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About Vent-Free Gas Logs And Fireplaces

What you should know before you buy vent-free gas logs. A ventless appliance of any kind will have an efficiency rating of 99.9% because they burn so clean. A vent-free gas log is fairly simple in the way they work. By precisely mixing the gas going into the burner with oxygen from the room will create a complete combustion therefore resulting in an efficient clean burn. This technology dates back to 1980 when the first vent-free space heaters were invented. Since then manufactures have rolled this into […]

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Drywall Repair Questions Answered by a Professional

Before choosing a drywall contractor here are a few answers to questions I commonly get asked in the drywall industry. Question: I have water damage to my drywall, is it still good? Does it have to be replaced? Answer: Water can come from many different sources in your home. Roof leaks, air handlers, dishwashers you name it. Drywall is a surprisingly resilient product when it comes to water and can withstand a great deal of water before total product failure occurs. Once it is dried out damage […]

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Methods of Computer Networking

Computer networks can be classified into three broad categories. Local area network (LAN) A local area network remains confined in a relatively small space. It is useful in providing services to a small number of people. Networks in small offices, and homes are some examples of LAN. Small office and Home networks are also peer-to-peer networks where minimum resource is used and each client shares their resources with other workstations in the network. Another LAN is a client-server network where every client remains connected to the server […]

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The History of Burger King – It Was Almost Called Insta-Burger King – Seriously

In 1952, Keith Cramer owned a carhop restaurant in Daytona Beach, FL. He flew out to California, on the advice of his stepfather, Matthew Burns, to see the newest innovation in restaurants at the time — McDonald’s. Cramer was impressed with the speed and automation and he and Burns acquired the rights to George Read’s Miracle Insta-Machines. These were Rube Goldberg-type devices designed to make fast food really fast. One of the models made multiple milk shakes while the other, called the Insta-Broiler, could cook twelve burgers […]

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