Missouri Architect CE

Missouri Architects, Don’t Miss the 12/31 Deadline!

On: December 11, 2017
Architects Training Institute offers Utah & AIA-approved online 24-hours of HSW continuing education and individual continuing education courses.  We also provide an 18-hour package that fulfills AIA requirements. Classes are available 24/7 on any internet capable device with the benefit of our friendly support staff to guide you through your renewal process.

Alabama Contractor Exam Prep

A Guide to Getting an Alabama General Contractor or Home Builder License

On: December 11, 2017
A license is required for any new residential construction over $50,000 that is three stories or less. Commercial work less than 7500 sq. feet is also allowed under this license.

Would You Fly in A Plane Without a Pilot?

On: December 11, 2017
A majority of those surveyed said they would not fly in a plane without a pilot. However, younger respondents, between 18 and 34, and those with university degrees were more willing to try pilotless flight. 

Tennessee Applicator CE Requirements

On: December 11, 2017
Tennessee applicators must renew their licenses by December 31st, every 3 years. The current renewal cycle ends 12/31/17.

Grey Water

2018 Plumbing Trends

On: December 11, 2017
Greywater - Greywater comes from sinks, showers, and washing machines. This water isn't necessarily dirty but it may contain small amounts of dirt or cleaning solutions. This water can be recycled for flushing toilets, watering plants, etc

Real Estate Environmental Issues

Real Estate Environmental Issues

On: December 11, 2017
If you are buying a facility (commercial or industrial property) you must find out what contamination may be there. Facilities could include factories, gas stations, mirror plants, dry cleaning establishment, or farms. There are three phases of this process.

Pepperspray Self-Defense

Tools for Self Defense

On: December 11, 2017
Self-Defense instructor, PT Taylor breaks down popular tools for self-defense and legal issues with each.

Must Reads for Those Interested in Personal Safety

On: December 5, 2017
The Survivors Club is pretty much what it sounds like - an in-depth look at the science of survival: why some people live through disasters while others don't. Sherwood speaks with Holocaust survivors, psychologists, geneticists, and a slew of other experts about how to survive a catastrophe. 

Plumbing Tips

On: December 4, 2017
Every plumber has had to deal with a late-night winter phone call from a homeowner who has no heat.  In some cases, you find an old hydronic boiler that hasn't seen a professional for years. Keep a self-piercing copper saddle valve handy to perform a quick bleed of a valve or drain. This will get the heat back on and allow you to return for the final fix during regular hours.

Avoid a Holiday Pest Infestation

On: December 4, 2017
Many homeowners unknowingly open their homes up to pests during the holiday season. Christmas trees can host up to 25,000 bugs, including adelgids, aphids, bark beetles, mites, praying mantises, psocids, scale insects, spiders, bark lice, and webworms. While these insects are harmless and mostly to small to be seen by the naked eye there are a few steps homeowners can take to avoid bringing them inside.