If you have never dealt with a pawn shop before, you may be unaware of how a pawn shop works. You may even be making incorrect assumptions about pawn shops because the way the media perceives them is often in a dark light. The truth of the matter is that pawn shops are far from the scary. One way to describe a pawn shop is to refer to it as a permanent location for an ongoing garage sale. However, pawn shops are particularly unique because they also provide collateral loans. If you are confused, read on to learn about the different things you should know before visiting your local pawn shop Collateral Loans The thing that pawn shops are known most for is the fact that they offer quick cash in the form…
A Guide: How Septic Tanks Work by FloHawks
Septic systems are one of the most important systems in your home - collecting, treating, and disposing of your household wastewater every day.
Top 600 Specialty Contractors Had a Good Year
The construction market has been growing steadily for the past six years, and, for large specialty contractors, things are looking up. But there are some clouds on the horizon, such as staff shortages in the field and in management and uncertainties about the upcoming presidential election. However, right now, specialty contractors have a lot to be pleased about.The state of the market can be seen in the results of this year’s ENR Top 600 Specialty Contractors list. As a group, the Top 600’s revenue topped the $100 billion mark for the first time. The Top 600 cleared revenue of $100.43 billion, up 7.8%, in 2015 from $93.20 billion in 2014. Further, many Top 600 leaders believe the recovery still has steam in it.
How to Identify & Mitigate Low-Flow Damage to Centrifugal Pumps
Understanding the causes and effects of minimum flow damage in Centrifugal pumps is critical for knowing how to prevent it. End users should also be familiar with the advantages and disadvantages of common minimum flow protection systems in order to select the best ones for their applications A common cause of premature wear in Centrifugal pumps is oversizing or using too many pumps for a service. Operating a centrifugal pump below its allowable operating range as a result of oversizing or operating more pumps than necessary for an extended period of time is one of the most common causes of premature wear or failure of pump internals. These conditions can also damage seals and bearings. In…
Tableau Deep Dive: Dashboard Design
We are now ready to start building a proof of concept or POC of our dashboard. Think of a POC as a prototype or your Beta test. We are focused on dashboard design, so I won’t spend much time on the actual construction of individual worksheets. Instead, let’s focus on bringing them together into a single reporting tool, a dashboard. As before, we’ll introduce some theory and then apply it in the Practicum section in the second half of the article.
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Septic tank care and what homeowners should be aware of.
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