Archive for November, 2016

5 Great Ways to Pick a Trustworthy Plumber

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Being told that you have plumbing problems is probably one of the top five things that a homeowner does not want to hear. It’s seems like it’s such a big, expensive repair job that no one will even know took place. At least when you need a new roof or driveway, it makes your home look better. But plumbing repairs are one of those things that really don’t make a different to the look of your home, only the functionality. When you think about it, though, the functionality is important if you ever want to have someone over at your house. But, finding a plumber you can trust can be difficult. So, here are some tips for finding a licensed plumber to take care of your plumbing problems.

Get a Referral
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5 Ways to Keep Your Dryer Running Healthy and Happy Longer

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If you are like most people in the United States, you rely on your appliances to make your life more comfortable and easy to manage. The good news is that most of them will last a long time on their own. Even if you do nothing for your appliances they are built to last. For example, if you have a gas range, it should be around for at least 15 years. Your refrigerator should be with you for at least 13 years. If you do not need any dryer repairs, that handy appliance should be around for about 13 years as well.

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Keep Your Siding Looking Great with These Tips

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Many homeowners pick the materials for their roofs and the siding for their homes based on how difficult it is to maintain them. At least 72% of all homeowners report that they picked their residential roofing material based on this. No matter what kind of siding you have on your home, proper maintenance of it can prevent you from having to deal with siding repair costs. Here are tips for maintaining your siding.

How to care for vinyl siding:

This is one of the easiest materials for siding to care for. Vinyl siding repair is not needed all that often, it was developed to not need a lot of care

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The Market for Residential Construction Continues to Grow by More than 10% Yearly

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Are you thinking about making extensive home repairs? The construction industry in the United States is actually the second largest in the world: every year, commercial construction posts profits of $300 billion. Recent reports also indicate that the sales of heavy equipment and portable lifting equipment continue to increase, and that the roofing industry in particular should post impressive gains in the next few years. Recent technological advances allow homeowners to incorporate solar energy alongside new metal roofing panels, and many homeowners are looking to rent various construction equipment for home repair purposes.

Renting construction equipment is a great idea, but many pieces of heavy equipment require certification to operate. The typical bulldozer weighs more than 40 tons and should b

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Important Mistakes to Avoid When Working With Cranes

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As with any piece of heavy equipment, cranes should be handled only by experienced operators who are aware of all the safety regulations. Despite that, mistakes are still made. Whether it’s during crane setup or operation, here are a few crucial mistakes to avoid when working with cranes.
No Inspection
Even if you’ve set up the same outrigger pads a thousand times before, operating any machinery without properly inspecting it first. If a part is damaged or not working properly and you start the machine anyway, you could be in for some seriously unsafe construction work. For example, without properly placed and functioning ground mats, your crane may not be work

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