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
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
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
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
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
Do you own a restaurant? Perhaps you are about to open one. Either way, you need to be aware of a few things that are related to grease trap cleaning. A number of restaurant owners mistake some things pertaining to grease traps, and these misunderstandings could negatively impact their businesses. The consequences could be something as minimal as rancid odors from stale grease, or it may lead to a more serious situation such as grease build-up blocking sewer lines and causing a raw sewage spill.
20 July 2016
If you have a hot tub, you should know how to do some basic maintenance. Knowing how to do some basic maintenance will keep your hot tub ready for you whenever you want to soak. One of the things you need to do quite regularly is to check the chemical balance in your hot tub. The chemicals make sure that there is no algal growth or any other nasties lurking in the water.
16 June 2016
Managing a small farm without investing in heavy machinery can be tough. Whether you're a part-time farmer with a day job or a small farm owner trying to fill a niche, there's quite a few things that can be done to make life easier. To cut down on carrying heavy containers of water down acres of land or having to buy irrigation from someone else, take a look at a few ways to make a water well work harder and smarter for you.
11 May 2016
Not all furnace trouble is created equal. Most homeowners are equipped to change a filter or figure out and repair minor issues with the thermostat. The problem is when an electric furnace begins blowing fuses in your breaker box. The following can help you diagnose the cause of the electrical problem and decide whether it's time to bring out a professional. Issue #1: Overheating A clogged filter is the most common cause for overheating in your furnace.
20 April 2016
Your hot water heater is arguably one of the most important appliances in your home. However, some people don't pay very much attention to their hot water heater until they step into the shower, only to find that the water won't get hot. This is a mistake since it can cost more than $1,200 dollars to have your water heater replaced if it goes out. Don't wait until it's too late; use this information to learn more about what you can start doing right away to maintain your hot water heater for the long haul.
6 April 2016