New Year, New Me: Change Should Start at Home!

With a new calendar on the wall and an empty notebook to fill up with to-dos, every beginning of every year is normally an optimistic one. Every January, we’re all in the mood for a good change, making dozens of resolutions we’re not entirely sure we can meet. But instead of dealing with another failed diet or paying for a membership to a gym you won’t even have time to go to, this January start your change at home! Continue reading

What are the Most Essential Packaging Supplies?

Whether your business heavily depends on your shipping operations, or you’re just moving homes, proper boxes and packaging materials are essential. Understanding the different types of packaging materials can be of monumental help for your business or move. Some are sturdier than others, others are shaped to accommodate specific types of items, and don’t get me started on all the different sizes. But the great thing is, no matter what you’re shipping – box packaging suppliers have a solution for it.

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For instance, when you seal up a box, the contents inside it must be packed properly to make sure nothing gets damaged during transit. Even items like pillows need some sort of protection, in case the box gets wet, or it sits long enough in storage to accumulate dust. That being said, you can choose between foam, bubble wrap and packaging peanuts to add the much needed protection.

Bubble and foam wrap are the most commonly used options for protecting fragile items. They come in different sizes, and you can purchase them from box packaging suppliers in bulk on a roll. Depending on the size of the item in the box, the ideal size of the bubbles can vary. For instance, small bubbles are ideal for smaller and more fragile items, medium bubbles are ideal for heavier, less fragile items and the largest bubbles are mainly for filling up the space so the item inside doesn’t bounce around.

Foam wrap has a similar purpose as medium size bubble wraps. It’s ideal for protecting dishware, and can serve as a buffed between objects within the box. Packing peanuts, on the other hand, are mainly used to prevent damage to items shipped through mail. Packing peanuts are used to fill up a box around the contents it contains, and they can be reused many times.

Furthermore, you need to securely tape the package with packing tape. Not only is tape used to seal the box, but to also secure the items inside it. A common practice is to tape the bubble of foam wrap securely around the item. Packaging tape is usually a clear, thick tape and can be bought either on a tape gun, or as an individual roll.

Lastly, the size of the box matters, but there’s not much philosophy behind it. Small boxes are ideal for small items, medium boxes for medium sized items, large boxes for large items. However, there’s also a selection of specialised boxes which are meant for specific types of items, such as chandeliers, and boxes with compartments to fit certain type of silverware or jewerly.

What are the Most Essential Tools to Have in a Garage

There are a lot of car owners that like to work on their cars, as well as fix them up if need be. There are a lot of reasons why most of the people that drive the cars also want to be the ones that maintain them. One of the most common ones is that they like to be involved when it comes to both driving their vehicle and repairing it. Another is that they have the know-how and see no reason to let someone that they don’t even know mess around with their wheels and charge them for something that they could have done just as well and as easily themselves. But regardless if you know your way around an engine block or this is your first time handling a wrench, the one thing that everyone needs is a set of good tools. Continue reading

What Benefits Can a Zero Gravity Recliner Offer for Your Health

You don’t hear much about zero gravity outside of the space industry, but lately, it’s also getting quite a bit of traction in the recliner manufacturing world. Zero gravity recliners can be a great addition to any workplace and home alike, as they help relax tensed and stressed muscles. The idea behind the concept of zero gravity recliners is to lift the user’s body just like the bodies of astronauts in space, in order to release all the pressure from every part of the body.

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What to Look for in an Infrared Camera

If you’re new to performing thermography, and you’re looking for a brand new thermal camera, but don’t know where and how to start looking for the ideal one, then you’re in the right place. Thermal, or infrared cameras are tools that convert infrared radiation into visual images that show temperature variations across a single object or an entire scene. It helps the user measure the temperature of an object or scene without coming in contact with them. The entire process of thermography involves data recording, viewing, analyzing and reporting.

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What to Look for in a Mini Fridge

Mini fridges or bar fridges are gaining a lot of attention lately, especially among students and urban dwellers who live alone in small apartments. The reasons for their rise in popularity are quite simple – they can be conveniently placed in many areas where a normal fridge can’t fit and they’re more affordable, which makes them ideal for student dorms, offices, motels, hotels, cars and compact flats.

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What You’ll Need to Make The Bedroom of Your Dreams

Without a doubt all of us have heard the phrase “make your bed” slip out of our parents’ mouths at least a dozen times during almost any given week (or sometimes day) when we were younger. I don’t know if it was just me, but it always bothered me a little. Not that it was all that difficult of a task, but rather that since all you were doing was arranging your sheets, then it really couldn’t be said that you were really making anything. But, putting semantics aside, if you can indeed make your bed, then why can’t you make your bedroom as well.

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What Do the Different Types of Trolleys Do?

No two businesses are exactly the same, whether that’s the products they deal with, their systems, employees or simply their modus operandi. Hence, the equipment and tools employees need to be equipped with in order to make their jobs less taxing and more efficient vary greatly. Moreover, different industries have different standards in regards to safety practices, cleanliness requirements, features, and so on.

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What to Look For in a BMX Bike as a First Time Buyer

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BMX bikes have been around for a couple of decades now, but lately they’ve become increasingly more popular and a lot of people are looking to get into them. However, there are so many different types of BMX riding, which means that there are many different types of BMX bikes, all of which have different specs that will ultimately impact the way you ride them.

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What Does a Roof Rack Do for Your Vehicle and the Different Types

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If you’re a Colorado Holden owner, and love taking it to the off-road for some rough terrain riding, or frequently venture off the beaten trail and go camping and hiking with family and friends, then you probably understand the hassle of bringing along everything you want and need to your trips. That being said, as spacious as the Colorado Holden is, it can be uncomfortable sitting in it with luggage and camping gear all around you.

One way to add more storage space to your vehicle is to install a roof rack. Roof racks make use of the space of your vehicle that is otherwise not used. Buying fitting roof racks to Holden Colorado is easy nowadays, thanks to the internet. You can search for a model and make specific roof rack that will fit your Colorado perfectly, without having to perform any major modifications to your vehicle.

Roof racks add versatility to your vehicle, as they themselves can be modified to fit a wide array of needs. For instance, light brackets can be installed onto the roof racks; sports enthusiasts can attach extra canoe racks or bike racks to the roof rack; the towing capacity of your vehicle can be improved; and much more. Some models of the Holden Colorado come with a stock roof rack, while others don’t. If yours doesn’t, you can install one of the following fitting roof racks to Holden Colorado.

Raised Rails

Raised rail roof racks are the most common type found on the market today. They’re commonly used on SUVs, UTEs, wagons and minivans, and they run the entire length of the vehicle from front to back, and they’re attached to the side edges of the roof. Raised rails usually involve a crossbar system, and they’re easy to install, all you need are load bars and foot packs. Raised rails are also very versatile and the bars can be positioned wherever needed along the raised sections in order to accommodate a variety of different loads.

Rain Gutters

Rain gutters were the most common type a few decades ago, however, they can still be found on today’s market. They’re usually found on passenger or full-size cargo vans. They feature a crossbar system that needs only gutter foot packs and load bars. Depending on the roof clearance requirements, they can come in three heights along with two specialty rain gutter foot packs.

Flush Rails

Flush rails are one of the newer designs available, first introduced by European manufacturers. The rails are flush with the roof, hence their name, and there’s no space between the roof of the vehicle and the rail. Usually, there’s a practically invisible outer and inner groove which allows the crossbars to be connected to the system. Besides being very functional, flush rails also look great.

What Are The Many Uses for Air Compressors?

The term industrial equipment covers the field of specific items or pieces of machinery used in companies or workshops for the purpose of speeding up and optimizing the work process. Depending on their complexity, they can do more difficult jobs on their own, or just serve as a tool to allow others to accomplish a task which would have been much more troublesome without them. Continue reading

What Do Geology Enthusiasts Carry to the Field?

The fact that Australia is a geologist’s heaven is nothing new, bearing in mind it abounds in rocks, minerals, and metals, some of which, like the industrial diamond, lead, nickel, iron ore, coal, copper, silver, uranium, lithium, and zinc to name a few, are resources that have direct influence on the rise of the national economy, contributing to the GDP.

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What Makes Headlamps a Great Choice for Camping

The beauty of camping is getting a taste of what it’s like to be self-sufficient and experience a simpler lifestyle away from the city, even if it’s only for a couple of days. This simpler lifestyle however does not include power outlets and light switches, which might pose an inconvenience for all of us who aren’t blessed with X-ray vision. That’s why getting ready for camping also means getting yourself a nice headlamp.

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What to Consider When Buying a Retractable Hose Reel

If you’re sick and tired of seeing a garden or industrial hose lying around and making the area a safety hazard, then you should probably invest in a retractable hose reel, as it’s an affordable and practical solution to the problem. These accessories are of immense help when you want your garden, driveway or working area to be clutter-free.

hoseYou can easily find many different types of retractable hose reels online, most of which feature a plastic housing, with the exception of the heavy-duty models. Retractable hose reels feature an automatic retracting mechanism, and an internal spring that helps return the hose evenly inside its housing and prevents it from clumping and kinking.

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What Are the Benefits of Paper Bags for a Retail Business

The customer experience is an important factor the success of a store largely depends on. If you’re selling goods of any kind, you should do your best to ensure a positive customer experience and gain people’s trust. There are several ways to do so. Friendly staff always eager to help and a good store atmosphere are some of the ways, and then there are the shopping bags. Good shopping bags make customers feel secure carrying their purchase. And good shopping bags are almost always made out of paper. Continue reading

What Makes Bamboo a Great Clothing Fabric?

20 years ago, before saving our world became a well-known concern, what we used for the purpose of providing food, apparel and products, as well as what we consumed were unimportant. But nowadays, when every step towards a greener Earth counts, every industry is trying to be “in”, and rightfully so. I think that showing your customers that you care separates you from the rest of the corporate, money-hungry giants (I’m looking at you Nestle). Continue reading

What do Guitars Have to Do with Children’s Brain Development?

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Taking into consideration how much of an influential force music has been throughout the history of humankind, it’s not an exaggeration to say it can change the world into a better place. Though nowadays, thanks to technology and all the electronics, we come across music mainly in the listening form, it takes switching to active form instead, learning to play an instrument to actually get to reap its benefits.

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What Benefits do Body Lifts Offer

It’s pretty much common knowledge that if you own a truck, and want to take it off-roads, having a good suspension or full body lift is extremely beneficial. However, not many people understand why. Yeah, they might say people usually lift their trucks because it looks cool, but there are a few other benefits that actually add to the functionality of the truck off the road that many aren’t aware of. Continue reading

What Should You Know about Air Filters’ Operation and Replacement

Far too many people undermine the importance of air filters. Some don’t acknowledge their existence, while others just don’t care whether it’s dirty or not. This is mainly due to mechanics not informing their customers in a timely manner, and only tend to it after something has gone terribly wrong. You typically notice that something is wrong with the air filter by the way your vehicle sounds.

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