How to Train to Be a Structural Engineer

Posted on: 31 August 2016

Structural engineers are the people who make sure that the structures, systems, and products we use are designed safely so that they will hold up against even the most rigorous use or severe weather. Structural engineers might work on designing a building, a bridge, or even a medical device or system.  Beginning structural engineers will generally work on a single component of a system or building, like the beams or the flooring, and then move up the career ladder to be the person in charge of the entire system's integrity.
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Tips For Sandblasting Brick Walls

Posted on: 31 August 2016

A painted brick wall may seem like a lost cause, especially if you want to reveal the old brick underneath. Fortunately, there is a way to remove layers of paint and grime from bricks so they look new again. Abrasive cleaning, better known as sandblasting, can give your brick walls a new lease on life. The following tips can help you sandblast properly. Tip #1: Choose the right method There are two primary types of sandblasting – wet and dry.
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3 Storm Damage Issues That You Will Want To Get Repaired To Stop Problems

Posted on: 29 August 2016

When a storm comes, there are likely to be many different issues with damage to the exterior of your home. Some of these problems can be issues with woodwork and materials being blown off your home, and there may be a great deal of roof damage as well. Here are some of the storm damage issues that you will want to ensure get quickly fixed on your home: 1. Addressing Issues With Utilities First To Ensure Safety While Doing Repairs  
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How To Eliminate Mold And Mildew Growth In And Around Your Clothes Dryer Vent

Posted on: 29 August 2016

Mold and mildew can wreak havoc inside your home in more ways and places than you may have previously considered. One area where mold and mildew are susceptible to growing is inside or near your clothes dryer vent. Even though this may at first seem less than intuitive, keep in mind that a clothes dryer must dispose of water in the form of evaporated vapor; if anything should interfere with this process before the water vapor passes to the outside, the chance of moisture accumulation increases.
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