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A buyer's guide to Royal Worcester figurines

A buyer's guide to Royal Worcester figurines

Royal Worcester is a 260 years old brand, manufacturing delicate figurines made of porcelain and bone china. Royal Worcester figurines are collectors' items worth thousand of pounds. The manufacturing house was established in 1751 at Warmstry House, Worcester. It was the brainchild of Dr. John Wall and William Davy who perfected a new way of making porcelain.
Where to find baby formula coupons

Where to find baby formula coupons

Caring for babies can cost a lot, with prams, baby formula, diapers, high chairs, baby clothing and baby toys all adding up. One area in which you can save money is when buying baby formula, such as Similac formula, Nestlé Good Start baby formula and Enfamil formula by using coupons.
How to clean laminate floors

How to clean laminate floors

Laminate floors are a popular choice in many modern homes. They are easy to install in your home and have the pleasing appearance of polished and treated wood at a fraction of the price of actual wood. They are also very easy to clean. If you are wondering how to clean laminate floors and flooring, read on for some very easy tips.
The pros and cons of fibreglass doors

The pros and cons of fibreglass doors

Doors can be subjected to rough handling by way of kicking and are required to withstand harsh temperature conditions as in the case of fibreglass doors. The material choice is critical to the appearance, performance and cost of the door. Fibreglass doors have gained popularity due to their superior performance and wide range of choices. However, fibreglass doors have some disadvantages and may not be the best choice for all situations. Read further for more information on their pros and cons.
A guide to buying a steel entry door

A guide to buying a steel entry door

Making some minor changes to your home can make a huge difference and add an entirely new look to your simple house. Changes such as entry doors to each one of the rooms in your house or the front door can bring a lot of benefits to your home. There is a wide range of door types which you can choose from, such as wood, hard plastic, steel and more. Steel is not only good for garage doors but it has also gained its popularity as entry doors due to its sturdiness and long lasting protection.
Where to buy a cast iron fireplace

Where to buy a cast iron fireplace

Whilst many households rely on heating for their homes via gas central heating and suchlike, there are still many homes which still have a fully functioning chimney. For many people, this is not often considered as being used as an open fireplace but increasingly more people are adopting this method as a way of creating heat. This article will look at where to buy a cast iron fireplace.
A guide to buying futon mattress covers

A guide to buying futon mattress covers

The futon dates back to ancient Mesopotamian, Babylonia and Egypt. They were stuffed with cotton, wool or silk. The Japanese futon of the same period was thinner and it was filled with staple cotton. Not until the 1980s did futons become popular in the UK and Europe. Buying a cover for the futon can help to revive the futon as well as to make a room become stylish. This article is a guide to buying futon mattress covers.
What is paranoid schizophrenia?

What is paranoid schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a severe mental illness which affects around 1% of the population and is equally common in both men and women. One of the most prevalent types of schizophrenia is paranoid schizophrenia, where sufferers are typically highly suspicious of other people around them and may have delusions of being persecuted.
How to install stainless steel tiles?

How to install stainless steel tiles?

Stainless steel tiles are becoming more popular, as many people are purchasing stainless steel appliances for their homes. Stainless steel tile are easy to clean, and stand up to wear and tear. Stainless steel tiles are easy to install, and are installed in much the same way as ceramic tile. You can have the stainless steel tile installed in one afternoon. This article will show you how to install stainless steel tiles.
Where to buy chopping boards

Where to buy chopping boards

Chopping blocks were created in response to the needs of the meat industry. The meat processors required a hard surface that would not wear down after hours of use, yet not dull their knives. The wood chopping block was the first development in chopping boards and it was a step up from the stumps that the original meat processors had used. This guide will detail the different kinds of chopping blocks and where you might buy them.
What can you do with fiber optic lighting

What can you do with fiber optic lighting

Fiber optical lighting offers flexibility in terms of changing colours and modulating intensity. Since they save energy by using one source of light, they have quickly emerged as an effective solution for illumination and decor. Fiber optic lighting applications optimise these characteristic attributes. Read more for information on what you can do with fiber optic lighting.
What are protein shakes used for?

What are protein shakes used for?

Enter any gym or nutrition store and you are likely to be confronted with a startling array of protein related supplements. Unmistakable amongst the array of protein bars parading as chocolate are the tubs of protein powders, the chief ingredient in the increasingly fashionable ‘Protein Shake' : What are shakes used for and what are their benefits?
Is the Mirena weight gain association valid?

Is the Mirena weight gain association valid?

Mirena, a relatively new type of IUD, reported as relatively safe, has been associated with several serious side effects. Yet, the side effect causing the most outcry has been weight gain. However, studies indicate weight gain occurs in less than 5% of patients and the average amount gained is five pounds.
The types of organic chocolate

The types of organic chocolate

Organic chocolate has become a popular type of chocolate in the UK because of its overall great flavour, healthy antioxidants and environmental growth process. There are a plethora of types of organic chocolates that you can buy at organic food stores. In this article, learn all about the best organic chocolates.
How to make garlic bread

How to make garlic bread

This home-made garlic bread recipe is easy to make, flexible and delicious. It can be topped with shredded mozzarella cheese and a sprinkle of Parmesan. Easy garlic bread can be purchased frozen with the garlic butter already added. All you have to do is to warm it in the oven and serve. This is great if you are short on time, but the best garlic bread is made from scratch using fresh ingredients. Learn how to make garlic bread in this article.
A guide to door access control

A guide to door access control

Access control is typically a system that is used to control the access allowed into a building. You could have a simple push plate or something completely different like a computer based information system. This type of control, in accordance with physical security, is known to be the second layer of security and necessary in some environments. Read this article which is a guide to door access control.
Paperchase: The facts

Paperchase: The facts

You cannot deny it, Paperchase is one of the coolest places to go for birthday cards, cute pens and pencils and pretty knick-knacks for the home. This article takes a closer look at Paperchase stationary stores.
A guide to wine ratings

A guide to wine ratings

Robert M. Parker, Jr. is credited for the 100-point wine rating system. Critics bemoan that the system is so influential that wine producers make wines which match reviewers' specific preferences.