Introduction to Steel Reinforced Concrete

Steel Reinforced concrete is concrete in which steel reinforcement bars, plates or fibers have been incorporated to build up a material that would otherwise be fragile. In industrialized countries, nearly all concrete used in construction is reinforced concrete. There are a number of building materials that have been found to be exceptional when it used…

Porting and Polishing Chevy Muscle Car Cylinder Heads

Porting and Polishing Chevy Muscle Car Heads The heart of your engine is the cylinder heads.  A time-honored method for increasing Chevy muscle car horsepower and torque has been improving the air flow potential of the engine cylinder heads. There are many ways to do this; expensive “bolt-ons” such as aftermarket heads, supercharging or turbo…

Electricity – Ground Fault or Arc Fault

If you were asked, “Who discovered electricity?” What would be your answer? I’m almost positive (a little electric humor) that Benjamin Franklin and his kite flying tale comes to your mind. It wasn’t electricity that Ben discovered in 1752. It was the lightning rod. In 1800, Alessandro Volta constructed the first battery able to deliver…

How to Install a Drain Field

Installing a septic system requires putting in a septic field. A drain field is the part of a septic system where the wastewater is dispersed into the soil for absorption and filtration. Installing one may seem difficult for the novice; however, when you have the knowledge and tools to do the job correctly, it is…

How To Paint A Wooden Boat

One of the great increasing mysteries of today’s modern boatbuilding is the amount of hi-tech gobble-de-gook that the average home boat builder is expected to wade through when the time comes to paint the boat after the horrendous amount of sanding, fairing and hard work is (mostly) over and the fruits of your labour now…

SAP Online Training Certification Courses

The modules that SAP has made popular include SAP FICO, SAP CRM, SAP SD, SAP ABAP and many other which are being used in order to get the best out of the organisational resources. Among the most sought after SAP modules is the SAP FICO module. It essentially relates to finance and control. SAP FI…

Laying Vinyl Flooring Over Vinyl Flooring

This week we took on a small two day job. We spent the day laying vinyl flooring over vinyl flooring. Which can be tricky to get right but with the right information and procedures, any do-it-yourself-er and home owner can take on a job like this with confidence. As always I will list all tools…

Vinyl Flooring Prices – How to Estimate Cost

When it comes to computing for vinyl flooring prices, it is important to remember that the cost of vinyl tiles or sheets is not the only thing that you need to consider. There are other costs involved in laying vinyl flooring. For instance, you need to take into consideration labor expenses just in case you…

Ladder Safety Tips for a Step Ladder

Ladder safety starts at home. The habits of the family are generally passed onto the children. One of those habits is the use and often misuse of a Step Ladder. Even a Step Ladder can be dangerous if common sense is not used. There are 160,000 reported injuries each year from ladders, many of these…