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Dry Eye Syndrome sufferers need Safety Glasses – Coronavirus PPE shortage in 2020

Dry Eye Syndrome sufferers are struggling to find suitable Safety Glasses as Health workers understandably Buy up PPE because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dry Eye Syndrome I suffer from Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) and it can be a real problem. When I first realised it was actually a thing I was surprised. I never realised …

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Best Steel for woodworking tools and blades

There is no ultimate everyday tool steel but an array of different tool steels for different tasks. Steel grade standards AISA-SAE umbrellas three popular grades of tool steel O-1, A-2, and D-2.  These general-purpose tool steels can hold their cutting edge at high temperatures (400°). What makes AISA-SAE steels ideal for many applications is that …

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Security window shutters, Are they compulsory in France?

The window shutter is a useful yet attractive addition to any home. I always wondered what the obsession was with window shutters! Are shutters necessary? Window shutters are necessary for the security of every French home and are becoming popular around the world for security and trendy colonial style homes. But modern windows are secure! …

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A / Z of construction related French / English Translations

After being asked about French translated building terms on many occasions by customers. In fact, it was obvious that I should compile an alphabetical list. This list will be added too on a regular basis. If you have any suggestions please add them to the comment box below and you too can participate in growing …

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Glossary

Glossary of terms as used on Wallybois.com – relevant to shutters A B Brace: the brace is the diagonal piece of wood on the back of the shutter and helps hold the shutter square. Basket: this is where you will find the items you have ordered now ready to be paid for C Cascamite: waterproof …

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