Vinyl Plank Flooring: A Brief History


Do you need a new floor for your home? Vinyl Plank Flooring is an excellent choice, as it provides durability and easy maintenance.

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Vinyl planking has been around since the late 1800s when it was first used in hospitals to create a sanitary environment but didn’t become popular until the early 1970s. Vinyl Plank Flooring began to gain traction after World War II due to its affordability and wide availability. Today vinyl plank flooring is available in many styles and colors and can be installed over any hard surface or even concrete slab!


When did vinyl plank flooring come out?

In the 1970s, …

October 14, 2021

The History Of The Lawn Mower


Lawn Mowing History

A lawn mower is a simple machine that utilizes revolving blades to cut grass surfaces to even heights. The machine blades are powered by manual force, battery or plug-in an electric motor. Lawn mowers come in several types depending on the purpose or particular scale.


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April 1, 2019

The History of the Calculator


Calculator History

Calculators are electronic devices used to do various mathematical computations. Their computing power differs with their internal makeup and design. Some can handle more complex calculations than others despite the fact that all trace a common origin. This makes a foundation of their evolution.

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October 15, 2018

The History of Pressure Washing


Pressure Washing History

Pressure washing is one of the best ways of refreshing and renewing a property’s appearance.

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Pressure washing is the process of removing dirt and dirt from your home’s roof and edges and many other surfaces. Whether it is the exterior walls, the shed, the patio, the corridor, or a similar surface, when the dirt and dirt in your house or have accumulated, the aesthetic value of your home diminishes. So understanding this process and the history of pressure washing is very vital because it will help you appreciate the importance of pressure washing.…

October 5, 2018

The History Of Fence Stain


Staining History

Staining is one of the most popular ways of renewing and embellishing wooden fences, but that’s not all – this process can be the best thing you will do for your fence in the long run, for it has many benefits over the standard painting. The most obvious ones are that it won’t chip, it lasts longer, takes less time and will be protected better when it comes to bad weather. Without going into too many details, let’s take a look at the brief history of fence staining.

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July 10, 2018

The History of the Electrical Breaker


Humanity’s most popular and reliable source of power over the last 100 years is electricity. During this period, worldwide demand has tripled and quadrupled with electricity availability and access cited as a major determinant of Gross Domestic Product across countries. With rising demand, reliable infrastructure for the production and distribution of electricity within and beyond countries has been a great challenge. As the saying goes, the necessity or challenge of what is technically known as short circuits or power overload inspired, as early as 1879, the invention of the Electrical Breaker, popularly known as the circuit breaker.

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March 29, 2018

The History of The Oil Well Pumpjack


The Pumpjack

The overground drive for a countering piston in an oil rig, a pumpjack is used to automatically lift oil out of the well if insufficient bottom-hole pressure exists for the liquid to course all the way to the surface. Pumpjacks have been pumping oil for decades, and although some differences of opinion prevail as to the history of the oil well pumpjack, its construction can be approximated to the 1850’s. However, the pumpjack didn’t enter the fray until almost seventy years later.

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March 15, 2018

The History of Video Games


Way back in the early 1960s, a talented team of programmers led by Steve Russell developed the world’s first video game known as Spacewar. Much has changed, however, the fundamental of what makes a good video game is still the same now as it were back then.


Of course, as it ran on a DEC PDP-1 computer, not many people got to play Spacewar. For most people, their first introduction to the world of video games was Space Invaders, which was introduced in 1978.

Space invaders were designed and developed by Toshihiro Nishikado, while he was working for the Japanese company Taito Corporation. Although Space Invaders was a simple game …

February 25, 2018

The History of The Backstroke


Swimming The Backstroke

We all know what the backstroke is, but let’s learn a little more about this swimming style.  The English dictionary will give you two distinct meanings but today we will be diving into the swimming-related definition. The backstroke is a swimming style swum using the back when the swimmer is lying flat on the back while the arms are stretched above your head and the legs stretched backward. One of its key advantages as a swimming style is that a swimmer can breathe easily while facing upwards away from the water and a key disadvantage is that one can not be able to see where he or …

February 13, 2018