Don't Fall For Elevator Myths
30 May 2015
Elevators are a part of life, especially for city dwellers who ride them multiple times a day. Even though they have been around for centuries, you may still be leery of them, largely because you have heard horror stories about being trapped in or crushed by one. In reality, elevators are extremely safe due to sophisticated construction techniques and quality elevator maintenance services.
The earliest elevators were supported by a rope or ropes, but those days are long gone.
Need A New Electrical Panel? 3 Costs That Can Make Your Bill Much Larger Than Expected
15 May 2015
If your electrical panel is crowded, worn, damaged or otherwise unpredictable, it's probably time to upgrade it or replace it. However, you should know what your'e getting into before you call your contractor. While most electrical panel changes cost about $900 to $1300, some installations can cost up to $4,000, depending on the amount of work that needs done.
If you're planning on spending a lower amount, you could be in for some sticker shock if you get a much higher estimate.
Flat Roofing For Your Commercial Building
29 April 2015
Flat roof systems are a popular choice for commercial buildings, and for good reason. Since there are no slopes to worry about, maintenance of the roof, including cleaning and snow removal gets much easier. The roofs are also more suited to covering wide commercial spaces, and the flat surface can offer a variety of applications that pitched roofs cannot. For instance, many office buildings have flat roofs that double as recreational spaces or rooftop gardens.
5 Easy Steps for Repairing Surface-Level Scratches on Your Hardwood Floors
14 April 2015
A small pebble caught in the bottom of your shoe, a thin dusting of dirt or sand, or even the simple act of relocating furniture can be enough to leave surface-level scratches in your hardwood floors. Over time, these shallow scratches can make your floors look old and dingy. Thankfully, repairing these scratches can be much easier than many people realize. In fact, with the help of the instructions outlined below, you will be able to complete this task in just five easy steps.