What Is 'Hot Standby'? Your FAQs Answered

How long could your business survive in the event of a problem which caused in the loss of your own IT system? How you answer that question might significantly influence the type of emergency IT standby arrangements you put in place. The standby solution that reduces your 'downtime' to maybe almost zero is called 'hot…

History Of The Lighting Tower

Who invented the first portable lighting tower? This depends heavily on your definition of a lighting tower. A broad definition could include something as simple as a candle or primitive torch placed on a tall mast to cast light over a large area, such a device has probably been in use since the Stone Age.…

Eco-Friendly Wallpaper

More wallpaper is being woven from natural materials as the industry adapts to customer demands for sustainability. Natural elements such as grass, leaves, bamboo, sand and cork are being used to produce some amazing styles. While this requires new technology and increased effort, there is no sacrifice in quality. In fact, many of these eco-friendly…

Stair Banisters – Protect Your Family

A number of posts known as balusters support the upper rail of the stair banisters. Places like museums, manor houses and public buildings have huge balustrades. These balustrades are often made up of concrete or stone. Balustrades are known to be the oldest form of banisters. As compared to the banisters of yesterday years, banisters…

Calf Muscle Exercises

Your calf muscles are found in the lower area of ​​your legs and are often deficient in exercise routines where emphasis is placed on exercises for the larger leg muscles eg squats and lunges. By performing this great exercise, not only will your calves look toned but this exercise will help to strengthen the ankle…

Building With Bricks – Joint Types

When building with bricks, there are many types of brick joint you can use, each with it's own specific purpose. Flush joints The mortar is cut flush to the outer face of the bricks with the trowel. Bricks that do not have a flat face will likely be hard to flush neatly. Rolled joints A…

Plank Workout Routine to Flatten Your Abs

The plank workout routine is an exercise that targets primarily the core of your body, your abdominal area, and your back. The plank workout also helps strengthen your arms and shoulders, as well as your quadriceps. As you can see, the plank is more than just an abdominal workout routine. If you incorporate a plank…

Gas Stoves

There are many different models and brand names but they all work basically the same, gas is connected to the stove and different components distribute the gas to different part of the stove. They are two major differences in lighting the stove automatically, one is with a glow bar, the other is with ignition, these…

Why Is a Fireproof Cabinet Highly Secure?

In many business establishments fireproof cabinets play an important role. This is primarily because of their highly secure features. Although most corporate offices are eager to do paperless transactions, and reliably on digitized data these days, no one can completely do away with paperwork. Here a fireproof cabinet is a must-have in business firms and…