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Common Myths About Commercial Flood Damage And The Truth About These Myths

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If your commercial building has recently experienced a flood, you may be thinking about hiring a flood damage professional to help with the cleanup process. Unfortunately, there are many myths out there related to commercial flood damage and the services offered to clean up after flooding. Here are a few common myths you need to be aware of following commercial flooding and the truth surrounding these myths.  You Don't Need Professional Help Following a Commercial Flood

16 June 2018

Wiring Cubicle Work Desks Could Be The Best Option When You Expand Your Office

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If you're planning to expand your operations and hire more staff who'll be working on computers all day, you'll need to decide how to arrange the office space. Private offices aren't practical, so you'll probably choose an open working environment, bench desks, or cubicles. Each has its advantages and special considerations when it comes to routing power and data cables to the desks. Cubicles have been a popular choice for decades.

1 May 2018

3 Steps To Creating Upscale End Tables On A Low Budget

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High-end furniture can often cost a pretty penny. If you want your home to have a nice looking living room, but you have a limited budget, you may be able to use your creativity to help you come up with a nice space. Reupholstering a couch can make it look beautiful and new without having to invest in a brand new one. For nice end tables, you can invest a little money into your current end tables and have them look glamorous.

19 March 2018

Storm Preparation And Recovery Planning

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If your area is prone to hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, high winds, damaging hail, or other storm situations, you need a plan for both protection and recovery. Buying the best defenses before a storm is good, but your property can still fall apart if you don't have a good recovery plan for when--not if--those defenses fail. Here are a few efficient storm preparation and property protection planning points, along with post-storm recovery tips.

6 February 2018

Old House, New Exterior: Upgrades To Make Your Historic Home Look Like New

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When you have an older house, you enjoy the unique architecture, woodwork, and charm that you don't see in homes today. However, the exteriors of more intricate older homes can begin to show their age, especially if they have not been well maintained in the past. If your old house exterior is starting to look tired, peeling, dirty, or decayed, here are some exterior upgrades you should consider in order to preserve or restore the exterior of your beautiful historic home.

23 December 2017

Best Siding For New Homes

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When building a new home, there are many huge decisions that you have to make. Perhaps one of the most consequential is choosing the right siding material. Not only will the exterior siding define the style of your home, it also effects the maintenance and energy efficiency of your home. Here are 2 stylish, but very different materials that are commonly used in building residential properties: Fiber Cement Siding Fiber cement is a siding material that is becoming more popular.

16 October 2017

3 Things That You'll Need For A Pallet Rack Permit

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If you are planning on installing pallet racking in your warehouse or other commercial or industrial property, you may be required to get a permit. Of course, whether or not this is necessary and the permit process itself will depend on where you operate your business and what the laws are in your area. These are some of the things that you may be required to have when you apply for your permit, such as:

16 October 2017

Causes Of Bad HVAC Odor

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A foul-smelling HVAC system is a nuisance that few people can stand. Unfortunately, you may have no option but to breathe in foul air in your house if you don't know what is causing the foul air in the first place. Here are some of the reasons HVAC systems sometimes emit foul odor: Electrical Problem An electrical malfunction can cause a bad odor to emanate from your HVAC system if it causes overheating or burns an electrical component.

13 September 2017

3 Reasons Why You May Have A "Possessed" Garage Door

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Have you recently noticed that your garage door is opening on its own? Your kids are constantly telling you that it is possessed or that there is a ghost living in the garage, but you know better. However, it is frustrating because you have a daily schedule to keep and don't have the time for things like this. Unfortunately, you have no idea what the problem is and don't have a clue as to where to begin to figure out why your garage door is not functioning properly.

7 August 2017

Remodeling Ideas For A Small Attic

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Even if you have a small attic, there are ways you can use this space as an extra room in your home. With the help of your remodeling contractor, you can put this unused space to work for you and your family. Here are just a few ideas to consider as you plan your attic remodel. Home Theater If your attic has no windows, it might be the perfect place for a cozy home theater room.

7 August 2017