How to Make a Handrail For Your Back Steps

Making a handrail for your back steps requires a few basic tools assuming the rail is to be made of wood. A few basic handrail guidelines must be followed. According to the International Residential Building Code, open sided stairs shall have handrails not less the thirty-four (34) inches measured vertically from the tread nosing and…

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Balustrading Ideas and Designs

A balustrade is the combination of baluster and handrail. It is a row of recurring balusters. Balusters are erect pillars or small posts that perform the function of providing support to the railing. The important thing to consider is that the minimum distance between the pillars of a balustrade should be four inches. It can…

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Stair Banisters – Protect Your Family

A number of posts known as balusters support the upper rail of the stair banisters. Places like museums, manor houses and public buildings have huge balustrades. These balustrades are often made up of concrete or stone. Balustrades are known to be the oldest form of banisters. As compared to the banisters of yesterday years, banisters…

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What is a Content Switch?

This article explains what a network content switch is and it also outlines the main benefits of using them in your business network. This type of switch is very expensive so its normally medium to large enterprise scale businesses who use them. The main function of a content switch is to inspect the network data…

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A Home Remedy For Blackhead Removal

We’ve all seen the adverts and websites for the various brands of blackhead extractors and blackhead removers and although they seem like the easy way to remove the unsightly blackheads, the sad fact of the matter is that most of them just don’t work. In fact, if these tools are used incorrectly, they can end…

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How to Solder Copper Pipe

Learn how to Solder Learning how to solder cooper pipes is one of the first things you learn in plumbing school. You need to find you own soldering techniques, the more you do it the more you get feel for it. You will eventually find your groove and be good at soldering. Soldering or sweating…

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WES51 Weller Soldering Iron – Review

The WES51 is excellent soldering iron that is designed and manufactured by famous Weller company. It is perfect for all kinds of soldering projects including repairs, rework, industrial manufacturing, etc. Its economical price makes it also a good soldering iron for occasional users such as hobbyist or home electronics enthusiast. The WES51 is best-selling soldering…

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HTML5 Web Sockets Example

HTML5 Web Sockets will single handedly revolutionize web technologies as we know it. The purpose of this post is to explain what techniques have been used to simulate server push until now, define HTML5 web sockets, and then give an example of how to use it in your HTML5 application. What is polling? Until now,…

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Car Stereo Wiring 101 – A Must Read!

I have come across a lot of car stereo systems over the past 10 years or so. There are so many “techniques” to installing head units. Everyone has their own opinion of what is right and wrong when wiring up a system, but just because it works doesn’t make it right. I asked Majestic Modifications…

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