Did You Know A Single Household Leak Can Increase Your Water Bill By 10%?

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There’s nothing quite like the winter season. Soothing rainfall giving way to mounds of pure white snow, the countless holidays and the delicious seasonal food — what’s not to love? Unfortunately, many homeowners can think of one thing. With wet weather and extreme cold comes broken pipes, backed up toilets and leaks aplenty. Because of this, emergency plumbing services tend to see a lot of business during the Christmas season. After all, you’d rather spend more time hanging out with friends and enjoying the warmth of a good fireplace than picking away at leaks beneath your sink!

Common Water Usage

Did you know a whopping 30% of indoor water use is attributed to toilets alone? Think of that next time you flush twice! Other common sources of water use include, but aren’t li Continue reading

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Five Benefits of Using Ground Protection Mats

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Have you ever used alturnaMATS ground protection mats? If the industry you work in routinely does anything outdoors, you’re answer is either, “Yes, alturnaMATS ground protection mats make my life an infinity times better.” or we’re about to rock your world.

When your work is conducted in the great outdoors, you don’t get to choose what type of weather you are subjected to. When you have a project to get done during a rainy or snowy season, water mixes with Earth and makes mud. Lot’s of mud. Mud as far as the eye can see. When you put your heavy machinery in the middle of that, it becomes a sticky situation. We’re talking a landscaping-destroying situation. We’re talking a mud-all-up-in-the-critical-parts-of-your-expensive-equipment situation. We’re talking a hard-to-get-the-project-done-because-everyt Continue reading

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Roof installation Everything You Need to Know

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If you are someone who is interested in improving your current roof, or learning some roofing tips, then you have come to the right place. Despite what type of home you have ,everyone needs their roof to be in tip top shape! Luckily, roofing is a big business, and there are more than 50,000 roofing companies that are well-versed in the installation and repairs of roofing, siding and sheet metals. This is important for homeowners to know, because everyone needs a roof that is safe and protective. Keep reading below so you can learn the ins and outs of the roofing business and make sure the the roof over your head is doing its job!

Tips for Working with Roofing Companies: Everything You Need to Know

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5 Important Reasons that You Should Buy a Commerical Generator for Your Business

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There are so many unexpected things that can happen during life, power loss is not something that you should have to encounter. This is because it’s avoidable. There are many things in life that are inevitable but power loss can be completely avoiding with one piece of equipment; a generator. If you own a business then this is crucial for you to have. Commercial generators can literally save your business. Here are a few reasons why having residential generators or commercial generators is a good idea.

It can protect your business during a off hours.
Getting a generator that is permanently installed is a good idea. There are generators that actually monitor the connection to the electricity power so that if there is a loss of power, the generator will automatically fire up without manual Continue reading

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Why is it Necessary to Conduct a Sewer Inspection for Older Homes

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The purpose of sewer inspection is to determine the condition of sewer lines and to establish if the entire system if is functioning as its supposed to. Not so many first-time homeowners ask for sewer inspection and this is a mistake that often leads to the future high cost of inspection and repairs. Typically, home buyers will hire a home inspector, but the sewer lines are almost an afterthought if it ever crosses a home buyer’s mind at all.

Sewer line inspections have become a standard common practice of the pre-purchase inspection period. Experts advise that the most appropriate time to do a sewer inspection on a prospective home is during the negotiation stage, and not after buying a home.

Normally, it’s wise to obtain a sewer inspection if the house you are planning to buy is more than 20 years. Continue reading

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Finding the Best Repairman For Your Appliance Repairs

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Appliances inside of the home make our everyday tasks easier to complete. Washing machines and dryers clean our clothing, without us having to physically clean them. Dishwashers take the chore of cooking dinner away. Refrigerators allow us to shop for weeks at a time, having a place to store the temperature resistant food and drink items. Appliances make our lives easier, when they are working. When they break down and require repairs, we may not know where to turn for a repair.

Understand your appliance warranty, if applicable. Many appliances come with warranties, when they are purchased new. If you have the option to purchase a warranty with a new appliance, it is generally a good idea to purchase it. The minimal amount tacked onto a large purchase or credit is barely a couple Continue reading

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Forget About Asbestos and Lead Paint, Is Your Home Contaminated By Radon Gas?

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While American homeowners have known about the dangers of lead paint and lead contamination for decades, they may remain unaware of the dangers of radon contamination. Radon is a noble gas that is a by-product of Uranium decomposing slowly into lead. It is not used in many scientific settings and is considered hazardous in a residential setting. Radon is currently listed as the second most common cause of lung cancer, and homeowners in every state are looking into residential radon testing for their properties.

Homes that are at risk for radon contamination need to be tested: environmental health agencies recently conducted residential radon testing in thousands of homes — across seven states — and determined that 33% of the homes tested had levels of radon that were too high. Buildi Continue reading

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The Top Three Things To Take Into Account Before Renting Heavy Equipment

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In the past, when it came to heavy equipment many business owners took for granted that they had to buy the equipment they needed. Heavy equipment is necessary for many different businesses, and in particular the construction industry. It’s also necessary for many parts of the manufacturing industry, and much more. With that being said, heavy equipment is also extremely expensive when bought outright, and isn’t always used in the kind of regular sense that would justify such an expense. For this reason, among many others, people have taken to choosing heavy equipment rentals, rather than buying such equipment outright. Renting equipment is not only cost- Continue reading

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How to Find the Best Local HVAC Technician

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If you are looking for a local HVAC technician in your area, consider a few things before you hire them. You want to make sure they are credible, reputable and cost-effective. These are just a few of the factors you have to consider when dealing with local HVAC services. This guide was designed to help you with finding the right technican to help with your air conditioning repair.

Look for All Certifications

Look online and see if the company has any certifications or rewards on its page. This is going to be the sign as to whether or not you are going to be hiring a reputable local HVAC technician. You want someone who has been in the business for a while and has the skills to install the perfect air conditioning unit or to repair it.

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The Importance of a Professional Door Install

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The door to a home or commercial business tends to be an under thought of and undervalued part of the property. However, the door is one of the most important parts of the property. Not only does it keep the weathers outdoors, it also protects the property and its inhabitants from dangerous criminals. Doors are equipped with locks for the safety of the home owners or the property owners. They are the basic level of security and are a necessity in any property.

Considering that doors are an important part of safety on any building, care needs to be taken in installing a door. Some property owners may see installing a door as an easy task, so they attempt to DIY it. However, improper installation of a door can lead to improper working and easier access, even when the commercial door locks a Continue reading

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