Cello Bags Vs Polyethylene Bags

Cello bags and polyethylene bags are extremely popular today. The tricky part is that many people do not know the difference between them. It is not uncommon to see or hear people referring to cellophane as polyethylene, and vice versa. This educational article is meant to eliminate the confusion between these two once and for…

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Minimizing Water Damages From Wind and Rain Storms

Springtime in many parts of the country is well known for stormy weather and tornado activity. Recent weeks brought massive rain, wind and hail storms throughout parts of the United States. These storms have proved destructive on many fronts, causing extensive property damage due to strong winds, heavy rains, flooding and overflowing storm drains. Tornadoes…

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What Does ("PID") Mean in The Real Estate Industry?

A Public Improvement District (“PID”) is a financing tool created by the Public Improvement District Assessment Act as found in Chapter 372 of the Texas Local Government Code. The PID enables any city to levy and collect special assessments on property that is within the city or within the city’s Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (“ETJ”). A county…

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Asphalt Road Construction

Everyone is aware about the benefits and advantages of a good constructed road. Roads play a very serious role in modern society providing services and goods for modern people. Today a vast majority of roads are constructed using Asphalt. Now question arises in your mind is "What is Asphalt"? Asphalt is the sticky dark brown…

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Trust-Owned Annuities

IRC Section 72 governs the income taxation of annuity contracts. IRC Section 72(u)(1) taxes the income on an annuity contract owned by a “non-natural” person by treating it as though it was received by the non-natural owner. If, however, a non-natural person is merely holding the contract as an “agent” for a natural person, the…

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Handling & Storage of Lobster Before Cooking

Lobsters are widely known as the King of the crustaceans and they should be treated accordingly. To successfully purchase or catch a lobster and maintain of the highest quality until it hits the dinner table, we must treat it with respect. As lobsters tend to be more expensive than other crustaceans it’s not good economics…

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