Construction Contractors

Gutters Keep Filling Up With Leaves? Tips On Using Gutter Guards

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If your gutters keep filling up with leaves, this can be frustrating as it will take up a lot of your time. These leaves can also damage your roof if not cleaned out. Fortunately, there are things you can do to keep the leaves out, including installing gutter guards. Below is more information about this so you can get started. Gutter Guards These guards snap over your current gutter to cover them up.

24 October 2017

Flooded Houses & Pipes: 3 Common Plumbing Problems That Cause Costly Water Damage

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As the weather becomes wetter, your home is more susceptible to water damage from flooding and leaks. Issues with household plumbing are the most common cause of flooding and water damage, which can include backflow during heavy rains and leaking pipes. To ensure you have the best protection from flooding and water damage, here are some of the common plumbing problems and how you can avoid them: 1. Drainage & Heavy Rains That Flood Your Home

28 August 2017

Five Creative Ways To Repurpose Your Old Garage Doors

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Have you looked at your aging garage doors lately and vowed to replace them? Once you have your doors replaced all you have to do is trash the old ones. Or, maybe you have an eclectic eye, and with your creative juices flowing, thought that repurposing those doors would be a fun little project while also adding a uniquely rustic element to your household. Either way, discarding those timeless relics would be quite the shame, especially when there are so many creative ways to incorporate them into your yard or house.

2 August 2017

Want To Put A Commercial Property In The Country? What To Know

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If you are looking to build a commercial property out in a township or low populated area, and you aren't sure if you can get the building you want to have approved, you want to start the process. You want to find out what areas are zoned for commercial use, what areas could be rezoned for your benefit, and what will go into getting the building constructed. Here are some of the things that you want to consider and look into before you start the process of construction.

11 July 2017

Odor Issues Leaving Your Clothing In A Funk? Check Out These Potential Problems With Your Washing Machine

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Splished and splashed, washed and spun, rinsed and repeated–after all of this, you fully expect your clothing to smell great once it comes out of the wash cycle. Unfortunately for some washing machine owners, fresh is the last thing that comes to mind when their clothing comes out of the cycle. In fact, the odor coming from their clothes is pretty rank. If your clothing smells like some kind of funk after a trip through the washer, there is a pretty good chance something down and dirty is going on.

27 December 2016

Tips For Replacing Broken Stucco On Your Home's Exterior

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If the stucco coating on the exterior of your family's home has developed a large crack or hole, then it is vital that you repair it quickly. Neglecting to repair the damaged stucco will result in additional water damage to your home from winter storms. Thankfully, patching stucco is a simple process as long as you follow the directions on the package of stucco mix that you purchase. In addition, here are some time-tested tips to help you make this necessary repair to the outside of your home:

1 December 2016

Taking A Closer Look At Paint Colors And Their Associated Meanings In An Industrial Setting

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If you are like a lot of small business owners in an industrial setting, you will take on a lot of maintenance tasks on your own to keep costs low, specifically when it comes to tasks you can handle like industrial painting equipment and supplies. While it is perfectly okay to take small industrial painting tasks on without assistance, what you do have to keep in mind is there are safety measures in place where paint colors are concerned.

24 October 2016

Building A New Home? Two Reasons Why Carpet Should Be Your Flooring Of Choice

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If you're building a new home, one of the major choices you'll have to make involves the kind of flooring that you install. Flooring is so important because depending on which type you choose, it can change the entire look and feel of your home.  Although you may have been considering going with tile or hardwood floors, carpeting may prove to be an even better option.  Use this information to learn more about why carpet is the right flooring selection for your next home.

4 October 2016

Custom Trusses For Custom Roofs: Are They Legal? And Other Questions Answered

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Roofs of all kinds are designed by architects, but it is up to construction contractors like yourself to make custom roofs a reality. Sometimes you need custom trusses that cannot be made or purchased at the local hardware store. Can you make them yourself on site? Are custom trusses legal? These questions about custom trusses, roofing, and more are answered below. Custom Trusses and Legal Issues Yes, to a certain extent, custom trusses are legal.

14 September 2016

Time To Repave Or To Apply A Sealcoat?

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Asphalt pavement does not age well. The UV rays of the sun will bake out any residual moisture left in the tar that holds the pavement together. Once this moisture is gone, your pavement will be brittle and prone to cracking. In fact, nothing more than a constant cycle of heating and cooling can cause cracking due to constant expansion and contraction. In order to keep your parking lot in good condition, you need to know the signs of asphalt fatigue so that you can then take the appropriate steps to deal with it.

24 August 2016