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  • Maintaining Your First Machine: 3 Maintenance Tips For Novice Welders

    Investing in the purchase of a welding machine can be exciting for novice welders. If you have recently taken up welding as a hobby, and invested in your first welding machine, there are some important maintenance tips you should follow in order to keep your equipment running right at all times. Here are three tips that will get you started with proper welding equipment maintenance, so that you can produce solid welds in the future. [Read More]

  • Proper Planning for Septic Tanks

    Septic tanks are a necessity for areas outside of municipal sewage treatment areas, but they aren't always an eco-friendly or easy-to-maintain option. Whether you're installing a new septic tank or moving into an area that has a septic tank on your property, keep a few things in mind as you plan upgrades, prepare for repairs, or even just walk over a buried septic tank. Septic Tanks Can Be a Hazard [Read More]

  • 9 Tips To Conserve On Energy Bills

    During the cold winter months, keeping your energy costs to a minimum is important if you want to save money. Fortunately, you can keep your heating budget within reason by staying vigilant when it comes to your heating system and oil. Here are nine ways you can save money when it turns cold outside.  Buy heating oil off season. When the weather warms up, the price of heating oil is dropped by some dealers. [Read More]

  • Small Ways To Increase Late-Night Employee Safety At Your 24 Hour Business

    Security concerns are heightened when businesses stay open for 24 hours. Working after dark when the streets are relatively empty comes at its own risks. Following these tips will help you keep your employees safe after hours. Provide Secure Employee Parking Employees who get off their shift at midnight must walk to their car in the dark, and may need to do so alone. Providing your employees with secure parking for these occasions will increase their safety. [Read More]

  • Easy Ways To Fix Your Clogged Kitchen Sink

    Is your kitchen drain backed up? If so, you may have tried running your garbage disposal to help break down any items that have created a blockage in your kitchen sink. Well, if your garbage disposal isn't working properly then this may not resolve your issue. To ensure your garbage disposal is working correctly, there are a few things that you will want to do to fix any issues that your disposal may have so you can use your unit to clear your kitchen drain. [Read More]

  • 2 Outdoor Lighting Tips That Will Make Your Home Look Incredible

    If you are a new homeowner, you might be eager to put a personal touch on your place by adding outdoor lighting around your yard. However, if you light your land incorrectly, it could make your space look unorganized. Here are two outdoor lighting tips that will make your home look incredible: 1: Highlight Your Home's Assets After you run to the hardware store and fill your shopping cart with flood lights and string lighting, you might be ready to find a ladder and get to work. [Read More]

  • Two Cleaning Tips To Keep Your Building's Elevator Pristine

    An elevator is essential for ensuring that large buildings can easily be accessed by patrons, but keeping an elevator clean can be a highly challenging task. Over the course of a day, there may be hundreds of people that will need to use the elevator, and this can lead to a substantial mess. Sadly, some people underestimate the cleaning needs of these devices, and this can cause them to accidentally damage the door. [Read More]

  • How To Know If Your Tree Is In Need Of Complete Removal

    While you might like the idea of having trees on your property, it is important to know when one must come down due to safety reasons. Take a moment to check out the following signs that should easily alert you to the fact that it is time to call a tree removal company. Extensive Amounts Of Fungus Fungus will grow in large amounts on decaying trees. Therefore, if you spot a large amount of fungus, even if the rest of the tree looks as though it is in good enough shape, you need to call a tree removal company. [Read More]

  • Three Tips For Decorating Your Metal Backyard Fence On Halloween

    Halloween is a great time to bring out your artistic abilities, especially if you have a lot of time to make your own custom jack-o'-lanterns and decorations. But since most metal fences from a company like Everlasting Fence expose your backyard to the outside world much more than wooden fences do, there will be a lot of pressure on you to make all of your outdoor decorations attractive. To help in this process, don't forget these three tips for decorating a metal fence on Halloween. [Read More]

  • Giving Back: What You Can Do As A General Contractor For Your Community

    When your business has been prosperous, you most likely want to thank others and help those around you succeed. As a general contractor, you might be limited fiscally because your cash flow has to be maintained for the next job. However, there are some ways you can contribute charitably that do not involve money. Habitat for Humanity This is an internationally-recognized charity that builds homes for needy families. Although half of the construction crew on every project are volunteers with no construction experience, the other half are skilled laborers like you. [Read More]