Arc Flash Analysis and Training: An Overview

An arc flash is a release of electricity that occurs as the result of an arcing fault between one phase bus bar and another. Due to circuitry design, flashes begin when a problem with circuitry, such as a loss of insulation, facilitates an electrical release. Once in place, however, an arc is sustained by conductive…

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Advantages of Douglas Fir Timber

Like some multi-talented actor or athlete, someone who can do just about anything and do it well, Douglas Fir is considered one of the finest, most adaptive building materials on the market today. With two known species (Coastal and Interior) Douglas Fir is a type of coniferous softwood that has found a place in all…

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Porch Ideas

If you are building a porch onto your home or are remodeling one you currently have, you are being given a great opportunity! This is your chance to really decide what the outside of your home says about the people who live in it. Of course, before you can start decorating or building, you need…

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How To Lay Bathroom Tiles

Prepare Yourself The first step in laying bathroom tiles is to be prepared. You want to start with a clean and smooth surface. If there are even small problems with the flooring, chances are you will not get the tiles to lie correctly. To be sure that this happens, use a sander on the floor…

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Corn Burning Stove FAQ's

Some must know questions about corn stoves. How much corn does it use? Typically a corn burning stove use approximately 1 bushel of corn per day with a bushel weights 56 lbs, storage / disposal Corn is important. How large an area will it heat? This will vary depending on the model and manufacturer. How…

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3 Crock Pot Lunch Recipes Everyone Will Love

Forget about having a microwaveable meal or fast food for your next lunch. If you own a slow cooker, preparing a warm, hearty meal is easier than ever! It’s healthier, too! If the whole family is having lunch together then they deserve a delicious, home-cooked meal. If you’re wondering what to serve, try any of…

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Disposable Paper and Plastic Dinnerware

When it comes to serving meals for important events or outdoor parties, people look for more convenient and economic food serving solutions. In that case, disposable paper and plastic dinnerware are the best options that are perfect for any occasion. Hygiene and sanitation are the other important factors that make people go for disposable dinnerware.…

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Our Words Create Our Future

I was recently coaching a person who told me that he would "try" to improve his relationship with a coworker but that it would be "very difficult" and that it would "take a lot of time to trust him." Consider the words that are in bold above. Could it be that while this person thinks…

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Understanding What Is Para Nasal Sinus Disease

Paranasal sinuses are sinus cavities are air filled spaces within the bones of the skull. They are termed as paranasal sinus cavities because they are directly connected to the nasal passage. Paranasal sinus cavities reduce the weight of the skull, produce mucous which lines the nasal cavity and resonate the voice. There are four pairs…

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Outdoor Christmas Light Design Tips

One of the most memorable Christmas images from my childhood was driving around our neighborhood, taking in the lit up displays on our street. There is just nothing like having your own welcoming display in your front yard, whether it is as simple as some glowing colored lights or as complex as a fully fledged,…

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