Building Advice from a Seasoned Woodworker

Tips To Avoid Significant Basement Damage During A Summer Rainstorm

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Summer brings with it lots of warm weather and fun times outdoors. But anyone who’s ever had to make a mad scramble out of the pool at the first sight of lightning knows that summer can also bring the occasional rainstorm. If you want your basement and foundation to make it through the rainy season intact, here are some tips that might help. Make Sure Water Does Not Drain in One Spot Read More»

Decisions To Make When Choosing A Chain Link Fence

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When you decide it is time for commercial chain link fencing for your business, you will have to consider your needs in order to decide what type is best for your property. Here is what you need to know. How Much Privacy Do You Need?  Some companies don’t require any privacy and are happy with a basic chain link fence; they simply want to separate their property from surrounding properties. In fact, it is extremely important to some businesses that they aren’t hidden from the public and potential customers. Read More»

3 Things You Can Learn During An Annual Crane Inspection

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You may already know that having an annual crane inspection done on all of your cranes is essential if you want to avoid violating any regulations. You might not have much interest in having one of these inspections done beyond the fact that you know you should do it for regulatory reasons, but annual crane inspections can actually provide you with a lot of information. While you are working with a professional who has a lot of experience with cranes and who is inspecting your cranes for you, you can find out a lot of important things, including the things that are listed below. Read More»

3 Helpful Steps When Renting Out A Dumpster For Home Remodeling

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If you’re renovating your home, you may be scrapping a lot of materials. Instead of just letting these materials pile up, you can rent out a dumpster. To ensure this rental dumpster works out for your renovation project, you’ll want to take these steps.  Choose an Appropriate Size  There are several different dumpster sizes you can rent out today. Ideally, you want the rental dumpster to be large enough to hold all of your housing scrap materials. Read More»

Landscaping Strategies For Keeping Wild Animals Out Of Your Yard

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If you’ve recently purchased a home on the outskirts of town or in a rural area, you’re undoubtedly looking forward to seeing wildlife on occasion but may not be enthusiastic about the idea of having wild animals become regular visitors to your yard. Perhaps you’ve got children or domestic pets that you want to provide a safe environment for, or maybe you want to enjoy the results of your gardening efforts instead of providing a free feeding station for local wildlife. Read More»