Rating of Wooden Model Ship Kit Manufacturers

There are about 20 wooden model ship kit manufacturers throughout the world. It can be challenging to determine who’s kit will suit the model ship builder the best because of all the variables involved. The idea is to match up the kit manufacturer with the needs and wants of the builder so at the end…

Mold in Spas & Hot Tubs

We’ve seen White Water Mold (WWM) in swimming pools for almost 20 years. Now we are beginning to see it spas & hot tubs as well. WWM is a “naturally” ocurring fungus that can show up anywhere there is water or moisture. Customers are calling and asking about and mentioning a “wet tissue like” substance…

Caring For Teak Wood and Shorea Wood Patio Furniture

Teak wood patio furniture and shorea wood furniture have very similar qualities and therefore can be cared for in very similar ways. Both woods contain a high amount of natural oils, making them very dense and durable. Their high oil content also makes them very resistant to moisture and insect infestations. Because of these qualities,…

Tips for a Successful ISO Audit

An ISO quality management or environmental management system audit can be an uneasy and stressful time for many people in companies today. This article gives 16 common sense tips for a successful audit are based on real world experiences consulting with dozens of companies and auditors over the past two decades. These tips apply to…

Modern Chandeliers And Their Versatile Characteristics

Chandeliers have been viewed as must-have lighting fixtures, because of the elegant radiance and appeal they bring to a home’s rooms. This ornate lighting piece made its big surge in the 19th 20th th centuries, and was a staple in most palaces and mansions in Europe and the United States. These lighting fixtures eventually found…

Let’s Abolish High School

This is the title of the article published by Robert Epstein in Education Week datelined April 4, 2007 to which a student Robert Zahari says, “Epstein for some reason seems to be nostalgic for the “good old days” of child labor when children worked 12-hour days under exploitative and dangerous conditions in impersonal factories, and…

Clemson University Name Explained

Established in 1889 as part of the land-grant university program enacted by the United States government (through the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890) in the 1800s Clemson University derives its name from an area man by the name of Thomas Clemson. Born around the turn of the nineteenth century in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Mr. Clemson…