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2013-09-20 23:03:00

London & Home Counties treat timber to prevent rising damp, wood rot and insect infestations, including damp proofing London to make basements inhabitable. Hertfordshire, UK (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 London & Home Counties Timber Preservation have designed and launched a startling infographic that hammers home the dangers associated with damp conditions in the home - which can lead to fatalities among young children in particular. Some of the most startling statistics contained...

2013-09-13 23:23:31

Hycrete Meets NSF/ANSI 61 Criteria for Drinking Water Projects Carlstadt, NJ (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Hycrete, Inc., a leader in waterproofing and corrosion protection technologies for concrete, is proud to announce the approval of its concrete admixtures in potable water applications. Hycrete admixtures were tested in accordance with NSF/ANSI 61 for use in concrete pipes and water tanks containing drinking water. The NSF approval is highly regarded by engineers locally as well...

2013-08-20 23:22:33

Your family’s allergies could be due to mold spores and the dampness that breeds mold. East Brunswick, N.J. (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Many environmental allergy sufferers assume their symptoms are due to plant pollens, dust and other irritants. But there could be a more serious reason for their symptoms - these individuals could have a mold allergy. Sufferers with suppressed immune systems are even more vulnerable to the effects of a mold allergy. Gold Medal Service, an award-winning...

2013-08-11 23:01:20

Ambrico, leading provider of brick veneer products, has announced that Thin Brick samples and estimates can now be attained at Ambrico.com. Warren, MI (PRWEB) August 11, 2013 Ambrico, leading provider of brick veneer products, has announced that Thin Brick samples and estimates can now be attained at Ambrico.com. Brad Sorock, spokesman for Ambrico, said: “Thin Brick is a lightweight masonry veneer for exterior walls of both private and commercial buildings. It gives the appearance of...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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