Flooring – Different Methods of Installing a Bamboo Floor

What is the best way to install a bamboo floor? You could install the floor as direct stick, floating, plank on ply, using an AcouBond system, or using joists/battens to name a few. Each method of installing a premium bamboo floor has both its positives and negatives but when weighed up you are able to determine the more suitable method of installation. DIRECT STICK Our preferred and the most commonly accepted method of installing a bamboo floor in WA is direct stick. This is where our boards are glued directly to the sub floor resulting in a very quiet floor to walk on. Glue is trowelled onto the floor and the boards are laid directly on top. It is a strong and permanent method of installat... »

Common Issues With Low-Pressure Mechanical Fuel Pumps

Older model cars with carburetor engines use low pressure mechanical fuel pumps to pump fuel from the fuel tank to engine. They are mounted outside the tank, mostly on the side of the engine. With the advent of fuel injection systems, most mechanical fuel pumps are being replaced with electrical ones, albeit, few old car owners are still retaining these pumps. Low pressure mechanical fuel pumps are less functional compared to electric versions and incur frequent problems that lead to driveability issues. However, on newer model cars with GDI equipped engines, they are making a comeback. There is an electric fuel pump in the tank delivering fuel to a high pressure engine mounted mechanical fu... »

Why Lean Muscle Is Better Than Bulky Muscle

If you search around the internet and read through lots of fitness magazines, you will find out that the male fitness industry is full of all kinds of personalities who believe in different things, for example for some an aesthetic physique may be a Frank Zane or Surge Nubret type physique which is more of a classic overly muscular bodybuilder type physique whereas others favour the fitness model type of physique like Greg Plitt or David Kimmerle. Everyone has their own take on what is aesthetic and we all work out towards our own personal goals. Now I will tell you which kind of physique is more favourable in terms of real world situations. Think about the fitness magazines and body-buildin... »

Lateral Pelvic Tilt – What it is and How to Get Rid of It?

Proper biomechanics demand a lot of things, one of which is a person’s ability to maintain proper muscular length-tension relationships. As is the case with any joint, a postural abnormality and pain can develop when a muscle is tight while its antagonist is lengthened and weak. The pelvis involves a number of muscles that allow it to tilt anteriorly, posteriorly, and laterally. If a sizable disparity in those length-tension relationships emerge, then pain ranging from nagging low back pain to something more severe, such as piercing or radiating pain in the buttocks and legs can result. In this article, I’m going to be specifically exploring how the pelvis can become fixed in a l... »

All-wheel Drive for Porsche 911 Targa

Porsche enthusiasts are excited about the new offer from Porsche. This offer is all about the permanent all-wheel drive given by the automaker to Porsche 911 Targa. The vehicle is now on sale. All-wheel drive (AWD), otherwise called as four-wheel drive, 4×4, 4WD, is a term used to describe a 4-wheeled vehicle with a drivetrain that is capable of allowing all the four wheels to simultaneously get power from the engine. This feature is commonly associated with off-road vehicles nonetheless; all-wheel drive is crucial in providing better control on slippery ice and race tracks on paved streets. The term is originally used to describe truck-like vehicles that necessitate switching between a... »

5 Simple Steps in Making Your Own Patio Sun Shades

DIY is one of the best ways for people to save money on their every home and needs like design and other functional items. This is why many guides that will help people make their own patio sun shades for their home. If you will look closely, many stores are now offering quality awnings and sunshades at cheap prices but nothing will beat the savings of making them on your own. So if you want to have your patio sun shades set up at home, you may want to follow these steps so you will get them set up and save money on them. 1. Buy your preferred fabric for your patio sun shades. Typically, sunshades are made from sort of transparent fabric or thin fabric and not necessarily waterproof. These a... »

RV Replacement Awnings: Vinyl or Acrylic?

When you search the internet for RV awning replacement fabrics you will soon discover you have 2 basic choices, acrylic or vinyl, with acrylics getting most of the attention. You’ll also find many acrylic manufacturers marketing their fabrics (this is not true for vinyls) which will lead you to the conclusion acrylics are it and vinyl is no more than the poor mans substitute for the real thing. In the RV world that leaves you with A&E (Domestic corporation) using primarily vinyl and Carefree of Colorado taking the high road and using primarily acrylics. Rich man…poor man. The choice couldn’t be simpler. But, not so fast! I’ve worked for RV dealers throughout the ... »

Understanding the Dangers of Uneven Pavement

When a road is under construction or has large divots due to overuse, the pavement between or even within lanes may become uneven. Uneven pavement refers to varying lane heights on the same road. For instance, one lane may be two or three inches taller than the lane next to it. While uneven roads usually are not a problem if drivers slow down to account for the abnormality, drivers who receive no warning of the uneven pavement may be put in danger when they drive on affected roads. The dangers of uneven pavement are most apparent when a driver goes from a lane of lower height to one of a greater height. If the driver is not careful, he or she may be subjected to a number of outcomes, such as... »

How to Find No-Fee Work at Home Assembly Jobs

Home assembly jobs have been around for a long time. It consists of building several products for a company and after you are finished with it, you will send the products back to the company for a paycheck. There are many home jobs in the internet today. However, looking for a great home assembly job is different. The best assembly job is one that has a good pay and that you won’t have to shell out anything. If you don’t know how to find no fee work at home assembly jobs, the best source would be the internet. There are websites that can offer you no fee work assembly jobs. The said website has forums, group discussions and referrals that can help you search for the best no fee w... »

5 GoPro Mount Locations for Your Race Car Video

There are several locations on a race car that are ideal for a GoPro mount. These spots reveal the most racing action with the least amount of custom camera mounting fabrication. This article discusses 5 potential mounting spots that will add to the quality of your racing videos right off the bat with minimal testing. Spot 1: Roll Cage. With GoPro’s standard roll bar mounting equipment you can locate the camera just over the driver’s shoulder on a vertical, diagonal or horizontal bar. This location offers the best view of in-car race action, whether it’s on the drag strip, road course or oval. In addition to the forward view of the track and racing competitors, a GoPro came... »