How To Sweat A Copper Fitting

I believe that any plumber would tell you that the key to successfully soldering or "sweating" a copper fitting is properly preparing the pipe and fitting for the soldering process. Cleaning the pipe and fitting is essential to get the solder to flow properly and insure that the pipe and fitting have been sold together.…

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Cast Iron Radiator Safety Information

Cast iron radiators are great for heating your home evenly and efficiently. They do this by getting hot. Very hot. And here in lies the problem. By achieving these high temperatures, cast iron radiators are inherently dangerous objects within your very home. While leaning against a radiator for a second will likely not harm you,…

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Laminate Flooring Advantages

Durability Because it’s designed with a tough and durable wear layer, laminate flooring is much stronger than most installed solid hardwood flooring, carpets and vinyls, it’s more resistant to scratches than softer surfaces (solid hardwood floors for eg.) and is one of the best choices for households with heavy foot traffic, kids, or pets. But,…

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How to Make It As a Fitness Model!

So You Wanna Be a Fitness Model? People that follow my stuff know I generally write about nutrition, supplements, training, and other topics that are more science based than subjective topics, such as what is covered in this article. I decided to shuck my science geek persona, and write on a topic I know will…

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Improve Your Safety Record With Tilt Tables

Tilt tables, also known as lifting tables, lift tables, scissor lifts and platform lifts are used to raise, tilt or lower a platform safely. They make overhead tasks safer and more efficient and help to improve the proper location of materials which reduces work related injuries. Lifting tables are designed to reduce injury and worker…

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2010 Acura ZDX – A Category All Its Own

Marketers for Honda's luxury division call their brand-new ZDX a "four-door sports coupe." Serious coupe fans may dispute that design, insisting that true couples have only two doors. Still, several manufacturers introduced the "four-door coupe" theme earlier, including BMW with its X6 and Mercedes-Benz with its CLS sedan. According to Acura, the ZDX features the…

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How to Build an Awning

Constructing your very own awning will help you save some money. But you should be familiar with the whole process so that you will not waste important resources. You can also consult individuals who are knowledgeable about this project to ensure its success. MATERIALS NEEDED IN CONSTRUCTING AN AWNING The materials needed are eight to…

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Mini Lights – Understanding the Design and Assembly of the Three Wire Strings of Them

Single strings of twisted 3-wire mini-lights help to decorate parties, special events, and holidays. Trying to understand their 3-wire 120-volt-alternating-current (VAC) assemblages can be difficult without foreknowledge. Actually, it is fairly simple. Here is how they are designed and put together. Mini-light strings manufactured today . Several lengths of mini-light strings (from 15-to-150-feet) are available…

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