Get New Floors And Save A Bundle When You Do It Yourself

Written by Lee Dobbins

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Afterrepparttar old finish is removed, you need to applyrepparttar 143893 stain and new finish. Think of this asrepparttar 143894 same as doing your nails – first you removerepparttar 143895 old finish, then basecoat, color and topcoat. Sometimes you don’t want color on your nails so you skip that part. In your floor you might also skip that part (the stain) but you still want to use a finish to protectrepparttar 143896 floor.

When it comes torepparttar 143897 finish you have 2 choices – oil based or water based. Oil-based is available in a satin, semi-gloss or gloss finish. Satin works well on a hardwood floor because it will bring outrepparttar 143898 natural glow ofrepparttar 143899 wood without too much of a shine as well as help hide any flaws. Oil-based also produces a warm amber look that gives yourepparttar 143900 traditional glow of wood floors. Water-based polyurethane dries clear and resists yellowing. Water-based also dries quicker.

Either way, make sure you let each coat dry thoroughly before applyingrepparttar 143901 next. Followrepparttar 143902 manufacturers instructions onrepparttar 143903 product for drying times. Give your floor at least 24-36 hours before moving furniture back on it. It will continue to harden inrepparttar 143904 first couple of weeks.

Refinishing your floor is simply a set of tasks which can be done easily if you take them one step of a time. Your flooring can get a whole new look for less when you refinish it yourself – you’ll save over 80 percent ofrepparttar 143905 cost.

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What Is A Personal Trainer

Written by Jan Nicholas

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If you are able to answer these questions to a client, you’ll be much more likely to sign a client. Above all, personal trainer will make a customer state his or her reasonable goals and set a plan to reach those goal in a healthy and constructive learning environment that will letrepparttar client keeprepparttar 143892 regime for years to come, even if they stop usingrepparttar 143893 personal trainer.

What is it That Separates a Good Personal Trainer from a Bad One? Like when you shop for anything else, there are good trainers and there are bad personal trainers, but what isrepparttar 143894 difference? A good personal trainer would tell you that you should shop around and findrepparttar 143895 right trainer for you. A lot of corporate gym trainers have sales quotas, do you really think they’re primary interest is your health? Most of them have minimal training and are more of a sales person than a trainer.

If you are looking to become a personal trainer, what is it you should do first? Try to take course on exercise, fitness and health. If you also stay involved personally inrepparttar 143896 body building industry, you’re also staying on top ofrepparttar 143897 competition. Commitment isrepparttar 143898 key; you have to be committed, as your clients certainly will not be. They will want to quit and give excuses. You can’t let them. Above all, a personal trainer really cares aboutrepparttar 143899 client. You can’t simply treat them like another paycheck. A customer has personal goals and needs and is asking you to help them along a path they can’t walk on their own. What a personal trainer is, is not a salesman or a drill sergeant, a personal trainer is a coach, a mentor and a partner on a road to a goal.

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