Dropped Objects

It is common knowledge in the construction and marine industries that dropped objects present a very real danger to worker safety. In one case investigated by the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a construction worker was standing under a scaffold while a worker and three sections of a ladder were being hoisted above…

How to Get Rid of Mold on Concrete

More and more homeowners are starting to realize the importance of getting rid of that microscopic fungi called mold on their basement or other concrete surfaces. Since mold needs moisture and dirt to grow, it will be usually found in those areas of your house where there is moisture or humidity in the air. While…

Fan Belts

Fan belt, often called a drive belt, is a belt that transmits motion from the driveshaft to the radiator fan and the generator or alternator in a motor-vehicle engine. It is an essential engine component in most vehicles. Moreover, it is flexible rubber belt connecting engine components. When the engine is running, drive belt rotates…

DIY Nightmares – When Painting Goes Wrong

Do it yourselfers see paint projects as the easier of the tasks they can do. Painting seems easy only because it is often underestimated. What you may not realize is that painting is more difficult than it may seem to be. Ultimately, you may wish to invest some time in selecting the right professional painter…

Brass Table Lamps – Go Modern or Antique

Brass table lamps make a popular choice for good reason: they mix well with almost every d├ęcor. Whether you want an antique reproduction or a modern brass lamp long on style, you can find a lamp that adds style and personality to your home. They come in a wide range of styles and will continue…

Hilux 4×4

My present car is a 1997 Toyota Hilux Tamworth 2.4 litre petrol with leaf springs all round. I have owned this for almost a year, and have done a few little modifications to make it more capable and enjoyable. When I purchased it, the car came with a rear bar, aluminium bull bar, side steps,…

Home Construction Financing

Although having the exact home you want is an outstanding benefit, financing home construction can be a different matter. If you’re working with a custom builder, you will need to assume something known as a “construction loan”. This is the loan that pays off the builder while they build your home. Construction loans are typically…

How to Pour Concrete Like a Professional Tradesman

Pouring a concrete slab is a complex enough home improvement that most do-it-yourselfers will back off and seek the help of professional tradesmen or concrete contractors. Many homeowners just do not want to risk making a mistake with their home improvements and having it set in stone. Like most things, pouring a concrete slab is…

Delonghi TRD0715T – Keeps You Warm

Experts have yet to resolve the debate over global warming. Some believe global warming is the cause of recent weather phenomenon while others believe we are moving into an ice age. No matter what you believe, when cold temperatures hit, you need a good heat source. The Delonghi TRD0715Tt is the choice of many when…

Understanding Private Eminent Domain

The contribution of private businesses to the community In 2006, the Oakland Tribune reported that Burlingame’s auto row “provides 50 percent of the city’s sales tax revenue every year.” In 2013, the Orange County Register reported: “More than a fourth of San Juan Capistrano’s sales-tax revenue came from local car dealerships in the 2010-11 fiscal…