Plumbing – What Does a Plumber Do?

Plumbing is a profession which will never go out of demand. It can never be hurt by the recession, because heating and cooling systems, gas, and water supply are commodities that people need on a daily basis, even in the worst of crises. The basic job description of a plumber includes installing and repairing items…

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A Brief Overview and History of the Wrench

First patented by Solymon Merrick in 1835, the wrench is also commonly called spanner in British English. Since 1835, it has had an almost universal presence across the world, due to its simple yet effective design. In the following article, I’ll run through the factors that have lead up to the wrench’s (or spanner; depending…

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How Can I Treat Phimosis at Home?

The conditions of Phimosis is where there is an inability to retract the foreskin over the glans (head) of the penis. Paraphimosis is the entrapment of a retracted foreskin below the head of the penis. In the majority of cases the tight foreskins which cause these two conditions may be loosened sufficiently after a few…

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The Causes of Fire Damage

While some causes of fire are general and can occur anywhere, other causes are more specific for certain rooms. General Causes of Fire Electrical Don’t underestimate the fire risk from electricity just because there is no flame involved. The over warming of hot plugs and sockets and blown fuses may start a fire. Smoking Most…

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Problem Statements That Lead to Solutions – Solving Problems Requires Effective Problem Statements

One of the most overlooked, yet most powerful techniques in problem solving is how to make problem statements. A problem that is not clearly and concisely stated (defined) is usually difficult to solve. Many times engineers, supervisors, managers and others fail to clearly identify and define problems. Failing to properly define the problem leads to frustration in…

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Are Outdoor Patio Heaters Worth the Investment?

The first thing you need to know before discussing patio heaters are the basic functions. Many people enjoy sitting on an outside patio and enjoying the outdoors, which is why weather is an enormous factor to be considered. Obviously, during warmer months many people like to spend time outdoors; however, when the weather becomes colder…

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