Construction & DIY

Blast furnace welding: MIG TIG stick processes

welding

For those of you who have never seen or heard of a blast furnace, it is one of the most versatile and powerful welding processes around. In this process, the operator begins by igniting a magnetron by using alternating current and a spark plug which will create a flame. The arc causes the liquid to

How to fix loose outlets

electrical outlet

Having loose outlets in the house is way too annoying. You cannot plug in stuff properly, and even if you manage to plugin successfully, unplugging is another challenge in itself. A loose outlet is not very good for the plates as they cause them to break. In worse cases, loose outlets can cause a safety

Common barriers to achieving productivity in the workplace

Workers

Do you have employees who start the dayexcited to check off their to-do lists? Then, you notice that they have not accomplished much in their eight hours at work. You need to reevaluate if there are some barriers to their productivity. In doing so, you may come up with solutions to help them. Here are

4 ways to spruce up your home

home improvements

As a homeowner, we’re always looking for ideas about how to spruce up our homes. Sometimes, it’s just to make a better impression with the neighbours. Other times, you’ve become bored with how the place looks or it just needs some enhancement to get it how you’d like it to be. Here are 4 ways

Ladder inspections and when to replace them

ladders

If you’re familiar with using a certain type of ladder, you’ll quickly become familiar with the precautions necessary to use it safely. Maintaining three points of contact, not overreaching and not overloading a ladder while in use will all become second nature after a short period of time. But there are other safety precautions you

6 tips for completing a construction project on time

construction project

Any construction project manager will agree that every large-scale project involves big teams and hundreds of workers, and managing them on a daily basis becomes a tedious and often a challenging task. You can easily outsource your Residential construction estimating needs to professional agencies, but you will have to manage the majority of the tasks

How to choose prescription safety glasses for work

safety glasses

Prescription safety glasses are designed to protect your eyes from injury or long-term damage without compromising your vision whilst you work. Our eyes are vulnerable to a range of hazards, including heat, light, dust, chemicals, sharp objects and physical impact. As a result, eye injuries are common in high-risk professions such as construction, automotive and

Heavy equipment improvements to make construction better

Construction remains one of the biggest industries throughout the world, as people continue to build structures and expand on civilization and modern improvements. To increase efficiency and productivity in the realm of construction, contractors can make use ofa ton of upgrades and innovations when it comes to their most-used tools – heavy equipment. Here are

How to finance improving your home

home improvements

It’s a frustrating situation to be in. You know that your home needs improving. There’s a major problem that urgently needs fixing, or a series of minor ones. You have a vision of how a room could be made so much better with just a bit of work. Your dream home is within your grasp,