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  • 4 Signs You Need To Replace Your Well Pump

    27 December 2017

    Well water can provide a number of benefits to your home, including a reliable source of water and improved taste over municipal supplies. However, you do need a well pump system to get that water out of the ground, and like any other system in your home, wear and tear coupled with general age can cause that pump to break down, leaving your entire home without access to water. Thankfully, there are a number of early warning signs for well pump failure that you can watch out for to identify when you need to contact a plumbing professional to replace your well pump.

  • 3 Tricks For Making Survey Pins More Visible Permanently

    20 November 2017

    Land surveying is a unique skill that requires the surveyor to find the work of their predecessor and test the current measurements against those markings. Of course, it can be almost impossible to find these pins and other markers left behind during the last land survey because they're often covered over by dirt and leaves or grown deep into a tree's new bark. Spray paint and colorful flags work for a few months or years, but eventually they go away as well.

  • 3 Tips For Improving Your Concrete Washout Practices

    17 October 2017

    Many of the construction tasks performed each day require the use of concrete. Concrete mix hardens to form a usable surface for construction, but this mix can create a real mess for your tools and equipment. Proper washout techniques are critical when it comes to maintaining your equipment after you use concrete on a job site. Here are three tips that you can use to help improve the quality of your concrete washout practices in the future.

  • The Pros And Cons Of Switching To A Gas Cooktop

    15 September 2017

    If you have been cooking on an electric stove for some time, you may be considering switching over to a gas unit instead. Gas stoves tend to be preferred by top chefs and serious home cooks. But making the change does have both pros and cons, which you should consider before you make the change; Pro: You have greater control over the temperature of your burners. With an electric stovetop, it takes a few minutes for the burner's temperature to adjust after you change the settings.

  • Tips For Buying Your First Piece Of Land

    24 August 2017

    Buying a piece of land to build your commercial or residential property on is a great way to get started with real estate. You will be able to build exactly the property you wish to own, and you'll know that you don't have any maintenance issues to start out with. But buying land is a bit different from buying an existing piece of property. Here are some tips to start out your search:

  • Want To Redesign Your Kitchen? 2 Tips To Help You Get Started

    3 February 2017

    If your kitchen has not been updated in some years, you are likely ready for a change. There are many choices to make when it comes to making these changes and it can become overwhelming. To help you out, below are two things you can do to help you get started with your project. Countertops The kitchen countertop is well used, and if have had your current countertop for many years, changing it can make a big difference in the way your kitchen looks.

  • Avoiding Damage To Your Pipes In The Cold Winter Months

    3 February 2017

    If you live in a colder climate, you might have to worry about the weather affecting your plumbing, especially if you live in a home where the pipes run under the floor in a crawl space. You need to take steps to keep the water in the pipes from freezing and damaging the system. The cost associated with replacing damaged pipes is not cheap and with a little planning, it can be avoided altogether.

  • Essential Tips For Choosing The Perfect Welding Gloves

    3 February 2017

    Whether you have been welding for longer than you care to remember or you have only recently obtained those skills, the most important concern always needs to be your safety. One way to assure your safety is to choose the right welding gloves, but given the number of options that you can choose from, doing so is not as easy as you might think. Therefore, it is a good idea to consider the following advice the next time you are debating the virtues of the different gloves for welding.

  • 3 Red Flags That There Is an Issue with Your Septic Tank

    17 January 2017

    Your septic tank is not something that is inside your house or right in front of your face the majority of the day, so it isn't something that you are going to see immediately when there is a problem. However, it is important that you take notice when there could potentially be a problem with your septic system. The sooner that you can locate an issue, the less damage it can do.

  • Don't Overlook These Three Critical Signs That Your Commercial Property Needs Remodeling

    4 January 2017

    Do you own or manage an office located on commercial property? If so, you likely want to keep your employees and any potential visitors to the property safe. Unfortunately, some owners and managers become complacent. They get used to seeing the same things in the building on a day-to-day basis, which means that some safety issues go unfixed unless there is an injury, The following are a few areas that are sometimes overlooked.