4 Common Issues with Pontoon Boats and How to Prevent Them

Pontoon boats are extremely spacious and ideal for fishing, tubing and just enjoying the water. Also, unlike the typical fiberglass runabout, the aluminum construction of the pontoon boat and its long hull form help to set it apart in regard to maintenance and handling on the water. However, there are certain maintenance and safety issues that owners should be aware of to keep their pontoon in top notch working condition.

How to Control the Condensation in Your Shipping Container Turned-Living-Space

If you are converting an old shipping container into a living space, you want to make it as comfortable as possible, and that includes reducing the amount of condensation that occurs in your container. Keeping condensation levels low makes the interior of the container feel less humid, and it also protects your possessions from unwanted moisture. Here are some tips to help:  1. Focus on ventilation. Condensation occurs when humid air hits a cool surface and causes water droplets to form there.

Tips On Caring For Turquoise and Silver Antique Jewellery

Antique silver and turquoise jewellery is beautiful, and unusual stone varieties such as Persian or Spider Web turquoise can be very expensive to buy.  Turquoise can lose its colour over time if it's not cared for properly, and silver settings can also be prone to tarnishing and discolouration.  So, how do you keep your vintage turquoise stones and their silver settings looking gorgeous and in good condition?  Read on for some helpful tips.

Answers to Some of the Most Commonly Asked Questions About Hydroponics

Hydroponics refers to growing plants in a solution of water rather than in soil. The water solution will contain nutrients that are added and which are usually gently washed over the plant roots at regular intervals, rather than the plants just soaking in water. A hydroponics system is very easy to make; you can even cut a PVC pipe to accommodate your plants, buy a grow light and some nutrient solution, and have a simple hydroponics system in your home within minutes!

Document Storage And Paper Fleas: Advice For Office Managers

While many organisations now focus on paperless and digital working, a lot of Australian businesses must still hold on to archived paper records. For example, many financial institutions store old paper documents because it is too time-consuming and expensive to convert those documents to an electronic format. However, these paper records can create problems for people working in the office. Learn more about paper mites and fleas, and find out what you need to do to control the problem.