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Does Your Chimney Need Cleaning? Why You Should Have This Done

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The chimney in your home is not something you probably ever really think about, but a lot of household fires start due to too much creosote buildup. Creosote is what is left behind after a fire. It can get hot and burn in the chimney, which can catch fire and burn the surrounding area. If you’ve never had your chimney cleaned before, you should consider it. Read on for a few reasons why you should have your chimney cleaned. Read More»

Drainfield Problems That Septic Tank Repair Contractors Can Address

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If your property has a septic tank, then the drainfield is one of the more important components to maintain. Unfortunately, it will not work great forever. If the following issues come about, then you need to hire a septic tank repair contractor right away.  1. Invading Tree Roots If you have trees around your property, particularly near the drainfield, then you should know that their roots can cause problems. Some of them may grow too close to the drainfield and cause structural damage. Read More»

How Work Zone Equipment Can Cut Down On Construction Accidents

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The construction industry is all about hard work, long hours, and some good pay if you’re lucky. When you are constantly working with heavy machinery and near so many cars, however, it can be a risky business to be in. In fact, according to OSHA 20% of worker related deaths last year were construction related, which is a surprisingly high statistic if you or one of your family members work in the construction industry. Read More»

3 Keys To Taking Care Of Foundation Issues

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The foundation of your home is one of the easiest things to not pay attention to. After all, the foundation of your home is literally located under your home. However, taking care of your foundation is important for the overall integrity of your home. Key #1: Get Your Foundation Inspected It can be difficult for someone without experience to look at a foundation and determine if the foundation is in good shape or needs repairs. Read More»

3 Questions To Ask Your Remodeling Contractor

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If you are planning on a home remodel, one of your first steps is to bring in a construction contractor to help you complete the job. The following are a three questions you must ask before hiring a contractor. #1: Are You Licensed and Insured? The first question you should ask any contractor that you are considering for the job is if they have proof of their licensing and insurance. If there are any issues during construction, your best chances for recourse are with contractors that are properly covered and licensed to work in your state. Read More»