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The Benefits of Using a Water Softener
Does your water have an odd taste or smell? Hard water can cause these and other effects. Learn more about the problems of having hard water, the benefits water softener systems provide and how you can enjoy clean, refreshing water.
How have Grain Elevators evolved through time and what is their use today?
More Canadian grains, oilseeds and pulse crops than ever are being stored, handled and moved to markets around the world each year, thanks to new technology, and advanced engineering and design in grain handling facilities that farmers a short 100 years ago could not even have imagined.
How to use the Chainsaw Safely
People become way too comfortable with a chainsaw. They forget to respect it.” According to Delani Bissell, a Husqvarna certified small engine mechanic, taking a saw for granted is behind 90 percent of chainsaw injuries. “Most often, the problem is a kickback due to trying to force the saw,” she says. “Usually, the saw hasn’t been properly sharpened or the saw is not performing at full capacity. It flies out of the operator’s hands, and then it can do terrible damage. Always, always hold a chainsaw with both hands and a firm, but not rigid, grip.”
Understand the Basics of Welding
Basic welding is a skill that most people can learn with a bit of practice, but you can keep getting better, learning to work different materials and with different machines as long as you work at it.