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  • 3 Things to Check Before Doing DIY Concrete Repair

    Concrete repair is something that many homeowners face. The repair is usually on a driveway or walkway. Before you decide to repair a whole or break in the concrete yourself, there are a few things you need to check. By making these quick checks, you can ensure that you are repairing the full extent of the issue and not overlooking something that could lead to replacement. Check for Erosion If the crack or break in the concrete splinters off, then follow the additional cracks.
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  • Why Electrical Grounding Is Crucial For a New Structure

    While installation of an electric system is pertinent during construction, this energy source is still one of the more dangerous systems in your home. Improper installation or lack of adequate safety mechanisms can put all residents in the house at risk, not to mention the shorting of electrical appliances, which results in expensive repairs. If you are undergoing some construction work and are at the stage of electric installation, it is advisable to ensure your electrical contractors employ a grounding of the system.
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  • Gearing Up: the Most Common Industrial Gearbox Faults, and Their Solutions

    Having issues with the gearbox is one of the most common problems for regular drivers — so perhaps it's no surprise that they're so frequent in industrial machinery too. Not only does the gearbox work hard as an integral part of any piece of heavy machinery, but it's also composed of a great number of moving parts. As any engineer will tell you, that's a recipe for disaster. But what exactly is likely to go wrong with your gearbox?
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  • How Can You Customise Your Chain Link Fencing?

    Easily one of the most readily available fencing materials in the market, chain link remains a ubiquitous type of fencing for both commercial and residential applications. The ease of installation that this fencing supply offers coupled with the affordability and versatility of the material makes it a convenient option for a vast array of reasons. However, one thing people can concur on regarding chain link is that it is not one of the more attractive choices you could sect.
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  • How your roof helps to shape your perfect home

    If you have a new-build property that requires a roof or an existing home that needs re-roofing you will need to give careful thought to which type of roof will be most appropriate for your situation. A roof is much more than a covering to protect the inside of your building from the cold and the rain. Choosing the right roof design will enable you to maximise the benefit you gain from your property.
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  • Preventative Care Tips to Help You Reduce Costly Plumbing Emergencies

    Whether it is a burst water pipe, leaky faucet, no hot water, a clogged drain, sewer overflow or any other problem that calls for emergency plumbing service, one thing is obvious — no homeowner fancies being faced with a plumbing emergency situation. While performing preventative maintenance cannot prevent all emergency plumbing problems that may arise in your home, it can go a long way towards reducing the number of times you may need to call an emergency plumber for assistance.
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  • Important Questions to Ask a Demolition Service Company

    Before you have a home or other building demolished, you want to be sure you get all the information needed from a demolition service so you know what to expect with the job and know that the job will be done according to your plans. Note what is meant by that, along with some important questions to ask a demolition service company when you're ready to hire them, so there are no surprises for you throughout the process.
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  • 5 Facts New Car Owners Need to Know About Key Fobs and Electronic Keys

    Are you buying a car that has a key fob attached to the key for the first time? If so, you may be wondering about these inventions. Here are five facts you need to know. 1. The Word Key Fob Doesn't Just Refer to Electronic Keys When many people hear the phrase "key fob", they think that it just refers to the electronic components attached to contemporary car keys, but that is not the case.
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  • 5 Signs You Need to Clean Your Cooling Tower

    Ideally, you should hire a professional to clean your cooling tower on a regular basis. Unfortunately, many cooling tower owners overlook this aspect of maintenance. Here are five signs that you should consider cleaning. 1. Your Sand Filter Has Failed Most commercial cooling towers have a sand filter. This prevents unwanted dirt or debris from migrating around the system. If your filter has recently failed, you will need to work with a cooling tower repair specialist to get a new filter installed.
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  • Building Inspection Reports: What to Look For Regarding Fire Containment in Garages

    Garages need to have several fire containment measures so that any fire that begins in the garage doesn't quickly spread to the rest of the home. It is therefore important for you to read the building inspection report carefully so that you confirm that adequate measures were implemented to keep garage fires away from the rest of the house before you enter a new home. This article discusses some of the containment measures that the report should reveal.
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