The History of Spray Foam Insulation

Although spray foam insulation as we know it today truly emerged in the 1980s, spray foam actually has its roots several decades further in the past, beginning with the development of polyurethane foam in the 1940s by Otto Bayer. Otto Bayer, an industrial chemist, actually began working with polyurethane in Germany during the late 1930s.…

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Information on Calcium

Calcium is the most abundant cation in the human body, and a very important mineral for the maintenance of neuromuscular function. It constitutes 2% of the total body weight and 26% of the dry weight of bones and teeth, as phosphates and carbonates. About 0.5 g serum calcium is exchanged with bone calcium every day.…

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How to Get Rid of Lime Stains

Hard water increases films and stains from soaps, minerals and other substances. Bathroom fixtures, sinks, dishes and other surfaces need more frequent cleaning. Calcium and magnesium in water leave hard deposits called lime scales on fixtures and equipment. These minerals make cleaning products less effective. To clean away lime scale, you need a cleaning product…

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Wusthof Culinar Knives – Are You Ready For It?

This article will discuss the Wusthof Culinar range of knives by the German knife maker. If you’ve already seen Wusthof Culinar knives, then you have to admit these are beautiful craftsman work. Their exceptional design make these full stainless steel perfectly balanced, and just like any Wusthof knife they are extremely sharp. Are You Ready…

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Options and Benefits of Metal Fencing

If you wish to boost your home security, you may consider metal fencing as a cost-efficient and long lasting option. You will have better peace of mind when you sleep at night or go away on vacation. To some degree, metal fencing is a good way to secure your possessions and protect your loved ones…

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Timber Fences Vs Colorbond Fences

In my opinion if properly maintained a colorbond fence will outlast a timber fence by 5-10 years. Colorbond fences are made from steel so the paint will fade and the steel eventually rust but not so quickly as treated pine or even hardwood posts will rot through enough to lose stability. A modification growing in…

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Ubon Ratchathani – A Retirement Haven

When planning for your retirement you should consider the possibility of retiring to Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. Why should Ubon Ratchathani be included on a list of places to enjoy your leisure days? It is a foreign country. The native language is Thai. It is far from your homeland. Many people, when the are nearing the…

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Steps to a Bargain Winter Holiday

Going on a family winter holiday is often a key source of fond memories for parents and children alike. Despite the economic changes, you can still enjoy the same great winter holiday within your budget by seeking bargains. Here are some steps to a bargain winter holiday to help you with the planning process: Step…

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Importance of Aggregates

Aggregate play an important part in providing strength to concrete, the transition zone of concrete is the interfacial region between an aggregate and cement paste and is responsible for providing compressive strength to cement. Care should be taken not to use Maximum size aggregate(MSA) more than 20 mm in your houses while there may be…

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