Learning About General Contractor Services

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»

Sling Safety At Work: 5 Tips To Make Sure Material Handling Is Done Right

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In almost any industry, the handling of materials is one of the most important tasks. Without the right material handling equipment, important tools and materials cannot be moved and utilized. This is why, in the material handling industry, slings are one of the most important pieces of equipment. They help make it possible to pick up and transport materials from one place to the next. Unfortunately, loads are often too heavy for the slings to properly support them, which leads to workplace injuries and deaths. Read More»

Your Child And Asbestos: Limiting Risk

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If you have children, they may be at greater risk of asbestos exposure than adults. Asbestos is a microscopic fiber that is released into the air by products containing certain ingredients. When the asbestos is breathed into the lungs, it can be deadly. And developing lungs exposed to asbestos can develop mesotheloma. Since children are more vulnerable to asbestos, you will need to be aware of the risks facing your child and how to limit your child to exposure. Read More»

Maintenance For A Hard Slate Roof

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Replacing a roof is a totally unnecessary cost; you just have to buy the right roofing material. For example, you could clad your home with a hard slate roof. Why? Slate roofing will last for up to 200 years. While installing slate should preclude the need to ever replace your roof, you may still need to do some maintenance from time to time. In particular, you should look for damaged or slipped roofing tiles and inspect your flashing from time to time. Read More»