Learning About General Contractor Services

3 Natural Options To Remove Paint From A Brick Retaining Wall

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If your home has a brick retaining wall that a previous owner painted, then you will be happy to learn that you can remove all of the paint and restore the brick to its natural state, without any damage to the surrounding landscaping. You have three natural options for removing paint from your brick retaining wall: manually with a brush manually with a natural paint stripping product Read More»

The Dangers Of Chemical Drain Cleaners

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Even though many problems have been associated with chemical drain cleaners over the years, they are still a popular product because they are so convenient. They may also seem relatively inexpensive when compared to a visit from a professional plumber. Unfortunately, these products usually contain either sulphuric acid or sodium hydroxide, two substances that have devastating effects on the human body if swallowed, inhaled, or spilled on the skin. They also cause damage to your plumbing. Read More»

Ground-Penetrating Radar: What Lies Beneath The Surface?

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Have you ever looked down at the ground and wished there was a way to see beneath the surface without digging? There is. Technology known as ground-penetrating radar uses electromagnetic radiation to create a picture of what lies beneath the surface of the earth. This technology is useful for a variety of purposes. Take a look at four areas where ground-penetrating radar has proven to be invaluable.  Construction During construction projects, crews must first excavate the site before the actual construction begins. Read More»

Basement Leaking? Three Consequences Of Not Addressing The Issue Quickly

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If you notice that your basement is leaking water, you need to act right away. If you leave the water in your basement, and wait until you have time to clean it up, it can have serious consequences. Here are the top three consequences of not addressing a basement leak quickly. The Humidity Level In Your Basement Will Increase One of the first things that will happen is the humidity levels in your basement will increase. Read More»

3 Tips To Keep Your Pool Safe From Alligators

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Authorities estimate that 5 million alligators are spread throughout the Southeastern United States. If you live in an area where alligators are a constant threat, it’s important that you take the time to learn how to keep these reptiles out of your pool. Constructing a pool enclosure that will ward off alligators allows you to safely swim with your family. Here are three tips that can help secure your pool against alligator invasions in the future. Read More»