construction--contractors

  • 3 Signs It's Time To Buy a New Cover for Your Hot Tub

    Keeping a cover on your hot tub is a good idea for a few reasons. One of the main reasons is the fact that it can help keep your hot tub nice and warm, so it will always be comfortable when you get in it. This can also help reduce the cost of owning your hot tub as well, since you do not have to worry about using as much energy to keep the temperature where it's supposed to be.
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  • Fire Protection Tips For Your Business

    In 2015, non-residential fires cost property owners more than $3 billion in damage. As a business owner, keeping your property out of this statistical group is important. Fortunately, there is a way you can easily work towards this goal. Here are just some of the things you can do lower the fire risk for your building.   Know Your Risk In any battle, you can't adequately protect yourself if you don't know what you're up against.
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  • How To Keep Your Glass Railings In Tip-Top Shape

    Glass railings are delicate things and can be easily marred and dirtied. If the glass railings are outside, it is even more important to care for them properly. Here are some tips and tricks to keeping your glass railings in tip-top shape. Keeping Them Clean Inside, your glass railings are easily cleaned with glass cleaner and a soft cloth. It is generally recommended that you use cloths designated for the cleaning of glass and nothing else.
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  • Tips For Assessing Your Air Conditioning After An Electrical Storm

    If you live in an area that's prone to lightning storms, it's important that you understand how those storms can affect your central air conditioning system. After all, while most homeowners understand that a direct strike can cause damage, many don't realize that even indirect lightning strikes can lead to electrical damage that can affect your air conditioning. Here are a few things to watch for with your system following a storm.
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  • 3 Excellent Reasons Why A General Contractor Should Hire A Truss Contractor To Create Their Trusses

    When a general contractor is building a home, they have several different areas of the home that they hire different specialist to help create and install. This includes the electric work, the plumbing work, the cabinets, etc. Another aspect of the home that a general contractor should consider hiring a specialist for are the trusses. A truss contractor is going to be able to do a great job creating the trusses, which will simply make the structure as a whole that much better.
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  • Tips For Streamlining Recycling At An Event

    If you are hosting a large event, you can save a lot of waste by recycling correctly. But getting everyone on board with recycling at an event can be tricky. Here are some steps you can take to make recycling a reality at your event.  Have Adequate Recycling Space The first step is to make sure that you have adequate space for your recyclable goods. If your bins start to overflow halfway through the event, do you have a way to refresh your recycling space?
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  • When Style Is More Than Style: Further Considerations for Choosing a Roof Style

    When it comes to choosing a roof style, you should think beyond curb appeal if you wish to stay satisfied by your chosen style for a long time. Here are other factors you should consider. Installation Cost Your chosen style may affect your roofing budget. As a rule, the more complicated a roof is, the more it will cost to install. Pitched roofs, for example, cost more to construct than flat roofs.
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  • Fiber Cement Siding Vs. Vinyl Siding

    Whether you're building a new home, an addition to your current home, or you're replacing your old, run-down siding, you have to choose the right siding material for your house. Vinyl siding has been the number one exterior wall material for the past 20 years, but more and more people are starting to opt for fiber cement siding, such as Hardie planks, instead. So, which option is the best choice? Both materials have their own pros and cons, and learning more about them allows you to make an informed decision.
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  • Looking at the Benefits and Beauty of Stone Veneer Siding

    Homeowners that want to have their homes renovated and covered with stone siding may wonder how to fit stone siding into their budgets. Real stone siding is expensive and for many people not an affordable option for their homes. However, the good news is you can choose stone veneers that look exactly the same as real stone while also offering many of the same benefits. Learn more about the benefits of choosing stone veneers for your home's exterior.
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  • Answers to a Few Common Questions About Land Surveying

    Land surveying is an essential service for anyone that owns real estate. However, it is an unfortunate fact that you may not be particularly informed about these services if you have only recently acquired your first real-estate property. As a result, you may benefit from having the following couple of questions about land-surveying services answered. Why Would You Want to Have Your Property Surveyed? When a land survey is done, the precise measurements of the property will be marked.
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