Three Benefits Of Painting Your Home's Siding

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The paint on your home's siding —- or stain, if your siding is made of wood — performs a role in both the appearance of your siding itself and as a protective layer against the elements. However, just like all other materials that are exposed to the weather throughout the year, your siding's paint or stain will begin to wear away over time, which will require you to have a brand-new coat applied.

28 February 2019

Types Of Asphalt Maintenance That Prolong The Life Of Your Parking Lot

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When you have an asphalt parking lot, you need to keep it in good repair so it makes a good impression on your guests and clients. Plus, a damaged lot could be a liability if it poses a tripping hazard or other danger. Keeping a parking lot maintained is easier when you have cracks and holes filled in when they're small. Here's a look at some of the repairs an asphalt paving company can do to keep your parking lot attractive and in good repair.

16 January 2019

Pet-Friendly Window Winterizing Tips

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If the windows in your home are leaking air around them, you might as well go ahead and start burning your dollar bills now. The heat that you're losing out of those windows can end up costing you a substantial amount each year. Unfortunately, when you own pets that love looking out the windows, it can be difficult to winterize them affordably. After all, who wants to spend a day hanging shrink wrap over the windows just to have the dog rip it the first time someone pulls into the driveway?

22 October 2018

Cover And Furnish The Courtyard That Adjoins Your Hotel

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If you recently purchased a high-rise hotel building that is located along the beach and have chosen to cover and furnish the courtyard that adjoins the hotel, consider the theme, logo, and color of the hotel when planning how to implement the new additions. A pleasant area that is protected from the elements will encourage your patrons to spend time outdoors while they enjoy the view and conversate with their loved ones.

10 September 2018

Are You A Construction Contractor? Why You Need Portable Scaffolding

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If you're a construction contractor who is planning to start working on multi-story buildings it's essential for you to have scaffolding. Good, strong scaffolding lets you reach those higher levels with ease so you can work on top-floor window damage, roofs, and so much more. Traditional scaffolding is erected when needed and taken down once the job is completed. Portable scaffolding offers a number of benefits that you just can't find with the more stationary version.

15 June 2018

Scaffold Systems: Three Pre-Work Suggestions

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Scaffold systems give you and workers the benefit of height so you can easily and safely build structures, paint, or change the way existing structures look. Selecting appropriate systems and working with them requires some thought beforehand; the following information enables your projects to be done without scaffold-related problems. Select Materials Based on Needs While the budget is probably on your mind at all times, examining your work needs will allow you to select suitable scaffolds and systems for your workers and projects.

15 June 2018

How To Prep Your AC For Summer

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Prepping your air conditioning system for summer is vital if you want to maximize efficiency, maintain low utility bills, and increase the lifespan of your expensive air conditioning appliances. While many homeowners are smart enough to have their system serviced between each season, others will go years without any sort of basic HVAC maintenance. Obviously, there are a few things you can do yourself to keep your system current, but you have to rely on professional help if you really want your complicated, technical appliances to work to their maximum efficiency.

2 May 2018

Reasons To Partner With A Contractor Who Can Design And Build Your Home

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When you're in the early stages of planning to have a custom home built, there are several different options to explore. One route that you can take is to work with an architect to design the house, and then you can take the plans to a custom builder. Another option is to hire a general contracting service that can both design and build the house for you. There are several reasons that this approach is a smart one, and it's likely a decision that you'll appreciate having made over and over.

16 March 2018

The Process Of Building A New Well On Your Property

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If you're looking at property in the country to build a home, one of the first things you'll want to know is if you'll have municipal water or if you need to build your own well. Buying the property should be contingent on the availability of an adequate water supply. Once you own the land, it's a good idea to establish the location of the well before planning where to build your house.

7 February 2018

Does Stains On The Gutters Indicate A Problem?

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After, or during, the rainy season, many homeowners notice peculiar tiger stripe patterns forming on their gutters and wonder if this means their systems are going bad. Although it may look terrible, that striping is actually fairly normal. Here's what you need to know about it and what you should look for instead when determining whether your gutters need to be replaced. Tiger Striping is Caused by Water Droplets When your gutters are exposed to the elements, they are bound to accumulate a thin layer of dirt.

27 December 2017