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The Basics of Horizontal Directional Drilling Equipment

The Basics of Horizontal Directional Drilling Equipment

General
For many years now, horizontal directional drilling has been the commonly used method for underground utility installation. The industries which rely on directional drilling use the technique to lay pipes and cables for water, electric, sewage, and telecommunications. The process of using directional drilling methods facilitate ease of installation while also minimising environmental disruption. The process begins by creating an angled pilot bore which is then levelled at a specific depth. After reaching the desired depth of the bore, the hole is horizontally advanced until it reaches the intended destination point. The drill then exits the ground upon completing the specified route. To lay down wires and cables through the drilled hole, the drill head is replaced with a back reamer...
Domain Name Hacking: Most Popular ccTLDs Being Used By Different Industries

Domain Name Hacking: Most Popular ccTLDs Being Used By Different Industries

Business
Before you start to panic, “hacking” here doesn't refer to or imply a security breach. It means a smart, easy, short-cut method – in this case, to get a unique, memorable domain name. Why Hack? When it comes to ecommerce business and its online reputation, you need to ensure that your brand stands out from the crowd if you want to zoom to the top of the search engine rankings. Every big brand in the market today is in a race to create the perfect domain name hack and there's no reason why you should lag behind. Domain name hacking provides a quirky, whimsical touch to your website that a conventional .com or .net TLD (top level domain) could never match. You can use a ccTLD (country code top level domain) to create unusual names. The biggest advantage of this hack is that you ...
How to Secure Your Business

How to Secure Your Business

Business, Featured
Securing your business means preparing it for worst-case scenarios, and ensuring that you’ve got plans for any problems you face. It’s your responsibility to ensure that you’re never caught totally unawares by issues and problems that could have been prevented or mitigated, and as such a guide such as the one provided below should prove invaluable for business leaders looking to protect their business from occasional periods of instability. Listed below are four key criteria with which the security and stability of your business will be guaranteed, should you take the right steps. Legal  Some businesses are undone by legal disputes that quickly eat up the company’s reserve cash. These disaster scenarios happen more often than you’d expect, and contravention of business law can be...
Finding the Best Ways of Dealing with Your Stress

Finding the Best Ways of Dealing with Your Stress

Health
Stress has become one of the major health problems of the twenty-first century, causing physical and mental illness in millions of people every year. It’s not something that can be cured with medication, although in severe cases anti-depressants and anti-anxiety drugs can help with the worst symptoms. Overcoming chronic stress requires lifestyle changes that you must make for yourself, but it’s not always easy to find the method that works in your case. If you’ve tried relaxation techniques or meditation and struggled with them, don’t give up – they are essential ways in which you can combat stress; but you could also try another tactic for giving your mind and body a break from the effects of stress. Take your mind off it You may have heard the saying that a change is as goo...
3 Tips to Help You Upgrade Your Business Lighting

3 Tips to Help You Upgrade Your Business Lighting

Business
Lighting is critical for your business’ success. Office lighting provides illumination for your employees to complete their daily tasks. Warehouse illumination does the same. In all business situations, lighting is absolutely essential. However, not all light fixtures are created equal, and if yours are outdated, they could be delivering less than optimal light levels while costing you a great deal in electricity. Working with an electrician will help ensure that you can upgrade your lighting. What should you know about business lighting upgrades, though? Natural Lighting: Unless your business operates at night when the sun has set, natural lighting should be used to augment your business lighting. Skylights, light tubes and windows allow natural sunlight to penetrate your building,...
The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide for Your Truck

The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide for Your Truck

Automobiles
It doesn't get more American than driving a pickup across a dirt trail. But while vehicles like the Ford F-150 and Toyota Tacoma are some of the best selling in the country, the fun shouldn't stop at leaving your vehicle in its stock form. Indeed, there are all sorts of toys and essentials we can buy to make our pickup more enticing to drive and show off with any number of aftermarket parts. If you recently purchased a new or used truck, this is the guide to take your new ride from good to great. Tires Tires are the one thing connecting your truck to the road, so why would anyone skimp on ensuring they're in good, working condition? Of course, there are plenty of places to go cheap when it comes to buying truck gear, but its shoes are not one of them. In that vein, purchasing a...