Metal Awnings

An awning, when installed over a window, a terrace or a balcony, provides protection against direct sunlight, wind drafts, rain or ice, without shutting out the surrounding view. The view of the house is enhanced when its doors and windows are covered with awnings of an appropriate color and style. Terraces, decks, and balconies can…

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Craftsmanship: the Meaning of Life

"Manage more, supervise less." – Bryce's Law When I got into the work force back in the mid-1970's it seemed everyone dressed in a suit and tie, drank black coffee, smoked their brains out, and worked their butts off. Today, golf shirts have replaced suits, herbal tea and bottled water have replaced coffee, nobody is…

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Pool Table Light Installation

Your pool table light must be hung properly to ensure full illumination of your billiard playing area including the rails, cushions and guide point arrows. The average height of your billiard lamp should be 32 "to 36" above the playing surface or bed of your table to the bottom of your lamp shade. A general…

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Garage Door Repair – What You Should Know

Most garage door repair should be done by a professional firm that does overhead door installation and repair as they have the tools and knowledge for this type of work You can do some of the repairs yourself if you are moderately mechanical inclined. When a garage door needs repaired there are two main parts…

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Installing Ceramic Tile in Your Bathroom in 7 Steps

Installing ceramic tile in your bathroom does not have to be a tough job. The materials you will need are a carpenter's level, hammer, tile cutter, tile nipper, grooved trowel, rubber gloves, plastic tile spacers, chalk line, rubber squeegee, popsicle sticks, tile sponge, tile mastic, grout, tile sealant, and caulk . 1.) The first step…

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How to Find a Cheap Painter

Time is something that you should consider when you hire contractors that will improve, update and repair the looks of your house. The same principle applies as well when you hire a house painter that will re-invent the looks of your house. You have to make sure that every time spent is a time worth…

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Golf Terminology of Old

This is a description of some of the old terms used in the golfing world of the past. Some of these words are still in use today. Baffy This is a redundant term used to describe what is now the number four club. When it was in use, the club it referred to was a…

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JCB 3CX and Other Backhoe Loaders

The JCB 3CX is a backhoe loader, which is a vehicle commonly used in the construction industry that consists of a tractor as the main body with a shovel fitted on to the front of it and a backhoe on the back. This type of vehicle was invented in 1953 by the process of fitting…

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RT Wave EV-L2R5803 Wireless Elevator Camera System

The RT Wave (EV-L2R5803) is brought to you by Videocomm Technologies and is the industry's only wireless elevator camera system. This unique wireless camera system requires no software, setup, or programming. This allows for quick and easy installation (plug and play) and is used for the most intense of surveillance operations. Providing real-time, DVD quality…

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Bosca Stoves

The Bosca stoves range will soon be introduced to the UK with the Chilean stove manufacturer announcing a deal with a leading UK stove retailer. Wood-burning Bosca stoves will be targeted at the lower end of the UK market and offer an interesting entry point for those looking to purchase their first wood burning stove…

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Choosing an Energy Saving Cooker

There are so many ways to cook food. Gas or electric hob, gas or electric oven and grill are all different ways to cook food. There is another useful way to cook food where all these ways typically combine in one form, ie stove. Stove then again can be electric or gas and the best…

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