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Know Your Type When Choosing A Garage Door Opener

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Scree! Scree! Screeeee! Has your relationship with your garage door opener been reduced to endless squealing nagging that leaves you dreading coming home? Has the level of communication gotten so bad that not even replacing the batteries in the remote or keypad helps open the doors between you two? If this sounds familiar, then it’s probably time to end this toxic relationship once and for all and replace the poor thing. Shopping for a new garage door opener is a lot like dating; depending on how you do it, it can either be really fun or make you want to give up on the whole idea altogether and just open your garage door by hand like they used to do in the good old days. At first glance, all garage door openers may look alike, but the truth is, a variety exists to fit...

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How To Choose The Right Commercial Electrician

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Choosing the correct commercial electrician can ensure that your project is completed in a timely manner, according to code, and with minimal additional cost. Several factors must be taken into account when hiring a commercial electrician, also referred to as an industrial electrician, that are separate from hiring other types of contractors, and are often overlooked. Consider the Project in Question First, you must consider your project. While general electricians can handle small repair, installation, and rewiring projects, other larger projects might require specialty tools, licenses, and knowledge that is not common in the general workforce. Once you have identified the nature of the project, find out whether or not you need to hire someone with a special license to undertake the project. Generally, anything that directly affects the superstructure of the building or taps into municipal outlets requires...

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How Land Surveyors Can Help Determine Property Lines for Fences

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

There’s an old adage that “good fences make good neighbors.” Before you set about establishing a fence between you and your neighbor, however, you’d be smart to have your land surveyed. That way, you don’t accidentally put your fence in the wrong spot – which can cause some serious damage to your neighborhood relationships. In fact, getting your land surveyed is important if you plan on any improvements to your property, to avoid having a nasty surprise down the line. Why Are Land Surveys So Important? There are only two times people tend to think about getting their land surveyed: before they buy or start building on a piece of property and after they’ve already run into a problem with a boundary dispute, because they didn’t survey the land prior to buying or building on it. It’s much smarter...

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How To Find And Fix Air Leaks In Your Home

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ensuring that your home is energy efficient requires paying attention to all the little details. This could mean installing a programmable thermostat so you can better control your family’s use of your heating and cooling system, or it might mean putting in ceiling fans to give your system a little help during the summer and winter months. But one of the most important (and effective) things you can do to maximize your energy dollars is to address any air leak problems in your home. If your home isn’t airtight, a significant portion of the conditioned air your system is producing is being wasted. To solve this problem, you have to first find the leaks, and then fix them. Where to Look for Leaks When you’re looking for leaks in your home, you’ll find they can be almost anywhere. One...

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The Many Benefits Of Portable Toilets

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Porta-potties are quite the common sight in American cities. If you drive around for more than a couple minutes, you are very like to see at least one portable toilet. But why is this? The answer comes from several distinct qualities of the portable toilet: its efficiency, consequent popularity, and extremely visible nature. If you need to conduct any sort of project outside, you should consider portable toilets for the following reasons: The Design The portable toilet is a streamlined system which houses only the absolute essentials. It is generally a vertical rectangular prism that is several feet taller than the average man. Inside is simply a seat with a hole, resembling a traditional toilet. Some units might also be equipped with hand sanitizer dispenser. However, portable toilets do not flush and thus do not have running water. Instead,...

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