Jesus Beck

Greenest Fingers: Gardening Tips for Sustainable Households

Many families who work hard to be environmentally conscious do so out of a love for the natural world around them. Whatever other reasons there are, it's hard to overlook the beauty and restorative qualities of plant-life. That makes the prospect of maintaining a well-planned garden very attractive to many eco-friendly households — but unfortunately, they can also be a drain on resources. If you'd like to ensure that your gardening ventures are as green as can be, here are a few tips. Read More 

3 Pulleys Used in Mountain Climbing

If you are starting out with mountain climbing, and you are buying your gear, you may know buying pulleys will be required. What you may not know are the types of pulleys available to you and how you should be using each one. Here are three different types of pulleys used in mountain climbing and what you should know about the handling and use of each type. 1. Auto-Locking Pulley Systems  Read More 

3 Crucial Precautions for Bored Piers Installation

If you are planning on constructing a commercial structure, a high rise apartment or an industrial complex, you should think about using bored piers in the foundation. Bored piers are ideal elements for supporting large buildings with high vertical loads. Their capacity for load support is exceptional when compared to conventional footings and driven piles.  You should also note that bored piers do not cause a lot of disturbance to the environment. Read More 

Why We Should Think About Santoprene (TPV) More

If we were composing a simple list of products that are ubiquitous in contemporary society we would probably begin with the usual culprits in mobile phones, computers, cars, clothes and other, everyday items that we interact with on a daily basis. What we would probably overlook are the components that make up a lot of the things that we would mention and there are few items as dynamic and versatile as TPV Santoprene. Read More 

3 Benefits of Soil Thermal Resistivity Testing Before Data Cabling

People who are planning to lay some underground data cables to ensure uninterrupted connectivity need to conduct soil thermal resistivity testing before the installation begins. This article discusses some of the benefits that such an activity can bring. Help In Selecting Appropriate Cables Soil thermal resistivity testing can be instrumental in enabling you to select the best cables for the application. This is because the test results make it possible for you to ascertain the amount of heat that the cables will be exposed to once they are installed. Read More