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Get More Out Of Your Plumbing Career By Joining A Union

Construction & Contractors Blog

Workers' unions exist to help leverage the bargaining power of employees. Unions that cater to the needs of tradesmen in the construction industry have been around for awhile. Plumbers can benefit from membership in a plumber's union, especially if they are just starting their career. Learn more about the advantages you will enjoy when you start your plumbing career off with membership in a reputable union. Continuing Education Once you have completed your schooling and passed your basic plumbing exam, you might think that your days of sitting in a classroom have come to an end.

23 October 2018

Different Ways To Conserve Energy With Your Industrial Boiler

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The industrial boiler that is used within your company is probably both one of the most important and one of the most energy-hogging pieces of equipment in the entire building. Stopping using your industrial boiler isn't an option, but there are options that will help you reduce energy use. Replace It With a More Efficient Model Industrial boilers that are old can often still be repaired so that they can still be used for many years.

9 September 2018

3 Signs You Should Choose A Solar-Powered Well Pump

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When installing a well pump on your property, you might just assume that your well pump will have to be hooked up to electrical wiring. However, even though this might have been the case for most well pumps in the past, it's not your only option now. Nowadays, solar-powered well pumps are a very popular choice, and they can be ideal in a number of situations. These are a few signs that you should choose a well pump that is solar-powered.

26 July 2018

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

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

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