The Pros and Cons of Buying and Selling Antiques for Additional Income

For quite a few people, the idea of buying a few antiques and trying to sell them online is an attractive one. That may be driven in some cases by a genuine interest in the subject and a desire to pursue a business in that domain but in others it will be more of an attempt to generate at least some additional income to help survival. It looks easy At face value, this is a very attractive option. All you need to do, so the mythology goes, is pop along to your local Bric-a-Brac, second-hand shop or public auction and buy some old items for a relatively small amount of money. You then sell them for a vast profit to …

Outdoor Projector Enclosures Buying Guide

Do you have an outdoor projector? If so, you may want to increase its lifespan with the help of outdoor projector enclosures. It’s fun to enjoy a sports game or movie on your projector outside in the back yard. You may have many questions related to rain, overheating and other things. Let’s know more. The DIY route First of all, it’s not a good idea to put your project in a wooden or steel box. Some design features protect the device from the elements in addition to prevent damage, theft or environmental hazards, so you can view the image clearly. You can choose to fix the device to a temporary base, but you may have the flexibility to remove the …

Mistakes When Buying An Outdoor Playset

Letting kids play outdoors is important to help them hone the muscles and bones. Other than that, playing outdoors can also help kids with their growth and development. But, in order to obtain all of these benefits, it is important that you choose the right items for your kids like outdoor playsets. Unfortunately, there are cases when parents make mistakes when buying such items. To avoid this, below are some of the mistakes you need to be aware of. Forgetting about property space One of the main mistakes that parents make when buying an outdoor playset is they forget to think about their property space. Most outdoor playsets are huge. And, this is not applicable if you have tight properties …

Buying An Outdoor Water Fountain Or Statue – First Know How Long It’ll Last

Your new resin fountain was exciting and rewarding. It looked beautiful nestled in your garden. As the summer wore on, the color faded. The spring hail chipped it and now it’s peeling. Your delight diminished as the once-cherished resin fountain deteriorates. Polyresin, also referred to as alabastrite or resin, is a member of the epoxy-plastics family. “Hong Tze” and “Liberty Bronze” are also resin products. Resin products are commonly sold for outdoor use such as water fountains, statues, birdbaths, furniture, and stepping stones. Some resin products marketed for outdoor lawn and garden use were weather tested by Gardecor®, LLC. They found that the resin products under testing cracked, peeled, and faded within a year. Some resin products even deformed in …

The Secrets to Buying Outdoor Gear

Buying outdoor gear and equipment need not be a stressful experience, and with the emergence of online shopping, you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your home to buy your camping and outdoor equipment. With the sheer variety and choice of outdoor gear, it can be a daunting experience, particularly if you are a relative newcomer to the outdoor lifestyle, so here are some tips to help you get the right items. What do you need and why? When buying outdoor gear, one of the first questions that you should ask yourself is what do I need and why? Just because something is on sale does not mean that you should instantly purchase it, as you may have …

RVs for Sale: Buying Smart and Travelling Your Way

Dealerships offering RVs for sale can be the opportunity you and your family have been waiting for, but taking advantage of limited time discounts can leave you regretting a hasty investment. Any dealer worth your time will gladly answer your questions, so it’s beneficial to know what to ask when considering that big purchase. Miles per gallon, cost of insurance, and frequency of maintenance are just a few of the many things you’ll want to know before heading to the lot. While the announcement that a dealer has RVs for sale may be your call to the road, first you might account for what kind of travelling you plan to do. If you’re an avid traveller and value comfort, you’re …

Should You Buy or Rent Your Camping Gear

Are you planning on taking a camping trip in the near future? If this is your first time going camping, you will need to get camping gear to take with you, as you may not already own it. While your first impulse may be to head on down to your local sports store, did you know that you have another option as well? You do. In addition to buying your own camping gear, you may also be able to rent it. When it comes to determining whether you should buy your own camping gear or just rent the camping gear that you need, you may have a difficult time deciding what to do. If you are wondering what you should …

Making Clothes For Backpacking

Making clothes? If you enjoy backpacking AND sewing, go for it. As for myself, I started buying gear again after the first hundred tedious hours of sewing . Then I discovered that there are some backpacking clothes you can make cheaply and quickly. Making Hand Warmers Stick your hands inside a pair of socks and mark where your fingertips and thumb-tip are, using a pen or marker. Then cut holes where the marks are. You now have hand warmers that leave your fingers free. Mine weigh about an ounce, but this depends on the socks that you use. You can use these under other gloves or mittens in colder weather, and when you remove your mittens to tie your shoes, …

How To Choose Your Dome Tent

There are some important factors that have to be taken into consideration before buying any type of tents, such as the number of people who will be using it, how and where it will be used and the price. This applies to all tent styles including dome tents. The dome tent has become one of the most popular tent styles today, which is available in a wide range of designs, shapes and sizes. Some of them may be regular dome shaped while others can be made up of several domes, but all dome tents use a geometrical design in their poles to hold the tent up, and rather than the firmness of the frame itself, the sturdiness of a dome …

Guidelines To Buying Mosquito Netting

Mosquitoes can carry diseases like malaria, yellow fever, many types of encephalitis and dengue. Almost 600 million people die each year with mosquito-born diseases. What can you do to prevent getting bitten? Mosquito netting is important because it prevents an insect bite that carries infectious diseases. It comes in a variety of shapes, color and purposes. Here are some guidelines for you to choose the perfect mosquito netting. 1) Size and shape: The size of the net should be spacious. It should have enough space to cover your whole body while sleeping. The mosquito netting should provide you with your needed air circulation. A mosquito net with holes of 1.2mm x 1.2mm is the most used and the most recommended. …