Whether your dream is to build a multi-million dollar business or something small to pay the bills, a scrap metal business is a straight forward lucrative venture anyone can start especially when scrap metal prices per pound are good. As energy and materials become more and more scarce recycled materials are being used in almost every item we use. Metals are especially attractive for recycling in that they can be melted, purified, re-alloyed and made into a material just as good as the original stock. The energy to recycle metal is less than the energy to mine and refine “new” metal; therefore a market will always exist for scrap metal.
Scrap metal can be found and traded for money or you can be a middleman between the refiners and smelters and have individuals bring you their scrap, otherwise known as a junk yard or scrap yard. Most people generally think owning a scrap yard is the only way to make the real money with recycled metals. However industry consistently has a need to dispose of old equipment and materials. Continue reading
Locals like to say that God kissed the Earth and called it Asheville. The city is the largest in the Western half of North Carolina and a major tourist destination. If you are thinking about a stay in a bed and breakfast inn in Asheville, you need to decide when to visit. This really breaks down into two times of year, as Asheville has a half of the year that is decidedly better than the other half.
Asheville’s “good” half of the year runs from April through October. April is the first month that there flowers blooming in the gardens at the Biltmore Estate, which a must-see for anyone visiting the city who has never seen it. Different flowers bloom in the gardens there in the months of May and June, so visiting in these three different months yields three different visual extravaganzas.
Beautiful flowers are also to be seen at the local University of North Carolina Asheville botanical gardens, as well as the North Carolina Arboretum. Late May through mid June are also the peak times for rhododendron blooms along the ridge tops.
Summer is when this part of North Carolina is best to be a tourist, as every imaginable and famous attraction within driving distance, from the Blue Ridge Parkway to Grandfather Mountain is open and alive. Continue reading
Asheville North Carolina has quickly gained fame as one of the best summer vacation destinations in the United States. In 2011 it won the travelers choice award, and is listed among Frommers places that you must see in the United States. What is it that sets this city in North Carolina apart as a must-see vacation destination? Well the truth is that there’s not just one thing but instead many things that make this city a place to see.
Spas and Wellness
Since the 1700s Asheville North Carolina has been recognized as a place where individuals can go to and receive high-quality spa and relaxation treatments. Its location, within view when proximity of the Blue Ridge Mountains, makes it a perfect place for individuals to sit and enjoy the natural spring waters that are produced there. Visitors to Asheville North Carolina are surprised by the wide range of spa and relaxation techniques that are available, many of which are usually only available in a metropolitan area. Continue reading