Day: June 14, 2017

Heating Solutions to Combat the British Winter

Heating Solutions to Combat the British Winter

Heating & Cooling
Keeping the home warm has long been an issue for the British family, and there have been many changes over the centuries. Open fires were the only source of heat until the post war years, when central heating emerged, offering an even temperature throughout the building, and there are modern heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems today that are very efficient. Despite the advances, there is something about an open fore that technology cannot replace, and older people will have fond memories of the cosy evenings around the fire, while watching TV. Open Fire Options The modern heating appliances are indeed varied, with gas and electric being firm favourites. In rural areas, a traditional wood burning stove would be evident in most homes, and with multi-fuelled stoves, y...
The Art of Bar Presentation Explained

The Art of Bar Presentation Explained

Home Improvement
Have you ever walked into a bar, and the bartender is carefully polishing a wine glass, and everything is exactly where it needs to be, and the bar has a kind of smoothness about it. And of course, it is spotlessly clean. It might surprise you to know that bar and pub interior design is very much an art, and those attractive places you like to frequent are the result of applying certain principles. Displaying the Wares As with all retail businesses, the idea is to display your products in the most attractive way possible, which is why the spirit bottles are always at eye level, with the labels all perfectly aligned, and the draught beer fonts are cleverly placed just above bar height. This is just one of the principles of correct product placement, and lighting and colour also play a rol...