Installing Home Elevators

Installing home elevators becomes necessary when there are physically challenged family members. Besides making the lives of the mobility impaired more comfortable, home elevators also add to the resale value of your houses. When considering upgrading your house, it is important to understand everything about elevator construction. Advantages of Installing a Home Elevator Adding a…

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Solar Hot Water Systems

The primary components of a drainback-type solar hot water system include: Solar collectors – typically installed on the roof, the solar collectors gather heat from the sun. Storage tank– residential storage tanks are generally 65-120 gallons, depending upon the number of people in the household. Hot water flows from here to the fixtures in your…

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What is Architectural Ironmongery?

The root of the word Ironmongery comes from the field of iron products. The term actually stands for the products made from iron and these may contain fixtures and fittings made out of iron, used in buildings and structures. The use of Architectural Ironmongery is basically in railings, banisters and handles. The alternative term used…

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AAA Car Care Plus in Sacramento California

The American Automobile Association or AAA and their latest "Car Care Plus" concept is an automotive destination for car owners. This is a proto-type store and training facility, which was set up for today's consumer. The location is right next door to the place you have to go to pay traffic fines in Sacramento (California's…

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A World War II Soldier's Story

My grandfather came to America from Veitri Di Potenza in the region of Basilicata in southern Italy. He came to Buffalo NY and earned the nickname "The Side Wheel" as he oiled the New York Central steam engines. My dad was later called "The Wheel" as all of his friends grew up with nicknames. It…

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