No One Should Feel Claustrophobic in Their Own Home

How To Fix A Garage Door That Only Closes Partially

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If you have an automatic garage door opener connected to your garage, then you rely on the motor of the door as well as the various other moving parts so you can get your car out of your garage. While your garage door is likely to work quite well for some time, it will break down eventually. A typical garage door will last about 30 years, and the opener will last between 10 and 15 years. Read More»

4 Specialty Plumbing Tools That Streamline Your Workday

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When it comes to completing plumbing jobs, the clock starts ticking as soon as your clients pick up the phone. If you arrive onsite with a toolbox full of basic equipment, the requested repairs may take longer than expected. You can speed up the repair process by investing in a set of specialty plumbing tools that make quick work of previously tedious tasks. In addition to saving you time and effort, specialty tools ensure you do not cause any damage to the finish of plumbing fixtures you remove and install for your clients. Read More»

Work At Home? How Circadian Rhythms & Dehydration Can Affect Your Productivity

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In 2010, 13.4 million people worked from their home at least one day a week, which was a 35% increase from the previous decade. Several of the things that an at-home worker needs to be productive are self-motivation and self-control. However, there are a few other essential things that can severely affect production, especially when at home—circadian rhythms and hydration. Here’s what you need to know.  Circadian Rhythms  Circadian rhythms are changes in your body that are affected by the environment you are in. Read More»

Keeping Stored Diesel Fuel In Great Condition Over The Winter

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If you have large above ground tanks or containers filled with diesel fuel to help provide your large scale construction equipment with fuel, then you need to make sure that the diesel inside stays in good condition. Without reliable and consistent fuel, your fuel lines and filters can clog or freeze. This can lead to serious equipment damage or complete failure. There are a wide variety of things you should do to keep the fuel in great shape and most of these things should be completed in the winter. Read More»

How To Help You Paint Straight Edges Like A Professional

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Painting your home the right way takes the right preparation and time. A professional painter can take from two to four days to prepare and paint an average-sized room. Professional painters also have techniques and tricks they use to help improve their work. Here are some helpful tips to help you paint straight edges in your painting. Use a Steady Hand, Not Painter’s Tape When you are deciding if you will or will not use painter’s masking tape, remember some of the best painters don’t mask before they paint. Read More»