FAQ – Swimming Pool Main Drains

What is swimming pool entrapment entrapment? There are five forms of entrapment. They’re easy, yet essential to understand to “get” this whole issue. 1. Body entrapment (a section of the torso becomes entrapped). 2. Limb entrapment (an arm or leg is pulled into an open drain pipe). 3. Hair entrapment or entanglement (hair is pulled…

Mercedes 126 Repair – Forgotten Fluids, Part II

In Mercedes 126 Repair: Forgotten Fluids, Part I we looked at the rear differential. Now let’s turn our attention to another fluid that most owners never bother to change — power steering fluid. POWER STEERING FLUID CHANGE Most Mercedes 126 owners will never take apart their recirculating-ball steering gear box. But those that do gain…

How to Make an Effective Sales Pitch

For a business to flourish, it needs to have an effective business marketing plan. A business marketing plan is any kind of strategy that gets the attention of your prospect clients. Some business managers consider making print ads, TV commercial or On-air infomercials just so they can be heard. Although these are different strategies that…

Tips for Choosing Sustainable Roofing Materials

The most popular roofing materials for domestic buildings are clay, ceramic or concrete tiles, natural or man-made slate, asphalt shingles, aluminum, coated steel, timber, reeds and long straw. The latter two are used in thatched roofs. Sustainable roofing materials should be able to insulate your home well and prevent heat loss; protect your home from…

Cellular Phone Contract Tips

Choosing a cellular phone contract and choosing a cell phone for you can be very challenging. Choosing a cell phone that's right for you depends on your personal preferences and your needs. Cellular phone choices vary from the multi-featured and cool style to the strictly functional and unassuming. It is strictly a personal choice, and…

Considerations for the Floor in Any Container Home

The wooden floors constructed into shipping containers have grown to be a hotly contested matter within the last few years. As people find ever more inventive uses for retired shipping containers they’re proclaiming a positive environmental effect for their recycling efforts. On the other side of the equation, many container floors are manufactured utilizing exotic…

Understanding Your Central Air Conditioners SEER Rating

Every central air conditioner has a SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating that is regulated by the US Department of Energy. According to US regulations, no central air conditioner unit currently being manufactured can have a SEER rating lower then 13. Most central air conditioner units usually have SEER ratings ranging from 13 to about…

Air Conditioner – Cool History

Air conditioning: On a hot day, some people feel like they would not survive without it. It does not only refer to controlling the temperature of an indoor area (cooling), though. It also refers to controlling the humidity and sometimes even the purity of the air in an interior. When you are cruising down the…

The Benefits of Using Acoustic Underlay

When attempting to soundproof a floor there are many considerations unique to each installation that will need to be addressed in order to achieve a significant reduction to the level of unwanted noise. These include the type of noise, is it impact noise or the transfer of airborne noise, the amount of space available in…

What Is Gluten?

Many of you have heard of certain celebrities following a gluten-free diet. If you also hear of the tremendous health benefits, you might wonder if gluten-free is the way to go. After all, more than 55 diseases have been linked to gluten. And 99% of people with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity go un-diagnosed. If…

Some Good Apartment Pets

There is naught more enjoyable than having a sweet pet about you, even though this can be a problem if you stay in an apartment building. Not kindly will the pet bringing happiness it will be a first-rate buddy. Even though people generally want dogs or cats as apartment pets, you could go for different…