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3 Projects Around the House That May Require Help from a Stud Welding Contractor

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From the garage to the kitchen, there are all kinds of places in the home that may eventually require professional attention. When you think of needing a professional around the house, you will probably conjure up images of people like the local plumber or even the neighborhood electrician. However, there is also one other contractor who could eventually come in the picture: a professional welder. When it comes to working with metal components around the house, welding is one of those processes that you can almost guarantee will be involved in some form or fashion, especially stud welding. Read More»

Three Warning Signs Of A Sewer Drain Clog

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The various drains around your home can become clogged from time to time, whether it is the drain for your kitchen sink or your shower. These drains can be easy to clean on your own, but a clog in your sewer drain might require the assistance of an experienced plumber. If you are concerned about the possibility of a clogged sewer drain, here are a few warning signs to look out for. Read More»

Cool Off This Summer By Preparing This Spring

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If you want to stay cool inside of your house this summer, you need to take some steps to take care of your air conditioning this spring. Spring is a great time to fix and prepare your air conditioning system because you don’t need to use it, but it should also be warm enough on some days for you to really test out your air conditioning system and make sure everything is working correctly. Read More»

Thinking Of Cleaning Your Restaurant's Grease Trap On Your Own? Think Again

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Thinking of cleaning your own grease trap? You might want to think again as you could be making a mistake. Sure, there are plenty of tutorials that seem to simplify the process; however, there are a number of mistakes you can make during this process that have real implications. Here are just some of them. Proper Documentation When cleaning a grease trap, it’s not enough to simply document that the drain was cleaned, such as by recording the date it was performed. Read More»

Five Strategies For A Fire-Free Home

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Topping the list of most homeowner’s worst nightmares is household fires. Although the importance of a functioning smoke detector is something most modern people thoroughly understand, today’s homeowners should also take proactive measures in order to minimize potential damage caused by unexpected household fires. Following are five things that you can do to keep your your home fires from burning out of control. Check Electrical Cords on a Regular Basis Read More»

Own A Boat? Two Reasons Why You Should Build A Private Dock

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Owning a boat is one of life’s great pleasures.  Whether it’s a large yacht or just a simple fishing dinghy, having a boat gives you the ability to sail out on the water and enjoy a wonderful day at sea.  However, although boat ownership has some wonderful benefits, there are also responsibilities that accompany this position as well.  One of these responsibilities involves where you will keep the boat.  You may be used to leaving your boat at a local marina, but it may be a better idea for you to build a dock. Read More»

Looking for a Replacement Window? Here Are Energy Saving Factors You Should Consider

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The rate at which a home loses or gains heat significantly affects the amount of energy that an air conditioning system uses. This is because a home that gains or loses heat at a faster rate usually negates the gains made by the air conditioning system, as far as heating or cooling the home is concerned, something that then forces the system to work harder and for longer. A home’s windows usually play an important role when it comes to determining the rate at which the home gains or loses heat. Read More»

Tips To Stay Safe With Electricity This Holiday Season

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Approximately 150 home fires occur every year because of electrical holiday lights. Using electricity wisely at the holidays can help you stay safe and avoid tragedy. The following tips will help. Use Extension Cords Safely Extension cords are often misused during the holiday season. Proper usage can help you avoid electrical problems. Choose the appropriate extension cords for your purposes. Indoor extension cords should be used for indoor purposes only, while outdoor extension cords should be used for exterior use only. Read More»

5 Ventilation Tips To Consider When Building A Horse Barn

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Both you and your horses will appreciate a well-ventilated barn. You (and those who work in your barn) will appreciate that scents drift away and the temperature stays somewhat consistent when there is adequate ventilation. Your horses will appreciate that hot, stale air will have a place to go, allowing cooler, fresh air to be drawn into the barn. When designing and building your barn, there are several aspects of ventilation that you should keep in mind. Read More»

Designing Your Dream Custom Home? 2 Important Tips for Making It Fire-Safe

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If you are in the midst of designing your first custom home, then you are likely excitedly choosing all of those great features you have always wanted in a home, like high ceilings, specialty flooring and cabinetry, and all of those other little special touches that will make the house perfect for your family. However, in the midst of all of the fun (and stress!) of designing your dream home, it is important to not forget to keep safety in mind while planning, and that includes fire safety. Read More»