6 October 2017
Decorating for the holidays is a tradition that many families enjoy doing. If you plan to decorate your yard with bright lights this holiday season, it is important to take the proper steps to ensure that you can do it as safely as possible. The following guide walks you through a few things you need to have done before you start any decorating. Have the Trees Professionally Trimmed Before you start hanging lights on the trees in your yard, you need to have them professionally trimmed.
8 September 2017
Having an asphalt driveway doesn't mean you have to settle for a boring patch of pavement on your property. There are lots of ways you can dress up your asphalt driveway with just a bit of creativity and some help from your contractor. Here are a few ways you can make your driveway look special. Rock Bed Edging It's important to have some type of edging around your asphalt pavement, as it can help prevent weeds and plants from encroaching on the driveway space.
19 July 2017
If your yard isn't fenced or you don't like your dog spending too much time near your gardens unaccompanied, consider turning your porch into a safe outdoor play area that your dog can enjoy when you aren't home or when you don't have time to keep an eye on them outside. Here's how you can make it happen: Enclosing the Porch Space To ensure that your toddler doesn't wander off and to protect the play area from extreme weather elements, start your porch transformation by enclosing the space.
23 February 2017
Hail damage isn't fun, and if you live in an area with a lot of severe weather, you may be wondering if there's anything you can do to reduce roof repair bills over the lifespan of your next roof. One great way to do this is to replace your asphalt shingle roof with a metal roof, which is a more durable and longer-lasting material. Here are three types of metal roofing material that you can choose between if you're looking for a hail-resistant option.
20 January 2017
Cool airflow throughout your home comes through a forced-air system, which comprises the heating and central air unit. In order for your air conditioning unit to function correctly, the HVAC system has to be connected to the blower unit, motor, and the ductwork system. The air conditioner uses these mechanisms to force the hot air out of the home through return-air ducts that are connected to the furnace. Then the unit uses cooling evaporator coils to force cool air to flow through your home.
30 December 2016
When your parking lot is initially poured, it is going to be a beautiful surface that is free from any damage. However, overtime it is going to start to break down, due to vehicle traffic, foot traffic, weathering, and it is going to need to be repaved. Some parking lots will need to be entirely repaved, while others will just need to have some touch up work done. There are certain signs that you can look for that will indicate that you should get your parking lot repaved as soon as possible.
8 December 2016
You probably don't go to parties and rave about insulation in the same way you might rave about, say, new granite countertops. However, added insulation not only decreases your utility bills, it increases the value of your home. As Bank Rate points out, your return on investment can be 95%. You have several options for insulation – choose the one that best fits your house's unique character. Fiberglass When you think of insulation, you may imagine giant rolls of fluffy pink or yellow material.
17 November 2016
If you are a small business owner, you most likely take the time to keep your property looking favorable for customers who come to visit you. This will enhance their overall experience, possibly helping you to get subsequent sales as a result. One portion of your property you should tend to frequently is the parking lot. Since this is the area customers will use first, how you tend it will make a lasting impression. Here are a few steps you can take to make your parking area attractive to those visiting.
3 November 2016
Does your small business need a new roof, but you don't have a hefty budget? There are some ways that you can keep costs down without sacrificing quality, durability, or appearance. You will need to consider the style of your business' roof and what pros and cons for a roofing material matter the most to you Keep Non-Visible Roofs Simple and Cheap Many businesses have flat roofs that do in fact have a slight slope but not enough of a slope for the roof to become visible to people standing on the ground.
7 October 2016
Capacitor discharge stud welding, commonly referred to as CD stud welding, is a method that allows small-diameter studs to be welded to thin, lightweight materials. It's a very popular method of welding, as it can be used on a wide variety of materials, including steel, brass, aluminum and copper. If you are unfamiliar with CD stud welding, here are a few benefits that the process can provide for you and your shop when compared with other welding methods.