Planning for Safe Roof Work

Just by virtue of where you are working, roofing can be dangerous. Planning for safe roof work is the first and most important concern of professional roofers; and regardless of the size or scope of the job, safety precautions should never be overlooked. Tripping or a fall on a roof can have deadly consequences, but…

The Best Bacon-Wrapped Snacks

Everything goes better with bacon, and appetizers are no different. Whether you want to wow your guests at a party or make a yummy snack for your family, bacon-wrapped snacks can be the perfect addition to your menu. Bacon-wrapped Fruit If you think only savory foods can be wrapped in bacon, think again. Bacon-wrapped fruits…

Cheap and Easy Brick Floors

When considering what material to use for a floor, few people look beyond a concrete slab, with something like tile or carpet as a finish. For us, however, there were several factors that made a stabilized compressed earth brick (SCEB) floor far more appealing, including cost, skill, and time required. MATERIALS Compressed Earth Blocks Screened…

How to Find an Apartment

It's not always easy to find an apartment because it can require your time and effort to find one. However, there are ways to help you find the best one for you. You should at least have an idea about the price range you want to invest in these apartments, the amenities it includes, the…

Wireless Helmet Cameras – Freedom at Last

The helmet camera was first introduced during the 1980's as a bulky camera mounted to a helmet. These helmet cameras were most often used to record a first-person perspective during sports and adventure activities, as well as on movie sets. Because the cameras recorded to video tape, the cameras were almost as large, heavy, and…

Don’t Let Your Roof Ice Up – Use Heat Tapes!

When looking for ways to keep ice from forming on a roof, online searches reveal information about a heating cable system that eradicates icicles and ice dam formation efficiently and safely; can be purchased in most hardware stores and seen on many buildings located in snowy areas. This product is a type of “heat tape”…

Is the Design Engineer Extinct?

The design engineer has long been considered instrumental to the product development process. Typically, this breed of engineer is able to think both conceptually and practically, with strong mechanical engineering skills, as well as a familiarity with structural and electrical engineering. As such, they are integral to the engineering process and those working within design…

Home Insulation and What You Need to Know

Home insulation is important for houses in this age of high energy cost. Home insulation helps to reduce the cost of utility bill in terms of low energy usage. Moreover, it also boosts the values and livability of houses. Therefore, home insulation is especially a must for houses that are more than 10 to 15…