9 September 2015
The toasty comfort of a blazing fireplace can make for an amazing family focus on chilly nights, but can also pose a serious health hazard. Neglected fireplaces and chimneys are a major cause of house fires, so it is important to keep these areas clean and safe. Most fires originating from the chimney are a result of creosote buildup. This article seeks to shed light on how creosote can pose a risk in your chimney and how to know that it is time to schedule a chimney cleanup.
20 August 2015
If you find small rat holes in the plaster walls inside your laundry room, you can repair them yourself. Although plaster is a strong material, rodents can damage it when they chew through the walls to enter your home. The damaged plaster can crack or pull away from the foundation beneath it, which leaves your home vulnerable to more rodents and other problems. Here's how you repair the rat holes in your laundry room with plaster.
18 August 2015
One of the things that many business owners overlook is the importance of their waste management process. Although most understand the need for a dumpster on, if you're not proactive about the basic safety considerations, that waste management tool can quickly become a hazard as well. If you're having a dumpster delivered for your commercial property, it's important to tackle the safety concerns right from the start. Here's a look at some of the things that you'll want to be attentive to.
6 August 2015
You may use your garage door every day, but of you are like a lot of homeowners, you will barely take note of the door's mechanical working components, especially the garage door springs. the garage door torsion springs are there to serve an incredibly critical purpose. They support the weight of the garage door as it is lowered so that the door does not just slam shut with the force of its own weight.
24 July 2015
No homeowner wants to go down in the basement only to find smelly wastewater backed up around the drain. Neither do you want your toilet or your kitchen sink to not drain properly. While everyone has this type of problem occasionally, there are easy and affordable things you can do to prevent a major drain catastrophe. How to avoid drain issues 1. Be careful where you plant shrubs and trees. Planting trees between your house and the street may look inviting, but as they grow, these trees will send out deep roots, roots that can penetrate older sewer lines and residential pipes where your residential system connects to the city system.
6 July 2015
If you were to take a helicopter ride over the business district of a large city, you may be surprised to find how many businesses actually have a green roof system in place. As a business owner, you may be thinking that a green roof is just something that would not be logical for your business. However, there is a lot more to a green roof system than what meets the eye.
24 June 2015
There are few things more annoying than opening the garage door and hearing a loud grinding or squeaking noise. There are times when it can get so bad that the noise is ear piercing. Not only is this very annoying, it can also be causing damage to your garage door and garage door opener if you do not find out what the problem is and get it repaired as soon as possible.