New York City Local Law 11 Inspections

Local Law 11 of 1998 was passed by the City Council of New York as a response to the highly publicized exterior wall failures that took place in the city in 1997 and 1998. Before the Local Law 11 Inspections, New York City was under Local Law 10 of 1980. This particular law was enacted…

How to Open a BDO Savings Account

Banco de Oro Unibank Inc. (BDO) is one of the best banks in the Philippines awarded by Finance Asia, a finance and business publication in Asia and the Pacific. BDO is one of the companies owned and managed by SM group of Henry Sy and was included in the top 10 companies in the Philippines…

Communication Barriers – How to Overcome Them?

First of all in order to overcome communication barriers one needs to develop self-esteem and self-confidence. It also helps to build up the ability to see every act of inadequate human manifestation of his psychological characteristics and perhaps psychological problems. Typical communication mistakes: False expectations of the partner (the wrong expectations arise as a result…

How to Choose Wallpaper For a Room

Wallpaper can transform a room, but it is often hard to choose which pattern is right for your particular space.  Here are some issues to consider when choosing the right wallpaper: 1.  Color.  Your wallpaper should play off the other colors in the room.  If you already have a lot of strong colors in the…

Living Room Fire Prevention – Section 2

Once you have learned the basic steps of preventing fire damage caused by heaters, continue on by reading this section to learn how to inspect and maintain the other living room risk elements. Electrical Appliances Safety You should start by checking outlets, sockets, and extension cords to verify that they are not overloaded or worn…

Flooring – Laminate vs Hardwood

Laminate flooring has several advantages over hardwood flooring. This is why it is currently more popular among consumers. Laminate flooring is composed of four different layers. One of these layers is the design layer, which determines the look of the flooring. The design layer has a photographic image on it that allows laminate flooring to…

An Outline on Lean Manufacturing

Lean Manufacturing is an integrated and inclusive set of guidelines and procedures for improving and optimizing production processes. In simple terms it can be defined as a systematic approach or management practice to identify and eliminate waste in any operations that can further help in improving the basic operation more effectively. It is a management…