2016

FAQ About Getting A Private Bridge Demolished

Construction & Contractors Blog

Do you want to get rid of the abandoned bridge that's on your property? If you don't have the right kind of equipment to demolish the bridge on your own, hiring a drilling and blasting company is the best resolution to the problem. Professionals can take the bridge down in no time, which could take a while to do if you were to take on the project. Take a look at this article to learn more about getting assistance from a drilling and blasting company to demolish your bridge.

29 December 2016

Want To Add A Hot Tub To Your Backyard? Hire An Electrician For Proper Installation

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Homeowners sometimes have a difficult time making consistent use of their backyard. This can happen due to a lack of features that prevents people from feeling inclined to go outside during their free time. If this describes your situation and you would like to change how your backyard is looked at, you should think about the features that you can add or improve on to make it a desirable place. If you live in a mild climate or a place where it gets fairly cold at night, you can greatly benefit from a backyard hot tub.

21 December 2016

Got a Sewer Ejector Pump? Tips to Keep It in Good Condition

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A sewage injector pump is generally installed in the basement. The job of the sewage ejector pump is to collect waste from the water that flows through plumbing fixtures. The water is then pumped to a drain, and the drain moves the wastewater out of your home's plumbing system. Below are some tips to help you keep your sewer ejector pump in great condition to help you save money. Check for Problems

8 December 2016

Fall Is Here! Make Sure Your Windows Are Ready For Cold Weather

Construction & Contractors Blog

With the autumn season well underway, there is definitely a change in the weather, which signifies to you as a homeowner that it is time to start making sure your home is well prepared for winter. You can't talk about winter home efficiency without bringing up the windows, so there is no time like the present to make sure these home components are ready. While you're in the middle of testing your thermostat and installing weather seals around the doors, make sure you take at least a few minutes to get your home windows ready as well.

7 October 2016

What Can Cause Your Shower Head To Develop A Green Flaky Coating?

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Standard shower cleaner should be should be enough to remove soap scum and grime on your shower head; however, there are some homes where this is not enough. In some households, shower heads can develop a green, flaky coating that is almost impossible to remove with standard shower cleaner. Knowing what this coating is and how to get rid of it can help you take care of your bathroom and maintain its appearance.

7 October 2016

Choosing the Best Shower Enclosure for Your Bathroom

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When it comes to shower enclosures, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Instead, enclosures come in a variety of options, with curved, neo-angle, and rectangle or square enclosures being the most popular. Since all of these options offer different benefits, taking some time to learn their different benefits can help you determine which option is best for you. Curved If you're working with a small amount of space, you probably want to begin your search with a curved shower.

19 September 2016

Well Water Taste Awful? Here's What To Do About It

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If your water tastes terrible, you may have it tested, only to find out that it is perfectly safe to drink. If you can barely drink any glasses of water you pour from the faucet and anything you cook using your tap water tastes awful, there are things you can do to make the water coming out of your well taste better. Treating Your Water There may be some tricks you can use to improve the taste of the water.

9 August 2016

3 Window Improvements To Protect Your Home From Storm Damage And Bad Weather

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If you want to have a home in an area that is subject to storms during the summer and fall months, there are probably some additional features that you will want to consider to keep your family safe. Some improvements that you may want to add to your home can be window updates with impact glass, storm shutters and window film. Here is a look at some of the best window upgrades to protect your home and your family from severe weather:

9 August 2016

Stay Secure And Avoid Inconvenience - Signs Your Automatic Gate Needs Maintenance

Construction & Contractors Blog

An automatic gate can serve a wide variety of purposes. Whether you're looking to make the flow of vehicle traffic go more smoothly, attempting to secure a private lot or garage, or simply trying to enhance your property value, a correctly functioning gate can go a long way. However, when your gate breaks down, frustration can mount in a hurry. Thankfully, there are often warning signs that will alert you to the need for maintenance before you reach the point of inoperability.

1 August 2016

Three Things to Do to Prepare for Your Land Survey

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If you have just bought your property, have been arguing with your neighbors about property lines, or just want to ensure that you know exactly where your property lines are, you might have scheduled an appointment with a land surveyor. If so, consider following these simple tips to ensure that you are fully prepared for your land survey. 1. Gather Up Any Related Documents First of all, you should know that a land surveyor uses a variety of tools to determine exactly where a property's boundary lines are located.

25 July 2016