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  • Three Questions to Ask Your Electrician If You Plan to Put a Cool Room in Your Warehouse

    If you are planning to have a cool room installed in your warehouse, you may need to hire a commercial electrician to help you with the process. To ensure you select the right cool room and that you understand its impact on your current electrical system, you may want to ask your electrician the following three questions. 1. Do You Need to Add New Outlets or Circuits to Support the Cool Room?
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  • The Advantages of Choosing Screw Piles for Temporary Building Foundations

    Temporary buildings can be a tremendously convenient way to create much-needed shelter quickly and easily, and they are used everywhere from schools to scrapyards and isolated construction sites. However, most large temporary buildings cannot simply be dumped wherever they are needed, and some variety of temporary foundation is required to keep the building level and stable during its time in a temporary location. In the past, temporary foundations were essentially stripped-down versions of traditional, permanent concrete foundations, and required a considerable amount of effort and manpower to place and remove.
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  • Sweet and Simple: Advantages of Common Style Timber Frame Trusses

    Timber trusses come in multiple designs, but most of these designs can be divided into the following five basic categories: common, queen, king, hammer and scissor. There are pros and cons of all these designs, but if you're wondering about the common truss, here's a look at the key advantages of this sweet and simple design. Easy to Build If you are a beginning builder and you want to include timber trusses in your design, the common truss is the ideal option.
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  • Pipe Dreams: The Advantages Of Installing Water Piping Using Trenchless Drilling

    Installing new subterreanean water pipes can be a laborious and time-consuming job whichever way you slice it, and techniques capable of reducing the amount of hassle involved in water pipe installation are always welcome. To that end, trenchless drilling has become an enormously popular technique for speeding water pipe installation, and its easy to see why -- this modern and innovative drilling technique has a number of advantages over more conventional pipe laying methods.
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  • Top Reasons Why Steel Carports Sell Very Well on the Construction Market

    When talking about the different types of carports available on the construction market, one can never miss to mention steel carports. Steel carports have become a popular choice for many Australian homeowners, despite their relatively pricier installation. If you have just finished building your new house and building a carport is the next project in line, here's why you should opt for a steel carport. Steel carports have excellent durability.
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  • Why You Should Ask a Staffing Agency to Find Permanent Workers for Your Construction Company

    When a staffing agency plays a permanent placement role for a construction company, it means they are hiring construction workers and then supplying them to the company for an agreed upon fee. Under this kind of recruiting arrangement, the construction workers are placed permanently with the company, and no contractual engagement exists between the workers and the recruiting agency. Here's why you, a construction contractor, should use a staffing agency to find permanent workers.
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  • Concrete Joints: Sealer or Filler?

    In concrete construction, sealing a joint and filling a joint are not the same thing—though they often serve a similar purpose. If you're laying concrete slabs and you're not sure how to handle sealing and filling your joints, read on. What is sealing a joint, and when should you do it? Concrete sealant is a soft material that allows a concrete slab to naturally expand and contract with the weather and general usage.
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  • When a Home Renovation Project Is Best Left In the Hands of a Professional

    Not all home renovation projects need the services of a contractor; you may be able to rip out your old kitchen cabinets and install new ones with a friend to help and a few sturdy tools or cut a space in a bedroom to install a new wardrobe very easily. However, it's not unusual for homeowners to get too ambitious when it comes to renovation projects and assume they can handle any work on their own if they have those sturdy tools and some helpful videos.
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  • Material World: Choosing The Right Material For Your Conservatory's New Bi-Fold Doors

    Bi-fold doors can be a great addition to any conservatory, providing an excellent combination of visibility, natural light and security. However, any door, bi-fold or not, is only as good as the materials it is made from, and bi-fold doors are available in a wide variety of building materials suited to different purposes. As such, you should take stock of the advantages and disadvantages of each individual material before deciding which is best for your new conservatory door.
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  • 4 Ways to Renovate Your Master Bedroom

    When it comes to renovating a home, many people think about the kitchen or bathroom, but don't forget about your bedroom. While you may not spend a lot of time in your bedroom, improvements can help to increase the value of your home and turn it into a sanctuary that you enjoy a lot more. Here are some different renovations you can do in your master bedroom. Create More Storage
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