How to Remove Seized Nuts and Bolts

Good mechanical skills depend upon a good attitude and the right approach. You have to recognise the importance of every part you handle, no matter how insignificant it might seem. When it comes to seized nuts, bolts, and screws, most home mechanics quickly become frustrated and start forcing the issue before they’ve really thought about…

3 Primary Causes of Broken Bolts

Encountering broken studs or bolts is one of the most unwanted scenarios we can think of, especially, when working on automobiles and other mechanical equipment. Many people have tried to develop different methods to remove any broken bolt from their properties ranging from the cylindrical protector of their motorbike carburetor up to the metal plates…

Cement Mixers – A Guide

A cement mixer – the more appropriate name is a concrete mixer – performs the function of mixing cement, water and either gravel or sand to make concrete. A revolving drum is used in the cement mixer to properly mix these components, A portable cement mixer gives the needed time for the construction workers to…

Why Choose a Pier and Beam Foundation?

Building a home is an exciting venture. Homeowners get to choose wall coverings, flooring materials, up-to-date appliances, room size variances, and windows and doors. But, what most homeowners do not realize is that building a home starts from the ground up, from the foundation. The most important step to building a new home is choosing…

Gender Construction

“Come you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here; and fill me, from crown to the toe, top-full of direst cruelty”. “To be or not to be”….. How does it happen? (Shakespeare, 1606-7) The following five points may be significant for an understanding of how gender is socially constructed. (1) The first point…

House Prices Set To Decline

With a Huff and a Puff, They’ll Blow Your House Down Over the last decade, the housing boom has been the lead driver of the UK’s economic growth. At the start of 1996 when the housing recovery began to take shape, the average house was valued at £62,453. Today, the national average is £210,578; an…