2015

Solar Power Radiant Floor Heating Keeps You Warm And Saves You Money

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A lot of people are looking for a way to make sure that their house is nice and warm while still saving money on their heating bills. One way to do that is to use solar radiant floor heating.  Radiant Floor Heating Radiant floor heating uses tubes that are laid under the floor. The tubes get hot water pumped through them. The hot water heats up the floor. The heated floors then radiate heat up into the rooms, which is what warms up the house.

24 December 2015

4 Safety Tips For New Construction Welders In Training

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If you are currently being trained on how to use the welding equipment that your construction company uses on jobs, it is vital that you know how to protect yourself when using the equipment. Here are a few tips to help keep you safe as you master this new skill. #1 Make Sure All Your Skin Is Covered Up Whenever you are around or using welding equipment, you need to make sure that all of your skin is covered up.

8 December 2015

Tips For Choosing And Caring For A Generator For Your Business

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As you head into the approaching winter weather, it's time to start thinking about protecting your business from power outages and the losses that can come with them. Often, the best way to control your risk factor for things like this is to invest in a backup power generator. After all, a widespread power outage could leave your business crippled for days, which could be financially devastating. Here are some tips to help you choose and care for your generator.

19 November 2015

Three Options For Fencing In Your Garden

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Whether you are growing a vegetable garden or your passion is growing flowers in your backyard, choosing the right fence can add both style and function to your outdoor space. Here are a few options to choose from when planning your garden. Chain Link Fencing or Vegetables Your vegetable garden needs a fence that can keep wild animals and your pets away. A chain link fence is a good option for this purpose.

2 November 2015

Keep Nosy Neighbors From Spying On Your Backyard

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If you have a backyard, then you should be allowed to enjoy it. Unfortunately, there are some people who are very nosy. They might be the sort of people who are unfriendly, and don't socialize with you, but who feel it's perfectly acceptable to watch your family from behind the blinds. Or they might be weird and watch you through binoculars or even a camera!  It's not something that can be fixed.

21 October 2015

3 Tips To Help Make Your Cramped Kitchen Feel Bigger

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If you live in an apartment or small condo, then your kitchen can likely feel a bit cramped at times. Adding additional square footage might not be an option, but there are still some simple ways to help your small kitchen feel more spacious. Here are three tips you can use to give your own tiny kitchen the illusion of more space in the future. 1. Change the color scheme.

17 October 2015

How To Save Money On Parts For Your Industrial Pumps

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Even if you buy the best name brand industrial pumps on the market, you can still count on them breaking down every once in a while. This is especially true when you are using them for heavy-duty industrial use all day, every day. Even though it might be normal for these pumps to break down, however, it doesn't make it any easier on your company. Not only can a pump break-down get in the way of your company's production goals, but it can also cost your company a lot of money when you have to buy replacement parts.

1 October 2015

Getting Your Fireplace Ready For Winter

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It's hard to find anyone who doesn't enjoy a crackling fire on a cold winter night, but before you can enjoy the warmth and comfort your fireplace provides you need to take care of a few things. Even if you have several cords of wood stocked up, you're still not quite ready to lay your first fire of the season. With the right attention to detail, and some professional help, you'll have everything you need to enjoy a fireplace that is both safe and invitingly warm.

15 September 2015

3 Tips For Keeping Your New Furnace In Great Condition

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After investing in your new gas furnace purchase and install, you are undoubtedly committed to ensuring this appliance stays in good shape throughout its expected lifespan. An appropriately sized and installed furnace should last at least 20 years with proper care. Without regular heating repair services, and proper component usage techniques, your furnace could take a turn for the worse without warning. Luckily, you can utilize the following suggestions to keep your furnace in great condition for years to come.

26 August 2015

How To Fix A Garage Door That Rattles And Whines When It Opens And Closes

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A well-maintained garage door should be mostly quiet when it opens and closes. If you have an automatic garage door opener, you will hear the sounds of a motor, but loud bangs, rattling and whining are signs that something is wrong with your door. Even if your door opens and closes completely, loud noises often indicate that it's having some trouble doing so, and that is extra strain on your door.

11 August 2015