2015

  • Asbestos Exposure: 3 Things You Should Know

    Do you live in a home that was built before the 1970s? If you do, there's a good chance that asbestos was used in the construction process. Asbestos exposure can lead to serious health issues. If you do have an older home, you should have it inspected for asbestos danger. Here are a things you should know about asbestos. Where Asbestos Can Be Found in Your Home If you thought asbestos was only found in insulation, you're wrong.
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  • Is Your Garbage Disposal Ready For The Holidays?

    The holidays are coming! Now is the time to get your garbage disposal ready to work hard. These tips will help you get your unit ready for heavy use at big holiday meals. Clean Your Unit Gunk that builds up inside your garbage disposal can cause clogs over time. Luckily, there are many natural products that you probably keep around your house that you can use to clean out the inside of your garbage disposal.
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  • Can You Throw Away Broken Up Concrete In A Dumpster? If Not, What Should You Do?

    If you're in the middle of a home renovation, you could soon be finding yourself in possession of a lot of leftover broken up concrete. Knowing how to dispose of your concrete can help you get your house back in order after the renovation is complete. Can you throw away broken up concrete in a dumpster? Many dumpster rental companies will allow renters to throw away broken up concrete in their dumpsters.
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  • How To Stay Comfortable When Wearing Your Fall Protection Vest

    If you work at higher heights, it is important for you to wear a fall protection vest when you are on the job. Although you probably appreciate the fact that your vest can protect you -- and even save your life -- when you are on the job, you might not like wearing it because it might make you uncomfortable when you're working. However, you shouldn't let that get in the way of you wearing the safety equipment that you need when you're working at higher heights.
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  • Protect Your Rooftop Deck Investment During A Hail Storm

    What large cities don't have in floor space, they make up for in large buildings. Though you may not be able to have a large yard in a large city, what you can have is a rooftop deck. If your condominium or purchased loft comes with a large rooftop area, you can make this your outdoor playground. You can use the spot to plant flowers, set up patio equipment, or even lay down turf to make a grassy area.
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  • Four Ways That You Can Reuse And Save With Tree Removal Waste

    If you have to have a tree removed, there is a lot of waste that gets left behind. If you want to reduce the total costs of your removal, you may want to deal with disposing of the waste yourself. Here are some tips to help you deal with your tree waste and cut costs on your removal project: 1. Cutting Large Logs Into Usable Lumber There may be a lot of large logs with your tree removal.
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  • Commercial Roofing Questions You Need Answered

    Maintaining a roof is a task that can turn out to be far more confusing and complicated that you may have originally thought. In particular, this can be especially true for those that have a limited understanding about the types of maintenance needs and problems that a roof can encounter. Once you have some of the more common questions and concerns about roofing answered, you will likely be in a better position when you are making choices for this part of your business's building.
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  • Tips to Troubleshoot a Portable Air Conditioner Unit

    Knowing how to do basic troubleshooting on your portable air conditioner can help to extend the life of your unit and keep it running efficiently. Here are some of the most common problems encountered with a portable air conditioner and what you can do. The Unit Is Leaking Occasionally, you will notice your portable air conditioner leaking. Condensation builds in your unit as it is used and it usually is dispelled through a drain hose.
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  • Improve Your Electrical System With Information And Engagement - Questions To Ask Your Electrician

    When your home's electrical system undergoes damage or isn't performing up to your standards, repairing it yourself may seem both difficult and dangerous. In these instances, hiring an electrician is an excellent way to guarantee the service that you desire, but many people go in to electrical work on their homes without any understanding of the process they're about to endure. Below, you'll find a guide to some questions you should be sure to ask your electrician before you start a home electrical repair project.
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  • Keep Your Garden From Flooding With Curbing

    It can be very depressing to plant a garden only to have it rain enough to flood the area and kill your plants. One way to help with drainage, so the plants are not overwatered, is to use curbing around the plots. When properly placed, the curbing will not only allow the water to drain out of the garden area, but will protect it against extra water flowing into the planted area from the rest of the yard.
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