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  • Need Someone To Haul Your Heavy Construction Machinery? What To Know

    If you have heavy machinery that you have to transfer from job site to job site, or even from one commercial property to another that is hours away, you want to find a construction machinery hauling company that can help. You only want the professionals doing this type of work, and you want to do your homework on any of the companies that you have considered using when you get quotes for the hauls.
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  • Safety Tips For Your Next Welding Project

    Whether you'll be the one welding or you're having welders work on your project, there are some important things to know about keeping safe with welding machines on site.  Don't Make Direct Contact with the Machine One way for an electric current to transfer to the welder and deliver an electric shock is through direct physical contact with the machine during operation. Make sure the welder is using specialized gloves that insulate their hands from current.
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  • How To Add Insulation To Your Floor

    If you have a home with a basement, there is a good chance that you will be able to add extra insulation to the floor on the main level. Basements usually don't have the same temperature control as the rest of a house. This often means that this cold air permeates through the floor, making it cold to the touch, but also cooling down your entire home. So, if you can add some insulation to the floor via the basement, you can make your home a little more energy efficient, especially during the winter.
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  • Why Vinyl Is The Perfect Awning Material

    Installing an awning, whether it is permanent or retractable, is a great investment. Even small, simple awning can provide some valuable shade to your window fixtures. They can reduce the amount of time that the sun hits your windows or large glass doors, drastically cutting solar absorption. They can also protect your windows from the impact of debris falling from your trees. Most importantly, an awning can provide shade to your patio and other spaces on your exterior, making them more enjoyable.
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  • Tips To Help You Prevent Roof Ice Dam Formation This Winter

    Ice dam formation on your roof can be a wintertime problem if you live in a northern climate. When snow melts on your roof and freezes at its edges into a layer of ice, the ice builds up thicker and thicker, growing under your shingles and causing damage. Although this occurrence can make your home look beautiful, you should take some steps to prevent and remedy the problem. Here are some tips to help you accomplish this.
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  • 3 Common Garage Door Problems You Can Repair On Your Own

    Garage doors play an important role in protecting your cars and valuables from the environment and burglars, yet it is common for people to ignore small problems with their garage door. Unfortunately, when small problems are ignored, they may become a more serious problem later on. But, if you are like many other homeowners, the last thing you want to do is call a garage door repair company, and in many cases, the problem doesn't require the help of a professional garage door repair technician.
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  • Common Problems With Household Roofing Trusses

    If you're experiencing problems with the trusses used in your home's construction, you may be wondering exactly what could have caused it. Before you call in a contractor or truss company to deal with it, it's helpful to at least have some idea of what you're dealing with. Here are a few common reasons for problems with wood trusses. Web Member Modification The web members placed in the center of the trusses serve as compression and tension for the structure, helping to balance the load of the roof.
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  • 4 Stylish Windows For Your Living Room

    Window replacement can feel like a big undertaking. It does present a large investment, but window replacement can greatly improve your home's energy efficiency. It also has the potential to provide a makeover for your home's fa├žade and even interior. As you plan your window replacement project, consider making over your living room with new window designs. Bay Window A classic addition for the living room is a bay window bump out.
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  • How Does Sealcoating Your Driveway Protect It?

    You might be wondering if you should apply any type of sealcoating to your driveway this year. There are people who believe it isn't necessary and that if there aren't any problems with the asphalt or concrete, it's an easy fix. There are real reasons why you should apply sealcoating to your driveway and the fact is, it does protect it. How does this protect your driveway? There are several things to protect it from.
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  • Understanding The Benefits Of Insulated Vinyl Siding

    The siding on your home is important, especially when you are looking for a long-term, low-maintenance investment. If you've already decided to go vinyl, the next step is selecting the final style. Not only do you need to consider cosmetics, you also need to think about the construction. For example, did you know that there are some styles of vinyl siding that are constructed with additional insulation? Here are a few reasons why you should consider opting for insulated vinyl siding instead of the traditional style.
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