Stop-Valves and Gate-Valves

The valves that control your household water system aren’t difficult to understand – or to fit or repair. So the next time one of yours goes wrong, be prepared to put it right yourself. Stop-valves, gate-valves and ball-valves are all plumbing fittings that in different ways do precisely the same thing, which is to regulate…

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The Pros And Cons Of A Brick BBQ Smoker

Are you serious about your BBQ? If you are, you may have considered building or purchasing a brick BBQ smoker. Most people are happy to occasionally smoke a few spareribs in a patio smoker, but those who really love their “Q” are frequently tempted by the idea of turning their cooking apparatus into a permanent…

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Different Types of Apartments

There are many types of apartments offered for peoples various needs. For budget-minded single people like me, a loft or single bedroom apartment may be better suited for me than a three-bedroom suite in the heart New York City. Here I will discuss the different possible apartment types that you can either buy or rent.…

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Top 5 Skills You Need to Become a Bricklayer

Bricklayers or brickies work hard – there’s no doubt about it. If you’re averse to hard yakka, then a career as a bricklayer is not for you. If you’re interesting in starting a bricklaying apprenticeship, here are the top 5 skills you’ll need: Must be physically fit Bricklaying like all construction jobs (unless you’re the…

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PICC Line: A Cancer Treatment Chemotherapy Port

Almost immediately after diagnosis of his blood plasma cancer (Multiple Myeloma), the author’s oncologist wanted to immediately (if not sooner) have a PICC Line inserted in his arm. Because the doctor could not make the necessary arrangements on such short notice, the start of the author’s chemotherapy regimen was postponed for one week. It needed…

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Mortgage Sales Letter Tips

A good mortgage sales letter that produces leads from a cold list or generates new business from your old client list is worth 1000 times it’s weight in gold. Lets say you have a list of 50 clients and 50 leads that you haven’t converted. If you send one letter at a cost of just…

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