Intermodal Transport and Land Bridges

While most people are unaware of it, intermodal freight transport has been around for quite some time, going all the way back to the 1780s in England. The method of moving a container holding freight from one vehicle to another without having to handle the freight itself has grown from ships and rail to include…

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Mounting Solutions For Your iPod

If you own an iPod, you must be well aware about the efforts you need to put into the protection of your iPod from all sorts of damage. My article would provide you two basic mounting solutions for your iPod which would truly be useful for you. The first mounting solution for the iPods is…

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Use a Titanium Hammer for Framing

These days there are so many types of hammers that can be used that you often have one hammer for each type of work you want to do with it. There are special hammers for drywall, for framing, for demolition, or for metal work. Each carpentry project has a hammer that is just right for…

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Mosaic Decor: In With the Old

It is said that history repeats itself – A truism from fashion to auto design. It seems that what was once in vogue will eventually return to popularity. How many times have you heard someone say "Do not throw that out, it will be 'in' again in ten years." Admit it most of you have…

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Roofing Cement – It’s All In The Mix

Why are some modern build roofs suffering ridge loss in heavy winds while older adjacent roofs stand firm? Similarly, roofs built in the last 10 years are suffering from more cracking of the roofing mortar. What can we learn from roofing practices of the past? The most obvious difference between today’s roofing mortar and that…

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Tips For Buying a Chandelier

Everyone dreams of making their homes incomparable and elegant. Did by any chance you ever paid attention to the word Chandelier? For your homes chandelier can be a very good piece of art that can be used to increase the beauty of your room in a manner that is stylish and elegant. In chandeliers murano…

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Information About Biker Patches

Biker patches are used to distinguish biker clubs from one another. While their main purpose is to denote affiliation, the design can be used to express one’s belief, achievement or certain deeds the biker has done. The One, Two and Three Piece Patch The one-piece patch usually refers to motorcycle associations; the two-piece often means…

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Types of Construction Equipment and Their Uses

Construction equipment range from the very heavy equipment to the portable and mobile lighter equipment, some of them with a precise description of their functions are detailed below. Engineering equipment with a front bucket/shovel and a small backhoe in the rear combined with a tractor is known as backhoe loader. It is mostly used in…

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Types of Automotive Lifts

Here are the different types, available from garage equipment supply dealers: In-Ground This type of vehicle lift is assembled below the garage floor. It consists of one or more pistons, depending on the maximum weight capacity. Lifts with one or two pistons are used for compact, mid-sized and full-sized cars. Lifts with three or more…

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ADA-Compliant Small Elevators For Commercial Buildings

ADA compliant small elevators for commercial buildings are great accessibility options for mobility challenged individuals who find it difficult to climb stairs. These devices ensure safe and reliable vertical transportation of the physical challenged or mobility impaired in a commercial setup. Features of ADA Compliant Elevators An ADA compliant elevator will maintain all the safety…

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Pros and Cons of Plate Heat Exchangers

In 1923, Dr. Richard Sellingman invented the first plate heat exchanger, and forever revolutionised the process of indirect heat transfer. Now, these products can be found in many homes, commercial institutions and manufacturing plants of various industries. Their inherent design give them a distinct advantage over other types of heat exchangers, like shell and tube…

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5 Common Sense Wood Burning Stove Tips

Tip # 1 Check Local Ordinances Before Purchasing a Wood Stove Since wood stoves produce smoke that is deposited outside your home into the air, it is imperative that you check the local ordinances on the legalities of installing a wood stove in, or outside, your home. Some cities ban woodstoves altogether, while others insist…

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Advantages of Using Pressure Cookers

Here are some reasons to using a pressure cooker. First, it saves cooking time. Using the rapid cooking feature, you will be able to have a meal cooked quicker than it normally would over the stove, and you would not even need to be watching over it. This feature also uses less energy; thus, would…

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