Construction Contractors

3 Important Safety Gear To Have For Road Work Zones

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If you spend a lot of your time on work zones near major roads and highways, it's important to exercise extreme caution and wear the appropriate gear. The following safety items -- in particular -- are worth investing in because they can enhance your safety when around these work sites.  1. LED Traffic Signs  There will be times when you need to let oncoming drivers know about upcoming work zones. They can then prepare accordingly so that accidents are avoided.

31 July 2018

Three Signs You Need To Install New Insulation

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Your insulation is one of the most important unseen parts of your home. Installed in the attic, floors, and walls of your home, insulation works to trap heat inside (or outside, depending on the season) of your home. This means that insulation plays a year-long role in maintaining the comfort levels within your home, and improper or aged insulation that is not able to do its job properly can cause your utility bills to skyrocket no matter the season.

20 June 2018

Safety Guidelines For The Animals Who Reside In Your Rescue Facility

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If you own a small animal rescue operation and house dogs and cats inside of a facility that is located in the countryside, it is vital that the animals are provided with comfortable living and sleeping quarters and that each creature's basic needs are met prior to being adopted. Use the safety guidelines below to assist with caring for the animals. Maintain The Air Conditioning Unit If the rescue facility has a central air conditioning unit that is used daily throughout the summer, maintaining the cleanliness of the unit and having minor repairs made as they are needed will minimize the risk of encountering a large problem that could result in inadequate cooling or the need to purchase a new unit.

30 April 2018

Layered Vs. Solid Hardwood Planks

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If you are trying to figure out the best way to update your home interior, there are probably a bunch of eligible projects. That is, you might have a long list of remodels that you want to make, but you can't necessarily afford to make them all at once. For instance, updating the floor is one of the most popular projects. This article takes a close look at different types of hardwood floors, explaining the key differences between solid and layered hardwood products.

7 February 2018

Pool Cleaning 101

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You have finally achieved your dream of installing a swimming pool at your home. Well done! But the work does not end there. You need to know how to keep swimming pools pristine clean and healthy for use. Here are a few guidelines that will help you. PH Balance The term pH describes the level of acidity or alkalinity of your pool. PH is measured on a scale of 0-14. Anything below seven is acidic and above 7 is alkaline.

27 December 2017

Signs Your Well Pump May Need Repair Or Replacement

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A well pump can help pump water from your well into the pipes that lead into your home, supplying your home with water. As such, the pump plays an important role in your day-to-day life, helping ensure you have water to cook with, bathe in, wash your clothing in and flush the toilet with. However, as your well pump is used, it can slowly wear out and eventually, it may need repairs or replacement.

24 November 2017

Three Accessories To Complete Your Frameless Shower Enclosure

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Frameless shower enclosures can create a modern look in your bathroom, and they can also give the space a more open, airy feel. If you are considering remodeling your bathroom and adding one of these showers, there are some accessories you might want to consider. Use these ideas to find the right finishing touches for your new shower space. Shower Door Hardware Your shower enclosure may be frameless, but it will need hardware, such as hinges and handles.

2 August 2017

3 Tips To Help You Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

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Your home's windows allow in sunlight and provide a view of the outdoors, but can also be the cause of your home's energy loss. Here are three tips to help you improve your home's windows and stop the flow of energy and money from your home and budget. Tip #1: Upgrade Your Home's Windows It is estimated that between 12 and 30 percent of your yearly heating costs are the result of heat lost through your home's windows.

2 August 2017

Build A Small Business From The Ground Up With These Top Commercial Building Solutions

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If you want to start a business, then there are going to be a lot of things to plan for. If you need a physical location, having a commercial building built is often essential to getting a business up and running. Depending on the type of business you are starting, you will need to choose from different commercial building solutions for your industry. Here are some of the top commercial construction solutions for buildings in various industries:

20 June 2017

What Every Business Owner Should Know About Fire Extinguishers

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Fire extinguishers play a critical role in protecting your business from fire damage. Are your extinguishers in good condition? A fire extinguisher that is expired or otherwise damaged will not function as intended, which will ultimately put you at an elevated risk. Here's what you need to know. They Don't Last Forever Keep in mind that these devices aren't intended to last forever. With proper care, an extinguisher should last a span of 5 to 15 years.

14 June 2017