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How to Assemble a Computer Desk

Store brought furniture, online shopping and several other portals such as those help customers choose and put together their own furniture. Often there are ways of purchasing furniture that is completely fixed together but transportation costs and such once added, turns out to be inconvenient.

For this, companies send across broken furniture with fully shaped parts, some tools and a manual to work things out and to fix the piece yourself.

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One of the major kinds of furniture which is often unassembled is the computer desk. They are chosen for the computer and are set up in such a way so as to accommodate extra cabinets, the computer itself and the desk drawers so as to become full of purpose and stand upright. You can get them in either two variations i.e. regular desk or an L-Shaped Computer desk which is our preferred choice.

With some time and help from the manual; and online blog samples such as this article, you shall gain the knowledge required to set up the desk yourself. The start to scratch finish effort is gloriously satisfying and the urge to complete it will be worth every minute. However, if you’d like to skip the assembling part yourself then I’d recommend you read through these top recommendations for the best computer desks for home use.

Here are few of the pointers majorly required that must be taken into consideration for the same!

Manual Power

The manual which arrived with the furniture is what will be your go-to sample for every wrong step taken and every right step that will be rejoiced. The manual will have sections dedicated to each part that needs building and methodically assisting yourself with this booklet will take hold of your fears and shove them aside.

Being right or wrong here is not a bad outcome, since the experience is what will be truly fun and of course; the end result of a fully functioning computer desk at your service.

Counting Parts

At times, some stores forget to send all the parts required. This could be something as small as a screw or something like a panel which is required to seal the desk from the outside.

Creating a list of all the parts, counting them while you’re rebuilding and finally putting them together is an integral element to this process. Never overlook even the smallest of nuts and bolts since every little item is required to construct the desk.

Place the perfect tools

Tools like screwdrivers, hammers, wrenches, mallets, super glue and such are often needed to put together a desk. If these tools are absent, make sure to visit a hardware store and get these ready.

Making sure that the tools are not rusted is important, because even the tiniest of injuries would be disastrous.

Wrenches are usually needed to tighten the desk pieces together. They work better than screwdrivers but each tool is different and their positioning in the way of building is also different. One tool can’t overlap the other but knowing the basics drastically helps and at the same time, the work can be quickly sorted through for the most part.

Safety and precaution is necessary for any kind of work and here, there is nothing any less different. Gloves, a rough cloth and extra care must always be taken in order to work for results and that too, responsibly.

Ask for help

Asking the store helper, an assistant or your friend for help to mantle the desk together is not a crime. You may be able to do it alone but two pairs of hands can work much faster and your job will be reduced to half the time if you have somebody working at the same pace as you.

Some computer desks have scores of parts, little panels, drawers, pull-out slots, tray sections and so much more. Some advanced computer desks also come with sections to keep a printer, scanner, Xerox machine, fax printer and more at various ends for general use. Therefore, putting all this and more together requires time, effort and compliance in respect to both parties.

Put on some music, skim through the manual and form a planning lay out. Watch how the desk slowly comes into form, one way or another with sufficient help and guidance to finally be your masterpiece.

Screw parts together

Nuts and bolts must be taken care of and slowly screwed together right till the end. At times, if you end up cross threading the bolts, they don’t reach the entire way down.

This causes it to unscrew at a rapid face and not be as sturdy as you assumed, thus making the desk seem unsteady and precariously on edge. if something like this happens, make sure that you pull your feet out and keep your hands to the side, cradling the desk gently so that it doesn’t hit the ground.

At times it it’s too heavy, saving it won’t do you much good because of its weight and the sudden force with which it shall come down.

To avoid issues like these, always make sure that you bolt the screws right, wrenching them together until you hear them squeak, tightening the pieces to make them resilient to all sorts of pushing and manhandling. Give it a try first, after mantling the desk together.

If the desk seems wobbly, go through the parts all over again and secure it firmly until you’re sure. The desk needs to hold the computer, cabinets full of folders and files, books, binders and so much more. Therefore it has to be sturdy and durable despite all the odds considered.

Cleanliness is the key

Often particles like saw dust, stray pieces of paper, bits of polythene etcetera get caught between the cabinet doors, slider drawers and such while being put in place.

Always clear out the dust, wipe down the table and gently untangle wires of the computer connection before finally using the computer on the brand new put-together desk.

This helps in eliminating possible tripped wires or plug detachments before powering the computer.

Keeping the assembled desk clean, tidy and organized must be your priority always. That is when you’ll finally realize the fun task of putting together your computer desk is worth the time and effort.

 

5 Quick ways of Managing your Kitchen

When you open your kitchen cabinet do things fall out or are you never able to find that one perfect condiment for your dish? My friend, you are at the right place. For all of us who spend half of our lives finding things in our kitchens here are 5 quick ways of managing your kitchen like boss!!

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1.LABELS LABELS EVERYWHERE!: WHAT ON EARTH IS THIS CONDIMENT?? DARN!!

But there is a simple solution to this problem use stickers on containers to mark the content in them or an even better idea is to use transparent boxes so that you can easily identify what’s inside the box. For spices which look similar, simply write the name on a card strip and slip it inside the glass bottle. Segregate your kitchen shelves for keeping similar items such as types of oils, or different flours. You can even use airtight plastic bags to keep cereals, snacks, and cookies as they will take lesser space and would remain crisp and new even after multiple uses .

2.A PLACE FOR EVERYTHING AND EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE

How many times did it happen while cooking a dish you needed something but it was nowhere to be found?? I SWEAR I KEPT IT THERE!! Happens all the time, be sure to keep each and everything you use, back in its right place immediately after using it as it will save you time the next time you need it and you won’t have to flip the whole kitchen upside down for that little bottle of vanilla essence you bought last month.

3.FASTRACK CLEAN-UP

If you’re as lazy as I am, Trust me you’ll love this. Line the bottom of your shelves with old newspaper or disposable plastic wraps and when you feel that there is dirt on your shelves and it’s getting sticky simply remove the paper or plastic and behold a completely clean shelf again! Don’t forget to cover them up again.I got a long Moen Pull down faucet (read reviews at KitchenGuyd) as it will not only clean up faster but will also protect that wooden shelf from getting stained. Another clever idea is to paint the kitchen walls with washable paint or cover them up with easy clean tiles, so that when they get stained because of that curry you can simply grab a sponge and soap water and restore it to its original beautiful self with ease.

4.SAY NO TO HOARDING!!: Oh! It’s a sale and rice is half price!! Let me get 6 kgs of it!! ABSOLUTELY NO! Your mind is programmed in such a way that it will always want more. Trust me the world is not ending and you don’t need a year of supplies stacked up in your kitchen shelves. This habit not only occupies the kitchen space but results in a lot of wastage too, as we are never going to eat one kilogram of lettuce in a day anyway!! Make a list of all the things that you would require in the upcoming month or two for raw materials such as rice, flour ,condiments etc. and take a photograph of the things you already have in your kitchen, every week before going to the grocery store as, the fresher your vegetables, the better your dishes.

5.APPLIANCES AND UTENSILS: NEVER buy an appliance because you think it’s fancy to look at or if it is a single-use utensil. Are you going to use that dim sum steamer you bought on Christmas, ever??It is advisable to give away such appliances as they use space but also clutter up if not used regularly, same goes for unused utensils. Make use of the walls to hang up shelves and keep all the utensils which you require daily in accessible range at all times so that you don’t have to look for them everywhere.

VOILA!! You can now manage your kitchen easily and enjoy cooking instead of looking!

3 Mistakes that New Food Bloggers Make

Before you can become a prominent blogger in the food niche, you will have to learn the tricks of the trade. Learning how to blog well is just like any other skill at first it will seem difficult but after practice, you will become a master.

There are several mistakes that newbie bloggers make when the start blogging. In this post today, I will tell you about the most common mistakes that new bloggers make if you have done some or most of the mistakes don’t worry it is never too late to learn how to do a thing correctly.

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So without further ado let’s get started with the most common mistakes that new bloggers make when they enter the flute food blogging.

They ignore the technicalities of blogging

Most of the food bloggers are from the non-technical background they do not understand that  without understanding the technicalities of the tools used in blogging they won’t be able to create a blog that matters.

So if you are a new blogger, you should first learn how websites work, how web servers work, how word press works and how you can customise your blog so that it stands out in the crowd. Now surely this is something entirely optional for a person who has money to invest. There are several freelancer website from where you can hire people to do all this stuff for you.

They do not realise that food blogging is very competitive

If you think that you are the only person who is enthusiastic about food and presentation of food, then you are clearly mistaken. 

There are over million blogs are created every single month and nearly 40% of those blog about food in some way or the other. 

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Yes,  even Lifestyle blogs cover food so  it is important that if you want to create a mark for yourself in the blogging niche, you do something that other people are not doing. 

If you will write the same thing that other people have written about earlier, you will not be able to distinguish yourself from the crowd and will fizzle out before your hosting expires.  So find that unique perspective to your writing and express that.

Building a blog and writing content don’t necessarily drive traffic

It sometimes amazes me that bloggers feel that if they build an attractive looking blog and write content on it people will come automatically come. 

This is not how things work!  Yes,  maybe in the past you could add a lot of keywords in your post and rank on Google but today is different,  Google is not looking at the amount of keywords in your blog post,  it is ranking websites on the basis of trust that it has over the web. 

So, to drive traffic to your blog you either have to acquire links from several top bloggers in the food niche or you have to become a social celebrity. 

Today becoming a social star is not that difficult all you have to have is have a flair for presentation. 

Once you get that you can start publishing pictures of your food on social networking websites Facebook Twitter Pinterest and see people engage with your content.