Understanding The Construction Process

Clearing Out The Sewer Line Yourself

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If you are a new property owner, you might be surprised to find out that you are responsible for taking care of your home sewer line. This is a drain that travels from the main waste/vent stack to the sewer main. The city is responsible for taking care of the main sewer, but you are responsible for taking care of your home sewer line.  Determining the Source of the Clog Read More»

Tips For Your Next Commercial Building Project

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Managing the logistical challenges of a thriving business is a task that many entrepreneurs want to have. One of the most difficult aspects of growing a business can be finding enough room for your equipment, workers and customers. As a result, it is not unusual for businesses to need to expand their building. However, these projects can be highly complex, and if you are feeling overwhelmed by the early planning stages of this task, there are a couple of tips that can help you avoid some unpleasant issues that can arise. Read More»

Three Forms Of Venting Possible With A Propane Garage Heater

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When buying a propane garage heater, one of the major considerations is the form of venting it comes with. Venting determines where pipes are located (for example, roof venting pipes are more complicated to install), and how many pipes to have. Here are the three major forms of venting available: Gravity Venting Just like the name suggests, gravity venting uses the force of gravity to get rid of the combusted gases from the heater. Read More»

Asphalt Shingle Maintenance: A Beginner's Guide To A Roof Checkup

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It is no secret that when you become a homeowner, you take on a new responsibility to maintain your home. One of the biggest structural components that deserves annual attention is the asphalt roof of your home. The roof may be high over your head, and even a little intimidating when you are not a roofing contractor. Yet a simple maintenance checkup is easy to achieve with a little direction, a good ladder, and a safety harness to keep you safe while you work overhead. Read More»

Pros And Cons Of Installing A Metal Roof

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If you’ve been shopping for a new roof recently, you’ve likely heard about the new types of metal roofing. These roofs are not only durable, but offer a number of other advantages. However, a metal roof is not right for every homeowner and every building. It’s important to weigh the pros and cons of this type of roofing (or any type) before you invest your money. Advantages of a metal roof Read More»