Cover Fabric for Your Outdoor Foam Cushions

A few months ago we gave you some ideas for choosing the right type of foam for your outdoor cushions. We told you about the different properties of dryfast foam, closed cell foam, and polyurethane foam, and recommended some applications for each. But choosing the best foam is only half the battle when it comes […]

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Great Foam DIY Projects to Make for Kids

Kid-sized furniture and accessories are wonderful to have in the home. But even the tiniest chair or foam sack can be rather expensive, especially when emblazoned with Disney princesses, Marvel superheroes, or pro sports team logos. To cut down on the expense and bring a more personal touch to each piece, we recommend taking a […]

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3 Types of Custom Packaging for Equipment, Tools, and Collectibles

When shipping or traveling with specialty items such as expensive equipment, tools, and collectibles, the type of packaging you use is of paramount importance. Pack the items too loosely, and they become vulnerable to damage from shaking, jarring, and rough handling. Pack the items too tightly, and they may bend, warp, or become difficult to […]

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Benefits of Body Pillows and Positioning Pillows

Sleeping on your back has long been linked to health issues such as snoring, sleep apnea, back and neck pain, headaches, and even heartburn due to acid reflux. That’s why sleep experts recommend side sleeping instead. Not only does side sleeping reduce the likelihood of these problems, but it also facilitates deeper, more restful sleep […]

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Which Type of Foam is Right For Your Outdoor Cushions?

Don’t look now, but spring is only a month away. That means the weather will soon be mild enough for you to begin spending more time on your patio, deck, or boat. But what happens if you pull your outdoor furniture or boating equipment from storage only to realize that the cushions are saggy, rotten, […]

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Tips for Reducing Echo in a Room

Rooms that echo sound and reverberate noise are mildly annoying at best and extremely disruptive at worst. They can make conversation difficult, prevent you from enjoying movies and music, inhibit restful sleep, and interfere with work. If you’ve been living with a noise problem for a while and are finally ready to do something about […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Holiday Shipping

Every year, the US Postal Service delivers millions of packages during the holiday season, including an estimated 30 million pieces on December 21 alone. If you’re planning to ship gifts and other goodies to your loved ones this year, it’s important to do it the right way so your packages don’t get damaged or lost […]

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Save Money On Heating This Winter: Draft Stoppers and Other Tips

Are you already dreading the day you receive your first winter heating bill? If so, you’re not alone. The US Department of Energy estimates that nearly 45% of the money Americans spend annually on energy goes towards heating their home in winter. And since this year’s winter weather is expected to be as brutal as […]

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Tips for Designing Your Home Gym

Having your own exercise space at home is a fantastic way to ensure you stay on track with your health and fitness goals. It saves time, eliminates excuses, and is much cheaper than paying monthly or yearly membership fees to the local Crossfit box or national health club chain. But designing a safe and effective […]

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Acoustic Foam 101

The average room in an ordinary home has terrible acoustic properties. Due to the different materials used in the floor, walls, and ceiling, as well as the presence of windows and furniture, sound waves are bounced, reflected, and absorbed in varying and unpredictable ways. This leads to a tremendous amount of distortion in untreated rooms, […]

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