Preparing for a Baby

Tips For Digging Into Frozen Ground For Home Repairs

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When the winter weather rolls in, it’s often time to put the yard projects on hold until spring. Frozen ground further complicates do-it-yourself tasks like installing a fence or tying downspouts into an underground French drain system. But sometimes an emergency situation – or a recent home purchase – necessitate digging into the frozen ground for home repairs. It’s possible with some construction equipment rentals, but novices should leave the task up to the professionals. Read More»

Troubleshooting Heating Systems For Multi-Unit Buildings

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Managing shared housing can be difficult with many different, sometimes conflicting needs. Some people may be perfectly comfortable with colder weather while others enjoy basking in a continuous block of heat in their rooms. If you need to troubleshoot failed heating units or want another way to isolate temperatures, consider a few troubleshooting and home improvement techniques to improve conditions. Climate Control Conflicts Heating units control temperature by measuring the temperature of a specific area of a room. Read More»

How Commercial Air Conditioning Reduces The Number Of Employee Sick Days And Worker's Compensation Claims

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Air conditioning in a factory or industrial setting is not just about employee comfort. In fact, really good commercial air conditioning can impact your employee sick day stats and the number of worker’s compensation claims. If you never thought of commercial air conditioning in this way, take another look. Heat-Related Illnesses During the hot summer, or anytime of the year in the Southernmost parts of the United States, industrial and factory workplaces get intolerably uncomfortable. Read More»

Time For A New Roof? Choose Metal Over Asphalt

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Asphalt shingles are popular in North America for two main reasons: they’re affordable, and they’re relatively easy to install. However, they are not the most durable roofing option, nor are they a very Eco-friendly choice, since they raise cooling costs by absorbing a lot of sunlight. If you have a little more money to invest upfront, a metal roof is a far better choice. You’ll pay a little more upfront, but you’ll save money in the long run on repairs and on lower utility bills. Read More»

Three Benefits Of Having An In-Home Safe

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These days, people have many valuable assets that cannot be stored in a bank. While some opt for safety deposit boxes, there is another option that allows you to have peace of mind knowing exactly where your valuables are: safes. A safe provides you with numerous benefits that make it a great decision. Deciding on the right safe is easy; determine what you’re going to be storing in it and the level of protection you need. Read More»