construction--contractors

  • Home Maintenance Issues That Can Be Solved By Installing Gutters!

    Gutters that are properly designed, installed, and maintained are rarely noticed by homeowners or their visitors. In contrast, homeowners whose homes do not have gutters will notice this lack several times a year, especially in areas where frequent precipitation is experienced. These homeowners know the misery of trying to get into their door or onto their porch without being dripped on, but they also may notice that they tend to have more home maintenance issues than their neighbors whose homes have gutters already installed.
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  • Four Upgrades To Consider For Your Bathroom Linen Closet

    The linen closet is an essential storage space in your home, but it can become cluttered and unusable over time.  With a few upgrades and the help of your remodeling contractor, you can give your bathroom linen closet new life. Here are just some options to discuss with your contractor. Roll-Out Drawers Finding towels, washcloths, sheets, and pillowcases can be hard when everything is piled up on shelves. Consider switching out your traditional shelves for roll-out drawers.
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  • Using Ready-Mix Cement For Your Construction Job

    Cement is a big part of a lot of construction work. If you are building anything that needs a foundation or pad under it to support the structure, you are more than likely going to want cement to build that solid foundation. Along with foundations, some jobs use cement in the walls and even in the ceiling of the project. Getting the right mix for your needs is important. Planning The Project
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  • Love the Lot But Hate the House? Consider Demolition

    If you're having a hard time finding a new house that you like, you might want to consider looking for an older home on a lot you love and building a new home there. Of course, that will require you to demolish the old structure. In some cases, that's a straightforward process and other times it can be complicated. Here are a few things to know about demolition. Decide on the Type of Demolition
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  • Run A Construction Company? 4 Things You Need To Be Prepared For Any On-The-Job Emergency

    If you run a construction company, you probably have all the equipment and tools you need to get the job done right. However, if you don't also have the right tools to handle an emergency situation, you're not truly equipped for the job. Your crew is depending on you to ensure a safe and secure construction site, which includes having the appropriate emergency gear on site at all times. After all, in a construction emergency where injuries are involved, every second counts.
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  • The Weather Is Changing: How To Stop Winter From Ruining Your Carpets

    The cold winter weather will soon be here, and so will the threat to your carpeting. Whether it's the freezing rain or the heavy snowfall, winter weather can wreak havoc on your carpeting. If you're worried about what the winter weather will do to your carpeting, don't panic. Here are three simple solutions to the threat of winter carpet damage: Start with a Good Cleaning If you haven't had your carpets professionally cleaned in a while, late fall is a good time to take care of that.
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  • Three Steps To Repairing A Windshield After It Was Broken By Your Child

    Breaking a window or a windshield can happen during childhood. Children not being careful when they are playing outside can lead to a broken windshield on a car. At other times, children may throw a temper tantrum while in the car and break the windshield when they toss things around in the car. If your child has broken or cracked a windshield it is common to become upset. Teaching your children about the consequences is a major learning experience for everyone in the family.
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  • How To Install A Solar Pool Cover

    When you install a pool later in the summer, a solar pool cover can extend the swimming season without the hassle and cost of a heat pump. Standard pool covers only keep debris out, but they don't trap heat. Solar pool covers are made from polyethylene, and the bottom commonly has tiny bubbles on the bottom which resemble bubble wrap. You should be able to install the solar pool cover yourself using this guide.
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  • The Benefits of Tempering Steel

    Steel is already one of the strongest metals made. Not many people can bend it, and no one can break it. So, why would you temper steel when it is already so strong? There are actually some very good reasons and benefits from tempering steel. Here is information on tempered steel and the benefits of using it. What Is Tempering? Tempering is the process by which an object is heated to a really high temperature and then cooled slowly or cooled rapidly to get an expected result.
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