10 Relaxing Spa Treatments for Men

As a man, a spa day is probably the last thing on your agenda. It gets really confusing when you see the different spa treatments offered. Knowing how a hydro massage differs from aromatherapy might seem hard. Services like massages, facials, and body treatments are examples of spa treatments. In Nigeria today, there is a shortage of spas offering spa services exclusively for men. Spa treatments range from as low as N2,999 to over N300,000 depending on where the service is offered. A spa treatment is a way to relax and uplift your mood. Here are 10 spa treatments for men: 1. Deep Tissue/Sport Massage This type of massage focuses on the deepest layers of muscle tissues and tendons. It is mostly beneficial for muscle pulls. A sports massage is great to treat repeated ...

DIY Painting Tips to help you Paint like a Pro

So you’ve decided to forgo the painters and do the painting job yourself. You feel like you can do a good job, even if it’s not going to be perfect or as professional as pro painters would do it. Regardless, that shouldn’t deter you. Even if you aren’t a pro, you can still do a pretty good job and end up with a result that would leave you feeling really proud of yourself. Here are some DIY painting tips to help you out with that paint job you’re gearing for. Try samples on the walls Usually, when deciding what colours to use for walls, professionals make use of ‘swatches’; these cards that have colours and their different tones on them. But frankly, this isn’t always an efficient way of deciding what the paint will look like ...

Vconnect is not only giving small businesses websites, they get them to build it themselves!

In my line of work, I get to hang out with software developers often. A recurring joke is me pretending I know whether what is on their screen is C# (C-Sharp) or JavaScript. So the idea of creating a website by myself seems as far-fetched as me becoming an astronaut (really, if you know about any astronaut openings, let me know). When the guys in the product team talked about creating DIY (Do-It-Yourself) websites that would help small business owners customise their websites as they wish, I was skeptical as to how doable it would be. Fast forward to launch fo VConnect sites and I got to play around with the process, and it was as simple as promised. All you have to do is drag and drop images into the templates provided and ...

7 Ways You’re Ruining Your Home Plumbing

Water is such a blessing. You know what makes it even more so? it's that we have so many appliances that get water into our homes and make it easily accessible. Our taps just need to be turned and it runs inside the house. Everything needs proper care. And yes, that includes our plumbing. Without proper care our plumbing fails to serve us and our water suddenly isn't flowing as well as it should. There are reasons for these changes though and we'll let you know at least seven ways you have been ruining your home plumbing. You clog your drains Those paper towels, tampons, baby wipes, condoms, etc in the toilet. The food scraps in the kitchen drains and hair in our bathroom drains. Sometimes we overestimate the capacity of ...

Top 6 Skills Your Carpenter Must Have

Carpenters are the reason behind a lot of beautiful homes. They build and fix structures made from wood and other materials. They construct fixtures such as windows, doors, stairways, drawers, cabinets, and more. Just as carpentry is a specialty, there are also sub-specialities within carpentry. Some carpenters only specialize in residential fixtures. Some are commercial and some industrial. There are certain skills you should look out for when hiring a carpenter. Here are the top six. Critical Thinking Whether we like it or not, things don't always go as planned. A project could have to run longer than the stipulated time or some materials aren't available or there could be a purchase error. Carpenters should be able to think on the spot for a solution or better still, ...

What you must know about the different types of fumigation

Fumigation is a method of ridding living spaces, offices and processed foods of pests with the use of chemicals. It is generally known to be harmful to humans, animals (pets) and plants, which is why it is important to know about the different kinds of fumigation, their uses and the precautions that need to be taken for each. Types of fumigation Gas Fumigation These are fumigants in a gaseous state. It is advised that this is done in enclosed spaces or spaces that have been sealed with gas-proof coverings. It's to make sure that the chemicals don't seep out into the environments that aren't concerned because it's gas and travels faster which makes it dangerous to pests and rodents and even more harmful to humans, pets and ...