Oxidation. It is every metal surface’s worst enemy. It is a chemical reaction that occurs when most metal is exposed to the elements. Oxygen and moisture are the two main culprits. The product of this chemical reaction is corrosion or oxidation. Of the many different types of oxidation, rust is the most common. You never realize how many things around your home are made of metal until they start to lose their luster. So how can you get rid of rust and other kinds of oxidation? In short, polish.Continue reading “How to Polish Your Metals With the Sheen Genie”
Over time and with the exposure to the elements, aluminum can become tarnished and oxidized. It can be frustrating to watch some of your prized possessions along with your day to day items to become faded and look old. If you are tired from wasting your time, energy and money on the same old products who just don’t seem to get the job done right, reach out and give Sheen Genie aluminum and metal polish a shot. We promise you won’t be disappointed.Continue reading “How to Polish Aluminum Properly”
Moving can be a stressful situation no matter who you are. Some people’s stress levels are higher than others during this process, and it usually comes down to a feeling of being “scattered”. Let’s face it, when you move, your comfort zone is thrown into turmoil – everything is picked up and spread around. Not only that, but it takes work. Balancing a big move with work and all of the other responsibilities of life is no easy task.
What is Oxidation?
Oxidation, according to the the english dictionary, is the process in which something is oxidizing or is becoming oxidized (i.e. rusting, tarnishing, etc.). A good example of this would be a metallic substance like iron becoming an orange color called rust. This happens over time if if the object is used in the elements. Many things can become oxidized, this is a natural process for many different types of materials (mainly metals). Oxidation occurs most of the time in tandem with a process called reduction. Reduction is the process of gaining one or more electrons. In oxidation reduction, also known as a redox reaction, one atom or compound will steal an electron from another atom or compound. For example, rust happens when oxygen atoms steal electrons from iron.Continue reading “Oxidation and What to do When it is Giving You Grief”
Most people do not understand the purpose of exhaust flanges, unless they have needed to replace one. Having a superficial understanding about what a flange does, can be very important to building or maintaining your vehicle. To start, you need to understand the purpose of the flange and where it is located within the vehicle.
Pregnancy is scary and stressful, but more importantly, it is amazing and beautiful. A time that should be cherished and remembered. After all, you are growing another human being inside of you, what is more amazing than that? This is the time to flaunt everything about yourself and be in awe of the miracle that you are experiencing. What better way to capture this experience then with maternity photography?
Online business reviews are one of the most effective means of proving value and dedication to service to potential customers. Reviews allow readers and customers to make decisions based on the input of others who have used a business’s services. In fact, according to a recent Hubspot survey, “1/3 of respondents said review sites played an important role in their purchasing decision-making process.” Knowing this, it is important for all business owners and marketers to take control of their review acquisition strategies. Continue reading “First Fidelity Reserve: Reviews – How To Manage Your Online Reputation”
The shortage of skilled tradespeople is something that many industries are feeling all over the nation, and Charlotte is no different. Not only are we feeling a shortage of tradesmen and women, but the ages of the ones we have are steadily increasing. There is a lot of opportunity for those looking for work who aren’t afraid to learn and get down to business. Of all of the trades, plumbing is an excellent choice for those with a little know-how and determination. Continue reading “Becoming a Plumber in Charlotte”
If you live in the Orlando area, odds are that you probably take advantage of the beautiful weather and do some of your cooking outside on a grill. However, if you don’t properly care for and maintain your grill, you may have to replace it, and the enjoyment you get from cooking outside can be replaced by an expensive headache. Keep reading for five of the top grill maintenance tips from us here at Paradise Grills, the experts on Orlando grills and outdoor kitchens! Continue reading “5 Steps to Properly Caring for Orlando Grills”
The dog days of summer can make us feel hot, tired and grumpy-especially if we’re being forced to wear uncomfortable office wear for 9 plus hours during the day. Even with the modern marvel that is air conditioning, summer urges us to wear clothing that is breathable and a little more relaxed than our regular fall and winter clothing selection. However, if you work in a professional environment there can be a thin line between relaxed and too casual. Find out how to stay cool this summer, while remaining professional and chic at the office. Continue reading “How to Stay Cool and Chic at the Office This Summer”