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3 Primary Benefits Of Hiring A Scrubbing Service To Keep Your Parking Complex Clean

Posted by on Dec 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Primary Benefits Of Hiring A Scrubbing Service To Keep Your Parking Complex Clean

As the owner of a parking complex, you have a responsibility to keep the structure safe and well maintained, which usually means you will hire the occasional sweeper truck and keep lighting and surveillance functional. However, there is one added step to keeping a parking complex well maintained that you may never consider: professional scrubbing services. Professional scrubbing services use a large vehicle that has scrubbers along the base to truly clean the floor of the structure. Here is a quick look at a few of the advantages you can reap from hiring a scrubbing service to keep your parking complex clean.  Protect the interior of your parking complex from chemical erosion over the long term.  Protecting the overall structure of the parking complex is super important and one of the biggest components is the paved flooring levels because...

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3 Ways To Power An Off-Grid Deep Well Pump

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways To Power An Off-Grid Deep Well Pump

If you purchased a rural home that has a very deep well and no connection to the power grid, then you need to find an alternative way to get the water up and out of the well. Typically, deep well pumps use electricity to power their lifting of water up the pipe inside of the well’s outer casing. However, if you do not have a public electrical connection available on your property, then you need to find an alternative means of running your well’s pump. To accomplish this very important task, you have three very viable options to choose from: solar power via solar panels wind power via a wind turbine human power via a hand pump  The option you choose will have a lot to do with the weather in your local area and your budget. Here is...

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Should You Choose Hurricane Shutters Or Impact Windows?

Posted by on Nov 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Should You Choose Hurricane Shutters Or Impact Windows?

In coastal areas where major storms and hurricanes can occur, special care must be provided to the windows on your home. Building code usually requires that you have either impact windows or hurricane shutters. The following guide can help you determine which one you should purchase. Hurricane Shutters Hurricane shutters are fitted over your existing windows to protect your home against wind, rain, and storm surge. The following are some of the major benefits of shutters: Shutters can be retrofitted to almost any house, which means even older homes can have protection without the need for major remodeling or updating. Retrofitting is often less expensive than replacing all the windows. Depending on your home and the style of shutters, you may be able to install them yourself. Shutters can also provide home security if you close them before leaving...

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Are Your Garage Door Springs In Good Condition?

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Are Your Garage Door Springs In Good Condition?

If you’re using your garage as a place to securely store your vehicles, chances are you open and close the garage door more times than you can even count. Over time, this constant operation of the door will put a great deal of wear and tear on it; this is especially the case when it comes to the springs. Why Are Springs Important? The primary role of garage door springs is to counterbalance the garage door’s weight. Garage doors are quite heavy, easily weighing more than one-hundred pounds. If the weight of the door isn’t balanced, this can be a very dangerous scenario. Springs counter-balance this weight by torquing or stretching certain parts of the door to keep its weight evenly distributed along the door’s track as it moves up and down. Is It Time To Replace The Springs?...

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Tips for Priming an Above-Ground Well Pump

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips for Priming an Above-Ground Well Pump

If you’ve recently purchased a home with a well and an above-ground pump, it’s important that you keep the pump primed for it to continue pumping water. If the pump loses the prime, then the suction that’s necessary for water flow will be disrupted. In that case, you’ll have to prime the pump to get the water flowing again. Get Some Water Together In order to restore the prime, you need to fill the pump with water. Most pumps require a couple of gallons, so make sure you have lots on hand. If you want to make use of what you have at home, you can turn off the hot water heater, attach a hose to the drain valve, and fill a couple of gallon jugs with water directly from the water heater. It’s important that you use clean...

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