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Discover Quality Storage Shed Building Plans

Discover Quality Storage Shed Building Plans

Rare thinking people such as you already know that quality storage shed building plans are the corner stones to professional quality craftsmanship. The major hurdle to overcome in the pursuit of the highest quality storage solutions is the price; the best are seemingly always a king’s ransom. There is however a little known secret to saving lots of money on the highest quality plans available. Continue reading and discover the secrets and save valuable time and resources.

For as long as people have been gathering and collecting things to make their lives easier, they have needed a safe, secure and readily available storage solution.

Seasonal items around the house are the biggest challenges for most of us. With a garage storage solution, lawn furniture and all the lawn decorations and let us not forget [kitchen storage solutions a top the list it is a struggle keeping it all organized, but it doesn’t need to be that way.

Ron, a good friend of mine called me asking for advice on building his own shed. Come to find out Ron had been looking around at all the home improvement stores for some ideas on what style and design he wanted. The problem with that was that they all looked basically the same and wasn’t quite what he was looking for.

Ron is a great guy with above average home improvement skills; he just is a bit lacking when it comes to having a creative vision for planning a woodworking project.

In an attempt to gain some much needed inspiration Ron contacted the guy that designed his house, thinking that for a shed plan that would suet is taste and needs he would be the man for the job.

As it turns out Ron’s guy, a professional designer told Ron he would be more than happy to draw up a few options for him to review. All Ron would need to do would be to choose a design he liked, let the guy know which one he wanted and they would draw up his custom set of plans.

I am sure you probably already know that using the phrases, professional designer and custom set of plans in the same conversation indicates big bucks are about to be spent. Regardless of past dealings building a house with Ron, in the designers mind Ron’s inquiry simply meant repeat business. Ron however, being of a much more frugal mind set, Ron had been thinking more along the lines of a free bee.

Hey Ron, you can get the quality shed building plans you need without breaking the bank in the process.

Yeah, Mike I know, but I have not been able to find any that are exactly what I am looking for.

I understand what it is you are saying. What you need is something that gives you all the basic stuff like how to build the basic structure, and then improve upon that basic design.

Yeah, when you put it that way that is exactly what I want, something to get my creative juices flowing.

Great Ron, all you need is a set of shed plans that help you with the spacing of the wall studs, roof rafters and stuff like that.

Yeah, remember the rafter angles; they can be a bit of a challenge to figure out.

You know Ron; I bet we can find a set of plans that will include ideas and plans for other storage solutions projects while were at it.

Oh Yeah, getting all the plans I need for cabinets, drawers, shelves and storage bins that I can use in my shed will definitely be a good thing.

Best of all you do not even need to leave the house, you can download all the plans you need straight from the internet.

No more of that driving all over the country looking through countless paperback books to find what you want.

The wife and girls will be so proud of you taking steps to lessen your carbon foot print, how many times have you heard them say think green dad?…

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Media Storage and You

Media Storage and You

Media storage. Where to begin? Whether it be wood, glass, plastic, whatever the choices are many. When it comes to your television, stereo, CDs, DVDs, electronics. One size does not fit all. Everyone has different requirements and needs. One size fits all,might work for clothes storage, but not when it comes to your home entertainment system. One of the things of today is to design the looks of your entertainment and its cabinetry to go with the rest of your furniture and living spaces.

The choices are endless. but the right choices may not be as simple as one may initially think Okay so where to begin? The main and foremost piece of information we need here is just very basic. How much equipment and how many accessories do you want to store. The size of your television and the amount of available space you have. Also do you want to display your tv or hide it behind closed doors?

how much decoration or decorative items do you want to show or contain in some sort of order. Whatever the available space and,or your preferences the answer lies in combinations. From shelf units to cabinets, with a little pre thought and planning. It should be functionable as well as durable and good looking.

Do you want to buy your media storage or would you consider building it your self. Personally I built my own and enjoyed every minute of it. It was truly a fun project. If you are planning on building your own media storage one thing I would definitely do, would be to order a set of wood working come with so many, many different styles and types d of cabinetry. There is something for come with as many as 12,000 different patterns and plans. However you do it, just have fun, and good luck.…

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A Storage Box – The Item Which Fits Anywhere

A Storage Box – The Item Which Fits Anywhere

An ornamental storage box could fit any where. Your kitchen, your store room or even your drawing room could accommodate one. An ornamental storage box in the drawing room could add to the beauty of the room and at the same time could solve your storage problem. If it is an ornamental wooden storage box you can sit one it. Even you can stitch a nice cushion and make an additional seat on it. There are ornamental wooden storage boxes suitable for any occasion.

You can have a box in your kitchen for the crockery and cutlery. There are special boxes made for this purpose with different compartments. You can find one which is most suitable for your requirements. Made out of beautiful wood like teak or oak, they are beautifully finished to suit your kitchen. It will add color to your kitchen and help organize the kitchen too. When you store away those items which are not used frequently your pantry cupboards will have more space to store your daily used items such as the blender, the food processor the coffee maker and so on. This way you can find space for decorative items on your pantry cupboard top.

Childrens room is another place where you can have a nice looking big storage box. There the toys which are not often used, batteries and other small items of children could go in there. Though children could jump on it they will not be able to break it. One big box could be used to store those huge blankets. Those are items which occupy a lot of space. Get a big wooden storage box and store them away; your house will look more organized.

The ornamental storage box has a place in every house. They add color as they store your excess items.…

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Kona Ice Franchise Review – Promotion Driven

Kona Ice Franchise Review – Promotion Driven

This idea is so much fun. The music, the characters. the colors and lets not forget the sugar buzz. I learned that this business of driving the shaved ice truck around town on a hot summer day is probably equally as fun as it is profitable. The music, video and games found on the company website set the stage for the franchise. From the sound of what the franchise owners say on video testimonial they have found success. They speak to the popularity of the truck and the fun buzz swirling about as they drive from neighborhood to business park to public recreation areas. The truck promotes the business as it travels its route and collects cash from happy patrons. Said patrons asking the driver to return again tomorrow. Now that’s promotion.

The profitability of this concept appears to be strong. Getting started in this business would require a large financial investment and of course there will always be maintenance and insurance fixed costs. This business may also require the hiring and training of employees especially if one wanted to operate multiple vehicles in various cities or towns. Although I previously mentioned that this business promotes and markets itself, because the truck is highly visible and attracts customers to its doors. That may work fine in the start up phase of the business, but seriously who wants to spend hours a day driving around town day after day etc. A better idea may be to promote and market the business for special events, park and just sell shaved ice all day in one location. As they say variety is the spice of life, so the business would be better served by using both methods depending on owner operator preference.

This Kona Ice franchise idea is fantastically fun. The financial success will surely be determined by one abilities of operating a business and understanding of marketing and promotional techniques. Not to mention determination and solid work ethic. If you should choose this path, I pray good success you will find.…

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Buying a Wooden Garden Storage

Buying a Wooden Garden Storage

Do you have a compact garden with nowhere to store anything? Do your outdoor living items have to live indoors? Well now there is a versatile solution to your storage problems – the wooden storage box.

There are many types of wooden storage box designed specifically to fit in small gardens and house all your outdoor items such as lawnmowers, tools and hosepipes. In this article we explain a few of the different types and explain what sort of items they can store.

First is the wooden wheelie bin store. This is essentially a ‘as it says on the tin’ item – as it stores your wheelie bin. It has been especially designed with the UK wheelie bin in mind and is a great way to stop your rubbish bins blowing around in the wind or making your garden look unattractive. Usually a wooden wheelie bin store is a three sided wooden box with a fixed roof that has doors on the fourth side, allowing easy access for removing and replacing your bin. As most households in the UK have a bin for refuge and one for recycling, wheelie bin stores come in single or double width depending on the number of wheelie bins you have to store.

The second type of wooden storage for your garden is a traditional wooden chest. These are also referred to as ‘deck stores’ or ‘patio boxes’. These typically take the form of a rectangular box with a hinged lid. In additional, some come with a removable front panel for easy access to everything inside. These garden chests come in a variety of different sizes and are ideal for small gardens as they can be placed on a patio or decked area. They are designed to hide away smaller garden items such as garden tools and the hose pipe, however they are also perfect for storing children’s outdoor toys. The hinged lid often comes with supports so your hands are free to add or remove items easily.

Log stores are another great item. Similar to a wooden chest or deck store. Log stores come in various shapes and sizes. Some enclosed with a hinged lid, others with an open front and hinged lid. These are a beautifully rustic solution for your garden space. Personally I think these can be a great feature and with braziers getting more and more popular, people tend to use these to store there brazier logs.

The next type of wooden storage designed for the smaller garden is the wall store. This is typically a small version of a garden shed and can sometimes be referred to as a tool store. Tool stores are shorter than the traditional shed and aren’t designed to be walked in, they are instead designed to house larger garden items such as lawnmowers, rakes and spades. They can either have slanted, flat or apex roofs so you can choose one to suit your garden style. Again wall stores come in a range of sizes and one can be found to fit any outside space, even a balcony!

Now that we’ve discussed the variety of wooden storage solutions available to buy in the UK, we’re going to address the advantage of wooden storage over metal or plastic varieties.

Metal garden storage solutions are available to buy and although they offer lots in the way of security, they don’t offer much in maneuverability or style. Generally metal storage boxes are very heavy and cannot be easily moved to other locations in the garden. Although often treated with weather resistant paint, this can peel or chip away to leave the metal store exposed to moisture and ultimately rust which can be unsightly.

Plastic storage solutions are also available to buy and although they come in a range of different colours and styles, they are not very durable. Plastic stores are generally light when empty or only partially full which means that although they can be easily moved to different locations in the garden, they can also be moved by strong winds. Another disadvantage to plastic storage boxes is that they aren’t as secure as metal or wooden storage solutions and can be more easily broken into.

The great thing about Wooden storage solutions is that they are pre treated to be weather resistant and as the treatment soaks into the wood. However most of these treatments are a pre treatment and we would recommend treating with a high quality preserver before you fill with your outdoor garden essentials. Depending on the size of the wooden storage box, it may still be easily maneuverable when empty to allow it to be moved around the garden. One of the main advantages of a wooden storage box is a variety of sizes and styles available. There …

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It’s Not Who You Know – It’s Who Knows You

It’s Not Who You Know – It’s Who Knows You

You are the beginning, middle and end of your business. You are your brand. If your potential customers don’t know you, they have no clue about your business. Too many entrepreneurs waste time trying to get “in the know”, schmoozing with the right people, going to the right events, taking pictures with the “gurus” of their field but those gurus aren’t your target market. They are not the ones who will be buying products and services. There’s a big difference between marketing and networking and they are not one and the same.

Networking with like-minded people is crucial to an entrepreneur’s growth level and rate in business. Connections with people who are where you want to be inspire, motivate and teach you. But there’s balance to all of this. What sense does it make to shell out thousands of dollars a year networking when you aren’t making many more thousands of dollars in new and returning business? Your results are in your profitability and if you’re doing a whole lot of networking but are not seeingh a whole lot of profitability, it’s time to do something different with your time.

Reduce the time spent networking and increase the time spent face-to-face “connecting” with your target market. You could be an expert in a field no one’s come close to touching but if the people who need your expertise don’t know that you exist, they have no way of seeking you out and becoming loyal customers. It’s not their job to seek you out and become loyal customers. It’s not their job to seek you out but it is your mission to reach out to them. That can only be done when you shift your mindset from “knowing the right people” and “having the right connections” to being the right person and connecting with people who need to know that you are.

It’s time for you to build a name for your business by building a name for yourself and no one can do that better or with more authenticity than you. You may not have the money to hire a PR firm but who you are, what you’re passionate about and what you’re an expert in is the best PR you could ever have. It’s time to toot your own horn and not just on the Internet. Get out in public. Talk to people. Share yourself with them and, remember, people buy from people they trust. They’ll only trust you if they feel like they know you.…

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Parents – Why You Should Avoid Baby Food Storage Containers Containing BPA

Parents – Why You Should Avoid Baby Food Storage Containers Containing BPA

After the birth of a child parents will work their hardest to keep their new family addition safe and secure until they are old enough to fend for themselves. However, when it comes to storing food which they prepare themselves for their baby as they get older can actually prove harmful to their health. There are a number of different baby food storage containers now available on the market but some contain chemicals that are dangerous to their child as they contain BPA (Bisphenol-A).

So why it is so important to avoid containers for storing food for your baby in that contain the chemical called BPA?

Like other parents before you may not realize it but BPA used to create containers in which food can be stored will actually be absorbed by what is contained in them. This is because over time it begins to break down and as a result minute amounts will then leach into what is held in the container. If the food remains in the containers for any amount of time whether days, weeks or months then more of the BPA will then be absorbed by it. Plus it is best to avoid keeping the food in the container when warming it up in a microwave as this will further result in the BPA breaking down more and so being leached into the further even more.

Therefore if you like other parents want to ensure that your baby remains fit and healthy then this is the time to think about buying baby food storage containers free of BPA’s. Today there are only a few companies who provide such containers and one of these is Petite Creations. The storage containers that they provide in which you can put prepared food for your baby are known as Baby Cubes.

As well as not containing any BPA in them these containers are made from polypropylene plastic so don’t contain any phthalates in them. Plus the containers that Petite Creations make use only virgin raw materials whereas other companies prefer to save on the cost of production by using recycled materials. So you can be assured that the baby food storage containers you purchase from this company are made to the highest standard possible. Also you can be assured that they contain no chemicals that could actually prove detrimental to your child’s health.

Yet although these may be free of the chemicals that could affect your child’s health you can use them in a microwave if you wish. However to be truthful it is still far more beneficial to warm the food by removing it from the storage containers first and placing it in saucepan or glass bowl in the microwave. This way you can better control the temperature at which the food is heated so it won’t be too hot when you feed them it.…