2016

  • 3 Benefits Of Geotechnical Drilling

    When it comes to drilling into the ground, there is a lot of equipment out there that can be used, and there are a lot of different processes and methods that can be put to use. Because of this, many people are unsure of which type of drilling to use for certain projects. Even though all of the different types of drilling have their own benefits, one good option for many projects is geotechnical drilling.
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  • Own a Small Business with Company Cars? Why You Should Hire a Fleet Management Service

    If you own a small business that has company cars, you understand just how much of an investment you've had to make in your fleet.  You not only had to come up with the capital to purchase the cars, but you also have paid for gasoline and routine maintenance so that the vehicles can remain in good condition.  That's where a fleet management company can be of assistance.  Use this information to learn more about why you should start working with a fleet management service.
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  • How To Add Molding To Recessed Windows

    If you want to add some style and flair to your recessed windows, you should definitely consider installing a molding along the frame. Basically, by installing molding around a recessed window, you make it it look like a picture frame. This adds a lot of style to your walls and can also make your interior look more cohesive, especially if you use molding that matches your baseboard or crown. This article explains how you can customize your recessed windows by installing decorative molding.
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  • Understanding The Importance Of Keeping Your Household Fire Sprinklers Clean

    If your home has a central fire sprinkler system, it's important to keep those sprinkler heads clean. A dirty sprinkler head can actually become caked with dust that can interfere with the thermal element's operation. When it's covered in dust and dirt, that debris acts as an insulator. This can keep the heat of a fire from ever reaching the element and activating the sprinkler. If you're not familiar with the cleaning and care required for sprinkler heads, here's a look at what you need to know.
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  • Troubleshooting Deep Well Pump Problems Right From The House

    Of all the different well pump types that are available for a private residential water well, a submersible or deep well pump is perhaps the most common. Deep well pumps are situated down in the well where they are less likely to sustain damage and usually have a really long lifespan. However, eventually, these well pumps will get old enough that problems will come up. The only downfall to a deep well pump is that hands-on examination means pulling the pump from its position inside the well.
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  • Cleaning Tips for Your Exterior Deck's Glass Railings

    If you decided to have glass railings installed on your home's deck to preserve your view and provide protection for your guests, then it is important that you know how to care for them and keep them looking crystal clear. While this can be a bit of a challenge since your new glass railings are exposed to the elements on a daily basis, there are some things that you can do to keep them sparkling, such as the following tips.
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  • What To Do With Your Old Water Heater

    When your old water heater finally gives out, you not only have the expense of the new one, you have to figure out what to do with the old one. Having someone haul it away can simply add to your financial woes. Fortunately, you do have other options in addition to dumping it in your garage or hiding it in your basement. Your old water heater can still pay off for you.
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  • 3 Tips To Help Developers Save On Subdevelopment Boundary Surveying

    For developers who build residential neighborhoods, boundary survey costs can quickly add up. According to HomeAdvisor, the average homeowner spends between $335 and $650 on a land survey. When multiplied by just 10 homes, the boundary surveying costs for even a small development can easily total between $3,350 and $6,500. These costs, however, can be reduced by making a surveyor's job faster because surveyors often charge by the hour. If you're a developer building a new sub-development, here's what you can do to help a surveyor save timeā€”and your company save money.
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  • Addressing Several Questions New Homeowners May Have About Their Air Conditioners

    Your air conditioning unit is among the most important appliances that you can own during the hottest times of the year. Sadly, there are many homeowners that are not prepared for the types of issues that these units may encounter. To help you be better prepared to minimize the issues caused by routine air conditioner problems, you might need to learn the answers to the following few questions. What Is Causing Ice To Accumulate On The Exterior Of The Unit And Is It Dangerous?
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  • How A Homeowner Can Apply A Rubber Membrane To A Concrete Crown On A Chimney

    Concrete chimney caps routinely crack and break apart over time. The chimney cap should be inspected every couple of years to see if small cracks are developing in the concrete. If you see cracks developing, you can apply a rubber membrane to the surface of the cap to keep moisture and ice out of cracks to extend the life of the cap. Moisture and ice seeping into the concrete are the main reasons a chimney cap cracks.
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