Tips for Hiring a Painter

So you are ready to move forward with your painting project and you have decided to start looking for a professional house painter to do the work. The question is where to look and how to weed out the flakes from the professionals, the high bids from the low bids, the real references from the…

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Types of Electrical Connectors

There are many types of automotive and marine electrical connectors. Some of the common electrical connectors are butt connectors, ring terminals, spade terminals, and quick disconnect connectors. Butt connectors are used to splice two wires together. Ring terminals are used to connect the wire to a stud point like a screw for grounding or similar.…

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Elevator Etiquette – The 20 Basics

Whether you work in a hotel, hospital or any other type of high-rise building, elevator etiquette should be followed with the same rigor as any other customer service standard. Why? Because so often a brief elevator encounter initiates the first impression made of your organization by visiting customers, guests, patients, vendors, and co-workers. Most organizations…

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How to Clean Marmoleum Floors

Cleaning and caring for your new Marmoleum floor doesn’t have to be a mystery. While many people discuss the cleaning and caring of Marmoleum, few really know what they are talking about. Just the other day I received an email from a cleaning professional who was quite upset. She had just finished cleaning her customers…

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The Ladder, A Great Invention

Ladder is kind of a scale that has steps fixed in a vertical or inclined way. There are different kinds some are rigid, some are fixed, some are flexible, and some are portable. Nowadays ladders are very essential for industrial usage. Today’s manufacturers specialize in all kinds of ladder manufacture and Aluminum alloy is the…

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The Feng Shui of Staircase Design

The Feng Shui of each and every part of our environment influences our life experiences. Whether you’re house hunting, remodeling, building or happy in your current home, you want to ensure every aspect is the best it can be. For the most part, stairs go unnoticed even though we use them day in and day…

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Stairway Accidents

Stairway Accidents Tripping and falling on a stairway can lead to serious injuries, including head trauma and broken bones. Sometimes stairway accidents are caused by hazardous conditions that result from poor maintenance. When a property owner or manager fails to properly maintain a stairway and an accident occurs, he or she may be held liable…

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Types of Scaffolding, Structures and Construction

Scaffolding is a a temporary framework Around or even inside a building to support construction and repair of buildings and structures. Scaffolding is one of the major requirements in any construction field. May it be large structures or smaller homes, Scaffolding is an essential part. In Britain and most of the European nations, Scaffolding is…

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Conversion Varnish Comparison to Lacquer

Lacquer is a general term used to describe clear-coated over natural or stained wood. In this article, we will be explaining the difference between a traditional lacquer and a conversion varnish. To the untrained eye, both finishes look identical. A lacquer is a single-component, pre-catalyzed, nitro-celluloid finish that has 12-18% solids by volume. It is…

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Sledgehammer Fitness

One of the more unlikely tools in our fitness equipment armoury is the sledgehammer. Surprisingly the manual-labour tool doubles as a superb total body muscular endurance exercise, a great power developer, a very effective weight management method and a way to increase both aerobic and anaerobic endurance. In terms of cost, effectiveness and versatility, sledgehammer…

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Flat Roof Replacement

There are many misconceptions about flat roof replacement that are common and should be addressed; one of them is that they are actually flat. While there is not a pronounced angle in the design of flat roofs they are definitely not flat. If the roof was actually even all the way across then it would…

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