Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Manual lymphatic drainage therapy is a technique that involves very gentle manual massages that is said to aid in the flow of lymph fluid within the vessels and nodes. This therapy is excellent in treating patients who suffer from lymphedema and experience swellings due to congestion of the lymphatic fluid. The treatment is an excellent…

Using a Diamond Drill Bit on Tiles

Diamond drill bits are cutting tools used to drill holes. They are ideal for drilling holes in some of the hardest and toughest materials around. With other drill bits you may not get clean cuts, but because diamond is one of the toughest materials on earth, it will cut through most materials when attached to…

Timber Joinery and DIY

The outdoor wood to use for things such as furniture. We're going to start off with the obvious wood, oak. Oak is thick and heavy however it is sustainable and fairly cost effective considering it's life. If you leave it outdoors it can retain heat in the summer which can lead to expansion and cracking…

Reclaimed Wood Flooring – Go Green

Wood floors are the healthy choice, they require fewer chemicals to clean than other floor coverings, and they don’t trap dust and fumes in the fibers or grow mold in the grout. More and more people are choosing wood floors for anyone with allergies. Don’t be surprised if a doctor recommends a wood floor for…

Learning Politics Using Board Games

Many board games are based on some realistic life experiences, some deal with sports, real estate, and even banking. Then manufacturers came along and decided to add the process of politics to the line up of gaming options. The games are fun and educational, they also give you insight into the life styles and campaign…

Devastating Porch Collapses

Porches and balconies are great building features. These outdoor areas allow people to enjoy nice weather – and even poor weather conditions, if they are so inclined – while remaining within the comfort of their own homes. Unfortunately, however, these structures have been known to give way and collapse on rare occasions. This phenomenon happens…

What Is a Carbide Cutting Tool?

Carbide cutting tools are used by manufacturers to machine and shape a wide range of tools, products and prototypes from metal. Technically speaking, a cutting tool is any tool which is used to remove material from a workpiece (an unformed block of material) by means of shear deformation. In manufacturing, carbide cutting tools are a…

Wal-Mart Goes To Germany

This article will traverse the before and after affects of Wal-Mart’s attempt to gain a strong foothold in Germany. Wal-Mart has done very well in North America and many of Wal-Mart’s leaders thought that they could use the exact same success formula in Germany; however that was not the case. There were several factors that…

Safety Tips for Cherry Picker Operators!

The cherry picker is a specialized and highly functional aerial lift device that is used in numerous industries. It is primarily designed to provide temporary access to various heights that are difficult to reach using conventional means such as ladders. The aerial lift platform features a hydraulic bucket and a rotating boom arm that is…

Guppy Fact Sheet

Guppy Fact Sheet The Guppy, Poecilia reticulata is an attractive and normally peaceful fish. It was named after Robert John Lechmere Guppy who discovered this fish in Trinidad. He believed that this was a previously undiscovered fish. After being scientifically described, the fish was called Girardinus guppii. The common name of Guppy was given the…

Always Buy Your Cars With Cash

The biggest reason why most Americans spend more money than they should on their car is because they use financing to make the purchase. Borrowing money to pay for things that you consume is never good financial strategy. Only classic cars appreciate over time. The car you are buying to get you from point A…

Vinyl Flooring Versus Linoleum

For a long time vinyl flooring was considered the poor cousin to carpet, laminate flooring and tiles; as many people think of vinyl flooring as being the old linoleum type of flooring that their grandparents had down in their kitchen, and admittedly a lot of old linoleum floors were of poor quality. The name linoleum…

The Right Ladder For The Right Job

Ladders of various types are in just about every home and work place. There are extension ladders, step ladders, rolling ladders, fixed steel ladders, work platforms and different types of specialty ladders to fit specific needs. Extension ladders are commonly know among everyone. Most of the extension ladders are made of aluminum or fiberglass. Aluminum…

Building Stairs With A Platform Or Landing

When Designing stairs with a platform or landing in the middle, a common mistake is to first build a landing at an arbitrary level, then design and build the upper and lower staircases. Ninety-five percent of the time this results in the upper and lower staircases having noticeably different geometry. By analyzing your entire staircase…