Construction Contractors

  • How To Resurface Asphalt

    Asphalt cracks can be be ugly and dangerous. As a business or property owner, you will want to fix any cracks that are potential trip hazards. Resurfacing asphalt is messy work, but it is not particularly difficult. As long as you have the right tools, you can do the repairs on your own. This article explains the best methods and tools for resurfacing cracked asphalt. Using Asphalt Resurfacer First, you should not try to only fill the craft part of the asphalt.
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  • Sewer And Drain Cleaning: How To Keep Your Construction Crew Safe

    There are times when doing a home remodel or other project that a homeowner will ask if your company can clean out their drains or sewer lines. While the task is often fairly easy to do (you need a drain cleaning machine, but this can be rented at an equipment rental facility easily), you can still inadvertently put your crew in danger. When cleaning sewer drains, here are safety tips you should always follow to keep the entire construction crew safe.
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  • A French Drain Could Be The Answer To Your Wet Basement Woes

    If you're fed up with wet basement woes, it may be time to install a French drain. You can have one of these systems installed outdoors or indoors. Each type has its advantages and disadvantages. Here's a quick overview of waterproofing your basement with a French drain. How A French Drain Works A French drain is a trench that diverts water away from your basement. When it is installed outside, it is buried under the soil so water can seep into the trench and be directed to the street or holding pond.
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  • 3 Tips To Prevent Damage To Your Hand Trucks

    If your warehouse is like many, you probably have plenty of hand trucks on hand to help you move equipment and stock around. You might take these hand  trucks for granted, but there is a good chance that you and your crew of workers wouldn't be able to get nearly as much done without them. This means that you should do what you can to take good care of them so that you don't have to worry about them failing when you need them.
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  • Tips On Troubleshooting Your Heater

    If you are sure that something is wrong with your heater, then there are a couple of things you can do to try to determine the severity of the situation. In some cases, this might save you a nice chunk of change that might otherwise be spent on a call to a professional. In other cases, it might let you know that the problem is very dangerous and that you should call an expert immediately.
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  • How to Avoid Court If You Have a Property Dispute

    Your neighbor begins construction on what you previously believed was your property. However, when you tell your neighbor that he or she is constructing on your property, your neighbor claims that the property actually belongs to him or her. You will not want to wait too long to handle this issue because under laws of adverse possession, your neighbor can eventually take permanent ownership of your property. Then, you will need to work with an attorney to get your property back.
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  • Two Of The Best Plants For Hedges

    Whenever you are planting a new lawn or tree in your landscaping, you will probably want to add some hedges of some sort or the other. Even small hedges can protect your trees and make your landscaping look more organized. However, not all hedges are one in the same. This article will introduce 2 plant species that could be perfect for hedges on your property. The Steadfast and Reliable Boxwood
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  • Time To Act: Save Your Carpet From Water Damage

    If you had a water leak and your carpet was soaked in water, you will likely be hiring a plumber to locate and correct the water leak. Before the plumber arrives, ask if there is a way you can stop the flow of water in the meantime. You may be able to slow the leak with the shut-off valve at your home's water main. While you wait, you'll want to address the already-leaked water.
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  • Chef's Delight: New Kitchen Remodels Offer Products For True Cooking Fanatics

    Most true cooks ignore kitchen design advice. They don't care about having the trendiest decor; they care about creating tasty dishes. If you're a food-making fanatic, this doesn't mean your current kitchen works for you, so you may be considering a remodel. The good news is, today's kitchen designers are engineering products that work in the real world of cooking, including these examples: Look, Ma. No handles. Whether their fingers are covered in bread dough or chicken dew, at some point every cook spreads goo on faucet handles, refrigerator handles, and dishwasher handles.
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  • What Material Should You Select For Paving?

    One of the many benefits of being a homeowner is the ability to park your car off the street in a private driveway. However, deciding on what material to use to pave the drive is a lot like selecting roofing material. It will greatly depend on where you live and how much money you have to spend. While some people choose to pave with gravel or brick, the most common materials selected are asphalt and concrete.
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