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An Overview Of How To Apply Hard Chrome Plating To Pistons For A Car Engine At Home

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on An Overview Of How To Apply Hard Chrome Plating To Pistons For A Car Engine At Home

Applying a layer of hard chrome plating on metal surfaces can make iron and non-iron metal parts and fasteners used in various manufacturing processes like those in the automotive industry last longer than normal. The hard chrome plating makes the surface of the metal smoother by filling in the pores normally found on an untreated metal surface. A smoother surface reduces the amount of friction between the metal surfaces of parts rubbing together, and this lowers the amount of wear and tear on the parts because it reduces the amount of heat that is produced by the friction. If you have a hobby working on rebuilding cars and motorcycles, here is how you can apply hard chrome plating to parts like the pistons for an engine at home. Clean Pistons The pistons should be thoroughly cleaned with a heavy...

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Debunking The Biggest Myths About Owning A Septic Tank

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Debunking The Biggest Myths About Owning A Septic Tank

If you have always relied on a public sewer system, there is no doubt that you will find the idea of managing your own waste a bit intimidating as a homeowner. However, with a little knowledge and a few pointers, owning a septic tank on your property is really not that big of a deal. Just make sure that you get the biggest myths and misconceptions about septic tank ownership out of the way right off the bat. Here are a few of the biggest myths about septic tank care and maintenance and the real facts you should know. Misconception: You have to get your septic tank pumped every few months. Fact: If you had to get a septic tank pumped every few months, there would definitely be something wrong. The duration of time your tank can withstand before...

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Creative Uses For Pneumatic Tube Delivery Systems In A Retail Business

Posted by on Feb 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Creative Uses For Pneumatic Tube Delivery Systems In A Retail Business

You may think that your modern retail business has no room for such an unusual idea as pneumatic tube delivery systems. However, having a contractor install a pneumatic delivery system in your retail business could be the one thing that takes your store to an entirely different level of convenience.  When you think about a pneumatic tube delivery system, you probably think about the convenient function you experience at the drive through when you go to the bank. But why would a pneumatic tube delivery system be an ideal implementation in a retail business? There are several reasons why this could be an awesome idea.  Send money to back offices without taking a risk of transporting it on foot.  When cashiers have an abundance of cash in their register, it is a must to remove the extra money and...

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Dusty Private Road Making Your Horses Sick? Control It With Calcium Chloride

Posted by on Jan 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dusty Private Road Making Your Horses Sick? Control It With Calcium Chloride

Your horses depend on healthy conditions to thrive and stay healthy, including a dust-free environment. But if your dusty private road makes your animals sick, control it with calcium chloride. Calcium chloride is a better alternative to just watering your private road because it controls and suppresses the release of dust into the environment. In addition, calcium chloride may save you time and money on the expenses you incur from having your horses treated by a veterinarian for the dust problem. Here’s a description of calcium chloride, its benefits, and why you should use it now. What’s Calcium Chloride and Why Should You Use It? Although your horses are exposed to dust on a daily basis, having too much dust around the farm can trigger allergies in your animals if they have weakened or compromised immune systems. Your horses may exhibit...

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3 Simple Ways To Choose The Right Back-Up Pump For Your Needs

Posted by on Dec 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Simple Ways To Choose The Right Back-Up Pump For Your Needs

Whether you’re preparing for the end of civilization as you know it, or you just want a reliable back-up power source for your water supply, you’ve probably given a lot of thought to water pumps. Submersible pumps are the best way to provide back-up pumping ability for your well. However, if the power were to go out on your property, you might end up needing a secondary back-up pump. That’s where manual pumps come in handy. Unlike submersible pumps that operate off electricity, manual pumps only require your own physical exertion. Here are four things you need to consider when choosing a manual pump for your water supply. Land between the Well and the Pump Before you purchase your manual pump, you need to survey the land between the water supply and your home. The geography of the land...

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Three Pitfalls To Avoid When You’re Assembling A New HVAC Drain Pipe

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Pitfalls To Avoid When You’re Assembling A New HVAC Drain Pipe

When your HVAC system is running properly, a small but steady amount of water will drain out of it through a drain pipe near its bottom. While you can temporarily use a bucket to collect this water if the drain pipe breaks or develops a leak, you’ll have to eventually install a replacement pipe if you don’t want to constantly change out the bucket. When you’re assembling a new HVAC drain pipe, remember to avoid these three pitfalls. Going Too Cheap On The Pipe Segment Glue You Use If you don’t want to spend money unnecessarily on repairs in the future, you’ll have to make sure that the glue you use to fuse individual pipe segments together will remain sturdy for the long haul. A cheap brand of glue, even if it passes an initial water test, can easily...

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