2016

Major Blunders To Avoid When Removing Mold From Your Vinyl Siding

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If there is one thing that can kill the curb appeal of your home and make it look much older than it is, it is dingy vinyl siding that is covered in mold growth. Mold growth on vinyl siding is especially a problem if there is a certain side of your home that does not see a great deal of sunlight. Even though mold is fairly easy to remove from vinyl siding, here are still some pretty major mistakes to avoid.

27 December 2016

How Stud Welding Is Used in Everyday Life

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Finding the best way to secure an item that you want to appear flat, sleek, or smooth after it is attached can be tough. There are options based on your materials, but what if the item is made of metal? One option is to consider mounting it with a stud or hidden fastener. But how do you go about that? Consider using a stud welder to attach the fastener to the panel or product you are attaching.

1 December 2016

2 Garage Door Options To Consider And Their Benefits

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Picking out a new garage door for your home seems like a pretty straightforward task, but it becomes a bit more complicated when you consider the various types of garage doors that are available and that each of those types can provide a unique set of benefits. Listed below are two garage door options to consider and how they can benefit you. Aluminum Doors One of the more versatile garage door options that you can consider is an aluminum door, mostly because of the door's light weight and durability.

11 November 2016

How to Deal with a Flooded Carpet

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If your home was recently flooded, you may still be waiting on your carpets to fully dry out. Wet carpets are a big problem because they hold onto moisture for a long time. This adds humidity to your home that can cause mold to grow on your ceiling and walls. Therefore, you want to dry out your floors as quickly as possible. Here are some things to decide when dealing with a flooded carpet.

9 November 2016

Protecting Your Property From Soil Erosion

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Most people are unaware of the complex role soil plays in the ecosystem. It's usually not until there is an obvious erosion problem that they give it any thought. Soil health is obviously important to growing high yield, nutritious crops to feed both humans and farm animals, but it goes deeper than that. Here is what you need to know about the role soil plays and how you can avoid erosion.

2 November 2016

3 Best And Worst Roofing Materials If Your Small Business Has A Hipped Roof

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Choosing the best roofing material for your small business requires a balance between managing budgets and enhancing the appearance of your building. Appearance is a particular concern if your business building has a hipped roof, which features four slightly sloping sides that rise up to a modest peak. The roof looks a bit like a raised, folding in box and creates a lot of visible surface area on the roof.

14 September 2016

2 Reasons To Install Window-Mounted Air Conditioners

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Window-mounted air conditioners are a good alternative to traditional central air conditioning systems and can benefit you and your home in a variety of ways. A window-mounted air conditioner is meant to be installed in a window within the room that it is intended to cool rather than utilizing your duct system to distribute the cool air. Listed below are two reasons to install a window-mounted air conditioner. Extremely Easy To Install

14 September 2016

Glass, Metal, and Leather: Transform Any Wood Item into Something New

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Refinishing wood does not always mean applying stain and polyurethane. There are an endless number of techniques and products available to help each piece fit perfectly with the design style of the home or room. There are many reasons why someone would want to transform wood to make it look like something else. The genuine material might be too expensive, too heavy, or impossible to find. Here are three projects that will help transform any type of wood into something new.

24 August 2016

3 Places To Use Access Control In A Factory

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In any factory setting, ensuring that the building is as secure as possible is important. This is essential to keep employees and others safe, and it can also help prevent crimes like theft and vandalism. Fortunately, an industrial locksmith who is accustomed to doing work in factories like yours can help, such as by installing access control systems that require a PIN code, a thumbprint or a badge. These are a few places where these systems should be installed.

4 August 2016

The Benefits Of Using Industrial Workbenches On Your Production Lines

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Companies that depend on production lines for profits should take steps to maximize production on every line. One way many business owners and department managers have found to save time on production lines is providing industrial workbenches on each one. Workbenches on lines provide safe storage for tools and other items line workers may need during a day's shift. Check out these reasons your production lines can benefit from industrial workbenches.

20 July 2016