How Does a Painter Estimate a Paint Job?

There are at least three primary ways that a painter might estimate a paint job. These would be “guestimating”, square footage of the area to be painted, and a detailed “take-off”. “Guestimating” is when the painter or estimator comes to the job, looks things over, and in 5 minutes hand write an estimate on a…

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Bleeding After Being Spayed

If you dog has started bleeding after being spayed there may be cause for concern. The spaying of a young dog is a routine operation. It does, however, as with all operations, carry various risks. There is the risk involved with the anesthetic as well as the risk of bleeding after being spayed. This could…

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Sinus Lift

A sinus lift is needed if there is insufficient bone in the area of the upper premolars or molars for dental implant placement. Dental implants needed a minimum depth and width of bone in order to be placed for long term function. Unfortunately in the upper premolar and molar region it is common to see…

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Different Types of Pressure Cookers

Pressure cookers are useful equipments that let food to cook without the entry and escape of air and fluid from the cooker. Either steaming, or boiling can be done in cookers, this makes the equipment a necessity for all families as well as eating places and catering companies, wherever quick delicious cooking is required. In…

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Plastic Wall Paneling and Food Preparation

The food production industry requires high levels of cleanliness and care to be taken during production and distribution in order to maintain the quality levels and safety of the food once it reaches the mouth of consumers. This extends to any area where food is handled, prepared and cooked including the kitchens in restaurants, hotels…

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The Plank Exercise for Beginners

Have you spent your entire life doing crunches with no results to show for it? Then maybe it’s time to stop. Crunches that require spinal flexion are not only ineffective but they are unsafe to do. Another option exists – another exercise that eliminates the excess stress on the spinal column and works your core…

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Workers Compensation Retrospective Rating Plan

Using a simplified definition, a retrospective rating plan (retro) is a pricing plan available in which your workers compensation premium is developed, in its final form, by the losses sustained during the policy period. First let’s go over the components of a retro: Maximum Premium: This factor represents the percentage over and above the standard…

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A Word About Iron Balusters

Throughout the 1970’s and early 1990’s, wood balusters were the prominent feature in remodeling and new construction. Wrought iron was used primarily in the first time home buyer market, but it was a complete iron balustrade (newels, balusters, rail, and shoe rail).   The transition from wood balusters to iron began in the mid-1990’s. At that time I…

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