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How to get watercolour paints off pavers?

On September 10, 2011 · 2 Comments

I’v spilt watcolour paints all over the Pavers by our pool and they wont come off with water does anyone know ways in which to get it off, the paver are a creme colour.
Thanks in advance :)

Some watercolors stain deeply.
You can try using a wire brush and some Simple Green or Goof Off. If they don’t work you can try using a 50/50 dilution of bleach with the wire brush. If that still doesn’t work, I would contact a paver company and ask what you can do.

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How long after I lay a sand bedding do I need to lay my pavers?

On September 7, 2011 · 1 Comments

I’m building a patio with stone pavers. I’ve already established about a 4" rock base. Now I’m going to put in an inch or so of a sand bedding before laying my pavers. I was wondering how long after I put in the sand bedding do I need to lay the Pavers? Because it’s so hot and sunny, I’d like to put in the sand layer tonight and not lay the pavers until the morning. Will this cause any issues? Thanks!

That will be fine. The goal is to not let animals or people walk on the sand and disturb it much. Also, this will give you the opportunity to spray the sand down gently with a hose and let it sit over night. This makes the sand layer more compacted.

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Which country has both the highest and tenth highest waterfalls in the world?

On August 28, 2011 · 1 Comments

Also if you can please help me with these
What is the world’s second largest desert?
Where is the highest mountain in England found?
What currency is used in Nepal?
What is the most widely spoken mother tongue language in the world?

Where is the highest mountain in England found?

Ah the old ‘WHAT is your question?’ problem. In the UK (Great Britain) its Ben Nevis, 1 344 metres (4,409 ft) but that is in SCOTLAND. In England (one region of the UK) its Scafell Pike at a mere 3 209 feet / 978 meters. The problem is that people confuse England and the UK (just like they confuse The Netherlands and Holland – Holland is the name of two provinces, not the country).

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What’s with all the people being swept over giant waterfalls lately?

On August 25, 2011 · 5 Comments

(I’ve been to Niagra Falls, and all the Waterfalls in Yosemite, and you’d have to almost try on purpose to be swept over those falls. Not to be insensitive, but are these cases of Natural Selection in action?)

Natural DELETION.

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How are the waterfalls at kauffman stadium maintained during the off season?

On August 24, 2011 · 1 Comments

Are they frozen, or emptied after the season ends?

Allowing the water and the falls to continue through a KC winter would cause major damage in the stadium’s plumbing system. And the water pools are too small to be used as ice skating rinks.

From the standpoint of maintenance and damage prevention, the water falls are turned off and the water pools are emptied afdter the season is over.

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should i have an outdoor kitchen or a kitchen in a pool house?

On August 21, 2011 · 2 Comments

im getting a pool house should i have a kitchen in my pool house or should i get a outdoor kitchen or both,i have the money to get both so what should i do

I’ve never heard of a kitchen in a pool house; but if the pool house is big enough, has enough plumbing and electricity, and is close enough to your outdoor activities, I think it’s a great idea. You can be more flexible and have a more complete kitchen if it is in the pool house – stove, microwave, full size refrigerator, dishwasher, etc.

No sense having two outdoor kitchen areas. Put the extra money toward a nice grill, seating area, and maybe even a fireplace for the outdoor area.

should i have an outdoor kitchen or a kitchen in a pool house?

On August 20, 2011 · Comments Off

im getting a pool house should i have a kitchen in my pool house or should i get a outdoor kitchen or both,i have the money to get both so what should i do

I’ve never heard of a kitchen in a pool house; but if the pool house is big enough, has enough plumbing and electricity, and is close enough to your outdoor activities, I think it’s a great idea. You can be more flexible and have a more complete kitchen if it is in the pool house – stove, microwave, full size refrigerator, dishwasher, etc.

No sense having two outdoor kitchen areas. Put the extra money toward a nice grill, seating area, and maybe even a fireplace for the outdoor area.

are there waterfalls or ancient sites in oahu we can literally drive up to?

On August 8, 2011 · 5 Comments

I am with a senior and she can’t walk much. We rented a car though. Is it possible to get to some of the great Waterfalls or ancient sites without hiking? If not, can you recommend some easy hikes?
Is it a better idea to just circle the island and enjoy the scenic views?

Yeti and Beachgirl give good answers as usual.

Here is some more info:

Yes, it is dry so there are not many waterfalls to be seen, let alone seen from a road!
Lots of other ancient sites to see, and gorgeous vistas. If you are traveling to Oahu, info is here. If another island, please post another question, with island and travel dates, so we can try to provide a good answer!

Contact the `Ahahui and ask about events or tours for seniors, if you two are so inclined. http://www.ahahui.net/

http://ahahui.wordpress.com/category/ulupo-heiau/page/3/

–Na Pohaku o Hauwahine, Kawainui Marsh, Kailua, Oahu. if you can get a tour, drive up a somewhat rough paved/hard dirt road.
–Ulupo Heiau, Kailua, Oahu; interpretive signage, so okay to visit this on own. You will see working lo`i (taro terraced fields) if you can get to the far end of the heiau. Park in the Y’s parking lot, wheelchair or maybe walk down to the larger area. May not be able to see much but it is an ancient site that you’ll be able to get to easily.
–Kahalu`u Fishpond, Kahalu`u, Oahu.
Get some photos of the Diamond Head landmark, and then drive into the Diamond Head crater. The hike is probably too long to walk, but you can see how huge the crater is inside.

–Kukaniloko Birth Stones, Wahiawa, Oahu.

http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&tab=wl

Ancient site. Most ali`i (chiefs, royalty) were born here, or the infant would lose rank and status in society. Drive up, walk across a small field. Interpretive signage; download a brochure: http://www.hawaiistateparks.org/parks/oahu/kukaniloko.cfm

Check out the state parks site for info for parks on each island: http://www.hawaiistateparks.org/parks/
On Oahu, some other sites include:
–Makapu`u Lookout, Makapu`u, Oahu. Drive up. It is not a waterfall, but the view is stunning. Even from the parking lot instead of a short walk.
–Blow Hole Lookout, next to the “Eternity Beach” from the movie “From Here to Eternity” filmed there. You can see both from the lookout, on opposite sides of the parking lot.
–Lana`i Lookout, where you can see 3 other islands if it is a clear day. Drive up and see the sights fromt he parking lot. In winter, you can watch whales from anywhere along this coast.
–Hanauma Bay, Hanauma, Oahu, go early as the parking lot fills and closes. May need a wheel chair if you do not have a handicap placard.
–`Iolani Palace, Honolulu, Oahu. Drive up. Inside tours are limited and involve lots of stairs, so you may not wish to attempt it. On Sundays, there is street parking so you can get out right in front to get pictures at the front gate. Directly across the street is the King Kamehameha statue.
–Keaiwa Heiau, `Aiea, Oahu. A significant heiau but may not look like much. For hardcore ancient history fans.
–Nu`uanu Pali Lookout, Pali Highway, Oahu. A wheelchair would help on this longish paved walk with heavy wind gusts.
–Mauna `Ala, the Royal Mausoleum, Nu`uanu, Oahu. Burial site of many Ali`i and royals. Drive up.
Other attractions:
–For luncheon or dinner with a million dollar view, check the dates of operation for the Kapi`olani Community College Culinary Arts Program dining room, Ka `Ikena. Reservations required, Prix Fixe for a limited menu, usually fabulous Pacific Fusion fine dining, byob and no state tax. No tips, so donations to the program are welcome. Ask for a table by the window, and also ask about handicap access as the parking is on one side of the bldg. as the entrance is on the other, on the second floor (bldg. is built on a hillside so both are “ground level” but the hill can be steep). http://kcc.hawaii.edu/object/kaikenadinner.html
–Aloha Tower Marketplace, eat at any of the dockside restaurants. My preference is Gordon Biersch, sit in the bar on a cool weeknight and it’s fun to watch the ships passing.
–and of course, boat tours and air tours.

Enjoy!

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where to get detailed information of Outdoor Kitchen Equipments?

On July 27, 2011 · 1 Comments

i am looking to buy some outdoor kitchen equipment . where i can get information about them so i can decide which one will be good?

Well some basic things you should keep in your mind before purchasing an outdoor kitchen equipment are:-
1. Make sure which equipment you have needed exactly.
2. Provided space for that equipment in your kitchen.
3. Features that meet up your needs completely.
4. Brand.
5. Budget.
for more details look at………
(http://kitchenappliancestips.com/outdoor-kitchen-equipment/)

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