Author: Brent Bates

Hard Flooring Made Easy

Carpeted floors might feel nice to walk on, but they come with a lot of downsides. Vacuuming and shampooing are a hassle for busy families. It stresses out your pets and consumes electricity. Carpet also stains easily and holds in dust and allergens that lower the air quality in your home. It’s no surprise that

What To Do When Your Central Air Conditioner Breaks

So, your central air conditioning unit has stopped working properly. Hopefully, you’re not in the middle of a heatwave. If you are, fear not because there are plenty of round-the-clock companies willing to come out and take a look at your unit. Read the tips below on steps to take if your central air conditioning

Benefits of Working With a Real Estate Attorney

You may think that the only time you need a lawyer is when something bad has occurred. In fact, you may not consider hiring a real estate attorney to be a high priority when you decide to purchase your home or invest in real estate, but this can be a mistake. These are the benefits

The Many Benefits of Private Education

Every parent wants the best for their child’s education. Their future success in higher education and in their careers depends heavily on a solid educational foundation in elementary, middle school, and high school. With problems like bullying, budget cuts, and inconsistent curriculum plaguing the public school system and threatening the educational wellbeing of students, many

How Do Fire Sprinkler Systems Work?

Have you ever looked up at a fire sprinkler and wondered how it works? Though all you see is a funny-looking gadget, there is more to the system behind the walls and ceiling. Here’s all you need to know about this vital fire-stopping apparatus.  What Are Fire Sprinkler Systems? If you own a business, you

Helpful Gifts To Give a New Mom

If you have a friend or family member who is having a baby for the first time, you’re probably over the moon with excitement for them. You know that they’re probably unsure what they’ll need and how much of it, and you want to focus your gifts on useful things. While getting teddy bears and

Designing Food Labels to Increase Sales

It might surprise you to learn that your average grocery store carries up to 40,000 products. With so many items on offer, it can be easy for your brand to seem like a needle in the proverbial haystack. Try these simple design tricks to make your packaging stand out and encourage customers to purchase your

Different Types of Deflection Gauges

When you have damaged pipes, it’s important to choose the best deflection gauge for your circumstance. There is a wide range of options on the market, with each gauge fitting a specific purpose. Having a clear understanding of your problem and what needs to be done can help you repair your pipeline as efficiently as

How to Start Restoring Old Tools

Do you have some old power tools lying around? Maybe you bought a used orbital sander at a garage sale and want to get it back up and running. Depending on the make and model, repairs can be performed with patience and some practical know-how. Older tools tend to be more durable and were designed

4 Unusual Engineering Jobs

Most people are aware of popular engineering jobs such as computer engineer, aerospace engineer and electrical engineer. However, there are many fields that utilize engineers that are not so well-known. Foundry Engineer Most industries use metal castings of some form, and they are produced in foundries. A foundry engineer is tasked with developing the plans

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