Concrete Permeability and Factors Affecting It

Permeability in concrete has direct relationship with the durability of the concrete. The lesser the permeability, the more durable the concrete will be. Permeability will make the concrete vulnerable to external media attack. These media include water, chemicals, sulfates, and etc. These external media, once capable of penetrating into concrete it will deteriorate the life…

What Foods Contain Electrolytes?

Electrolytes Explained: Electrolytes contract muscles, generate electricity, and move fluids and water within the body. Some examples of electrolytes are Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Bicarbonate, Calcium, and Magnesium. Electrolytes are found in fruit juices, milk, and many fruits and vegetables (e.g. avocados, potatoes, bananas). It is possible to get electrolytes from many healthy foods. How much…

Mrs. Butters’ Secret Key Lime Pie Recipe

“Frozen Key Lime Pie recipe?” Fern Butters asked. “Child, I’ll take that secret with me to the grave.” Fern Butters’ frozen key lime pie was legend. Every time President Harry S Truman went through Islamorada on Upper Matecumbe Key on his way to the “Little White House” in Key West, he stopped. More specifically, he…

Who is a Fencing Master?

In the United States anyone can become a coach in any sport simply by saying that he or she is one. There may be limitations as to who can be employed as a coach, especially in youth programs, but if you want to be a coach, simply say you are one, and presto… you are…

Trades In Construction – Wet (Concrete) Works

This is a very synonymous trade with construction works, especially the construction of buildings. Most of the modern construction has its structural frame fabricated out of concrete. There are two main types of concrete: ยท Mass Concrete: This is usually a ‘weak’ form of concrete. This means that it does not perform any load bearing…

How to Make Christmas Birch Branch Reindeer

Christmas celebrations are unique in the terms of thematic decorations that give a festive face lift to any commercial or living space. This involves placing and redecorating several of the season’s special elements, apart from the Christmas tree. One such interesting addition is a handmade reindeer that can be placed at any strategic spot. Birch…