1.||Care & Maintenance of Your Outdoor Wood Patio Furniture|
Some of the most beautiful Outdoor Patio and Deck Furniture is made from wood. Wood is a natural product, but when exposed to moisture and changes in temperature and humidity, wood will respond in a variety of ways. ...
[Added: 17 Feb 2007 Hits: 1295 Words: 863]
2.||Home Water Fountains & Waterfalls: A Multi-Sensory Approach to Reducing Stress and the Negative Effects of Everyday Noise|
Here's an experiment. Take note of your stress and energy levels following one day spent doing what you normally do in a day, and then compare that to the stress and energy levels you experience at the end of a day spent in nature. The chances are ...
[Added: 26 Jan 2007 Hits: 1753 Words: 901]
3.||Protect Children from Drowning - Part 2: Choosing the Right Pool Alarm for Your Backyard Pool|
Pool alarms are only one of the many layers of protection that should be implemented in and around the backyard swimming pool to decrease the chances of childhood drowning accidents. There are so many varieties of pool alarms on the market, though, that it may ...
[Added: 23 Apr 2006 Hits: 729 Words: 718]
4.||Protect Children From Drowning - Part 1: Layers of Protection Around the Backyard Swimming Pool|
Drowning is often a "silent death" because a victim is usually unable to splash violently or call for help, as one might expect. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning is the second leading cause of death for children 1-14 years old, and an extensive ...
[Added: 17 Apr 2006 Hits: 805 Words: 1035]
5.||Playing It Safe - Part 3: Inspection and Maintenance of Backyard Playground Equipment|
Backyard playground safety is most assuredly a priority when we plan and install a backyard playground for the family and neighbors to enjoy. Just as important, though, is the attention we pay to playground safety over time. Playground safety should continue to be a ...
[Added: 12 Apr 2006 Hits: 701 Words: 666]
6.||Playing It Safe: Planning and Constructing a Safe Backyard Playground|
Before you jump into purchasing a new backyard playground for your family, consider
the following… Backyard playground safety begins even before the playground equipment
has been constructed and installed. This article, and the series of articles that
follow, will assist you in ...
[Added: 06 Apr 2006 Hits: 939 Words: 968]
7.||Rugged Outdoor Elegance: All Weather Indoor / Outdoor Rugs|
Remember When . . .
In the not too distant past, the words outdoor
rug referred to something like a small patch of Astroturf that one placed out
on the patio. Those old outdoor rugs were basically utilitarian, and sure ...
[Added: 06 Apr 2006 Hits: 936 Words: 362]
8.||Outdoor Patio Heaters: A Great Commercial Asset|
British pubs and restaurants are about to be faced with a dilemma. In
Scotland by 2006, and in England by 2008, smoking inside businesses that serve
food will be outlawed. During the summer smokers can sit outside on patios,
decks, or ...
[Added: 06 Apr 2006 Hits: 473 Words: 567]
9.||Taking Inside Comfort Outside: A Look at Outdoor Patio Heaters for the Home|
One of the biggest trends among homeowners today is building or improving outdoor
rooms around the house, such as patios and decks. According to a recent survey conducted
by the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC), ...
[Added: 06 Apr 2006 Hits: 438 Words: 712]