How Exterior Waterproofing Is Different From Interior Work

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When trying to keep water out of the bottom of a house, you have two options: interior and exterior waterproofing. The interior approach includes doing things like installing pumps and coating the walls. Going with exterior waterproofing, on the other hand, is a much more effective solution. Read the following to learn about what that means and how suitable it might be for your situation. Digging In Instantly, the most obvious difference you'll notice when a job begins is that exterior projects call for doing a lot of excavation.

5 December 2019

3 Things To Know About Residential Painting

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If you are looking to change up the appearance of your home, a fresh coat of paint can make a big difference. Painting the outside of your home can improve its curb appeal significantly. Changing up the paint indoors can modernize your home and make certain rooms feel more open and airy. If you are considering residential painting, there are a variety of options to choose from. Here are three things that you should know about painting your home.

29 October 2019

The Twenty-One Point Inspection Of A Crane: How Much Do You Know?

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Anything with an engine that lifts and carries literal tons (e.g., boom cranes or crawler cranes) from one area to another and from ground level to sky level should be inspected daily, weekly, and/or at the very least, monthly. Are you familiar with the "21-point" inspection of a crane? If not, the following highlights everything that is inspected on a crane. The Boom Arm, Boom Arm Extensions (up to Five), Wrecking Ball, and Electromagnet Attachments

25 September 2019

3 Great Materials To Consider When Having Your Garage Door Replaced

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If you own a home, you're responsible for taking care of the garage door. If it becomes damaged beyond the point of repair, you'll need to find a suitable replacement. There are many material choices you can go with, but these three offer all sorts of advantages.  Wood If you're going for a more traditional style, wood should be at the top of your list. It works great for contemporary homes and offers a unique warmness to the exterior feel of the home.

10 August 2019

Water Pressure Low In Your Entire Home? 3 Possible Causes

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The water pressure being low in your home can make things difficult, such as taking a shower and washing a load of clothes. There are many things that can cause this problem to happen in your home, three of which are listed below. You can then take steps to get the low water pressure problem taken care of. Water Meter Valve The water meter valve control how much water goes into your home.

1 July 2019

3 Signs Your Sewer Pump Is In Trouble And What The Cause May Be

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The sewer pump serves the all-important purpose of moving sewage out and away from your home, but sometimes, these systems do have problems. As a homeowner who has to rely on one of these waste-moving pumps, it is helpful if you know what is going on when you do notice issues like slow waste movement or bad odors. These pumps are manufactured to last for many years before they have to be replaced, so the issues that you may experience can typically be repaired by a professional.

8 April 2019

Low Water Pressure – Do Not Ignore It

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Low water pressure makes for terrible showers, but this issue can extend well beyond an issue of inconvenience. If you allow the low water pressure to continue, you could be causing more problems for yourself in the future. Here, you'll find a short list of problems that low water pressure can cause in your home. Clogged Water Lines The low water pressure may be caused by sediment and debris builtup in the water lines, but that low pressure will cause the sediment and debris to settle in the lines.

8 April 2019