Friday , September 22 , 2017

8 Reasons Why You Might Need Water Purification Tablets

Water purification tablets can take impure or unsafe water and make it safe to drink. Water purification tablets are an effective way to purify water and have been proven to be effective against bacteria, viruses, cysts, and bacteria. They work by adding chlorine dioxide to the unsafe water. That is the same chemical compound in most municipal water supplies. There are many good reasons to use water purification tablets.

Monday , July 31 , 2017

4 Landscape Design Ideas That Add Value to Your Home

When you think about making home improvements to your property, you understandably may think about the aesthetic and functional benefits of the improvements. However, you may also be focused on how different types of projects can increase your property value. Royal Decks landscaping Mississauga projects are not typically associated with boosting property value, but the reality is that a gorgeous landscape design with thoughtful hardscape features can bolster value tremendously. These are some of the top design ideas to consider for your space.

Thursday , June 8 , 2017

5 Signs You’re Paying Too Much for Farm Supplies

Whether you operate a small hobby farm or a much larger operation, you might have found that you spend a lot of money on farm supplies. Obviously, running a farm can be costly, but this does not mean that there aren’t ways that you can cut costs on the supplies that you purchase. Some people head to the same farm supply store over and over again just because they are used to shopping there or because it’s slightly more convenient to their farm. These are a few signs that you might be spending too much on supplies and that it might be time to start looking for ways to cut costs.

Thursday , January 26 , 2017

Understanding the Care and Maintenance Needs of Stucco

Stucco is one of the most common types of home exteriors found across the country and beyond, and there are many reasons for this. Stucco is considered to be a higher-end material, but it actually is more affordable than some other types of home exteriors you may be thinking about using to update your home. More than that, it has a great look, has exceptional durability and is rather easy to maintain. If you already have stucco installed on your home or if you are thinking about installing this material, you may be wondering what it takes to keep this material looking great for years to come.

Monday , May 9 , 2016

Sheet Metal Fabrication

3 Reasons Why Sheet Metal Décor Appealing

When most people think of home décor and ornamental decorations for their home, fabricated sheet metal is not the first thing that comes to mind; however, more and more homeowners are finding that sheet metal fabrication is not only highly functional and durable, but the flexibility in design allows them to create unique decorative designs for their home.

Wednesday , August 26 , 2015

Barnes Foundation “Greenwash” Can’t Clean Up Toxic Waste of the Move

  “Greenwashing” is all the rage.  The London Olympics were promoted as the “greenest” ever and sponsors Dow Chemical and British Petroleum (BP) stepped up to reap the publicity benefits.  Now the controversial Parkway Barnes is getting a good hosing down of “greenwash.”     The New York Times’ RandyKennedy reports that the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) […]

Wednesday , August 26 , 2015

Former Barnes Foundation President and CEO Kimberly Camp shakes things up!

  Kimberly Camp, President and CEO of the Barnes Foundation 1998-2005 (Phila. Tribune) Fascinating and disturbing news came out last week about the Kimberly Camp writing that money – or the total lack thereof — wasn’t actually the reason she and her employers sought court permission to transfer the legendary Barnes art collection from Merion to Philadelphia.  Weirdly […]

Wednesday , August 26 , 2015

Barnes World: Awards for Philly-Stines-in-Chief

  (photo credit Tom Crane Photography, Inc.) Philadelphia Inquirer’s Culture writer Peter Dobrin broke the news last night that  Aileen Roberts (Comcast) and Joseph Neubauer (Aramark Corporation) were the unanimous choices for The Philadelphia Award. No reflection on Mr. Dobrin, but this news  is about as surprising as time marching on.  We won’t bore you […]

Wednesday , August 26 , 2015

Barnes Foundation’s Anti-Friend Sanctions and a Gold-Plated Law Firm

Ralph G. Wellington, Esquire The Barnes Foundation’s lawyers at Schnader Harrison Segal and Lewis reacted vigorously to the Petition filed last year by Samuel C. Stretton, Esquire on behalf of Friends of the Barnes Foundation, BarnesWatch, and a number of individuals. Their Brief  reminded the Court that no one other than the Pennsylvania Attorney General has legal […]

Wednesday , August 26 , 2015

Plowing Under Progressive Ideals of the Barnes Foundation on the Parkway

photo by Jared Castaldi for Main Line Today   At the Friends of the Barnes Foundation Forum held in June 2006, historian Robert Zaller delivered a charge against Pew Charitable Trusts, the Annenberg and Lenfest Foundations, and others involved in the plan to move the Barnes art collection to Philadelphia.  His message rolled over the […]