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Interior Basement Waterproofing Can Help Prevent Mold Problems

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It was a scary home improvement project. Although the home owners who had known for some time that they had two small patches of mold growing in their rotting siding, it was simply too expensive to replace. The home owners knew that they were risking the mold spreading by delaying the repairs, but it took awhile for them to get the needed finances together. By the time the financing was in place, it was still a challenge to get on the calendar for the contractor.
The day that the construction crew finally arrived to tear the old siding off, the home owners watched from their ground. Barely breathing and completely silent, the home owners stood on the side walk as they watched the contractors tear off the siding and examine the foam insulation sheets. At the time the house was built, the additional hous

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FAQ About Outrigger Crane Pads

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Did you know that between 1997 and 2006, there were approximately 82 crane-related fatalities a year? Operating heavy machinery like cranes can be incredibly dangerous; however, with the right tools and safety measures, injuries and deaths can be easily avoided.

OSHA states that cranes must be assembled on firm ground that has been sufficiently drained and graded in conjunction with supporting materials and tools such as ground mats, cribbing, and blocking to provide adequate support.

When it comes to choosing outrigger crane pads, three factors must be considered: the ground conditions upon which the crane will sit, the size of the outrigger foot, and the

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Love the Great Outdoors? Summer Outdoor Activities for People of Every Age

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One of the most common ways to get outside and appreciate nature during the summer is to go camping, but it’s not the only way to enjoy the great outdoors! There are tons of things to do outside this summer, and for people of every age. Here are a few activities that could help you get a little closer to Mother Nature.


If you own a small patch of hunting land, farm land, or even a backyard with a creek or large pond, fishing could be a great way to get outside this summer. Fly fishing is a nearly $750 million market in the United States, so you wouldn’t be the first to enjoy a nice summer fishing outing.

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6 Top Reasons to Consider Metal Roofing

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Are considering replacing the house on your roof? Is that time? Do you want to stop dealing with roof maintenance? Most American homeowners traditionally spend between 1 and 4% of their home’s value on roof repair and maintenance. That adds up and as the home ages, those repair and maintenance costs just go up. Then there are steel roofing materials. Having a home or commercial roof covered in metal has a lot of benefits.

What are they?

  1. Steel roofs will save you money on your fuel bills. Traditional shingled roofing attracts the heat from the sun in the summer and then actively loses it during the winter when it is needed. During the summer, most people have to run their expensive AC units all day. Racking up large bills. With Learn more ...

Money Saving Tips to Keep Everyone Comfortable All Year Round

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Americans enjoy comfortable living at home. Two thirds of all own air conditioners. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, heating and cooling our homes snatches 43% from our utility bills each month. They are responsible for at least 5% of power usage in this country, which is substantial. Most of us have to shell out more than 2.7% for our power bills. This adds up to about $2,000 every year. Space heaters can cost a home a lot. They amount to 45% the energy usage for that house. Plumbing services problem can even be a culprit. Plumbing services experts say that one leaky faucet can waste 30,000 gallons of water each year.

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