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4 Reasons You Should Be Treating And Purifying Your Water

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There is no doubt that you want what is best for your and your family’s health. One of the best things you can do for your family’s health is to make sure that you are having your water treated and purified. Treated and purified water can lead to healthy practices in the future and can instill the values of living a healthy life in younger members of your family. Not only that, but it will just help you live a healthier life. Read More»

Out-Swing French Patio Doors: 2 Things That Can Affect Your Installation

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If you plan to replace your patio doors with out-swing French patio doors, there are a few things to consider before and after installation. Although French patio doors make excellent replacements for your current doors, they can experience a few problems after installation, including weather damage and a high threshold. However, with the right tips, your out-swing French patio doors can be exquisite additions to your home. Here are two things that can affect your out-swing French patio doors after you install them and tips you can use to solve the issues. Read More»

An In-Depth Guide For Bleeding Baseboard Heating Systems

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Hot water baseboard heating systems aren’t as common as they used to be, but they’re still used in many older homes and apartments throughout the country. After a long period of dormancy, the baseboard heating system can become “air-bound” – that is, the heating zone or loop can develop air pockets that prevent the heat from circulating. Learn how you can successfully diagnose and repair this issue. How to Tell When Your Baseboard’s Air-Bound Read More»

How To Seal A Cast Iron Pipe Joint Using Oakum And Silicone Grease

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A common way for do-it-yourself homeowners to seal iron pipe threads is the use of plumbers tape. Also commonly called Teflon tape, thread seal tape and PTFE tape, plumbers tape is relatively easy to use and inexpensive. However, its effectiveness decreases as the diameter of the pipe increases, and this can result in leaks. Most do-it-yourselfers don’t realize there is an alternative to plumbers tape, and that is the use of oakum and plumbers grease. Read More»

3 Tips For Pumping Concrete In Cold Weather

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Concrete is one of the most popular building materials used globally, so much so that it is used twice as much as any other building material. Concrete can be poured and applied using many different techniques. Concrete pump trucks are ideal for large-scale projects, as they discharge large volumes of concrete via a pump system. Although effective and useful, you’ll find yourself facing many obstacles when pumping concrete in cold weather conditions, as the concrete may end up freezing at the bottom of truck. Read More»