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3 Tips Mark Your Fence Line On A Large Property And Avoid Future Problems

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If you have a large property you want to fence in, one of the first things you will want to do is mark the property line. This is what you will measure off of for the installation of your fence. There are some things that you will want to consider before digging any holes for posts, such as whether or not there are any easements that you need to obey. Here are some tips to help you mark off a large fence and avoid future problems after installation:…

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Seven Good Reasons For Using Steel Construction

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Approximately 90 percent of new, commercial, single-storey and approximately 70 percent of new, commercial multi-storey buildings are being made using steel framing. Even a growing number of residential builders are choosing steel over timber when putting up new homes. It’s easy to see why. Steel framing is durable, affordable and can be recycled. However, these aren’t the only reasons for choosing steel over other building materials. Advantages of choosing steel framing for your next building project…

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How To Prevent Frozen Pipes During Cold Weather

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If your home’s water pipes freeze, the damage can be devastating. A burst pipe can rack up costly repair bills, not to mention the nasty mold problem that it could create. Depending on your insurance company, they might even drop your coverage. Here is how to prevent frozen pipes: Locate all of your water valves and check that they work by shutting them on and off again. Seal off any gaps in “…

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3 Ways To Deal With Asbestos When Found During Your Home Renovation Project

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Asbestos is a mineral product that has commonly been used in construction materials for decades. Today, its use has been banned in much of the world, but if you have an older home, asbestos can still be found in some of the older materials, such as tile, siding and home insulation. Here are some of the things that can be done to deal with asbestos materials if you find them during your home renovations:…

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Understanding The Valuations Pertaining To Rental Crane Insurance

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Running a crane rental business is a lucrative opportunity in the current global market.  Although the construction business was badly affected by the 2009 financial crisis, the once vibrant industry is back on it knees and doing extremely well. Cranes play a critical role in the construction industry as they are involved in over a third of all the activities that take place. Due to their high cost, most contractors in charge of building projects have opted to hire cranes as opposed to buying.…

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How To Take Care Of Cedar Shingles

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Cedar shingles have a unique charm, which will add a rustic flare to your home. Adding further value to a wood roof, cedar is full of natural rot-fighting compounds. On the other hand, wood is a natural material, and as such, it is biodegradable. In order to save yourself the expense of replacing your roof, you need to properly maintain it.  Avoiding Moss Invasions Moss will hold moisture against your roof, which will promote rot.…

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Improve Your Truck's Longevity And Value With The Right Liner

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Trucks can be a great investment when you find yourself hauling items back and forth. The bed space can be a good way to transport work equipment, chemicals, furniture, and more. But as you load the bed of your truck with random items, the bed can undergo some damage. In order to protect your investment, a bed liner can help keep the bed from getting gouged, dented, or scuffed. Additionally, by adding a liner to the bed of the truck, you can enhance the resale value of the vehicle.…

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Understanding Your Propane Home Heating System: Information For You

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When you purchase a new home, you will need to adjust to the many differences between your new home and your previous home. One of the key differences can be in your type of heating system, particularly if your heating system in the new house is a propane gas heating system. If you are accustomed to an electric or natural gas heater, you may find yourself unsure of how to deal with or maintain your propane system.…

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Why Custom Hardwood Floors Are Great For Office Spaces

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When it comes to shopping for hardwood floors for your office space, there are many different products to choose from. Usually, the most expensive floors are made out of solid hardwood like cherry, maple and mahogany. These floors have to be installed by hardwood flooring specialists. These are very different from modular floors that are made out of composite woods and can be installed for much cheaper. This article explains why custom hardwood floors, though more expensive, might be the perfect solution for your office.…

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Three Tips For Slowing Down A Partially Clogged Drain In Your Shower Before It Blocks Up Completely

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Especially if you’re in the habit of collecting a lot of mud and dirt on your body before you take a shower, a clogged shower drain will be one of the most frequent and annoying household plumbing events you’ll have to deal with. Fortunately, if you take a few precautions designed to decrease the rate at which your shower drain clogs, you won’t have to spend nearly as much time addressing the drain with more drastic means like vinegar.…

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