Dec 18

How To Bind Documents With Plastic Comb Binding

By Jeff McRitchie

Nearly every week, I receive a phone call or an email from someone asking me to describe to them how to use a comb binding machine. Comb binding has been the most popular binding style for decades and there are literally millions of comb binding machines in use around the world. However, if you have never used a comb binding machine it can seem a little bit intimidating. These instructions are designed to help even the most untrained user figure out how to bind documents with plastic combs. Here are five simple steps to follow

1. The first step to binding documents using plastic binding combs is to prepare your document. If you are going to use binding covers on the front and the back of your document you should assemble it with the covers. You will find that your punch will be more effective if you punch the covers as part of the book instead of by themselves (if you are using oversize covers you will need to punch them by themselves since they are not the same size as the pages from your document). After you have assembled your document you need to measure your book so that you can choose the correct size of binding comb for your presentation. In order to choose the correct size of binding comb just measure the thickness of the document (do not compress the pages) and add 1/8 to allow your pages to move freely.

2. The second step to binding your documents with plastic combs is to set up your binding punch. Setting up your punch really isnt that hard. However, you will need a few pieces of blank paper for testing your machine. You will notice that the binding table on your machine should have a paper guide to help you insert the paper so that the holes will be centered on the page. Most machines will have a marking on the binding table for the most common sizes of paper. This marking is a starting point to getting your machine set up. Simply move the paper guide to the correct marking, insert a sheet of paper into the punching slot and pull the punching handle on the side of the machine (or press the punching button if your machine is electric). Take the piece of punched paper and fold it in half to check and see if the holes line up. If they do line up you are ready to punch your documents, if they dont you will need to move the paper guide and punch another piece of paper until you get the document set up.

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3. After your machine is set up, you are ready to punch your document. For best results, it is important that you separate your books into small sections or lifts. To prolong the life of your punch you should not try to punch the maximum capacity of your punch with every lift. By punching smaller lifts you can prevent paper jams and actually increase your productivity. As you punch the sections of your document simply stack them up beside the punch so that they are ready to have the plastic combs added to them. It is often helpful to offset stack the documents to make them easier to pick up during when you insert the pages onto the comb. If your binding covers are oversized you will need to punch them seperately from the document. However, it is important to remember not to punch more than 2 plastic or poly covers per lift or you might damage your punch.

4. After all of the punching is done, you are finally ready to add the plastic combs and finish your books. Putting the binding spines onto the books is really not hard. First, take the comb out of the box and place it on the comb opener (the metal teeth that stick up along the top of the back of the machine). The wide back of the combs will lay flat against the teeth from the comb opener and the rings of the comb stick through the gaps in the teeth. After making sure that the fingers of the comb are facing up and not down you simply pull the handle to open the fingers of plastic binding comb. All that is left is to put the pages of your document onto the fingers of the comb. If your document is small you can probably do it in one step. However, with larger books you will want to split your document into sections as you place the pages on the fingers of the comb. After all of the pages are inserted onto the comb, you will need to push or pull the handle for the comb opener back into its original position allowing the plastic comb to close. Now all that is left is to lift the document off the binding machine and start on the next document.

Binding documents with a plastic comb binding machine really isnt that tough but it can take some practice. However, after you have bound a few documents you are sure to get the hang of it and you will find that you will get faster and faster at it. Try binding some documents today and check it out for yourself.

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Oct 17

Tummy Tuck Cost Is It Affordable?

By Arturo Ronzon

Tummy tuck or abdominoplasty, as it is known in medical terms is the best possible way to shape up your lower stomach when excessive fat accumulates around the lower abdominal muscles and it looses its elasticity. There are different types of tummy tucks for different cases. Some involve mild shaping up while other may require a complete operation for removal of the excessive fat and skin, tightening up the abdominal muscles and repositioning the naval.

Stats show that more and more people are opting for a tummy tuck, which is not only safe but also more affordable now (the cost is being reduced). Majority of people who delay tummy tuck do so because of the cost factor. The cost is high and usually between $2500 and $8500 for a tummy tuck, the cost depends upon the reputation of team you hire, length and complexity of the procedure along with the ancillary costs associated with the tummy tuck. The various factors which are effective in determining the cost for a tummy tuck are:

1. Surgeon’s Fees: the cost depends on the tummy tuck surgeon’s reputation.

2. Medical Tests cost: tests you need to undergo, before the actual operation, to be declared fit for the operation.

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3. Operation Room Fees: a mild shapeup can be performed within a surgeon’s operation theatre while a major tummy tuck has to be performed in a hospital.

4. Anesthesiologist fees: depends on the team you are hiring.

5. Room/bed cost: If the tummy tuck was lengthy, complex and the surgeons believe that you have to be kept under medical supervision you’ll have to pay for the room/bed fees as well.

6. Post surgery cost: expenditures on post surgery medical prescription and specially designed compression garments.

A tummy tuck is more affordable today due to a number of reasons, first and foremost is that most of the surgeons are offering financing options. Insurance agencies may not cover the complete cost of a tummy tuck but certain procedures involved in the operation may be covered by your insurance policy. Most of the surgeons may refer you to professional financial advisors who offer financial advice, in some cases these advisors can prove that the tummy tuck is a medical necessity, in such a case your insurance carrier will have to cover the cost of the entire operation.

You may also want to talk to your insurance agency, informing them of your decision of to undergo tummy tuck surgery, as it may increase the cost of future premiums.

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Mar 03

Revitol Customer Review Of Revitol Stretch Mark Cream

By Jessica Roop

You might be wondering “What’s so great about Revitol Stretch Mark Cream?” Well, let me tell you.

Revitol reduces the appearance of stretch marks and prevents the skin disruption that causes stretch marks. Women have been dealing with cosmetic issues stemming from gender for thousands of years. Stretch marks are at the top of the list of women’s complaints regarding their skin. Revitol addresses this problem!

Stretch marks may be short and slightly pink and fade in time to a white or silver color. They can also be big red itchy scars that just do not want to fade at all. Finally, there is a cream that does a lot more than moisturize the skin. Revitol is an innovative breakthrough in women’s skin care.

When used during pregnancy, Revitol has been proven to prevent stretch marks from forming. When used on existing striae, Retinol helps to diminish their appearance.

These are both great things, but what is so special about that? Hasn’t this been a claim made by more than one company?

Until recently, there were no companies that were able to offer honest, dramatic changes like those of the makers of Revitol. Cocoa butter does help by keeping skin moist and soft, but it does not show the same effect as Revitol.

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The combination of Revitol’s natural ingredients assist in rejuvenating skin cells and keeping skin healthy. In the process, stretch marks are diminished. However, the best part about Revitol is the extraordinary ability to prevent stretch marks from occurring in the first place.

Revitol’s Active Ingredients

Squalene oil – encourages healthy skin by keeping it moist and healthy

Vitamins A and E – stimulate the production of collagen and elastin. Collagen and elastin are the elements that give us new skin cells.

Vitamin D3 – helps to prevent the skin ruptures that become stretch marks and assists vitamins A and E in the production of new skin cells.

Aloe Vera – contains healing properties and has been known and utilized for centuries.

Grapefruit Seed Extracts – Strengthens the collagen and elastin found deep in the layers of the epidermis

It is the combination of all these ingredients that make the dramatic difference. When used together, these ingredients provide better protection against stretch marks than any of the creams from the past.

When used from early pregnancy on, Revitol prevents stretch marks from occurring in the first place. The few that do “pop out” are smaller, thinner and less noticeable than most stretch marks. When used after the problem occurs, it works on existing stretch marks to make them less noticeable.

Women who use Revitol praise it for the excellent results it gives them. Testimonials about this powerful cream are plastered all over the internet. If stretch marks are an issue for you right now or you would like information on preventing them in the first place, do yourself a favor by reading more about this amazing formula!

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Apr 17

Business Tax Services In Croydon

Submitted by: Gordons Knight

Are you running a business in Croydon and are on the lookout for professionals who can offer business tax accounting services? There are many accounting firms that employ CPAs and provide their services to various clients.

Today, it is not surprising to find almost all businesses outsourcing their business accounting requirements. This is because they realize the importance of focusing on their targets and core values rather than multi-tasking and losing efficiency.

Most business accountants Croydon offer their best services completely eliminating your need to allocate resources to source and hire qualified accountants. Business tax accounting is a complex procedure only qualified and expert accountants can handle with precision. By hiring the best business accountants Croydon, you can be sure of getting the best tax planning services and can be sure of being guided by the best financial planners.

As you will not be directly hiring the business accountants Croydon for your business tax accounting purposes, you will be spending less on manpower dues and requirements. You will not periodically have to break your head for replacements.

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As the burden of hiring, monitoring and streamlining accounting tasks is no more in your hands, it is possible for you to focus on other urgent matters, core business tasks and business targets. Hiring the best business tax accounting services also ensure that your business benefits a lot in the long run as the accountants they employ are adept at their job and keep themselves acquainted with the latest accountancy processes and software.

These accountants help businesses resolve any financial issues in the best possible manner through their valuable advice on strategy implementation backed by years of rich experience. No matter whether you are just starting your business in Croydon or whether your business has been around for quite some time, it is imperative to choose the best business accountants Croydon to ensure smooth operations and maximum profits.

Expert business tax accounting companies also offer their help with setting up your business. They expertly guide you every step with their knowledge on key steps that comply with any legal documentation and requirements.

Highly qualified accountants also help you during negotiations with clients and they can also be consulted for pricing strategies. In a nutshell, they know how exactly to work out a deal that will be beneficial to both your client and you.

Business accountants Croydon can also be approached for obtaining an in-depth evaluation of the finances of your business to obtain a clear picture and devise necessary strategies. They help business avoid any undue problems by identifying any potential pitfalls at an early stage.

Even if you are running a highly successful business, business accountants Croydon offering business tax accounting service will ensure that it continues to maintain its good standing by solving any potential issues and nipping them at the bud. Professional accountants help businesses navigate through complex and tedious documentation and paper work.

If your business is under performing, professional accountants will come to your rescue with their expert inputs to help you find the best possible solutions at the right time.

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