Potty Seat Or Potty Chair: Which Is Best For Your Potty Training Child?


Potty Seat Or Potty Chair: Which Is Best For Your Potty Training Child? by Jill BrennanDeciding when and how to potty train your child can be an arduous task for parents. Especially if this is the first child, parents have to decide how to go about it, how to do it, and how to deal with problems. A potty seat may be the ideal way to go for your toddler.Why Would You Choose a Potty Seat Over a Potty Chair?Potty seats look and feel a lot more like the regular toilet than a potty chair. This may be a plus in your toddler’s mind, since he is using the big guy’s toilet and not a baby one. When deciding how you want to potty train, keep in mind your toddler’s personality and motivation.A potty seat is simply a smaller, usually cushioned, seat that fits on top of and around the regular toilet ring on your toilet at home. You can find a potty seat in just about any color your toddler is partial to. You can also find a potty seat with many popular characters on them, including Sesame Street characters, Blue’s Clues, and Dora the Explorer.Potty seats, over potty chairs, also take up much less room. If you buy a potty chair, it will need its own spot in the bathroom. With a potty seat, the only thing you will need is a small area to store it when it’s not in use. Usually you can fit the potty seat in your bathroom cabinet or even just on the floor beside the toilet.It is probably easier for a child to use a potty seat on their own as they are at the right height for a child. As potty seats sit on the regular toilet, they may be more inaccessible to your toddler. It ends up being pretty high, so you will probably have to provide a step stool to help your toddler access the potty seat. Or get one that comes with a small step ladder.Potty seats also have to be positioned in place and there can be a risk of them moving around which may make your child feel unsafe or it could pinch their skin if it gets caught between the two seats.No matter which method you choose to potty train your toddler, eventually they will be successfully trained. It may still be some time before they can independantly use the toilet, but at least one less passage is rite-d.Find more information on how to potty train, common road blocks and what other potty training sites won’t tell you, visit Potty Training: www.pottytraininghowto.com There you will find the advice and resources you need to succeed with potty training in the long term.Article Source: eArticlesOnline.com

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Race to save Chilean miners trapped underground from spiralling into depression continues


Thursday, September 2, 2010

It has emerged that the 33 Chilean miners trapped underground after the mine they were working in collapsed could be brought to the surface in a shorter time than was initially feared. While officials publicly announced that the men would not be brought to the surface until Christmas, sources inside technical meetings have revealed that they could in fact be on the surface by early November. The news comes as families were allowed to speak by radio-telephone to their trapped loved ones on Sunday. Over the weekend, video images filmed by the miners emerged showing the miners playing dominoes at a table and singing the Chilean national anthem. The miners also used the camera to send video messages to their families on the surface, saying that they regularly broke into tears, but were feeling better having received food and water.

The grainy nightvision images, filmed on a high definition camcorder that was sent down a small shaft to the mine, show the men in good spirits, chanting “long live Chile, and long live the miners.” They are unshaven and stripped to the waist because of the heat underground, and are seen wearing white clinical trousers that have been designed to keep them dry. Giving a guided tour of the area they are occupying, Mario Sepúlveda, one of the miners, explains they have a “little cup to brush our teeth”, and a place where they pray each day. “We have everything organized,” he tells the camera. Gesturing to the table in the center of the room, he says that “we meet here every day. We plan, we have assemblies here every day so that all the decisions we make are based on the thoughts of all 33.” Another unidentified miner asks to rescuers, “get us out of here soon, please.” A thermometer is shown in the video, reading 29.5C (85F).

As the film continues, it becomes evident that the miners have stuck a poster of a topless woman on the wall. The miners appear shy, and one man puts his hand to his face, presumably dazzled by the light mounted on the cameraman’s helmet. One miner sent a message to his family. “Be calm”, he says. “We’re going to get out of here. And we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your efforts.” Another said that the miners are “sure that there are people here in Chile that are big people, that are powerful people, that are intelligent people, and they have the technology and they will all work together to get us out of here.” Speaking to the camera, one says: “we have had the great fortune that trapped in this mine there are good, professional people. We have electricians, we have mechanics, we have machine operators and we will let you know that while you are working to rescue us on the surface, we are down here ready to help you too.” It has been reported that Mario Gómez, 63, has become the group’s “spiritual leader”, having worked in the mines for over fifty years. He has requested that materials to build a shrine be sent down to the cavern.

Upon seeing the video in a private screening, family members, who are living in a small village of tents at the entrance to the San José copper-gold mine—which they have named Camp Hope—were elated. “He’s skinny, bearded and it was painful to see him with his head hanging down, but I am so happy to see him alive”, said Ruth Contreras, the mother of Carlos Bravo, who is trapped in the mine. The video, of which only a small portion has been released to the public, shows the miners, many of them wearing helmets, cracking jokes and thanking the rescuers for their continued efforts. The supplies are being sent to the men through a small shaft only twelve centimeters wide, and a laboratory has been set up with the purpose of designing collapsible cots and miniature sandwiches, which can be sent down such a narrow space.

CNN reported on Friday that “officials are splitting the men into two shifts so one group sleeps while the other works or has leisure time .. On average, each man has lost 22 pounds (10 kilograms) since they became trapped three weeks ago, and dehydration remains a threat. But a survey of the men indicates that at least nine miners are still too overweight to fit through the proposed rescue shaft. Initially, the miners survived by draining water from a water-cooled piece of equipment. To stay hydrated in the 90-degree mine, each miner must drink eight or nine pints of water per day.”

But while there are jubilant celebrations on the surface that the miners are alive, officials are now nervous that the miners could become depressed, trapped in a dark room the size of a small apartment. Chilean health minister Jaime Mañalich said that, on the video, he saw the telltale signs of depression. “They are more isolated, they don’t want to be on the screen, they are not eating well”, he said. “I would say depression is the correct word.” He said that doctors who had watched the video had observed the men suffering from “severe dermatological problems.” Dr. Rodrigo Figueroa, head of the trauma, stress and disaster unit at the Catholic University in Santiago, Chile, explained that “following the euphoria of being discovered, the normal psychological reaction would be for the men to collapse in a combination of fatigue and stress … People who are trained for emergencies – like these miners – tend to minimize their own needs or to ignore them. When it is time to ask for help, they don’t.” NASA has advised emergency workers that entertaining the miners would be a good idea. They are to be sent a television system complete with taped football matches. Another dilemma facing Mañalich is whether the miners should be permitted to smoke underground. While nicotine gum has been delivered to the miners, sending down cigarettes is a plan that has not been ruled out.

With the news that drilling of the main rescue tunnel was expected to begin on Monday, officials have informed the media that they hope to have the miners out of the mine by Christmas—but sources with access to technical meetings have suggested that the miners could actually be rescued by the first week of November. A news report described the rescue plan—”the main focus is a machine that bores straight down to 688m and creates a chimney-type duct that could be used to haul the miners out one by one in a rescue basket. A second drilling operation will attempt to intercept a mining tunnel at a depth of roughly 350m. The miners would then have to make their way through several miles of dark, muddy tunnels and meet the rescue drill at roughly the halfway point of their current depth of 688m.” Iván Viveros Aranas, a Chilean policeman working at Camp Hope, told reporters that Chile “has shown a unity regardless of religion or social class. You see people arriving here just to volunteer, they have no relation at all to these families.”

But over the weekend, The New York Times reported that the “miners who have astonished the world with their discipline a half-mile underground will have to aid their own escape — clearing 3,000 to 4,000 tons of rock that will fall as the rescue hole is drilled, the engineer in charge of drilling said Sunday … The work will require about a half-dozen men working in shifts 24 hours a day.” Andrés Sougarret, a senior engineer involved in operating the drill said that “the miners are going to have to take out all that material as it falls.”

The families of those trapped were allowed to speak to them by radio-telephone on Sunday—a possibility that brought reassurance both the miners and those on the surface. The Intendant of the Atacama Region, Ximena Matas, said that there had been “moments of great emotion.” She continued to say that the families “listened with great interest and they both felt and realized that the men are well. This has been a very important moment, which no doubt strengthens their [the miners’] morale.” The phone line is thought to be quite temperamental, but it is hoped that soon, those in the mine and those in Camp Hope will be able to talk every day. “To hear his voice was a balm to my heart … He is aware that the rescue is not going to happen today, that it will take some time. He asked us to stay calm as everything is going to be OK … He sounded relaxed and since it was so short I didn’t manage to ask anything. Twenty seconds was nothing”, said said Jessica Cortés, who spoke to her husband Víctor Zamora, who was not even a miner, but a vehicle mechanic. “He went in that day because a vehicle had broken down inside the mine … At first they told us he had been crushed [to death].”

Esteban Rojas sent up a letter from inside the mine, proposing to his long-time partner Jessica Yáñez, 43. While they have officially been married for 25 years, their wedding was a civil service—but Rojas has now promised to have a church ceremony which is customary in Chile. “Please keep praying that we get out of this alive. And when I do get out, we will buy a dress and get married,” the letter read. Yáñez told a newspaper that she thought he was never going to ask her. “We have talked about it before, but he never asked me … He knows that however long it takes, I’ll wait for him, because with him I’ve been through good and bad.”

Wendy’s surpasses the King


Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Despite having over 1,300 locations more than Wendy’s, Burger King bumped down to the number three ranking of United States hamburger chains. In 2011, Wendy’s sales came out on top with $8.5 billion with Burger King close behind at $8.4 billion.

Wendy’s edged Burger King out of the number two spot for the first time since Dave Thomas founded the company in 1969.

McDonald’s still holds the number one spot, squashing both Wendy’s and Burger King with sales of more than $34 billion from 14,098 U.S. locations. Around the globe, Burger King clutches onto the number two ranking among hamburger joints.

Since 2006, the restaurant business has had a make-over in the top five competitors. According to Technomic, the top three restaurant chains used to be comprised entirely of hamburger chains: including McDonalds, Burger King and Wendy’s, respectively. Today, Subway is ranked second with $11.4 billion — a 48 percent jump, with Starbucks right behind with $9.8 billion — a 39 percent jump.

According to Technomic, Five Guys Burgers and Fries is creeping up on the other chains by making the largest leap last year.

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Americans Split On Real Estate Agents Service

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Mike ColpittsAmericans are split on whether they are satisfied with their real estate agents services, according to the latest survey conducted by Housing Predictor, which forecasts housing markets in all 50 U.S. states. The online survey indicates respondents are divided on the quality of their agents services.Forty-seven percent of the respondents said they were satisfied with their last real estate agents services, while a nearly exact number of 46% said they were not satisfied with their agents. Some seven percent were unsure.After a national real estate boom in many states, the survey indicates that real estate agents may have a long way to go to increase the public’s perception and enthusiasm of their industry. Previous studies have also shown that the public does not blame their real estate agents for paying too much for properties they have purchased in the last few years.Housing Predictor regularly surveys visitors to the web site on a variety of issues related to the real estate industry, which is one of the largest driving forces of the national economy. Despite the slowdown in the housing market in many states, 18 states local markets are appreciating, including Texas and New Mexico, where foreclosures are just beginning to record higher numbers. Forecasts for more than 250 local markets in all 50 states are provided on Housing Predictor, where you may also search real estate listings and foreclosures, which is becoming an increasingly active market for many home buyers and investors. Housing Predictor has forecast that more than two million homes will be foreclosed through 2009 due to fall out from the sub-prime loan crisis as it spreads into the conventional mortgage markets. Foreclosures are at near record high levels in many areas, but are rare in the second home and vacation markets, where a large percentage of buyers pay cash for property. Housing Predictor is a leading online resource for consumers, home owners, the real estate industry, mortgage and financial companies, which regularly consult the web site for its unbiased independent housing market forecasts.

Mike Colpitts is the Editor of Housing Predictor. Check on your markets forecast, search real estate listings and foreclosures at http://www.housingpredictor.com

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Thousands of trapped miners rescued in South Africa


Thursday, October 4, 2007

As many as 3,200 mine workers became trapped in the in Elandsrand mine, a gold mine in South Africa about 50 miles (80 km) west of Johannesburg in Carletonville, Gauteng, after an incident on October 3. All miners have been rescued, and none of them were injured. The mine is owned by Harmony Gold Mining Corporation.

The mining company says that a lift electrical cable broke on a basket that was carrying miners, trapping thousands at least 2,200 meters (1.3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Reports from MSNBC and the Guardian Unlimited say that the shaft may have collapsed when a water or air pipe burst. The rescue operation went well with no complications, with the rescue taking just under 24 hours to complete.

“They were underground when the accident happened and they were not able to surface because an electric feeder cable that is connected to the mine lift was severed,” said a spokeswoman for the mining company, Amelia Soares. The snap was caused by a “fatigued” air pipe which burst and fell down the shaft damaging the “steelwork and electrical feeder cords,” added Soares. “They are all in good condition.”

“They are all safe. There have been no injuries or deaths,” said CEO of Harmony mining, Graham Briggs who also said that the miners were previously contacted and were given “food and water.”

Earlier reports had stated that Lesiba Seshoka, a spokesman with the National Union of Mineworkers, said that the miners have not been heard from for hours and that they could have been enduring temperatures as high as 105 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius).

“This is a terrible situation. The only exit is blocked, probably by a fall of ground,” said Seshoka.

Rescue workers used a mine shaft that is next to the damaged one in an attempt to reach the trapped miners, and lifted them out, 75 at a time. There was no emergency exit in the shaft which is reported to have “not been maintained for ages,” added Seshoka.

“An escape route is the most important thing and they have failed miserably. They need to ensure that the shaft is maintained. This is why we have this disaster. Our main worry is for more than 3,000 people who are underground,” said National Union of Mineworkers for S. Africa chairman, Deon Boqwana.

Current reports say that “negligence” was the initial cause for the pipe burst and that there has been a history of negligence from the mine. “We suspect negligence. Because of continuous operations there is no time to make adequate checks,” said the President of the Miners union, Senzeni Zokwana to reporters during a news conference.

The Elsrand mine is currently under development and has been since February 2001 when Harmony bought the mine. Officials state that the mine will remain closed for a minimum of six weeks, while an investigation is performed, and the mine is deemed safe for miners to continue working in it.

The mine is located in the Witwatersrand Basin of South Africa, which is said to be the location of the largest area of raw gold on the planet.

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Important factors you may want to consider before building a booth

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Do you love your diner or your restaurant and youd like to give it a brand-new look? Or do you want to add a touch of elegancy and style to your diner? Well, the solution is right here with you. What you need is a Restaurant booth factory that will revolutionize the diners look into something great and better. However, most people would prefer buying the Custom restaurant booths for one reason or another but if you love adventure, why not build one Restaurant booth seating for yourself?

Building a Custom restaurant booth

Building is not easy. Not for starters and that is the major reason why we advocate that before trying, consult with your Restaurant booth manufacturer. If you have a blueprint and have looked into it, you probably have realized one thing, that it is not usually of the easiest activity to do. So, lets build our Restaurant booth seating, shall we?

The primary and most fundamental things that you need to be thinking about when building a booth are;

The size of the Custom restaurant booth.

The design of the booth.

The intended audience.

Therefore, these three concepts need to be on the tip of your mind whenever you think about building a Restaurant booth factory.

Your restaurant

They matter a lot. You have to consider them and put them in the equation. For the restaurant offering the sit-down services, you will need to build a Restaurant booth seating that is comfortable and cozy. This is so because you will need to keep the guest entertained and feeling comfortable in the diner. But if on the other hand you are dealing with the fast-moving type of foods, then having just a simple deuce, or a wooden booth will do the trick for you. Therefore, you will have to consider the audience and the type of restaurant.

Considerations to make before building a booth

The atmosphere and the intended audience

This is a great factor that you will need to put into consideration whenever you think of building a booth. The atmosphere and the audience are a key determining factor of your Custom restaurant booth. But even before you begin, it is best to consider advice from your Restaurant booth manufacturer. You wouldnt want to have fast moving food in a romantic restaurant, or would you? Therefore, it is best to think of the ideal booth that will help you to meet the needs of the audience.

The upholstery of the booth

Always keep in mind that the longer the audience wants to stay, the more comfortable he wants to get. Therefore, it is best that before building your Restaurant booth seating, consider the upholstery you want. Soft cushions, thin paddings and the like are things you may want to put into consideration.

Consider the people you want to fit in one booth

Now that you have in mind the ideal Restaurant booth factory, it is time you think in terms of size. A standard Custom restaurant booth will accommodate 2-3 people at best. You need to come up with a booth that will offer comfort. However, if you are unsure about the size of the booth, make sure that you visit a Restaurant booth manufacturer for advice.

Conclusion

These are the pivotal considerations that you will have to make before actually settling to build a Restaurant booth factory. However, if the work is too much, you can always opt to buy booths rather than making them.

Do you love your diner or your restaurant and youd like to give it a brand-new look? Or do you want to add a touch of elegancy and style to your diner? Well, the solution is right here with you. What you need is a Restaurant booth factory that will revolutionize the diners look into something great and better. However, most people would prefer buying the Custom restaurant booths for one reason or another but if you love adventure, why not build one Restaurant booth seating for yourself?

Building a Custom restaurant booth

Building is not easy. Not for starters and that is the major reason why we advocate that before trying, consult with your Restaurant booth manufacturer. If you have a blueprint and have looked into it, you probably have realized one thing, that it is not usually of the easiest activity to do. So, lets build our Restaurant booth seating, shall we?

The primary and most fundamental things that you need to be thinking about when building a booth are;

The size of the Custom restaurant booth.

The design of the booth.

The intended audience.

Therefore, these three concepts need to be on the tip of your mind whenever you think about building a Restaurant booth factory.

Your restaurant

They matter a lot. You have to consider them and put them in the equation. For the restaurant offering the sit-down services, you will need to build a Restaurant booth seating that is comfortable and cozy. This is so because you will need to keep the guest entertained and feeling comfortable in the diner. But if on the other hand you are dealing with the fast-moving type of foods, then having just a simple deuce, or a wooden booth will do the trick for you. Therefore, you will have to consider the audience and the type of restaurant.

Considerations to make before building a booth

The atmosphere and the intended audience

This is a great factor that you will need to put into consideration whenever you think of building a booth. The atmosphere and the audience are a key determining factor of your Custom restaurant booth. But even before you begin, it is best to consider advice from your Restaurant booth manufacturer. You wouldnt want to have fast moving food in a romantic restaurant, or would you? Therefore, it is best to think of the ideal booth that will help you to meet the needs of the audience.

The upholstery of the booth

Always keep in mind that the longer the audience wants to stay, the more comfortable he wants to get. Therefore, it is best that before building your Restaurant booth seating, consider the upholstery you want. Soft cushions, thin paddings and the like are things you may want to put into consideration.

Consider the people you want to fit in one booth

Now that you have in mind the ideal Restaurant booth factory, it is time you think in terms of size. A standard Custom restaurant booth will accommodate 2-3 people at best. You need to come up with a booth that will offer comfort. However, if you are unsure about the size of the booth, make sure that you visit a Restaurant booth manufacturer for advice.

Conclusion

These are the pivotal considerations that you will have to make before actually settling to build a Restaurant booth factory. However, if the work is too much, you can always opt to buy booths rather than making them.

Find more information relating to Restaurant booth seating , and Custom restaurant booths here.

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England’s elderly face human rights breaches in home care system


Wednesday, November 23, 2011

A report published today by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) finds that, in many cases, England’s home care system breaches the human rights of the elderly it is supposed to serve. The Close to home: older people and human rights in home care report is the result of a twelve-month investigation into care generally provided by local authorities.

Approximately half of those receiving home care, plus friends and family, providing evidence to the inquiry were satisfied with the quality of care provided. However, the report stresses that there are “systemic problems” arising from “a failure to apply a human rights approach to home care provision”. The report asserts that it is generally not the fault of individuals providing care, but serious problems exist as local authorities seem unaware of their obligations under the Human Rights Act and fail to commission, procure, and monitor care accordingly.

The report says articles two, three and eight of the European Convention on Human Rights are frequently being breached. These, respectively, cover an individual’s right to life, protection from inhumane and degrading treatment, and respect for dignity and personal independence. Criticisms include that care is not provided in a common-sense manner, and funding of care for the elderly is at lower levels than for younger people with similar problems and needs.

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The EHRC’s investigation highlights a range of recurring complaints and attempts to identify the underlying causes; cost is repeatedly mentioned, with use of the private-sector leading to some local authorities offering a “one size fits all” service leaving many elderly feeling they are “a task to be undertaken” and have “little or no choice” as to help received, or when care workers visit. A failure to invest in care workers is noted, with significant responsibility and the wide range of skills required being rewarded with low pay and status; this, the report states, adversely impacts staff retention and, a high turnover of care workers can put the security of care recipients at-risk.

Within the wider investigation, a commissioned independent social report by The Arndale Centre conducted in-depth interviews with a cross-section of 40 elderly individuals receiving home care. As-stressed in the report, those selected were not on the basis of good, or bad, experiences with their – mainly local authority-provided – care. It highlights a widespread feeling amongst those interviewed that they are treated “like a number”, and that aspects of the care provided lead to, or fail to resolve, feelings of social isolation.

The Manchester-based Arndale Centre report concludes that, “[t]he general picture is of a wider home care system in which older people are not effectively involved: which they do not understand, and which does not often make the extra effort required to involve them in ways tailored to their state of health and other needs”.

nobody to talk [to] face to face. Nobody will knock on that door,[…] a life of isolation.

A recurring theme in the responses of those interviewed is the social isolation that their home care is not adequately addressing. One male interviewee in his seventies who previously used a scooter to get about said in his interview, “I haven’t been out of the house now for about four weeks. I daren’t. The last time I went out on the scooter I hit the kerb and it frightened the living daylights out of me.” Another, an 85-year-old woman who lives alone, expressed sadness at her inability to do normal things, “I would love to go to town to do some shopping. I haven’t been to town for about two years… Wander round the town and have a cup of tea… I’d love that.”

The social isolation many elderly experience was summed up neatly by another woman in her eighties in her interview: “When you go now, I will maybe not talk to anybody till tomorrow; maybe the whole of tomorrow nobody to talk [to]… face to face. Nobody will knock on that door, that is it, a life of isolation.”

The EHRC, having commissioned this report in the face of funding changes and reform of the care system, intends to press for legislative changes to ensure those receiving care at home are given the same protections under the Human Rights Act as those in residential care. In the conclusions of their report they offer to work with, and support, local authorities in understanding and delivering care that respects peoples’ rights and dignity; and, recommend better guidance as to the choices available to the elderly, and their families, be made available.

Four coalition soldiers die in Kandahar helicopter crash


Tuesday, June 22, 2010

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Less than two weeks after two Australian soldiers (Diggers) died in the explosion of a roadside bomb, three more Diggers and a US soldier were killed early yesterday morning in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan, while seven other soldiers are being treated for injuries.

Australian Defence Force Chief Angus Houston said in a statement this afternoon that two of the crash survivors are in a serious condition and will be moved with the other survivors to the US military hospital in Begram.

The crash occurred at 03:39 yesterday local time (23:09 on Sunday, UTC) in the north of Kandahar province. Although the cause is still unknown, Houston said “the terrain is rugged, the helicopters are often heavily loaded, it’s at high altitude and it was three o’clock in the morning. All of these factors will no doubt be considered”. Houston confirmed that enemy fire was not to blame for the crash.

These new casualties in the Afghan War brings Australia’s death toll to sixteen, while that of the US comes to 1128 since the war began in 2001.

Despite this, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, remains firm on the issue: “We work beside our allies […] to avoid Afghanistan once again becoming a breeding ground for terrorists who can then strike at innocent Australians both at home and abroad” and continued by saying that all Australians owe the soldiers a debt of gratitude for making the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.

Although the names of the soldiers have yet to be released, the tragedy follows last week’s casualties where Australian combat engineers Darren Smith, age 26, and Jacob Moerland, age 21, were killed along side their bomb sniffer dog, Herbie in a roadside blast.

Dry Erase Paint Application Tips


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With dry erase paint, you can quickly and easily convert any wall or door surface into a whiteboard. This is particularly suited for children’s rooms and home offices. If done in the right way, this paint turns a wall into a writeable and easy to erase surface within a few hours. The paint may be used on concrete, wooden, marionette or metallic surfaces. The paint may be used on new surfaces, after the initial priming, or on already painted walls. After curing, the surfaces may be used to write on and draw diagrams, leave messages, create artistic works or record recipes. The following tips will help you come up with a perfect whiteboard using this paint

Ventilate the Room

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Most of these paints have a certain level of odor. Therefore, you should ventilate the room prior to applying the paint. You can achieve this by opening the doors and windows in the house or using a fan in a bid to bring in fresh air from the outside. Additionally, you should keep the room temperature between 50 and 90 degrees while applying the paint.

Determine the Surface Area of the Surface to Be Painted

Before applying the paint, you should ascertain the surface area of the region to be painted. You should then mark the area with a pencil, but not a pen. You should then wash the area and allow it to dry completely, before you can apply the paint. If you have to sand the region to level it, you should wear Protective clothing, such as safety glasses and a gas mask.

Use Disposable Tools

Owing to the limited time while working with this paint, you should work with disposable tools. This is mainly because you will not have the time to clean the tools. For smaller surfaces, you should use small disposable foam roller kits. These are cheap and readily available throughout the country. Once mixed, the dry erase paint is supposed to be applied within one and two hours. Therefore, you should plan effectively to have the paint applied with one hour, after mixing. Alternatively, you can mix small portions at a time at a ratio of 8 ounces of part A to 19 ounces of part B.

Saturate the Foam Roller.

If you are using a foam roller to apply this paint, you should ensure that it is well saturated. This will ensure that you do not get tiny bubbles within the paint finish. To effectively saturate the foam roller, you should roll it back and forth until it is completely wet.

Rather than buying a whiteboard for your kids or buying one for your artistic drawings, you should just create one, of your preferred size on your wall or door. This is more convenient and cost effective.