Tips for Installing Acoustic Foam in Your Home Theater

Tips for Installing Acoustic Foam in Your Home Theater

Blog provided by The Foam Factory A home theater can be the perfect place to experience high-quality visuals and sounds in the comfort of your own home. For the best cinematic audio experience, you should install acoustic foam on your home theater’s walls to eliminate unwanted echoes and reverberations. However, you shouldn’t just haphazardly install foam panels on your walls. There are some tips and tricks for properly placing acoustic foam panels to get the best quality sound. According to The Home Theater DIY, a good rule of thumb is covering 20% of a wall’s surface area with 2 ft. by 4 ft. acoustic foam panels that are at least 2 inches thick. However, you may need to adjust things based on the exact size and shape of your room. You may also need to...

Health Problems That Mattress Replacements Can Prevent

Health Problems That Mattress Replacements Can Prevent

Blog provided by The Foam Factory Every mattress has a finite lifespan. Most memory foam mattresses can last between 8-10 years, while mattresses made from materials such as innerspring last even shorter. When mattresses reach the end of their lifespan, they are no longer able to provide the right amount of support and comfort, which may lead to some significant health problems. The most obvious problem older mattresses can cause is back pain. When mattress foam begins to lose its shape, it may not be able to keep your pressure points aligned. Since all of our bodies are unique, we have specific areas that sink deeper into a mattress than others. When these pressure points are misaligned, they can cause pain and poor posture. A new mattress can do a better job of...

Top X-Mas Gift Ideas

Top X-Mas Gift Ideas

  Blog provided by Curacao   Christmas is coming soon, and you’ll be ready for the holidays as soon as you finish your Christmas shopping. If you’re stuck, here are 5 gift ideas we think the people in your life will love. Lego Building Toys   Here’s one suggestion for the kids and the young-at-heart. Building toys are fun, relaxing, and inspire creativity in young and old alike. Browse from all the latest themes at Curacao. Playstation 5     Here’s another one that will satisfy gamers of all ages. The much-hyped reinvention of the Playstation console boasts controllers with haptic feedback, next-generation visual features, and a high-quality headset and camera.   Apple Watch   For friends and family who enjoy active lifestyles, an...

Top Boating Safety Tips You Need to Know

Top Boating Safety Tips You Need to Know

Summary: Before going out to sea, make sure you’re prepared for any emergency situation. Make your next boating experience a fun and safe one. This in-depth guide will break down exactly what you need to keep an eye out for before going out to sea. What to Bring For each person on board, you’ll want to bring along a Coast Guard-approved life jacket. Keep a minimum of two on your boat at all times – but carry more if there are more passengers. You’ll also want to ensure that each person knows exactly where the life jackets are stored in the case of an emergency. A horn that’s capable of producing a four-second blast that’s audible for at least half a mile is required – a portable air horn also works. Make sure a whistle is attached to each life...

What to Look for When Buying Wicker Furnitue

What to Look for When Buying Wicker Furnitue

Summary: Wicker furniture can be difficult to shop for, especially if you’re new to the scene. Here are some tips to help you get started. If you’re looking to include wicker furniture into your living room or outdoor patio, you’ve come to the right place. While the criteria may seem confusing at first, it’s important to note that there are multiple things to keep an eye out for when purchasing new wicker pieces. The Quality of the Materials Out of all the things you want to watch out for, the quality of the materials is something you need to keep a tab on. Poor wicker can break or unwind easily, causing you to invest into something that’ll barely last you 6 months. Keep in mind that while you can confide in sales representatives to provide you with a...