What does RAL mean for paint?

RAL is an European color matching system which defines colors for paint, coatings and plastics. The RAL color standard is administrated by the RAL Deutsches Institut für Gütesicherung und Kennzeichnung. ‘RAL’ is the abbreviation of ‘Reichs-Ausschuß für Lieferbedingungen und Gütesicherung’. Yellow and beige Number Colour Name RAL 1002 Sand yellow RAL 1003 Signal yellow RAL … Read more

What should I feed my Christmas tree?

Andersen points out that some people swear by commercial Christmas tree preservatives, which can be mixed into the water in the stand. Others have said that they’ve had success by mixing a tablespoon of corn syrup or sugar into the water as a food source for the tree. Make sure your Christmas tree always has … Read more

Is Avon jewelry worth anything?

Common silver hallmarks include 925, Silver, 800, Sterling. Common costume jewelry hallmarks include Sarah Coventry, AVON, & Trifari. These hallmarks indicate your jewelry is a piece of costume jewelry and is not very valuable. This quote directly from Avon: “The initials on some of our jewelry pieces are an internal company code for our jewelry … Read more