Before Buying New Construction Equipment, Ask Yourself These Questions

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As someone who owns a construction company that is starting to pick up a steady stream of new clients, it's natural to reassess your need for new heavy equipment to make jobs easier. However, before you go through the process of purchasing these heavy machines, it's smart to ask yourself these questions first. Do I Really Need to Purchase New Machines? When you think about your needs for upcoming construction jobs, you'll think about the equipment you'll need to do the job.

14 February 2017

Two Carpet Stains To Avoid Creating And How To Avoid Them

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Most carpet cleaning professionals will agree that there are so many stains that will come out with a professional cleaning. However, there are a rare few stains that will never come out, and not even a professional carpet cleaner has what it takes to remove these stains. As such, you should avoid creating these carpet stains at all costs. Here are a couple of those stains and how to avoid creating them.

2 November 2016

Installing A Screen Door: Important Dos And Don'ts

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Installing a screen door at your home is a great way to add an extra layer of security while also adding a bit of aesthetic appeal to your home. Plus, on a beautiful day, a screen door allows you to let a breeze blow through your home without letting in any unwanted critters in the process. Fortunately, screen door installation doesn't require the help of a professional so long as you know what you're doing and work carefully.

31 March 2016

Battling A Clogged Urinal

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If you are in charge of keeping restrooms within your establishment clean, and you have noticed there is a urinal in the men's room which has an abundance of liquid within, you will want to do whatever necessary to remove this material so the urinal can continue to be used by your customers. Urinal clogs are a common occurrence within bathrooms with a high usage rate, making it necessary to do maintenance if you find one is giving you trouble often.

24 September 2015

Central Air Or Window Unit? What's Best For You?

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Summer is just about here, and if you reside in a southern locale, your temperatures are already soaring. But if you live in the north, you may be wondering if you really need to invest in central air conditioning. Here's a look at the differences between a window unit and central air to help you decide what's best for you. Expense Central air conditioners are more expensive to purchase and install.

26 May 2015

How to Keep Your Air Conditioning Costs Down

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Homeowners spend almost half of their monthly utility bills towards heating and cooling their homes.  With so much money going towards controlling the climate in your house, these tips can help you cut your cooling costs and help you save energy. Plant Trees: Planting leaves and shrubs around your home will stop the sun from getting inside and heating up your house. Planting shrubs around your air conditioner to protect it from direct sunlight can also increase its efficiency by keeping it cool as it runs.

9 April 2015

Saving Money On Energy Costs: How Home Window Replacements Can Help

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Have you noticed that the wooden frames surrounding your home windows are rotting away? You may want to think about getting your windows reframed, and replacing the glass is another thing to consider if you want to save on energy costs. Below, discover how home window replacements can be an investment that will keep more money in your wallet in the long run. What Can Make Home Window Replacements an Energy Saver?

16 March 2015

Holiday Plumbing Tips

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The holiday season is the time of year when most people get together with their family and friends to celebrate. In addition to laughter and memories, you will probably also find yourself with a large number of people in your home. It's important that you keep your home protected, particularly when it comes to your plumbing system. There are a number of things you can do to help maintain your plumbing system while entertaining guests.

11 December 2014

Preparing Your Garage Door For Hurricanes

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If you live in an area prone to hurricanes, you want to make sure that your garage door is secure. This often means retrofitting it if the protection it offers is insufficient. If your garage door fails during a hurricane, it can allow the hurricane winds to enter your home and damage interior doors, walls, ceilings and even the roof. It's essential to ensure that your garage door can stand up to wind pressure, as well as to impacts caused by flying debris.

21 November 2014

Creating Multiple Gables: The How And Why Of Fancy Roofing

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During Victorian and Edwardian Eras, multiple gables on a roof meant that you had money to scatter. It was both expensive and complicated to build a house with gables because it required more wood and roofing materials. If you have a home that dates from one of these time periods and you would like to spruce it up a bit, building, adding on and roofing gables will need the following.

20 November 2014