2018

  • How Firm Is Your Foundation? 4 Signs Your Home Has Hidden Foundation Damage

    If your home isn't sitting on a firm foundation, it could collapse around you. Unfortunately, if your foundation has problems, so does the rest of your house. Foundation problems aren't always easy to identify. Most people look for the usual signs such as crooked doors or cracks radiating from the corners of the door frames. However, those aren't the only signs that point to foundation damage. If you suspect foundation problems in your home, check for the usual signs – doors, windows, and sagging floors.
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  • Meeting Your Commercial Electrical Needs

    It is a reality that a commercial establishment will have vastly different electrical requirements than a residential property. When business owners are careless with these particular requirements, they can create a number of problems and hazards that could have otherwise been easily avoided. Be Mindful Of The Electrical Demands Of Your Equipment A business will have vastly more intensive energy requirements due to the numerous pieces of equipment that may be needed to run the business.
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  • Why You Should Build With Wood

    When it comes to choosing a building supplies, you have all kinds of different options to choose from. One of the best of these options, however, is a very tried and true one. That option is wood. Wood has been around for as long as there have been trees. In spite of that fact, though, and in spite of the fact that many developments in building have been made, wood still remains one of the best building material choices for a variety of reasons.
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  • Inspection And Repair Of The Mortar Joints On Your Brickwork

    It is not uncommon for the mortar joints in your brick or masonry walls to break down over time. The mortar can crack and crumble in areas and may need to be replaced. Before any work can be done to repair it, having it inspected by a qualified mason is critical. Determining if the joints can be repaired in place or whether the structure needs to be taken apart and rebuilt is important.
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  • Preparing Your Furnace For Winter Usage

    As you are preparing for the arrival of the cold winter weather, taking a few moments to prepare the furnace for this time of the year can provide benefits when the cold weather arrives. Unfortunately, people are often bad about taking these relatively simple actions. Check The Condition Of The Air Filters The air filters are one of the first parts of the furnace that you should inspect when you are preparing it for use.
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  • 3 Gutter Supplements A Gutter Specialist Can Install To Help Prevent Water Damage To Your House

    A variety of products are on the market today that purport to help homeowners keep their gutters clean, prevent animals from taking up residence, prevent downspout clogs, and much more. However, not all of these products are equally effective, so you should consider getting the advice of a gutter specialist on which products will actually fill your needs. Here are three gutter supplements a gutter specialist can install to help prevent water damage to your house.
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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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