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How to host a dinner party without a dining table?

Most of us will have a dining table for four or six, but what happens when you have invited more than twelve people for dinner. Here are some tips to host a dinner party without a dining table. Party food – Party food is easier to serve than a sit-down Look at party food like dips, crackers, fruit, sliced meats and cheeses. If people can eat your food standing up, you will also need a lot less seating. Serve on a coffee table – Use your...

Home renovation: Three rules for hiring contractors

Summary: When it comes to home renovation projects, let your potential contractors know how much you are willing to spend, break down the project into as many stages as possible, and maintain a good relationship with the contractor. Renovating your home can be a daunting project and one that you may feel you have little to no experience to handle. Therefore, most people will look at hiring a contractor. However, hiring the right contractor is...

The importance of construction turnaround services for renovation projects

Construction and turnaround services help businesses make large changes to their facilities and processes, helping a business function more effectively. Here are some areas that construction and turnaround services look into when managing renovation projects. Retaining machinery – If a company is renovating its facility, it will need to move its current machinery and keep it safe until the project is complete. The turnaround service will also...

Who is the ideal expert witness?

Written by Lyle Charles Construction Expert Witnesses can shift a case in your favor. However, selecting the right expert witness can be difficult as there are many available and they hold similar credentials and experience. Here are some tips on how to select an ideal expert witness. Academic credentials – Credentials are important, but with most expert witnesses holding the same or very similar qualifications, it can be difficult to select...

Structural steel fabricators

Written by Lyle Charles Structural steel is one of the best and most ideal materials to use for the construction of commercial and residential buildings. Steel is also strong, eco-friendly, cost effective and long lasting. However to get the best steel for your purpose it is best to get the correct weight and quantity required for your purpose. Here is a step-by-step method that is recommended by structural steel fabricators for estimating...

Construction advisory services

Written by Lyle Charles Companies that offer construction advisory services provide professionals with industry experience that will help your business in the areas of engineering, architecture, business, accounting and law. Construction firms may find it difficult to handle the complex challenges that arise on capital projects. Therefore it is advisable to seek advice when needed from professionals, to avoid project delays that can be costly....

Who is a construction expert witness?

Written by Lyle Charles Construction expert witnesses have extensive knowledge about the construction industry, including construction accidents and construction injury. They testify to help inform the trier of the facts relating to a construction lawsuit. These may include areas such as building delays, codes, compliance, construction costs, and construction defects. They will also discuss the building process, construction contracts,...

Highlights of the TRTL30x6 safe

If you are new to safes, you will likely be confused with what the first part in the name of the TRTL30x6 safe means. Is it some poorly thought out brand name? Is it a product code? Or, is it a simply generic name that is also used by other manufacturers? TRTL30x6 is actually a code that indicates the type of safe. The combination of letters and number represent major attributes of the safe. These combinations, simply put, are as follows: TR -...

What You Need to Know About Antique Taps

Given the number of types of antique taps that are available in the market, it's important to consider a number of aspects before making your purchase. First of all, there are three types of taps that are considered to be the main types. Three of these types include the pillar, mixer and mono tap. The pillar tap is ideal for basins and baths and which has a cross head and a lever handle. A couple of advantages with picking this type of tap...

How to Sleep Better

One of the more interesting ideas to debut at CES this year was a tech-infused bed. You can not only set the firmness of one side of the mattress, you can track sleeping patterns via sensors built into the bed. The bed even has a feature that elevates your partner’s head by six inches if he or she snores. All of this gadgetry makes for an intriguing proof of concept, but you don’t need fancy electronics to sleep better. White Noise White or...