Commonly Used Heavy Construction Equipments and Tools

There is a variety of heavy construction equipments and tools used for building and construction purposes. Some of the most commonly used ones include road roller, crane, concrete mixer, forklift, excavator, backhoe, radial drilling machine etc. Most of these equipments are used for moving construction materials and making the construction job easier for construction workers.…

History Of The Lighting Tower

Who invented the first portable lighting tower? This depends heavily on your definition of a lighting tower. A broad definition could include something as simple as a candle or primitive torch placed on a tall mast to cast light over a large area, such a device has probably been in use since the Stone Age.…

Add Wallpaper to Your Interior Design Project

Open any interior design magazine these days and you are sure to spot wallpaper as the latest trend in home design. Decorating today is all about the layering of texture with wallpaper and is replacing the painted feature wall, and it's not expected to go away anytime soon. Some of this is partly due to…

NFPA 13 Occupancies for Sprinkler Design

An assortment of building occupancy examples are classified in Sec. A.5.2 of the NFPA 13 Appendix. The following are noted as light hazard occupancies: offices, churches, schools, museums, auditoriums, library seating areas, restaurant seating areas, and unused attics. The maximum sprinkler spacing (protection area) for these is noted in Table 8.6.2.2.1(a) if standard sprinklers are…

Coleman Camping Chairs

Overview For over 100 years Coleman has been providing America with great camping equipment. Their line of camping chairs is one of the most popular. When searching for a new camping chair, you may want to include Coleman in the list of brands up for consideration. Types of Available Chairs o Oversize Quad Chair with…

Buying an Aluminum Awning

Are you in the market for a patio cover or a carport awning? Aluminum awnings offer many advantages over other types of construction. Aluminum is essentially maintenance free and will stay looking like new for many years. There are some terms you should learn about before buying an aluminum awning. The many different components that…

Getting Rid of That Bump on Your Nose

A hump or bump on the nose, which many patients would like fixed, relates to a dorsum that is too high. (bridge of the nose or upper third of the nose) When the dorsum is high relative to the rest of the nose, the dorsal line (line from the bridge of the nose to the…

"It's Not Fair" – A School Assembly Idea

Ask the pupils to consider this situation in an assembly – Imagine you're a PE teacher and been helping Simone who has been working hard to get ready for a dance competition. She is one of the youngger entrants. At the festival she performs very well but she is nervous and does not shine. She…

How to Improve the Performance of Your HDMI Cables

There are some useful guidelines to improve your HDMI cables performance. Use signal boosters. Depending on quality, most HDMI wires lost their signal in roughly 10 to 50 feet. With these devices, power is enhanced making them to continue on remaining powerful even on long cable runs. There are, however, HDMI cables which run for…

Bricklaying Basics

Although I spent many years bricklaying, I'll probably find it strange to write about it, instead of actually doing it. It's said that patience is a value, and I must say that a fair amount of it is needed when you lay bricks for the first time. Remember that accuracy is essential, especially with your…

How to Buy a Chandelier

Having a chandelier in your home can add quite a bit of style to any room, but they do not usually give off a lot of light. Buying a chandelier to match your home and the lighting you need can be difficult so learning how to buy a chandelier can help you quite a bit.…