Posted on September 24, 2020 by iwano@_84
In his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination, President Donald Trump said that in a second term, “We will win the race to 5G, and build the world’s best cyber and missile defense.”
On the last issue — missile defense — there are actions President Trump can and should take now, with only a few weeks left until election day, to make necessary improvements.
First, reverse the Pentagon’s decision to give more authority over the Missile Defense Agency to the office of cost assessment and program evaluation (CAPE) while creating more bureaucratic oversight. These moves will create more obstacles to thwart the President’s agenda and will drastically slow MDA’s ability to develop and field missile defense capabilities to meet rapidly emerging threats.
We understand fully the intent to reduce risk in acquisitions, but the purpose of the MDA is to conduct research and development and deliver new and ever-evolving
Posted on September 22, 2020 by iwano@_84
Thanks to their role as gathering space and a source of meals, kitchens tend to be the unofficial drop spot for all things life. Think rogue mail, loose keys, discarded backpacks, stacks of schoolwork, you name it.
If all you see when you enter your kitchen are things that shouldn’t really be there, you might begin to wonder if all of those immaculately clean and well-designed versions on your social feeds are simply a figment of imagination. News flash: They aren’t! In fact, it’s totally possible for your space to be just as enviable.
Here are seven ways you can take your space from messy and drab to immaculate and well-styled.
There’s nothing worse than trying to decorate around clutter, says Monique Valeris, senior home editor for Good Housekeeping. First, tackle any excess on the counters as you can, and employ space-saving ways to store the
You walk through your home, taking in all the looks you would like to improve on. This room needs an expansion, that one needs a bigger closet, and the next better lighting. There’s literally no end to what you can do to improve your living space. The bottom line in home improvement projects of course is your particular needs and tastes.
Once you’ve decided on the remodeling you will be tackling, get down to the other important prerequisites: viewing online suggestions or home project literature that is designed to walk you through organization steps; setting budget limits; selecting contractors; and last but certainly not least, acquiring the required construction permits.
Naturally, you also must consider your homeowners insurance policy.
The Four Insurance Prerequisites to Home Improvement
• Know your coverage insurance limits
Call your independent agency to assess your policy. If your improvement project is large, you may need to … Read More
There are many people that are deathly afraid of funeral homes. They can barely stand to drive past one and having to plan out a funeral for someone else can make them hyperventilate. It is perfectly normal to have a fear of mortuaries. If this is something that has been bothering you there is no more need to fear. Here is how to get rid of the fear in just five simple steps. At the very least, these steps will bring you some relief. People do not like to be overrun and driven by fear. Follow these easy steps to master your phobia.
The first step is to determine in your mind that the fear you are suffering is going to be gone. If you do not actively choose to get rid of your fear then no remedy will work. The funeral of the person that past away is important … Read More
Like any renovation, a successful office renovation requires considerable planning. However, while a home renovation is challenging, office renovations include the extra obstacle of completing the remodel without disturbing work flow too much. The following steps will help you undergo an effective office renovation without unnecessary stress or cost.
Step 1: Establish your Goals
Planning is the most important element of an office renovation, so you and your partners need to take some time to establish your goals for the renovation. During this stage, you want to address a number of important questions. You should not only establish a budget and timeline for your renovations, but you want to ask yourself about the purpose of the renovation and how the work will unfold. For example, will you continue using your office during renovations or will you move to a temporary office? Do you need to install new technology? Are you … Read More
A bad credit score makes a huge impact on all types of loan. If you are one of those who has a bad credit but in desperate need to take out a home equity loan, know that it is possible for you to apply for a loan with bad debts. If you have started your research online, you may have already known that home loans with bad debt are possible.
Homeowners who have a great value on their homes have a better advantage and could have a greater opportunity of getting mortgage loans despite bad credit.
6 Steps to Consider Before Getting a Loan Specialist
1. Understand Home equity loans with bad debt
A home loan with bad debt may be used for making improvements or perhaps renovations on your home. This type of loan can offer interest rates which are much easier to manage compared to personal loans.
Note … Read More
Posted on May 2, 2020 by iwano@_84
Bathrooms are one of the largest investments in a home when building or renovating and designed well will add much more than their equivalent value. Here are 5 key steps to ensure you maximize your return on your investment:
1. Form Follows Function
Equal consideration needs to be given to what you would like your bathroom to do functionally, as well as how you would like it to look, as a good design outcome must exhibit both creativity and functionality. However, starting the process by writing yourself a checklist of all your functional requirements is the best way to start, as there is always many design solutions but if locked in too early, may compromise functionality. For example what do you need to store, what grooming appliances do you use, how many people use the bathroom at the same time? There is no point spending money on a beautiful new … Read More