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Overseeing Residential Construction Projects

Whether building a new home or revamping an old one, it feels good to be able to rely on an experienced contractor to make sure the job gets done right. But just because you have a professional by your side doesn't mean that you shouldn't have an understanding of how your construction project should be handled. If you don't know what to expect from your contractor, their team, and even your own efforts during construction, you won't know whether anything important is being overlooked or that labor production is inefficiant. This blog was designed to provide visitors like you with the tips, tricks, insights, and guidelines that are needed to successfully oversee any type of construction project. Thanks for stopping by!

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2 Reasons Every Business Owner Should Invest In Pallet Racking

14 December 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you manage a successful business, you might be more worried about entertaining potential investors and planning the office holiday party than you are about material handling equipment like pallet racking. However, pallet racking isn't just a luxury that will make things easier for your receiving department—it might also help you to stay out of financial trouble. Here are two reasons every business owner should invest in pallet racking, and what might happen if you don't: Read More …

5 Tips For Proper Plumbing When Adding A Water Reuse System To Your Fish Hatchery

1 December 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Most fish hatcheries run on steady supply of fresh water to keep the fry healthy and encourage fast growth, but this is a wasteful practice that depletes natural resources. Water reuse systems require an upfront investment, but when properly designed, they can save both money and resources in the long run. Consider these recommendations when planning the plumbing to connect all those filters and degassers to your raceways and tanks. Read More …

Pros And Cons Of Built-Up Roofing For Large Commercial Buildings

2 November 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Built-up roofing, also known as BUR, has remained a common commercial roofing type for decades. However, it you are considering having a new roof put on your existing building or trying to decide what type of roof to put on a new one, it's not wise to just settle on BUR because of its popularity. To help you make an informed decision, here's a look at what a BUR really is, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of this type of roof. Read More …

Tips For Troubleshooting Your Heat Pump’s Operation

14 October 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Heat pumps rely on a coil system that's filled with refrigerant to draw heat from outside, condense it and then send it into your home. Although it functions differently than a traditional furnace, troubleshooting its heat production is a very similar process. Here's a look at what you should know about determining whether your heat pump is keeping up or needs a service. Understanding the Human Element   Many people base their evaluation of the heat pump's output on how the air feels coming out of the vent. Read More …

Prepare For Next Summer With These Central A/C Maintenance Tips

24 September 2015
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You might not need your central air conditioner now that the fall season is in full swing, but it still needs regularly scheduled maintenance. With summer temperatures no longer an issue, now is the perfect time for you to take care of those maintenance and upkeep issues that may have been put off throughout the summer. Get ready to battle next summer's heat wave with these helpful maintenance tips: Banish Dirt and Debris from Your Central A/C System Read More …