2016

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

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

Tips For Renting Out Your Home

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If you are getting sent overseas for a long term but temporary living situation, you might decide that you are going to rent out your house to passively pay off the mortgage, rather than sell it and go through the whole process of having to buy a new house when you return. However, you might worry about making sure that you are making the right decision. Here are some tips for making sure.

6 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

3 Signs That Your Oceanfront Home's Seawall May Need Repairing

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If your home has oceanfront property and is protected from flooding by a seawall barrier, you may wonder if the wall is sound enough to withstand the ocean's waters. If so, look for one or more of the signs below that could indicate your seawall is in need of repairs. Heavy Layers Of Rust Are Present If your seawall is constructed entirely of metal, areas of heavy rust could cause weakening of the structure.

30 June 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