Fireproof Wall Safes – Unaffected by the Blaze

Safes are basically designed to safeguard its contents from burglary and theft. However with small additions they can be transformed into fireproof wall safes and can help you protect the contents from fire. Fireproof safes are not only more secure but the difference comes at a small price. Fireproofing between sheets of folded steel lend…

Best Flooring For High Traffic Areas

The Best Flooring Choices for High Traffic Areas In any interior decorating project, choosing the right flooring can be among the most difficult decisions. This is true for both homeowners and business owners. Choosing the right flooring for heavy traffic areas can be particularly difficult. The flooring used in these areas must be able to…

Lean Thinking, Lean Manufacturing – 5 S

Lean uses the 5S technique to eliminate waste by organizing the workplace. It does not matter whether it is a manufacturing facility spread over many acres or your desk! It is very simple, easy to implement and practical. People can easily see the benefits and the results are usually very quick to realise. There are…

Review of the Mercedes Benz C 220 Diesel

The newly launched 2015 Mercedes C Class 220 is Mercedes’ second offering in the C Class segment. The C 200, launched last year, was only offered in the Petrol version, but despite that was a big hit. And a large segment of customers were waiting for this baby Merc to be launched with a Diesel…

Permeable Pavement Reduces Storm-Water Runoff

Storm-water runoff from roofs, sidewalks, roads, parking lots and other impervious surfaces is a major source of water pollution today. In fact, an estimated 70% of all water pollution is caused by storm-water runoff. Storm-water runoff occurs when water from rainstorms, snow-melt, or over-watering hits an impervious surface such as an asphalt road. The water…

Bridges of Japan

We sometimes forget that Japan is a nation of islands. In Japan, they have taken bridge building to another level, connecting islands and this island nation providing an infrastructure second to none. Many of Japan’s most well known bridges connect Shikoku Island to Honshu Island. Ohnaruto Bridge is part of the Kobe-Awaji -Naurto expressway. Complete in 1985, it…

How to Install Different Types of Floor Tile

With any successful do it yourself project, being prepared is important. Things you’ll need: Tape measure Mixing paddle Drill Chalk line Pencil Notch trowel Bucket Tile saw Grout float Tile spacers Research tile and find out what type and size fits your needs. Tile must be installed on at least one and a half inch…

The Shopper’s Guide To Buying Crystal Chandeliers

Most people tend to instantly associate crystal chandeliers with the spectacle of elaborate adornments. The truth of the matter is that these ornate lighting fixtures usually come in an assortment of shapes and sizes. While some may appear to have highly intricate and lavish designs, there are others that possess just the right look for…

Mining Equipment For the Weekend Prospector

Most persons just getting into weekend gold prospecting don’t know about how to get started especially when gathering the tools that they might need.  So I am going to get you thinking about mining equipment you might want to take with you when looking for gold. First of course are digging tools.  Most of us…