Carbon Cast Concrete

Carbon Cast concrete is an innovative technology that uses conventional steel for primary reinforcing and C-GRID epoxy-coated carbon fiber composite grid for secondary reinforcing and shear transfer. This allows the material to be very lightweight compared to normal reinforced concrete. It has greater long-term durability, increased insulating properties and greater sustainability on top of the…

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Boat Gelcoat Repairs

If you have a used Powerboat or Sailboat, boat gelcoat repairs are really easy to do, especially if your hull color is white. There are small tubes of gelcoat repair for those small cracks which you just spread over. But if you have a bigger/deeper crack, scrape, or gouge some from possibly bringing up that…

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Best Architectural Schools

An architectural career is both, demanding and challenging and involves a creative as well as a technical education. To be a top, professional architect one needs to learn the skills, techniques and computer aided software by attaining an education of the highest quality. Listed below are some of the best architectural school in America today.…

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The Mosaic Skin Rejuvenating System

The science of beauty has improved far and wide over the years. From merely relying on herbal concoctions, to creams, astringents and now the advent of machines that help us get the clear and younger looking skin. We are now set with numerous skin care options. Today, one of the new technologies introduced to give…

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Manduka Mat – An In-Depth Review

Manduka Mats are the most expensive, highest quality mats available on the market today. In addition to being the most expensive, they are also the heaviest and bulkiest mats ever made. Is the manduka product worth its price? Is it a good idea to haul this chunky piece of natural rubber that weighs like a…

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Best Method to Take Care of New Carpeting

Carpeted floors that carry a worn-out appearance showcase an impression of neglect and shabbiness to visitors. This cannot be avoided, despite the rest of the home being extremely well kept. It is not an easy financial decision to replace the  carpeting  on the floor and so, it is worth the extra effort to maintain it…

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How to Cut a Rug and Carpet Pad

Rug and carpet pads sometimes arrive larger than your rug and require trimming. This could be done a few ways depending on the type of pad you have. For thinner, non slip pads, usually a pair of household scissors works. If your rug pad is a thicker, more dense one, then a carpet knife or…

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Japanese Housing Conditions

In Japan, land price is expensive and housing conditions regarding its rent and size are not good compared to other countries. Accommodation is a very serious problem even for the Japanese particularly in urban areas, which lack spacious and low cost housing. 1. Japanese rental housing In Japan there is both public housing and private…

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Gelish V Shellac Gel Nail Polish

Gelish vs Shellac So you’ve probably heard all about Shellac, so what about Gelish? Gelish is also a gel-polish made by Hand and Nail Harmony. Both Shellac and Gelish are applied like polish from polish bottles and are cured under a UV Lamp. Neither requires filing the nails surface before application and both are removed…

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Art Mosaic Artists

We’re all familiar with the mosaic tile that decorates our bathrooms and kitchens. You’ll find mosaic art in the design of pools, too. Aside from these familiar spaces, there are many other unconventional uses and art forms that incorporate mosaic artistry. For instance, in Barcelona, architect Antonio Gaudi used mosaic tiles to articulate the undulating…

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Crumbling Walls

Crumbling walls and sandy mortar is usually caused two ways. In the old clay tile blocks of the old homes built before about 1930, a lime based putty mortar was used. Today, Portland cement, which has a stronger binding agent, is used. In the old lime based mortar water or acid leaches the lime out…

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