Working Together To Improve The Community

  • Where To Start When Cleaning Up Water Damage

    16 June 2016

    If your home has been damaged by flooding, one of the things that you will want to do is to get it dried out as quickly as possible. While the best way to do this is to hire a professional water removal company, if there is not one available or if you choose to do it yourself, you must first figure out what type of water you are dealing with, and then collect the equipment that you will need.

  • Fanning The Flames For Full Occupancy: A Cozy Amenity For Your Luxury Retirement Apartment Complex

    16 June 2016

    As a market-savvy developer of a luxury retirement apartment complex, you know that classy, accessible interior design, beautifully manicured grounds and sustainable features for green living are important selling points for prospective residents. But it's unique amenities and a sense of community that will give your property the edge over others that are also tapping into the growing Baby Boomer retirement market. Including handsome, custom-designed fireplaces in your property design is one way to set your complex apart from others.

  • Facts On Fiber Cement Siding

    15 June 2016

    From making a large financial investment for your family's future to personalizing your own space with paint, furniture, and decor, it is easy to see the excitement of buying your first home. Unfortunately, home ownership also requires a great deal of maintenance to protect your investment. Since the siding is an imperative part of your home's appeal and value, proper understanding of your home's exterior siding is essential. Of course, the different materials used on homes today can be overwhelming.

  • 5 Must-Have Construction Site Upgrades To Bolster The Security Of Your Fencing

    15 June 2016

    Even if you've never experienced a single instance of someone breaking into or damaging your construction site in your career as a contractor, it's very likely to happen eventually because 92% of construction crews report being routinely affected by theft. All that damage adds up to millions of dollars of lost equipment and work delays per year, so it's definitely worth it to spend a little extra for a more secure site.

  • 5 Ways To Protect Your French Doors During Hurricane Season

    14 June 2016

    French doors provide many benefits including greater airflow, lots of sunlight, and easy access to your yard. Unfortunately, they can also be a fairly weak point in your home during hurricane season. However, if you want the benefits of French doors, there are several ways that you can minimize the risk of damage to your doors during hurricane season. Below are five ways that you can protect your French doors, and the interior of your home, if you live in an area prone to hurricanes.

  • Avoid Pallet Rack Collapses With These Crucial Tips

    14 June 2016

    There are countless viral videos on the Internet of pallet racking systems suddenly collapsing, usually due to existing structural weaknesses, improper installation or collisions due to operator error on part of forklift drivers. When a collapse happens, the devastation isn't just limited to damaged and destroyed merchandise -- workers can also be seriously injured or worse. Fortunately, there's plenty that can be done to prevent pallet rack collapses from happening.

  • Reasons To Add Sand To Your Topsoil In Your Yard

    14 June 2016

    If you've bought a new house, it's no surprise if you want to make over the yard with new grass, a garden and other landscaping. In order for any of that to actually thrive, you'll need to have prime growing conditions. One of the best ways to ensure that is to create your own topsoil mixture amended with sand for sufficient aeration. If you've never used sand in your topsoil, you may wonder what purpose it really serves.

  • Afraid Your Garage Door Is Becoming Unhinged? Tips To Help Homeowners Diagnose Problems & Find Solutions For Strange Symptoms

    9 June 2016

    Garage doors have undergone major changes since the days when they required manual power to move them up and down. While these changes have been positive and offered benefits, such as making them easier to use, offering better security and providing a more pleasing appearance for the homes on which they are installed, the changes have also made them much more complex to maintain and repair. If your normally dependable garage doors have suddenly become erratic and troublesome, the following tips will help you diagnose possible problems and return your garage door to its normally trustworthy self.

  • Vinyl Versus Aluminum Gutters - Which One Will You Choose?

    9 June 2016

    If you are getting ready to put rain gutters on your home, you will find that you have the choice of several materials. The materials you choose will affect the look of your home, the durability of your gutters, as well as what you pay out of your pocket. Although you will find copper and stainless gutters are priced much higher than other materials, both vinyl and aluminum gutters will come in around the same price range.

  • How To Remove, Clean And Replace Dirty Or Worn Load Wheels On A Manual Pallet Jack

    9 June 2016

    Manually-operated pallet jacks are the workhorses of many warehouses, stock rooms and receiving areas, and they function with quiet reliability day in, day out. Though these simple and rugged pieces of equipment need little maintenance, the wheels that bear the brunt of the loads, known appropriately as load wheels, will occasionally need cleaning, or they will wear out and need replacing. Cleaning or replacing these wheels is a simple task, and almost anyone with basic tool skills can do the job in just a few minutes.