brake shoes

A Simple Guide to Braking Systems: Drum Vs. Disc Brakes

Most of us take our car’s braking system for granted, especially when it is working properly and keep us and everyone else around us safe. Most drivers don’t put much thought into their ride’s brakes unless they start hearing a squealing sound or experience a slow response time which may lead to an accident. In order to prevent that from happening, it’s best that you learn more about these components. The best way to do so is to learn the difference between brake pads and brake shoe parts. Why? Because these are the parts that most commonly wear down, and you’ll need to replace them more frequently than any other part of the brake system.

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A Simple Guide to Using Recessed Lighting in Your Home

A recessed light is any type of light fixture that is installed into a hollow opening of a ceiling, floor, wall cabinet or other horizontal interior feature. This type of lighting is popular with many homeowners as its sleek finish gives the space a modern vibe. In addition, recessed lights can be used in a variety of ways from ambient lighting to task and accent lighting.

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Osteoarthritis

Your Simple Guide to Osteoarthritis: What Is It and How Can It Be Treated?

One of the most common long-lasting joint conditions is definitely osteoarthritis. A joint is where two bones come together. The ends of these bones are covered with protective tissue known as cartilage. With osteoarthritis, the cartilage breaks down, causing the bones to rub against each other, causing a lot of pain. This is a condition that usually affects older people, although it can affect people of any age as well. Osteoarthritis is also known as degenerative arthritis, degenerative joint disease and wear-and-tear arthritis.

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types of yarn

Nail Your Next Crochet Project: Anatomy of Crochet Hooks & the Different Types

Talk to anyone who has some experience in knitting and crocheting and they will tell you that the crochet hook you use has a great impact on the end product. However, picking the right crochet knitting needle from the hundreds of options on the market isn’t always easy. What’s best for one person may not be ideal for another. Plus, different projects and types of yarn require different styles and shapes of hooks. But don’t let that stop you from finding exactly what you want and need. We’ve got all the details when it comes to what makes one hook different from another and some expert advice on how to choose the ideal hook for your next project.

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wheel hub assembly

A Simple Guide to Buying Wheel Hub Assemblies

As someone who spends a lot of money venturing the Australian backcountry, I also spend a lot of time making sure my car runs properly because the last thing I want is to get stuck in the middle of nowhere, hundreds of kilometres away from civilisation. A couple of weeks ago, I ordered a new wheel hub assembly online, as mine were worn down from all the use and abuse I’ve put them through. I was really excited about getting them before my next trip, however, what I really got was “brand equipment” that was completely fake, and the hub assembly wasn’t even the right size. I asked for a refund, but the retailer never got back to me. So I had to take an L and order a new hub assembly from a vendor that I actually put some research into.

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casual shoes for women

Your Simple Guide to Women’s Casual Shoes

No outfit is ever complete without the proper pair of shoes. But in the fast-paced world of today and with the busy lifestyle that most of us lead, wearing comfortable shoes that are the proper fit is of the essence. After all, what is the point of wearing stylish shoes if they’re only going to give you blisters at the end of the day? This is where women’s casual shoes come into play. Read More →

puppies playpen

Your Simple Guide to Choosing the Right Puppy Exercise Pen

You love your dog very much and there is no doubt about that. But, there are times when you want him to be a bit quiet and play on his own so you can get some of your important stuff done. Many people use crates for this purpose and that’s okay, but what I have found my furry pal to like best is a playpen.

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Valentines gift

Valentines Gift Guide: Show Her Your Love with These Personal Care Gift Ideas

Valentine’s day is coming up and you don’t want to let it catch you off-guard like last year, do you? Better do your shopping now. So, what can be the best Valentine gift for that special woman in your life? While every woman is different, I think that one of the best ways to show her how much you care would be to give her a personal care gift. Read More →

Dancers Gonna Prance: Simple Guide to Ensuring Your Makeup Looks Flawless on Stage

If you are a dancer, then you probably spend a lot of hours training and rehearsing before performing on the stage. When on stage, your technique and choreography are the most important elements that can wow the judges and the audience. However, it’s not just the body that the dancers use to bring choreography to life – they need their the entire body including the face. That is why you want to look your best while performing and highlight and enhance your facial expressions with flawless makeup. Read More →