Bar and Nightclub Noise Control

Bars and nightclubs give people across America a place to gather, relax and be merry. Atmosphere is of utmost importance in such establishments, and can make or break a bar or nightclub's ability to attract patrons time and time again. Variety abound in the realm of nighttime entertainment, from high energy dance clubs to casual…

What To Do While Waiting for Your Plumber?

Emergency plumbing problems can occur at any moment, and when it does, seeking for the services of a professional plumber is not enough. Just like in a medical emergency where you can apply first aid treatment where applicable before the ambulance or a medical professional arrives, you also can do some things that can help…

How to Fix a Tub Leak Like a Pro

Leaks from a bathtub can be frustrating to diagnose. There are several different possible sources for leaks at tubs and most of them are behind drywall. A leak could be from the valve, the shower head, the tub spout or the drain. Since each of these possible locations are different, it would be nice to…

Counteroffensive Fencing Actions Classified

Counteroffensive actions offer the fencer a variety of options against the opponent’s preparation or actual attack. To be able to use these effectively, you must understand where they fit in the tactical opportunities offered by an opponent’s intent to hit you. Czajkowski calls these actions offensive-defensive. I prefer counteroffensive because the action is specifically designed…

Fencing Officiating – Refereeing Dry Bouts I

The dry bout (a bout fenced without electrical scoring equipment) represents a significant challenge for the referee and judges: how do you both fairly and accurately assess the results of the fencing so that the better fencer in the bout wins? The answer is a mix of several factors, including organization with well defined responsibilities,…

Hilltop Lakes – Fine Texas Living

Hilltop Lakes is a beautiful Lake Subdivision. There is a golf course, campgrounds, lakes, even its own private Airport. Life is good in Hilltop Lakes subdivision. Members can choose from an 18-hole golf course, unique swimming pools, restaurants and club houses for just some of the entertainment available in this subdivision. However, besides the amenities…

Hotel Franchising

Hotel franchising is a very popular concept. Hotel franchising includes the franchising of hotels, motels, inns, and other forms of lodging and boarding. Hotel franchising includes a lot more technicalities compared to restaurant or fast food franchising. Hotel franchising leads to hotel chains appearing in various parts of the world. Franchising in the hospitality industry…

Random Camera Accessories

Combined exposure meter – Professional exposure meters can measure flash as well as ambient light and accept a range of accessories. Spot meter – For the most precise measurement of light a hand-held spot meter is needed. Simple meter – A simple exposure meter is excellent for checking camera performance and in teaching you to…

10 Reasons Why FRP Is Better Than Steel

FRP, or fibre-reinforced plastic, is becoming a very popular material for construction projects. Its lightweight, strong and non-corrosive properties offer many distinct advantages over traditional materials such as concrete and steel. Some of these advantages are outlined below. 1. Non-corrosive FRP does not rust or corrode like steel and other metals. FRP is impervious to…

Tips on Staying Safe in Your Home

When someone knocks at your door and claims to be an unexpected delivery man or government or meter reader, ask for a name and a badge number so you can call the agency and confirm the persons identity. Do NOT ask them for the phone # of their agency, you may be calling their criminal…

Using Dowels In Recycling Projects

Dowels are a very versatile woodworking supply. They can be used for many purposes. Sometimes they are quite central to a project, and at other times, their purposes in a project are rather simplistic. How impressive to use a dowel in its simplest form for a project which is as important as it, too, is…

Capital Stack

The capital stack represents the totality of all the different financial components that are a part of and support the capital structure of a project. It has all the financial variables that provide the wherewithal, e.g. acquire a tract of land for development, finance the horizontal and vertical development of a planned unit development (PUD),…