1 November 2016
If you want the trees on your property to remain healthy and continue to be more of an asset than a hassle, keeping your trees trimmed up nice and tidy is a good start. Even though tree trimming sounds like a simple DIY project that pretty much any homeowner can tackle, this is one project that often lands well-meaning homeowners with problems. To make sure you get the most out of your tree trimming efforts, it is a good idea to gain some knowledge first.
14 October 2016
When it comes to building a new home, few people are as important to the project as the general contractor. They make so many of the most important decisions: Hiring a team, buying the materials, and making sure that the house is built in a timely fashion. Because of how pivotal they are to the project, it's important that you make a sound choice when selecting your general contractor. Use this information to learn two tips that can help guide you into choosing the right general contractor for you.
27 September 2016
If you love the adrenaline rush you get from riding a roller coaster, and you are a civil engineer ready to make a change in your career, you could combine those interests for a richly rewarding and adventurous career. When most people visit a theme park and get on a roller coaster or Ferris wheel, they never consider the design and planning that went into its creation. Many aspects of engineering come into play when a theme park and its rides are created.
29 July 2016
When you get a modular home, the house is prefabricated and then transported to your location, the parts are connected, and then it's fastened down to your foundation. When you start looking at which house you want to get, there are going to be different kinds of floor plans that you can choose from. Open Floor Plan An open floor plan is one in which there are very few walls defining living spaces, except for places like bedrooms and bathrooms.
29 July 2016
Choosing to hold a safety consultation at work is a great choice if you have a workplace with many associated risks. Even those environments in which you do not foresee major problems can be lurking with safety issues. Schools and office buildings may not be as dangerous as industrial buildings and factories based on appearance alone, but dangers are still present. This means that you should be holding regular safety consultations with your employees no matter where you work.
28 June 2016
If you're having a new roof put on this summer, you'll want to get itemized quotes from multiple roofing contractors. Itemized quotes make it easy to compare different contractors' bids, and they go into more detail than just the price of a job. With itemized quotes, you can also compare the quality of the materials that will be used and the schedule that the work will be done on. Here's how.
28 June 2016
Are you tired of searching for ways to keep your home cooler and reduce your AC costs, only to find that implementing the cost-saving tips you find will likely cost you more than you save? There are ways to keep your home cooler without spending a bundle. Here are some tips to get you started: Don't cook inside. When the temperature climbs, turn to cold dishes like salad and sandwiches for your meals.
20 May 2016
If you own a business and have been searching for a low-cost, sustainable option for storage and warehouse use, metal buildings are a viable option. Thanks to new materials and modes of construction, metal buildings are more affordable and sustainable than ever before. Read on to learn more about the many benefits associated with choosing metal buildings for your business needs. Roof Longevity Since metal buildings also have metal roofs, the need for replacing them is much less frequent than that of a standard roof.
20 May 2016
If you live in an arid region, or simply want to conserve water in your garden, and want to have some colorful flowers, then here are 4 options to consider. Russian Sage This plant is native to Afghanistan, Turkey, Iran and areas in Central Asia. It has bright purple flowers and is very drought resistance. The plant will grow anywhere from three to five feet in height and blooms from the summer until October.
4 May 2016
Winter time heating bills are a cause of worry in many households. To help reduce the expense of keeping your home as warm as you'd like it, it's a good idea to undertake some simple insulation projects. This article will address one relatively common source of heat leaks—the attic hatch—and teach you how to fix it. Sealing the gap beneath the trim. The portion of an attic hatch visible from the room or hallway below is often bordered by a decorative trim.