Monday, 18 March 2013

Fascinating Facts About The Monaco Formula One Event

Every racing Driver would like to win on the circuit of Monaco which is the slowest and hardest of all the circuits. The driver that actually wins the Monaco Grand Prix really deserves it because even a little error along the streets could end up being fatal. The number of drivers abandoning their cars are high but having good control over their cards can make sure that there is a place for them due to the points they are given.
Here are some fascinating facts about the Monaco Grand Prix:

  • Monaco is actually the second smallest country in the world and it only takes about an hour to walk the width of this country and the Monaco Grand Prix is the most glittering event of the year there.
  • Monaco has one of the biggest populations in the world, at over 16000 people per squared kilometre.
  • Monaco is famous for the famous Casino yet the residents of Monaco are never allowed to gamble or even to go into the Casino. The Casino has been shown on the film, Never Say Never Again with James Bond 007. It has also been featured in Casino Royale and Goldeneye.
  • The Monaco Grand Prix has been going since 1929 and it takes a long six weeks to put the circuit together and then three weeks to remove it all.
  • The Monaco Grand Prix is the most glamorous race on the calendar and it is held on the streets of Monte Carlo.
  • There are many changes of gears for the drivers and in total the fear changes are 54 times each lap. 
  • The circuit is the shortest track and is 260.520km. The circuit is very narrow so you can almost touch the cars as they go by.

This Grand Prix event is a world known race and every year thousands of people take to the streets of Monaco to watch it. It fascinates young and old alike and you are sure to see many famous faces in the crowds. It really is a jewel of a race where the cars speed along the circuit at over 100 mph.When the cars get off the start line, they then go for a climb up towards the Casino. Then they head down the hill and veer towards the harbour. There the track goes alongside the water where the luxury white yachts are bobbing about on the crystal blue sea. They then go onto the pit.

Monday, 4 March 2013

Buying a Fireplace

Since long Fireplaces have been an imperative domestic element and even today they play a vital role in home decor. A hearth is typically the central position of a room or a social focal point for family and friends to gather around. Also, fireplaces top the list of home buyers’ craving. Subsequently homes with firesides are commonly more expensive and sellable  Evidently, a fireplace is also a medium of heat and warmth; it also provides comfort to the ambiance. Moreover, having a fireplace in your home adds status to your living. A thought of having the “OUR DREAM HOME” surely includes a fireplace. In various aspects, a house doesn't seem to be complete without having a fireplace. Undeniably, fireplaces are essential for an elegant look.​

Different Types of Fireplaces:
​Brick Fireplace:

One of the regular fireplaces that you will get in most of the houses is the Brick fireplace. Due to the reason that they are made from bricks it adds easy maintenance and durability. These firesides can be effortlessly fixed in any type of home. You can select its color and size depending upon the existing space and the interior of your home. Brick Fireplaces are easily fixed into conventional and contemporary residences. Conversely, they may not be apt for modern houses.

Electric Fireplace:
If you are enchanted by the tenderness, heat and warmth of a fireplace, but do not have the required area to have one. Pick up an electrical fireplace as it fixed effortlessly into your home or an apartment without having a chimney. Furthermore, electric fireplaces are easy on the pocket. You can acquire electric fireplaces made up of classy, stone, marble, brick, and wood tones.

Stone Fireplace:​
Based upon the stone that you apply, stone fireplaces are measured to be much stylish and striking than the brick fireplaces. They are astounding and create a kind of hub for your family. Additionally, they stabilize and enhance your home interior flawlessly. Consequently, they can simply be fixed in modern homes as well. You can pick from Asian, Italian or French or exclusive styling. The stone that you decide can be granite, marble, rock, limestone, or any new natural source. You can also opt for marble fire surrounds for an awesome look.

Marble fire surrounds

Gas Fireplace:
Just visualize you are returning back to your home sweet home exhausted from all day work on a frosty evening and walking towards the fireside to flame the wood. It is a Lengthy procedure till the flames arise and supplies warmth to that area.​And now, visualize you’re coming back home on a frosty night and merely turning on the button to produce an immediate fire. Which one would you choose? Clearly, the second option! Due to the invention of gas fireplaces, the need of cleaning up dirty ashes and wood flakes has extremely shortened. With lots of cities fighting with fumes, gas fireplaces are certainly a fine substitute.
Corner Fireplace:​It is not mandatory to install this fireplace in the center of your living room. You can easily install this in any corner of your home. This fireplace is to amplify the appearance of your room without using much of space. This is particularly helpful in case of smaller houses and rooms.​

See more fireplace articles here:

Choosing a Fireplace
Awesome Fireplaces