New Concrete Pump Operator Basics On Blockages

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If you've recently expanded your concrete business and invested in a pump truck, it's important to be prepared for any potential problem. When you're used to doing your concrete work by hand, it's easy to get excited about the larger scale jobs you can complete and forget that mechanical components can encounter complications. One of the most common issues with concrete pumpers is blockage in the system. Here's a look at the most common causes of blockages and what you should know.

3 April 2017

3 Benefits A Radiant Floor Heating System Can Offer You

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On the fence about installing a radiant floor heating system in your home? It might be time to say yes. Sure, the obvious benefit of this addition is a warmer home, but this benefit is literally only the beginning. This unique addition can introduce many additional benefits to homeowners like yourself; here is a handful of them. Decreased Energy Usage For any homeowner, the cost to heat their home can be a significant expense.

3 April 2017

How To Prep Your Asphalt For A Protective Sealcoating

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Keeping your asphalt maintained and protected is important to keep your paved surface lasting as long as possible. As asphalt ages, it drives out and oxidizes from the sun, air, and weather and must be protected to prevent its deterioration. Sealcoating your asphalt every few years fills in small cracks that form on its surface, makes it waterproof, and restores its dark color. But before you apply a sealcoating layer, here are some steps you need to take.

22 March 2017

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

Should You Replace Your Sewer Line or Get Sewer Relining? Factors to Consider

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If you have had plumbing issues recently, you may be surprised to find that you have problems with your main residential sewer line. The sewer line is the plumbing fixture that carries waste water out of your home to the central city sewer line to be taken to a water treatment plant. When your sewer line is in disrepair, it can leak and leach into the ground. It may also have something blocking or clogging the pipe, causing waste water to back up and leak back into the plumbing fixtures in your home.

9 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

Ideas To Help Prevent Damage To The Chain Link Fence Of Baseball Club Fields

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The most popular sport in America is baseball and the fields are enclosed with chain link fencing. This is a durable solution for sports fields, but baseball can be really hard on fencing. The fence may eventually become damaged due to balls and bats coming in contact with it. To prevent damage to the fencing, there are some things you can do, such as install netting, use temporary fencing and using adjustable tensioning systems.

27 February 2017

3 Tips For HVAC Maintenance

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If you need your heating and cooling system to be taken up a notch, you will need to give yourself the service and assistance needed to keep it up to par periodically. No matter what sort of heating and cooling system you own, you will be able to apply some of the tips below. Consider these tips and then reach out to HVAC pros who will assist you accordingly.  #1: Clean Your Vents 

23 December 2016

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

Hard Water Signs Every Well Owner Should Know

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If you've never had a home with a well, you may not have ever been exposed to hard water, or water with high mineral concentrations. If you have hard water, it can actually cause mineral deposits and problems with your appliances. In addition, it can dry out your skin. Understanding how to spot hard water and deal with it can save you from costly plumbing repairs and other issues. Here are some things to watch for.

30 September 2016