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A Few Questions To Ask Yourself Before Installing A New Kitchen Light

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If you want a special type of lighting installed in your kitchen, then you may decide to secure the light yourself. This may be a good choice if you are comfortable with basic electrical work. However, before you start looking at wiring diagrams, there are a few things that you will need to consider and a few questions you will need to ask yourself before starting the job. Is The Electrical Circuit Correct?

14 March 2017

Four Important Facts About Heat Pump Use

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Heat pump systems are an efficient and consistent way to keep your home comfortable. They rely on a coil and refrigerant design that condenses the heat in the air outside, then pumps that heat into your home. Despite their reliability, they aren't without some potential problems. Here's a look at a few of the things that you should be attentive to with your heat pump system. The Temperature Outside Can Affect The Performance

3 March 2017

5 Tips For Improving The Waste Water Management Process At Your Cannery

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Canneries that package fruits, vegetables, and seafood products tend to create less dangerous wastewater than many other food processing businesses, but the murky remains of tomatoes and shrimp can still cause damage to local waterways. Managing your wastewater treatment processes on site allows you to control every step and potentially save a lot of money in the process. Streamline and modernize your cannery wastewater treatment system with these five tips.

2 November 2016

Should You Build Your Own Deck or Hire a Contractor?

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If you struggle to host guests on a too-small patio or have a wonderful view of mountains, hills, or water but no outdoor seating to enjoy it, you may be considering building a deck. However, the thought of spending thousands (or even tens of thousands) of dollars to have a deck professionally constructed may cause you to take pause. If you normally spend your weekends puttering around the house on home-improvement projects, you may feel that a DIY deck construction is within your reach.

19 September 2016

Plumbing Technology Every Restaurant Owner Needs To Know About To Save Money

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As a restaurant owner, you have your head in the game when it comes to delicious food and quality customer service. However, you might not consider the importance of your business's plumbing needs. Your industry's plumbing can create a significant amount of water waste that could be costing you thousands of dollars each year. Fortunately, plumbing technology can help save your business money. Kitchen and Bathroom Plumbing Technology In 2013, it was reported that an average sit down knife-and-fork restaurant used roughly 5,800 gallons of water each day.

26 July 2016

Opening A Restaurant In The Southwest? What Are Your Best Air Conditioning Options?

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If you're finally realizing your dream of becoming a restaurant owner in the Southwestern U.S., you may be excited to pick out unique decor and design your menu. However, one important component that could make or break your business is its air conditioning system. With outside temperatures routinely in the triple digits during the summer months, not to mention scorching ovens and griddles in the kitchen giving off heat throughout the day, keeping your customers and employees comfortable without sacrificing profits to the utility company can be a formidable task.

22 June 2016

Lubrication: The Key To A Long-Lasting Garage Door

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You can expect to get a good 30 years' worth of usage out of your garage door, but only if you take good care of it. That includes properly lubricating all of the moving parts that make up your garage door. If your garage door suddenly becomes hard to open or if it starts making a loud racket, then it's a definite sign that it needs a good round of lubrication.

6 May 2016

3 Tools Ideal For Transitioning From Handmade Metal Decoration Designs To Machine Designs

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Designing sheet metal products for the home is a great business that can create custom products. Instead of working by hand, you can expand your business's productivity and the design of orders by transitioning to metal tools. When working with sheet metals, a variety of powerful tools can cut through the designs and add custom details that fit your needs. When working with the following three types of tools, you can create modern, rustic, and custom designs to fit both your needs and possible customer requests.

7 April 2016

Better Living Through H2O: Tips For Healthier Water Usage

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You may have heard that the vast majority of the human body is made up of water, and that this magical substance facilitates countless physical processes that make life on Earth -- and in you -- possible. But as with so many other necessary substances, how intelligently you use, store and ingest your water can make a major difference in the benefits you receive from it. Here are some clever tips for optimizing your healthy use of H2O.

25 March 2016

5 Features To Look For In Your Medicine Cabinet

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When remodeling a bathroom, you will be faced with several choices. One item you will have to decide on that you will use on a daily basis is a quality medicine cabinet. Not only will you have to choose a wall-mounted or recessed unit and what shape and size you need, you will also have to decide between many extra features that can make or break a medicine cabinet. Here are some of the more worthwhile features you should consider.

29 February 2016