Even though there are an array of professional carpet cleaning companies pretty much anywhere and they are really affordable, a lot of homeowners still try to tackle carpet cleaning on their own. The only problem with this is that cleaning your carpet on your own involves a lot of room for error that could compromise both the appearance and lifespan of your flooring. Here is a brief look at a few of the biggest DIY mistakes homeowners tend to make when attempting to clean their own carpeted flooring.
27 December 2016
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
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 run a construction company, you're obviously aware that your equipment is your livelihood. Without the right tools for the job, your company and all of its projects are going to go nowhere fast. So if some of your equipment breaks down, your first instinct might be to quickly order a new piece of machinery as fast as possible. But before you do that, there is another option you may want to consider.
7 November 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
Moving your company is more than a challenge; it can mean protecting equipment and shipping sensitive data to new locations. Packing right and choosing the right shipping method can help. Preparing Your Items for Shipping Preparing your items to be shipped is the first step. Discs filled with data, paperwork, and other files may need to go to an entirely new location, and shipping can be the best method. Begin by boxing up the paperwork and discs you want to send.
5 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