Assembly Bill 811 in California

Assembly Bill 811 is another tool being employed by the state of California to encourage homeowners to go green and upgrade their homes so that they are more energy efficient. Assembly Bill 811 (known as AB 811) was signed into law in July 21, 2008 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Basics of AB 811 AB…

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Plastic Wall Paneling and Food Preparation

The food production industry requires high levels of cleanliness and care to be taken during production and distribution in order to maintain the quality levels and safety of the food once it reaches the mouth of consumers. This extends to any area where food is handled, prepared and cooked including the kitchens in restaurants, hotels…

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The Purpose of a Scaffold Hoist

Many times I have looked up at a scaffolding tower and thought "How does one get the goods to the top?" The answer; A Scaffold Hoist. Heavy bricks and machinery along with tools and cabled can be a real drain to be dragging up a tall scaffold tower. This is why the scaffold hoist was…

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Quick Step Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is one of the most popular forms of flooring in the world. It is popular because it gives people a way in which they can have floors that look like hard wood, tile or even stone at a fraction of the cost that they would have to pay for floors that were actually…

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Finishes For Furniture

Finishing not only protects the wood but also enhances its natural beauty. A good finish is one that beckons an onlooker to touch it and examine its beauty more closely. A good finish can not be hurried. It takes careful work and time to produce. When done correctly the end results are very satisfying and…

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Brick and Mortar Vs. Online Business

Human beings have a long established tradition of bartering and trading goods, one in exchange for the other. While the basics have remained the same over the centuries – you give something in order to get something – the means have evolved consistently. From the agora of Ancient Greece to the modern supermarket, and from…

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Ventless Electric Fireplaces

Ventless electric fireplaces are becoming quite popular. Not only can they save money by heating a small area in use instead of heating the whole house, electric fireplaces create an elegant look in any room. They come in several sizes and styles to fit almost anywhere you would want one. The real benefits of ventless…

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Spray Foam Insulation – Open and Closed Cell

Spray Foam Insulation is a two-component system typically consisting of petroleum oils, plastics, and resins. The polyurethane foam comes in two different forms, open cell and closed cell foam. The polyurethane spray foam is an extremely versatile material that is available in a variety of final physical properties and densities. Although the two types of…

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All Chimineas Are Not Made The Same

The chimenea is primarily a wood-burning stove. The vast majority of companies that offer chimeneas to their retail customers are conscientious; however there is that occasional instance where a Chimenea is misused due to lack of knowledge. You can find chimeneas made of clay, aluminum and cast iron. Each has its own unique characteristics. A…

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