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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The American Standard Americast Bathtub

American Standard’s Americast bathtub is made of a durable lightweight alternative to cast iron. The material called Americast is exclusively manufactured by American Standard. Americast bathtubs are half the weight of its cast iron counterparts; yet have the same structural thickness. The rich enamel colors provide excellent heat retention. The Americast tubs were seven years…

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Maaco Paint Prices

Maaco paint prices can range from a couple hundred dollars to almost a thousand dollars. However, the average prices stick around $300 dollars, but will depend on what type of vehicle you have. Obviously the larger the vehicle, the more paint is needed to cover it; therefore the price will be higher. While I was…

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Underground Exfiltration Trench Systems – How They Compare With Central Florida Agencies

Exfiltration Systems-Why They Work Civil Engineers ordinarily calculate stormwater retention ponds to meet the requirements of your land development project. Nevertheless, any stormwater pond commonly will take upwards of 10% to 20% from the total available land area. The particular size of these storwater management basins is largely based on the types of soils encountered…

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How Many Boxes Fill A Container?

Ever tried to figure out how many pallets or how many boxes will fit into a container? Let me show you a simple way which will assist you in calculating how many containers you require to ship at a time. What you will need to know prior to making the calculation is the internal dimensions…

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The History of Air Compressors

The history of air compressors as a tool dates back to antiquity. Man has used air compression for thousands of years to heat his home, cook food, and move objects. The earliest type of compressor was a bellows used to blast compressed air onto a fire. These simple compressing units were either powered by man…

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