2016

3 Tips To Prevent Electrical Fires In Your Factory

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In your factory, making sure that everyone is as safe as possible is probably very important. One thing that you might worry about is fires, which can pose a huge danger for your employees and can destroy your business at the same time. One concern that you should keep in mind is the possibility of an electrical fire. Luckily, following these tips can help you prevent electrical fires in your factory.

27 December 2016

Basement Waterproofing Protects Both Your Health And Home

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The last thing anyone wants to do is spend time in a dark and dank basement. Doing laundry in a virtual dungeon is no fun, and if it's damp, it's not a good storage space, either. It definitely wouldn't make a good living space, which is a shame because that's a lot of square footage just going to waste. In addition to being unpleasant, a wet basement can also cause a hazard, both to your home and your health.

1 December 2016

Signs That Your Central Air Unit Is Experiencing Issues

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It is vital that you remain well aware of the signs that indicate that your central air conditioning unit may be experiencing some issues. This way, you will know that it is time to quickly call in an HVAC technician so you can have your air conditioner up and running for the hottest months of the year. To help you spot these issues, you will want to review the following signs.

11 November 2016

Tips for Installing a New Plumbing System in Your Home's New Mother-In-Law Apartment

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When you learned your mother-in-law had to move in with you and your family, you may have been worried about your private way of life being interrupted. However, you also want to give your mother-in-law her own space so you can keep your sanity and peace of mind. If you have added a mother-in-law apartment to your home, check out these tips for the successful installation of its new plumbing system.

9 November 2016

Construction Site Recycling Basics

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Whether you take on big building projects or smaller remodeling jobs, construction waste management is always a concern both for your working budget and for the environment. With many customers now requesting greener building practices it makes sense to be proactive when it comes to your construction waste. The following guide can help you green up your disposal. Know your recyclables The first step to greener construction disposal is knowing which items are recyclable from your work site.

3 October 2016

Three Questions To Ask When Choosing Between Distillation And Reverse Osmosis

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Reverse osmosis and distillation are two water purification methods that are very efficient at removing contaminants from the water supply. They have very similar results but very different methodologies. Reverse osmosis uses water pressure to force water through a semi-permeable membrane that only allows water molecules through; distillation actually evaporates the water, leaving the contaminants behind. If you're seeking a water treatment for bacteria, heavy metals, or other contaminants, either of these methods is likely to work.

14 September 2016

3 Tips to Help You Prevent Some Common Problems with Many Pavement Types

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There are many different types of pavements that you may have problems with. Many of these pavements can be made of asphalt or other materials like concrete. When your pavement begins to have problems, it can crack or become severely damaged. Getting repairs done to your pavements can help prevent serious problems. There are some things that you may want to do to prevent damage to your pavement, such as seal coating, crack repairs, and drainage improvements.

24 August 2016

3 Solutions To Add Green Irrigation To Your Home And Avoid Water Restriction Fines

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When summer droughts come, it can be hard to keep your lawn green and avoid fines for watering restrictions. Using water collection or grey water can help, as well as solutions like drip irrigation, which uses less water. If you want to have a green garden and avoid fee during a drought, consider some of these ideas for your irrigation system: 1. Install Rain Collection And Using Buried Tanks For Increase Capacity

15 June 2016

How To Easily Install & Add A Power Outlet To The Outside Of Your Vinyl Siding House

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If you want to plug in lights outdoors or use gardening equipment that has to be plugged in, you need to have access to a working, outside outlet. With the right tools, you can install an electrical outlet on the outside of your vinyl-sided home. This is an advanced do-it-yourself project or one for an electrician.   Select The Spot The first thing you need to do is select a location for the outlet.

15 June 2016

3 Tips To Help Deal With A Septic System Emergency And Prevent Problems

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Dealing with a septic system problem can be frustrating. It can cause plumbing in your home to not work and even unpleasant messes in your yard or worse, inside your home. This can be something that you want to contact a septic service to help you deal with, but it may take time for them to get to your home to fix the problem. Here are some tips to help you deal with a septic system emergency and prevent many of the common problems:

15 June 2016