13 London Disasters

1. The Fatal Vespers, 1623 In the early part of the seventeenth century, the French ambassador’s residence was Hunsdon House, Blackfriars. On the afternoon of 5 November 1623, more than 300 people were gathered in an upper room of the house to take part in a religious service conducted by two Jesuit priests. The floor…

How to Hire a Painter

Think of a superior painting job as a long-term investment in your home, which is likely your biggest asset. Updating your home’s walls is a big job, and while you could finish it yourself, this is one home makeover project important enough to hire a professional for. You may believe that hiring a painting contractor…

Spaying a Dog – The 5 Biggest Disadvantages

We often hear of the advantages of spaying a dog but what are the disadvantages? Spaying a dog is an surgical procedure so there will be drawbacks. But to be honest after researching the topic and having my own dogs spayed the small disadvantages are seriously out weight by the advantages. Not only will your…

Is Your Crock Pot Really Energy Efficient?

This is a good question. So I figured I would do a little research before I come to any conclusions. To say that I received mixed results is putting it mildly. According to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission,” Use Your Crock Pot if you’re preparing a roast, use your slow cooker to cook the meat…

Load Break Switch

In power applications, switches perform function to energize or unenergized an electric load. On the high end of the scale are load-break switches and disconnecting switches in power systems at the highest voltages (several hundred thousand volts). Load-break switches are required to maintain the capability of interrupting the load current. The load break switch in…