2015

3 Reasons Why Stud Welding Makes For An Easier Welding Job

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As you might already know, welding is an effective means of making repairs or otherwise putting two metal items together. There are multiple forms of welding, but one handy type to have in your arsenal is stud welding. These are a few reasons why stud welding is an easier form of welding that can still provide you with top-notch results. 1. You Only Need Limited Access First of all, stud welding can be an easier choice for many jobs because you only have to be able to access the material that will be welded from one side.

24 December 2015

Three Tips To Care For Your Air Conditioner

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You need to keep your air conditioning system in the best order possible if you want to remain cool throughout the years. By doing this, you will have the opportunity to keep your home as comfortable as possible, without having to worry about your bills skyrocketing and without suffering throughout the hottest months of the year. In order to be sure that your air conditioner is kept in the best order possible with the greatest overall performance, follow these steps and make sure that you keep your air conditioner as viable as possible.

9 December 2015

Signs Of Heating Trouble In Your New House: What You Should Know

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When you move into your first house of your very own, there are a lot of factors that you may not have considered about keeping your house up and running properly. However, when winter begins to loom on the horizon, your thoughts settle in on you heating system and how to know if it is functioning and operating properly. In order to get the best out of your heating system, you need to know the signs that your furnace is struggling.

19 November 2015

3 Tips For Installing Pallet Racking In Your Warehouse

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Using pallet racking is one of the most common and effective ways of storing things in your warehouse. However, the way that you arrange it does make a difference in how efficient your warehouse and your storage system are. When installing your pallet racking, follow these tips to make storage easier. 1. Ensure Your Aisles are Wide Enough First of all, you have to make sure that your aisles are wide enough.

2 November 2015

2 Potential Cooling Problems Caused By Malfunctioning Condenser Coils

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Central air conditioner units have two main parts: an outdoor condensing unit and an indoor air handler. The condensing unit has condenser coils along the wall that take in gas refrigerant and convert the gas to a liquid, which then passes into the house for cooling in the air handler. Dirty, blocked, or damaged condenser coils can thwart both the efficiency and the long-term health of your air conditioning system. Fixing the condenser coils can be a fairly easy process but you should also call in an air conditioning service at least once a year for general maintenance.

17 October 2015

How To Get More Pet Hair Out Of Your Carpet

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If you have a cat or dog, you might always feel like your carpet is full of hair, no matter how much you vacuum. Regular vacuuming, sadly, does not always pick up enough of the pet hair. To get more hair out of your carpeting, follow these tips: Brush your carpet before vacuuming. When all of the hairs are separated and individual, they cling to the carpet very easily and may become woven through the fibers in a manner that makes them hard for the vacuum to suck up.

30 September 2015

Slow Bathtub Drainage & Getting The Problem Fixed

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Does water sit for several hours in your bathtub before finally draining completely out? The problem may be that something is stuck inside of the bathtub drain, but you may need to get the main sewer line inspected to make sure it isn't clogged up. Find out in this article why water is taking a long time to leave out of the bathtub drain, as well as what can be done about it.

14 September 2015

Three Tips To Make Staining Your Wooden Fence Easier

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Staining a wooden fence certainly makes it look newer and fresher. It may also help keep insects away. However, applying stain to a fence that has already been installed is not always the easiest feat. There are under-surfaces that are easy to miss, posts that don't stain as nicely as the rails, and outdoor elements like dirt and leaves that like to get stuck in your stain. If you're thinking of staining your fence, here are a few tips to make the process easier.

26 August 2015

3 Ways To Make Your Landscaping More Drought-Friendly

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Did you landscape your yard before the drought set in? Are you getting orders to reduce the amount of water you use for landscaping purposes? If you answered yes to either of those questions, it might be time to make your yard more drought resistant. You don't have the rip everything out and start from scratch. With a little planning, you can make the landscaping you have more drought-friendly. Here are a few steps to reduce the need for water in your yard:

11 August 2015

Possible Sources Of Floor Drain Odors

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A foul-smelling floor drain can be very frustrating, especially if you don't know what is causing the odor. If you have eliminated other possible sources of the odor such as sulfur in the water, a dead animal or chemical spillage, then you should suspect:        A Drain Line Under The Floor If a drain line under the floor is leaking, then it can send odors through the floor drain into the room.

29 July 2015