Looking for somewhere "new" to shop, go for a meal or to enjoy an adult beverage?Try one of the following establishments that have turned a structure far from what it was intended into a new, vibrant space that still echoes of past times.Not that all fit the same mold. Some of the now-conv
Space Heating Safety Tips
Precautionary steps can greatly reduce the chances of becoming a fire casualty from the misuse of wood stoves, fireplaces, and other heating units.
ESFI: Space Heater Safety Tips
ESFI's space and personal heater fire safety tips. Heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires in the United States. More than 65,000 home fires are attributed to heating equipment each year. These fire result in hundreds of deaths, thousands of injuries and millions of dollars in property damage.
How To Convert A Garage Into A Living Space
Converting Your Garage: It’s You Or Your Clutter! When you need a little extra space, just look to your garage! Your old, neglected friend might be holding a ton of clutter, or housing that car that refuses to pay rent, but a garage conversion could be so much more. Also, you could be saving thousands […]
Three success tips for converting an attic into living space
Moving up – vacating your current, smallish home for a larger, roomier abode – was the American way before the Great Recession. Now that the
How Much Office Space Do You Really Need?
With rising office space costs, it is becoming increasingly important to ensure you're only renting the space your business needs.
Mobilizing to Provide 15 Million Girls with a Safe Space to Learn
By Julia Gillard, Former Prime Minister of Australia
4 Amazing Ideas for a Converted Rustic Attic Space
If you have an unused attic space, you might want to put a new room there. And a rustic attic space can go well with an attic's exposed rafters.
How Hotels are Mobilizing Staff
Many hotel operators are equipping staff with mobile devices, allowing them to perform duties from anywhere on the property. Whether its smartphones or tablets, company-owned or BYOD, many operations are being performed on the
"It's Right to Help Out." How Are Funders Mobilizing to Counter Hate?
The sharp upward spike in hate incidents following the election has created a climate of fear for many. Funders have been responding with grants and initiatives, including some newcomers to this space.
How to Mobilize Your QL
How to Mobilize Your QL Written by Gaje McDaniel Sometimes superficial muscles can perform too well and sometimes they underperform For instance, in a deadlift, if we are not actively using our glutes and hamstrings, our neurological instinct is to compensate with any other muscles that might be available. This can cause pain in our back indicated by internal muscles. One of the more common causes of back pain is the Quadratus Lumborum (QL), which sits exterior to your psoas major and connects…
How To: Build A Wildfire Defensible Space
In 2015, wildfires destroyed more than 10 million acres and burned more than 2,600 homes. More and more insurance companies are looking to partner with homeo...
Going industrial: Why U.S. office space is being converted
Unprecedented demand for industrial space and climbing office vacancy rates are leading landlords to convert low-grade office buildings intowarehouses.
Dusty Attic, No More: How to Convert an Attic Into a Usable Living Space
The attic may be one of the spaces in the house that everyone prefers to avoid, but many people forget that an attic can be a great place for a bedroom or an additional living room. If you’re wondering how you can go about upgrading your attic for everyday use, here are some things to think about before you move forward Consider The Access Routes In order for an attic to function as a truly livable space, you will need to have access…
How to Mobilize a Movement
The author of The Weight of a Piano gets inspiration from a documentary.
How to mobilize your practice
More and more traffic to your website is coming from mobile devices
Making Space for What Matters
I think it’s these memories, grounding us in a sense of belonging, that carry us through when we are adults.
How to Convert a Garage into a Workshop
How to convert a garage into a workshop is mostly about knowing what you’ll need for its new purpose. In other words, if it’s going to be a woodworking space, you’ll need a lot of tool organization, plus plenty of electrical outlets, lighting, and climate control. So, it’s important you know what you’re going to …
How to Convert a Shed into a Workshop
If you’re a hobbyist that doesn’t have the room to work, you might consider renting a small studio. However, doing so means having to drive back-and-forth, pay rent, and, not have immediate access when inspiration strikes. A great alternative is to convert your shed into a workshop. This simple storage space can be transformed into …
How to Create More Useable Space Without Extending or Converting
Inspired layouts, uplifting décor and practical storage make for homes that are easy to use and a pleasure to live in