How to Build a Home Theater

It’s nice to watch football on a Sunday with a big entertainment center, surround sound, and a nice space to keep the DVD, DVD/VHS player and DVR. If you want to hook up and keep track of a lot of peripherals, you need the space and organization of a home theater and entertainment center. When you have finished, you will have a visual/audio experience that will make going to the movies a thing of the past! Required Materials Electronics of choice 2×4″ stock Sense wood stock (wider the better) 1″ high density plywood Foam Fabric Plush furniture Firm carpeting Carpentry glue Level Staples Screws Shelf pins Masking tape Tape measure Hammer Ram set for cement walls Drill with full drill-bit set Staple gun Paper/pencil Instructions Make the screen wall first. This will...

How to Build a Fire Escape

Escaping from a burning building is never going to be an easy task, even more so if you’re not on ground level, so building your own fire escape could be a life saver for loved ones, and gives great peace of mind that you’re more protected than just relying on a fire alarm. Making your own fire escape from lengths of rope and pieces of timber is very easy to do, although a little time consuming, and makes a great home DIY project. The fire escape requires a window that can be fully opened on a vertical hinge. Begin by measuring the height of the drop the fire escape needs to cover, then double this length, to take into consideration the knots that need to be tied. You’ll need two lengths of half inch three strand rope, one for each side of your ladder. Avoid rope that can...

Insurance Every Entrepreneur Should Have

For entrepreneurs, one of their main goals should be to protect their business. Therefore, it is essential to have business insurance in order to keep a business running, if unfortunate circumstances should arise. With today’s rough economy, some business owners make the mistake of trying to save some money by eliminating property, liability, health, and skimping on car insurance. However, there are three types of insurance that are crucial for entrepreneurs, as it could one day save their company. 1. Property Insurance If a business suffers damages because of vandalism, theft, fire, flood, storms or other natural disasters, property insurance will cover the cost. The insurance can cover things such as: Business Structure Computers Office Furniture Printers Inventory With property insurance,...