The Trendy Pergola: A Brief History

In 2002, an old pergola on Pioneer Square, Seattle was accidentally obliterated by a truck driver. Almost a hundred years old, its death wrenched the hearts of its citizens and the kind city folk of Seattle restored it to be a stronger force to reckon with. But where did the pergola come from? What brought…

Backward Roll 101 – How to Teach a Backward Roll

One gymnastics skill that every gymnast will have to learn at one point or another is a backwards roll. Many people wouldn’t think of this skill as very important, but believe me, it is! A backward roll is the foundation of many different skills such as: backward-roll to pike, backward-roll to pushup, back extension roll,…

How to Prepare Your Home For Replacement Windows

If you are reading this article, chances are you’ve made the decision to have your windows replaced, or you are at least considering it. Good decision! Your home will look great and feel comfortable with your new windows installed, and you’ll even save money on your energy bills if you’ve chosen to replace your old…

Standard Tests for Carpet Tiles

Specifying floor covering for a commercial application requires at least a passing understanding of how it will perform in the workplace.Unfortunately, markings like “contract quality” or “heavy domestic” are open to interpretation, making it difficult for the specifier to make an informed decision. Simon Lawrence of UK carpet tile specialist, Bürofloor, offers some insight into…

Use Effective Natural Remedies for Chest Congestion

Excessive production of cough or hardening of cough inside chest causes chest congestion which can cause uneasiness and even problems in breathing, natural remedies can melt this phlegm to pass it out of the body. Mostly it occurs due to infection which causes excessive production of cough in the body and makes its movement sluggish…

Where Do Cut Crystal Figurines Come From?

Cut Crystal Figurines Crystal and glass figurines have been made through the ages. Famous producers of crystal figurines are for instance Lalique, Baccarat, Daum and Cristallerie d’Argues. These are beautiful sculptures made out of glass or crystal and they represent people, animals, flowers, etc. But these are not the kind of crystal figurines we are…

Using Class Codes 0042 and 9102

Workers’ compensation insurance in Florida and roughly 40 other states, use a classification code system designed by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) to rate insurance premiums differently for groups of employees. There are roughly 600 class codes, and the two main codes used for employees in the landscaping industry are 0042 and 9102.…

Some Interesting Facts About Lamborghini

The technology behind each Lamborghini masterpiece is said to be a beast. From its unique aerodynamic features and looks, it comes to no surprise that most sports car enthusiasts prefer the exotic car brand. Almost everybody dreams of owning one. If you’ve ever been to any place in the UAE, you’ll immediately notice their culture…

Top 10 Compressed Air Rules of Thumb

Here are the TOP TEN Compressed Air “Rules of Thumb” – designed to respond to the questions that industrial air compressor users ask about most. 1. CFM delivery per Horse Power expected at 100 PSIG: o For “home owner” type of air compressors—2 to 2.5 CFM per HP o For Industrial Air-cooled 2-stage air compressors—-3.5…

Winter Pool Covers-How To Put Them on Right

Solid winter pool covers are by far the most common type sold today. They do a good job of protecting a pool during cold weather and retarding the growth of algae as the weather warms prior to opening a pool. Unfortunately, improper installation destroys many covers long before they should require replacement. Improper installation is…