Having Crane Work Performed On Your Property? Stay Safe!

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A downed tree, a structure to demolish, a swimming pool installation—all of these are common scenarios when a crane may be brought to a residential property to do some heavy lifting, literally. If you are the property owner and you have been left to reach out to a crane operator for help with a heavy-duty home project, you probably feel pretty confident that the project will go just fine. However, just like there are rules of safety the crane operator must follow, there are also safety rules you should remember while the crane is in operation around your home.

26 June 2018

Make Your Dumpster Space Count With These Disposal Tips

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The costs of having your rented dumpster picked up can really add up, especially if you have a big home renovation project and only so much dumpster space to work with. Knowing how to efficiently fill your dumpster not only helps save you time, but you'll also save hundreds of dollars in disposal fees. The following shows how you can make the most of the dumpster space you have on hand.

29 November 2017

How You Can Tell When Your Toilet Is On The Verge Of Being Clogged

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Although you likely use your toilets multiple times each day, it can be so easy to forget to pay attention to their condition. As long as you're able to flush the toilet and the contents empty the bowl you may not see a reason to perform any kind of preventative or maintenance work on them. However, although your toilet might not be completely stopped up, it could be on the way to becoming so.

9 August 2017

Three Reasons Why You Should Hire a Professional Lawn-Mowing Service

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If you're like most people, you work hard during the majority of your waking hours and want to spend your evenings and weekends relaxing. However, yard and garden chores sometimes seem overwhelming, particularly during the summer months. The following are three great reasons why you should consider the services of a professional lawn-mowing company—besides the obvious benefit of having more free time to relax and enjoy leisure activities rather than becoming overburdened with yard work during the best time of the year.

21 September 2016

Selling Your Home And Refurbishing Your Kitchen? 4 Best Investments You Can Make

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The last thing you want to happen is for potential buyers to walk into a kitchen that seems it was designed years ago. If your kitchen is like this, you need to make some changes. Below are four areas that can really make a difference in the finished look. These changes can even make the value of your home go up. Natural Stone Countertops The countertop is an important part of a kitchen, as it is a place where food is prepared.

23 February 2016

Common Causes For Sewer Line Repair

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If you have a problem with your sewer line, then there is a good chance that you will need to get a repair or replacement in the near future. However, you might not be overly familiar with how the process works. To help you get a better idea of what's going to happen to your home and yard, here are some of the most common causes of sewer line damage and how they will affect you:

24 December 2015

Four Tips To Help You Improve The Plumbing When Remodeling Your Bathroom

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If you plan on remodeling your bathroom, there are many improvements that can be done. This does not just include the repairs and visual improvements to the design. You can also do things to the mechanicals like the plumbing and lights in your bathroom. Here are some tips to help you improve the plumbing when remodeling your bathroom: 1. Adding Shutoff Valves To All Plumbing Lines The plumbing in your bathroom may need repairs at some point.

23 November 2015

The Composition Of Rebar And Why It Should Matter To Your Construction Business

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Rebar is a common product you use frequently in your line of work as a construction contractor. You may know enough about rebar with regards to what it is used for and why it is important to use it, but you probably did not know that there are several types of rebar and they are all constructed with slightly different materials. Here are the different compositions of rebar and why it should matter to your construction business.

14 September 2015

How To Easily Fix Your Swamp Cooler's Broken PVC Water Supply Pipe

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Murphy's Law dictates that your swamp cooler's water supply line will break on the hottest day of the summer. The good news is that there is no reason to sweat this simple problem, because you can easily fix the cooler's polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe in less than a half hour. Here are the steps you need to follow to fix your swamp cooler's broken water line: Step 1: Turn Off The Water Supply

1 July 2015

5 Ways to Make the Most of a Stunning View When Installing a Fence

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Getting a fence installed around your property may be a priority of yours due to the security it can provide or simply to keep your pets enclosed in the yard safely. Whatever the reasons may be, it can be difficult to get a new fence installed if you're also concerned about not obstructing a nice view outside of your yard. To get the best of both worlds, consider the following five ideas for your new fence installation.

3 June 2015