2017

  • 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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  • What To Do If You Notice A Leak Coming From A Drain Pipe In Your Basement

    It is important to make sure that you are walking through your basement about once a week to inspect the condition of everything, such as the plumbing. What do you do if you happen to notice that one of the drain pipes that run through your basement is leaking? Here are a few tips for what you might need to do: Look For The Source Of The Leak You will want to make sure that you are not making the mistake of assuming that the problem spot is the exact spot where the water is dripping to the floor.
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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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  • Paving The Way For Improved Highway Safety For Asphalt Crew

    In a report from the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, an average of 100 highway worker fatalities occur each year in the United States. Many of those accidents probably could have been prevented. With safety as a top priority, the number of highway paving crew accidents might be reduced. The Hazards of Highway Paving To better understand how to prevent highway paving crew injuries and death, it helps to have a clear picture of the hazards of highway paving.
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  • Would A Deck Be A Good Addition To Your Home?

    If you are looking for a way to increase the value of your home that you can enjoy right away, a deck is often a good choice. It creates an outdoor space for your to enjoy, and as long as you keep it in good condition, you'll likely recoup the majority of the cost when you sell your home. Making the right choices can improve the value by maximizing the value while minimizing the cost.
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