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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»

4 Benefits Of Replacing Your Home's Windows

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When it comes to changing the aesthetics of your home, there are numerous things that might come to mind immediately: replacing the roof, landscaping your lawn, remodeling a room, or even painting your house. Replacing your windows might not be something that immediately strikes a chord with you, but it is undoubtedly one of the absolute best things you can do for your home on a variety of levels (and not merely aesthetically). Read More»

How to Frame Your New Window Properly to Ensure it Lasts

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If you are working on an old home, the windows may be badly degraded. If they were neglected long enough, or simply weren’t installed correctly all those years ago, the window frame will need to be replaced. Here is what you need to concern yourself with in order to ensure correct installation. Ensure the Window Frame is Properly Sized & Braced When framing out a window, start at the top and work your way down. Read More»