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Two Reasons Why All Construction Companies Need an On-site Fire Protection Engineer

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Running a construction site requires you to deal with a lot of people, such as your employees, building inspectors, and the building’s owner, as well as make tough decisions fast. You need to make sure the job site is safe, your employees have the proper safety training, and the job gets completed on time. The fact is, your position comes with a lot of responsibilities. But, that doesn’t mean that your job has to be stressful. Learn how hiring a fire protection engineer can benefit you. Lower Liability Risks Did you know that...

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3 Top Spring Remodeling Projects You Can’t Afford To Miss Out On

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Spring is finally here. The weather has taken a turn for the better, and all the small things you let slide because it was too cold to take action are glaring at you, waiting to be completed. It is also the season for tax refunds. Why not take that refund money and invest in updating your home? It’s proven that remodeling the right areas of your home can increase your home’s resale value. According to U.S. News & World Report a home office renovation could generate a 43% return while a kitchen renovation could generate a 66%...

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Choosing The Right Fire Sprinkler Systems

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Fire sprinklers have revolutionized the building industry. They are inconspicuous and are always there when you need them—at which point they save lives and property with an incredibly high success rate. Different property and materials have different requirements, so there’s a variety of systems in use that are specially tailored to cater to each application. Wet and dry systems currently dominate the market, but some specific approaches deal with more particular and less-common situations. While even more obscure variations exist,...

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What Kinds Of Metals Are Metal Roofs Made Of?

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There are a lot of choices when it comes to having a metal roof. Metal roofs are popular because they are relatively inexpensive, last for a long time, are environmentally friendly, and look pretty good. Metal roofs can be different colors. They can also be made so that they look like traditional shingles or stone as well. But when it comes to metal roofs, what kind of metals are used to make metal roofs? Copper Copper is generally used as a decorative touch when it comes to roofs. It may make up part of the roof. For example, many buildings...

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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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