Monthly Archive: March 2018

The best flooring for pets

Whether you’ve noticed the decline of your floor due to excited paws running around, or you’re planning for the arrival of your new pet, finding the right flooring is important. Just like your pet, your flooring choice will likely be with you for years to come, so choosing a durable yet stylish floor is essential. Here’s what you should go for.

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Tile and stone

This type of flooring is extremely durable and is easy to clean. You don’t have to worry about scratch marks, and due to it being water and stain proof it is guaranteed to look good for longer.

Do bear in mind that these aren’t the most comfortable surfaces for your pet and so you should ensure that you provide them with something soft. Don’t panic: you can easily pick up pet accessories that will still suit your décor.

Waterproof laminate

It’s no secret that …

Six trends for 2018 grooms

When walking down the aisle, you want to look your best – and your groom outfit is unlikely to be something everyone has seen before. Here are six trends for 2018 grooms that could give you some inspiration for the big day.

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Blue is the new you

If styled correctly, the blue suit can transform from standard office attire into a stunning wedding outfit. Slip a silk handkerchief into the breast pocket, spruce it up with a bow tie and waistcoat, and you have the perfect wedding classic.

Black tie and bow ties

Think of a jet-black tuxedo. Pair it with some swanky Oxfords, a black bow tie and your lucky cufflinks. You have just created one of the hottest groom trends for the year. Throw yourself into the formality of the black-tie outfit, which will provide something different if you wear a suit every day for work.…

Different types of shelving and their uses

Shelving is a highly-effective way of fitting many items into a small space. Garage shelving is used to store paints, gardening equipment and tools. Bookshelves are used to store papers, files and books. There are a few rules that should be followed if you are buying, making or putting up shelves at home or at work.

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Guidance on shelving

If you choose to make your own shelves, it is important that you have the skills and equipment to do so safely. According to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, it is essential that you only take on tasks you are capable of completing and use personal protective equipment.

When you are choosing industrial shelving in Ireland, have a think about what you are going to store on them. Choose shelves with spacing that enables you to store a lot of objects with the minimum wastage …

How to build your speed on the football pitch

Any fan of the Premier League, and there are millions around the world, will know the impact of speed training on the game and its participants over the past 20 years. As many a pundit has said, speed kills, and a player’s pace can make his passage to the first team much easier.

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Speed is key in all aspects of the game – beating an opponent to the ball, finding space by losing a defender, supporting an attack or getting back in defence. Analysis shows how the modern game’s pace means players are not only running further during a game, but also spending more time undertaking repeated sprints over varying distances.

Fatigue

Speed endurance is essential for the modern player and the energy required to do this is supplied anaerobically. Anaerobic endurance can delay the production of lactic acid, increase tolerance of the build-up and delay fatigue.

There …