Tools of The Trade

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Shipping Containers: Practical Ways to Maintain Safety When Handling Them

You can mitigate the risks that come with loading, unloading, packing, and unpacking shipping containers only if you understand the risks in question. Since your loading and unloading environment is unique, you should identify all possible hazards before attempting anything. In case the hazards cannot be eliminated, you should devise practical ways to manoeuvre them. …

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The Advantages of Using Welded Steel in Storage Tank Fabrication

When designing and constructing an aboveground storage tank, there’s a selection of materials to choose from. Some examples of materials used in storage tank fabrication are plastic, concrete and steel. Steel tanks are widely used especially in residential, commercial, and industrial establishments because of their strength and longevity. Many types of liquids can be stored …

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Common Red Flags that Can Spell Trouble for Your Pipes

The pipes in your home will eventually corrode over the years. When this happens, they need repairs or replacements, depending on the severity of the damage. Otherwise, leaks will occur, and eventually a flood of sewage or water that can set you back thousands of dollars to repair. That being said, here are what you …

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Fool-Proof Protection: 3 Best Practices for Securing Business Documents

Documents are a business’ greatest assets. In fact, a single piece of paper makes your business legitimate, seals the deal with partners and clients, and lets you keep track of your financial stability. This is the reason it’s a big loss for organizations when documents get damaged by natural disasters or are compromised by a …

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The Right Tools for the Job: Tool Box Essentials for the Handy Man

“WD-40, vise grips, and some duct tape. Any man worth his salt can do half of household chores with just those three things” – Clint Eastwood as Walt Kowalski. Gran Torino Aah, Clint. Is there anyone that embodies masculinity more than the Man with No Name? Not a lot of men out there can hope …

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Tools of Tradition: An Introduction to Traditional Japanese Carpentry Tools

Japan is very well-known for their minimalist style and their practical, no-nonsense approach to design. While the rest of the world caught on to minimalist during the 60’s, the Japanese have practiced using the bare minimum to achieve practical and aesthetic results long before that. Japanese architecture was heavily influenced by their Chinese neighbors, and …

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