Precast Concrete Construction

In the mid-nineties, I was heading a civil design department for a large EPC contractor in South East Asia. We had received an order to build a paper plant. The primary building in a paper plant is the paper machine building. A typical paper machine building is about 300 m long. The building typically has…

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An Intro to the World of Drums

Drums have existed for a very long time. Some say they even date back to 6000 BC. It is no wonder then, that they have been used for a variety of situations and have evolved to create a wide range of different types. This being said, all drums, or ‘membranophones’ (the technical classification), consist of…

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Fence Supplies – Mark Your Territory

Fence supplies in Portland, Oregon are available at almost any supplier. This makes it very easy for the residents of Portland Oregon to purchase and install them in the backyard or the gardens. Fences always add a great deal to the ambience and the decor of the garden and the house. It also takes the…

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Paint Supplies For Painting A Room

Finally ditching the barren white walls for a pop of color? Before you start splattering paint on the walls, you’ll need the proper paint supplies. It’s also good if you know a thing or two about what types of paint to purchase and how to properly apply said paint to the walls of your room…

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The Benefits to Rent Carpet Cleaner

Carpets which are soiled, whether from normal traffic or special problems such as stains or odors, usually need to be shampooed. You can hire a company to shampoo it or buy or rent carpet cleaner to shampoo it yourself. Each of these options has both advantages and disadvantages. A professional carpet cleaning company is expensive,…

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How to Remove Skin Tags – At Home

Do you want to know how to remove skin tags? Skin tags are little growths of skin that are usually shaped like a piece of cauliflower and can appear in the most inconvenient parts of your body – faces, necks, under arms. And, for the ladies, these maddening little stalks of skin often appear under…

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Cat 5 Cable – A Primer

Usually known as Cat 5, the Category 5 cable is basically a set of 4 twisted pair copper wires which are insulated by an outer jacket. These 24-gauge copper wires terminate in an RJ-45 jack. By and large these cables are unshielded but shielded are available too. It is designed for high signal integrity and…

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