Five Things to Consider When Choosing Windows for Your Tiny Home

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Wondering which type of windows you should add to your tiny house? The possibilities are endless, and there are several things you should keep in mind. Take a look at these ideas: 1. Single Versus Double Pane Windows Single pane windows tend to be less expensive and more lightweight than double pane windows. If you plan to move your little home on a regular basis or are running on a tight budget, consider single pane windows.

2 August 2016

Tips to Help You Weld Flawlessly

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Many metal fabrication hobbyists need to weld different materials from time to time. However, many of them make mistakes due to their limited knowledge about the complexities involved in welding. This article discusses some tips that will help hobbyists to have better welding results during sheet metal fabrication using GTAW (gas tungsten arc welding). Think About the Material A good weld starts with understanding the attributes of the material that you are going to weld.

2 August 2016

Why Air Flow Aids May Be Better Than Chemical Flow Aids

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Material handling equipment, such as discharge bins, can frequently clog when the materials being transported attach to the walls of the vessel and constrict subsequent movements. This article discusses how pneumatic flow aids may be a better way to remove those blockages instead of using chemical flow aids. Ease of Installation Pneumatic flow aids, such as air cannons, can easily be integrated into the existing material flow system. This is in contrast to chemical flow aids that may require you to redesign the flow system.

2 August 2016

Consider Concrete Recycling When Engaging In Demolition and Construction

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One of the more popular building materials in both urban and rural areas is concrete. This is due to its durability as well as its versatility in an assortment of applications. However, when demolition and construction occurs, there is a significant amount of concrete waste that is created. Typically, this debris would be disposed of in landfills. Nevertheless, this is not the best way to eliminate concrete that has been previously used.

2 August 2016

Four Benefits of Using Insulated Roofing Panels on Your Tiny House

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Insulating the roof of your tiny home stalls the loss of heat or cool air, making your home efficient, one of the major goals of tiny home design. While there are many insulation options, however, insulated roofing panels may be the most convenient and effective. Here's a look at why: 1. Thinner than batting to optimise space Most insulated panels feature special materials that are pressed together to providing insulating value.

1 August 2016

5 Reasons Why You Should Swap Your Industrial Metal Grates For FRP Grating

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Grates are commonly used in industrial settings as flooring, decking covers, and elevated structural surfaces. Traditionally, steel has been the outright choice for this role due to its durability and strength. However, with the rise of fibreglass, FRP grating is soon becoming the better option. Below, find out why and learn the different perks (FRP) fibre reinforced plastic has to offer. 1.      Easy installation Thanks to the fibre and plastic materials it's comprised of, FRP grates are very light compared to their steel counterparts.

1 August 2016

Four Fun Ideas for Integrating Salvaged Pallets Into Your Tiny Home

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If you are trying to incorporate salvaged materials into your tiny home, you should consider using wooden pallets. If you have lots of them, you can even build the whole house out of pallets -- just imagine framing the house in pallets and then adding siding, insulation and walls as desired. In lieu of that, however, consider integrating pallets in the following ways: 1. Countertops A full-size pallet cut in half is the perfect size for a countertop.

1 August 2016