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10 Amazing Fire Fighting Inventions You Never Knew Existed

Fire fighting is an age-old necessity that has made leaps and bounds since the early days of human civilization. Although fire has provided mankind with unprecedented comforts and the ability to perform a wide range of tasks, it has also been one of the...

Which is Stronger ABS or PVC?

ABS vs PVC - Difference and ComparisonThere are a plethora of pipes or plumbing systems sold worldwide in which one might not necessarily be better than the other. But at the end of the day, they serve the exact same purpose. Of course, when it comes to...

Earthquake: What to do Before, During and After

On 4th of July, people of California were struck with two bloodcurdling shocks. While seismologists are expecting more aftershocks,  here at GPFS we’ve came up with a precise guide for you to understand what has to be done before, during and after an...

4 ways to prevent electrical hazards at workplaces

Active or existing office sites or workplaces are prone to electrical hazards. Things like hay-sized-extension cords and partially-installed wiring systems put you and the rest of your team at considerable risk. In fact, these hazards are so prominent that...

How to Install No-Hub Couplings on Cast Iron Pipe

Before the 1950’s, the traditional way of connecting cast iron pipe was the hub and spigot method. Using burners, oakum, joint runners, and specialized tools, a highly trained plumber would pour melted lead into a fitting to join and seal it. This process...

Texas Plumbers Will Soon Operate Without a License

Plumbers in Texas will no longer require a license to operate as plumbersBy September 1st, Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners will be abolished. What this means is that those who aspire to be plumbers in Texas, will no longer need to pass an exam or...

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