How Fast Can a Crossbow Bolt Get?

A lot of people in the hunting and archery community have been debating on whether crossbows are faster than compound bows. The fact of the matter is that this discussion has from time immemorial favored crossbows, up until a certain point. You might have noticed that I implicitly added “up until a certain point” in…

Radiators for Those With Dust Allergies

Which radiators should you install to help minimise the symptoms caused by allergies to dust, dust mites, pollen or other air borne particles? If you are allergic to dust, dust mites or other air borne particles, then you should avoid installing radiators that work by convection i.e. that blow heat up into the air. Convection…

Butt Joint? See What it Is

The butt joint is the simplest form of joinery. When the end of a square-cut (90 degrees) piece of lumber (#1) needs to be fastened to the face of another flat board (#2), the (#1) piece simply “butts” into the face of the other board (#2). Since a butt joint has no real integrity by…

The Three Basic Types of Home Foundations

There are three basic types of foundations in use today in the construction of a home. Slab Foundations A slab foundation is a foundation built directly on the soil with no basement or crawl space. Slab foundations are common in areas where soil conditions are not suitable for a basement, and are the most common…

How to Perform a Chemical Peel

Always check with your doctor or dermatologist prior to beginning any skin care regimen. First, I would like to say that I am of the opinion that “PEELS USING SOLUTIONS OVER 10% STRENGTH SHOULD NOT BE PERFORMED AT HOME. In most states, Estheticians are licensed to perform glycolic, lactic and other alphahydroxy peels up to…

Green Architecture Benchmarking For Social Issues

As broadly defined, sustainability addresses three primary dimensions: environmental, social or human, and economic. The environmental aspects of green building have received most of the focus as the movement has unfolded, perhaps because they are easier to quantify and may include materials or technologies with a visible “wow” factor. Social aspects are harder to define…

Suffering with Arch Foot Pain?

If bunions aren’t getting you down, maybe the arch of your foot is causing you pain. Arch pain or arch strain occurs when the tissues in the middle of the foot become inflamed and results in a burning sensation. The arch of the foot is shaped by a firm band of tissue that joins the…

Construction – General Contractors and Their Duties

Work of a construction general contractor is not confined to usual stuff like building houses, roads, dwellings, workstations and bridges only. There is a fairly larger list of works than these. From the initial processes like preparing the proposed site fit for construction and coping up with the frequent changes in design, there is a…

Building Inspectors

In today’s world nearly every building project requires some type of building permit. Which means you will have to call or visit the local building department to obtain all the required information and forms to get a building permit. Good news is in actually getting a permit you are now at least a passive green…

Economic Affects of Rising and Falling House Prices

Rising house prices increase consumer wealth and are likely to be associated with an increase in mortgage equity withdrawal. Mortgage equity withdrawal means people remortgage and take out a bigger loan against the value of their house. It means they have more money that they can spend and this leads to an increase in consumer…

What is Hospitality Interior Design and Who Uses It?

In the hospitality industry, interior design performs a similar function. The layout of a lobby or guest room in addition to the color scheme, lighting, and furniture choices, greatly affects how a guest feels and how they view their surroundings. Hospitality interior design covers a variety of different venues. It is used in restaurants, hotels,…