
The old ladder to the roof was just a rung and rail steel ladder attached to the wall. Service personnel had been using it for years. The new ladder has treads and a safety cage. Continue reading
I’ve eaten a lot of food over many months and have packed on a lot of pounds. I wanted to get my body into better shape, so I made a commitment to lose weight. Having dealt with weight loss programs in the past, I wasn’t too eager about doing another one, because I never cared for the diets that I would have to follow. The bland foods that tastes like they were made for astronauts were something that I hated. I heard about Nutrisystem Fresh Start reviews online and begin to rethink my approach to the weight loss diet technique.
People were giving all kinds of positive feedback about the foods from the Nutrisystem diet, saying that it tasted like normal, delicious food that people would normally eat and not any of that flavorless junk. I became curious and wanted to give the diet a try. I signed up to have my meals delivered to me and on the first day of starting the new diet, I was pleasantly surprised at how great the food tasted. Continue reading
I am working to complete my degree and it is not easy at all. I have just enough credits left that I can do it, but there is not much time left over for any other thing. Fortunately for me I have some money saved up. Last summer I found some work doing web design services for this guy who graduated a couple of years ago. He had a lot more work than he could do by himself and he could not afford to pay the full rate that it would have cost. So he paid me in cash what he could and wrote me a bunch of checks that I could not cash right away. Continue reading
Our mom drives us crazy with the annual chore of cleaning we do at the condo we live in. I admit that sometimes you can’t really see the floor in my room for all the clothes and junk I have strewn around, but it is not filthy stuff. There are no pizza boxes or plates of half-eaten food laying around. It is a clean mess. Still, she has my sister and I clean our rooms before she hires the people who come out to do household spring cleaning in Singapore. They come to our condo every year and clean several of the units. Word got around of how thorough a job that they do.
My mom is funny in that she tells us that she is not letting the cleaning people see the mess our rooms are. I remind her that she hires the professionals to do the cleaning. Then I ask her why do we have to preclean our rooms first? She gives us the standard comments about how I am like a farm animal with how I keep my room and professional people don’t need to see that. She asked me if I brush my teeth and floss before getting my teeth cleaned. I told her that I do, and she asked me why I do it. Continue reading
I was able to buy a small apartment building for a lot less money than I expected. I had inspected the building beforehand, so I knew that there was a lot of work to be done. I still considered it a steal though. One of the first things I had done was an inspection, and this was when it was determined that there was a slight mold problem. I had no idea how to handle this on my own, so I did an online search for a Charlotte mold removal company, which is how I found EDS Disaster Services.
They have an entire page dedicated to mold. It really helped me by learning all about mold this way. I have heard the term before, but I honestly could not explain it beyond knowing it was a fungus that can be dangerous. Continue reading
Long hours of working out for so many years is something that I really believe in. I make sure that I try to meet my goal number of hours for exercise every week. But I guess the fact that I am older now has made it so that I can no longer change the way certain parts of my body look with exercise. I knew that I could look better with help, so I began looking to see if any companies carry out fat freeze in Singapore so that I could get some assistance with feeling better about myself.
I certainly do not feel the need to look perfect. I think that most everything in life is fine when done in moderation. But I do care about the way that I look. It is pretty obvious to me that I feel better when I also think that I look good. Continue reading
It is pretty hard to blame Walter for walking out on the company. He did not get lured away by another company, instead he got lured away by an extremely wealthy widow. She was one of our most important clients and apparently he did a really great sales job on her. At any rate they sent me to Singapore and we found out that he really did not do things by the book, the entire operation is impossible to decipher. I had to get a Singapore company secretarial services to send me a couple of secretaries and we are trying to dig through the mess that Walter left. Continue reading
Though we are not a huge company, we still like to do as many nice things for our workers as we can. There are nearly 60 people who work for us, and they give their all to make us the success that we are. They receive great wages, excellent benefits, and our unwavering gratitude. At the end of the year, we like to hand out corporate gifts that we have purchased from doorgiftsingapore.com to show even more of our appreciation. Though they are just small tokens of our appreciation, they are usually big hits because of the fun items that we pick out.
Some of the items that we have given in the past include tee shirts, caps, Bluetooth speakers, different kinds of accessories for the car and so many other things. This year, I wanted to find something different from what we have given in the past. I looked over the different categories of gifts that are available, and I decided that this year’s gifts are going to be bags. Continue reading
My husband gets a bit nervous when things happen. I have become the voice of reason in our family. He used to make split-second decisions that were always right. Now things get to him. We were sitting and watching a movie on DVD. A storm was raging outside and the satellite TV lost signal. We heard a big crunch followed by a crash. The huge maple tree in the front yard fell over. It looked like something out of a movie. The twisted roots were sticking up, and the place that does tree removal in Long Island told us that it missed the house and garage by inches. We could not even get up to the front of the house or garage because of the tree branches. Continue reading
Part of the charm of this house we bought was its slate roof. It really brought together the whole look of the house. We liked the Old World charm that was coupled with the new technology in the renovations the owner did. The kitchen had commercial-grade appliances and was designed to be a gourmet kitchen. The forced-air HVAC system had HEPA filtration. Well, looks and technology are nice, but slate can be a problem keeping it looking good and watertight. We had called for roof repair in Manhattan NY reaching out to a company who would work on a slate roof.
Fortunately, for us, the only problem was the roof area over the back porch. It was the only spot that needed redone. You can still buy slate shingles, but matching what you already have might present a problem. Continue reading
My mother left her house to my family in her will, and we moved into it a few months ago. I am very glad to be a home owner now, because it meant that I was able to move my kids out of an apartment. This is a much better environment for them to grow up in, and so I am very thankful. Unfortunately the house needs a lot of work, and I have gotten some things done, and now I am looking into roof installation in Queens NY and I would like to figure out how much it is going to cost.
I know it is not going to come cheap and so I just hope that I am able to come up with enough money to pay for it. Though I kind of doubt I will be able to, because I am fairly sure it is going to be more expensive than I can afford at the moment. Continue reading
I noticed that light bulbs were blowing out much faster than they should have in my house for a few years. I really did not know why it was happening. I have an older home and I thought maybe that had something to do with it, but I did not know more than that. When other things with the electricity began happening, that got a little scary. Calling an electrical contractor in Passaic County NJ helped to soothe my worries and make me stop worrying about the situation.
When the light bulbs in the house kept popping and going out, I thought maybe I bought a batch of faulty bulbs. I am pretty naive about anything to do with electricity or most things that come with owning a house. Continue reading
My daughter told her mother and I that the only thing she wanted for her wedding day that she was not able to get was a party bus. She thought that it would be fun if she and the rest of the bridal party could have used a party bus, but she just could not fit it in their wedding budget. She was not telling us to hint for us to get her one or anything, but we still decided to give her what she really wanted. We looked online for a limo in toronto that provides party buses, and we were able to find exactly what we wanted.
The limo company that we looked at has a wide variety of limos and party buses. Continue reading
It is easy to get behind in things. It is also easy to be doing work that is not really helping you to generate income to your full potential. My wife’s pregnancy required her to take it easy when she was approaching full term. She is a go-getter who needs to have everything done before she will rest. So, I decided to hire a cleaning company in Toronto to keep our house in order until after our baby arrived. I was calling off work to make sure she would rest by making sure both my responsibilities and hers were done. She is the type who will do her part and yours if you wait too long to get something done. It is just how she is. I was having a hard time getting it all done so she would have no excuse not to take it easy. It was actually more cost effective for me to hire the cleaning crew than it was to stay home from work. Continue reading
My husband and I were looking forward to our honeymoon in Singapore. Even before he proposed to me, we both knew that was where we wanted our first trip as Mr. and Mrs. to be. We decided to take an extended honeymoon and spent a total of ten days there, which are forever etched in my mind because they were so great. We got to play on the beach, take amazing tours, and we even found the best Spanish restaurant in Singapore that we ended up eating at four times while we were there.
We had determined that we were going to eat someplace different each day we were there, but it was too hard to stick to that rule when everything at La Ventana tasted so good. We both love Spanish food, but we also enjoy other types as well, which is why we wanted to try everything we possibly could while there. We did end up choosing the Spanish restaurant the first day though because we both were hungry for it. Continue reading
If the time has come to get a new AC unit installed for your business or commercial building, you will want to hire an HVAC company that is experienced with NYC projects. An AC installation in NYC is different than most areas with complex challenges, so experience matters more than many other areas. Installations vary from AC units to central AC systems to chilled water central systems. It is best to consult with an HVAC company when you are ready to begin the process for replacing your existing system. They will be able to go over the particulars of your particular business or building needs.
Many businesses have different demands, some are concerned with just cooling one floor, others several, and some entire buildings. Continue reading