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Building a Garden Room: What’s in It for You?

If your property is big and spacious, a garden room is a welcome addition. Gone are the days when it was considered an extension of your home. More than an extra room for storage, a garden room offers various benefits for the entire family. Here are some of them: 1. A garden room provides a

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Three Ways to Protect Fasteners From Corrosion

Corrosion is like cancer for most metal, especially fasteners. It slowly eats away the fasteners' appearance and eventually affects their performance. And if your screws and bolts are no longer as efficient as they used to be, then the structure would not be stable, too. This can then lead to significant problems and even cost safety risks

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Residential Radon Testing Basics: When to Have it Done and Why

Radon gas is a naturally occurring byproduct of the radioactive decay of chemicals, particularly Uranium, in the soil. It breaks down into tiny, short-lived radioactive particles called radon progeny that could penetrate and damage the lining of the lungs. Radon progeny — such as lead-214, polonium-214, and polonium-218 — can attach themselves to dust and other small particles, where an individual

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Working Together: Types of Office Layout for Small to Medium Businesses

The key to a successful business is happy employees. What makes employees happy? A good workspace is definitely one factor. According to a 2018 study from National Business Furniture called “Happiness in the Workplace,” employee’s mental well-being and productivity can suffer if their workspace isn’t satisfactory. For small to medium businesses, the office layout is one

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Finishing Techniques for Wooden Stair Treads

Few stair tread materials can make a huge aesthetic impact on your interiors like wooden treads. There are different types of hard, soft and exotic wood to choose from nowadays. The kinds of wood are also treated differently to enable them to withstand a range of elements that might destroy the treads prematurely. For most

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3D Laser Scanning Uses

The Role of 3-D Laser Scanning in Carbon Emission Measurement

Over the years, the uses of 3-D scanning technology continue to advance. As a non-invasive, non-destructive technology, industries from medical and environmental to mining and construction have benefitted from 3-D laser scanning. Now, the technology that maps out surfaces to create three-dimensional models is being used to measure carbon emissions from forests. Weighing Trees Through

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