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  • 5 Tips To Keep Your Work Site Safe While A Crane Is In Use

    If you are lifting large or heavy objects on your construction site, you probably already know that a crane can be one of the most helpful pieces of equipment for the job. Although cranes can be handy, they can also be dangerous. Luckily, there are ways that you can help keep your work site safe while cranes are in use. 1. Hire a Crane Operator If no one who is working on your work site currently is certified to use a crane, then it's best to hire a crane operator temporarily to help with this project.
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  • 3 Signs Your AC Needs A Repair Soon

    No one likes that moment during the summer where the heat is simply unbearable. In fact, the only thing between you and scorching heat at that point is your air conditioning. However, if it's not working, it can't do anything to keep you cool. It can be difficult to tell when you need a repair, so consulting a professional is always the best course of action. Even so, there are some common signs that let you know it's definitely time for a repair:
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  • 2 Fire Hazards You Should Avoid During An Electrical Outage

    Electricity may have not always been a necessity, but in the modern home an electrical issue that causes an outage can make you feel like you are living in little more than a tent. While you are waiting on the residential electrician to arrive for repairs, you may be tempted to do a lot of things just to make your home feel more functional. While using a flashlight and firing up the grill out back is fine, there are definitely some things you could do that can put you and your family in danger.
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  • What To Know About Your Home's Oil Heating System

    If you have recently purchased a home that uses oil for its heating system, you may have some questions about how it works or what it will cost you.  As the majority of new homes built use electricity or natural gas, you may be unfamiliar with how oil functions. How Oil Heats Your Home In an oil heating system, the oil is kept in a tank, where it is saved until your thermostat detects that the house is at a lower temperature than desired.
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  • What To Do When Carpenter Bees Are Eating Your Log Home

    Log Home's are beautiful and strong. They are a great example of a house that can withstand years of weather and still look gorgeous. There is one problem: carpenter bees. These bees can wreck havoc on a log home and make it look like Swiss cheese. It's not just a cosmetic problem; it's a structural one. These bees will turn solid logs into hollowed out timber. It won't happen overnight, but if left alone, the bees will destroy the house.
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  • Frozen Roads And Nowhere To Go: How To Handle A Heating Emergency

    With more than one city in the United States seeing snowfall amounts far beyond normal, it is not inconceivable that you could get trapped in your home with a furnace that is over-stressed and in need of repair. If you happen to get stuck in a home with no heat and cannot get out because of the weather, it can get a bit scary for sure. However, with a little critical thinking and some ingenuity, you can keep your family warm in spite of the fact that your furnace has stopped heating your home.
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  • HVAC Heat Pump & Blower: How They Function & What Can Be Done When They Malfunction

    There are a few parts of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system that are vital for energy efficiency. The heat pump and blower must be in a functional condition or you can end up with air that is not true to the temperature on the thermostat circulating in your house. Below, you will learn about the function of a heat pump and blower to an HVAC system and what can be done when they malfunction.
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  • Correcting Leaks In Well Pumps

    One of the challenges of submersible residential pumps is that they can be very hard to access. This is because the pump and motor assembly is assembled high above the well pump. Another challenge of diagnosing well pumps is that they often have symptoms that can overlap with each other. This can make it difficult to diagnose the cause of the malfunctioning pump. However, one of the most common problems is a leaking tank.
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  • Benefits Of A Dedicated HVAC Staff

    Contacting Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) professionals for a broken air conditioning or failed heater is a fairly common task, but would a dedicated team of HVAC professionals be better for your business? If you require regular monitoring, adjustments and creative approaching to heating, cooling and ventilation, consider a few benefits of commercial HVAC contractors as part of your regular payroll. Fine-Tuned Temperature Management In settings such as laboratories, chemical processing systems or high-temperature machine cooling, there are more temperature requirements than simply turning a knob.
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  • The Best Ways To Keep Iron Fences From Corroding

    Wrought iron fences are vulnerable to moisture. However, if they are constructed in areas that are not prone to moisture problems, such as in Arizona, they are not as likely to rust. Still, iron fences will need some care and maintenance so that they can last longer. Remove Rust Use a wire brush to remove the rust from the surface. After you have removed as much rust as you can with the wire brush, use sandpaper to remove the remainder of the rust.
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