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.

Beyond the Pressure Rating: 6 Essential Features You Need for a Powerful Pressure Washer

If you are hiring a pressure washer to clean something around the home or the office, don't just look at the pressure rating on the machine. Instead, if you want a lot of power, look at the machine's other features as well. To blast away grime, dirt and debris, look for these essential power-packing features: 1. Gas-powered motor When hiring a pressure washer, you have a choice between gas- and electric-powered machines.

Get More Life from Your Hot Water Tank with a Magnesium Anode Replacement

A little known factor that determines how long your water heater lives or dies depends on the condition of its magnesium anode. This component is the vital key to the rust protection of the tank. You can easily check the state of your anode and get many more years of service from your heater by making a simple replacement. Follow this guide to learn more about the hidden world of magnesium anodes and how to go about checking and replacing them.