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Prevent Damage To Your Sewage System

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After having a new sewage system installed, take some precautions so that damage is not caused to it. Your system will last for years without having to make any unnecessary repairs. Be Mindful Of What You Plant And Where You Place It Some large plants and trees tend to have large root systems that can grow deep into the ground and cause damage to one of the sewer lines. Ask the company that installed your system for its exact location and draw a map of where it is in your yard. When you decide to plant items in the future, try to stay several...

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Tips To Keep Your Home Safe From Electrical Fires

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Electrical systems are essential in any modern building, and while these systems will often go years without problems, they may eventually encounter severe problems that can result in major damage to your home. Luckily, you there are steps you can take to help mitigate the threat of an electrical fire destroying your home or taking your life.  Avoid Placing Rugs Over Power Cords Extension cords are a common device that homeowners use when an electrical outlet is too far away. While these devices can be immensely useful, they are rather...

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How To Lower Your Energy Bills When Replacing Windows

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Window replacement is a common home improvement project. Not only is it a great way to make your home look better, but you can improve how energy efficient your home is at the same time. Follow these tips for getting the most energy efficiency from your replacement windows. Look For The ENERGY STAR Rating The easiest way to identify if your replacement windows meet the minimum standards for energy efficiency is if they have the ENERGY STAR rating. You might have seen this rating before on appliances like washers, dryers, and refrigerators,...

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How To Handle A Clogged Drain In An Older House

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Houses that are even a couple of decades old can encounter drainage issues. But ones that are a century or older in age, like Victorian houses, commonly have drain problems that are delicate and require sensitive handling of the issue. With changes to plumbing pipes over time, from steel and lead to copper and polybutelyne, then finally to PVC, it can be difficult to determine the course of action for your drainage issue. So if you live in a house with plumbing older than 40 years and are encountering issues with your drain, there are a few...

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When Should Forklifts Get Inspected?

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Forklifts are a common sight at construction sites, warehouses, and factories. They are used in order to transport heavy cargo from one place to another. Forklifts also give the driver the ability to lift that cargo up to wherever it needs to be. They are very handy tools because it would take humans much more work and time to do those things. It would also be much riskier for humans to do some of the things that forklifts do. However, forklifts do break down. A broken-down forklift just takes up useful space and doesn’t earn any money....

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3 Easy Steps To Installing Precast Concrete Edging

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Nothing is permanent. No matter how well you install a fence, it will eventually degrade. Despite your best efforts, the cute cobblestones that you install leading up to your door will weather away and become hazards. This can be frustrating for a homeowner, who has to spend a great deal of money over the course of a home’s lifespan investing in ways to make it look better, only to have these efforts eventually fade into dust. One way to reduce some of those expenses is to use precast concrete edging to line where you would like your...

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How Regularly Should You Recoat Your Foam Roof?

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Many homeowners use foam covering to protect their roof from ultraviolet sunrays. A recoat is a layer of protective coating that preserves the lifespan of your foam roof. It helps your roof to maintain a fresh appearance. If you don’t maintain the recoats, then it could lead to you needing a foam roof repair. Here is what you can do to make sure that your roof lasts a long time. When to Apply Recoats? Applying your first recoat within five years keeps your roof in good condition. The foam roof is up under the recoat layer, which acts as...

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Signs That You Might Need To Replace The Old Pipes In Your Home

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Just as with anything in your home, there might come a time when you have to replace the plumbing in your home. Of course, this can be a big job to take on. Therefore, you want to make sure that you are well aware of the signs that this needs done before you start ripping pipes out of the walls. By taking a look at the following tips, you will have a much easier time figuring out when this needs done. Corrosion Of The Pipes Take a moment to locate as many exposed pipes as you can find. Do they appear to be in good shape? Are the pipes...

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Residential Heating Systems: Exploring Your Options

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Are you planning to install a new heating system in your home this winter? If so, it is important that you take the time to explore all of your available options before choosing your new residential heating system. By reviewing the pros and cons of each heating system outlined below, you can be sure that you are installing the most beneficial heating system for your home. Option #1: Furnace A furnace is the most common type of home heating system. The popularity of this heating system is due in part to its affordable nature, as well as its...

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The Whats And Whys Of Cold Rolled Steel

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Chances are pretty good that you don’t think about cold rolled steel every day, but you are probably affected by it more than you think. Steel is an alloy of iron, carbon, and other elements. It is hard and strong and has been the building material of choice for many years. In order to make steel more versatile, it must be shaped and molded to many different sizes and specifications. This is where cold rolling comes into play. If you have ever had a can of soda, opened a fridge, or driven a car, you might be interested in cold rolled...

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