Moving Mature Trees

Posted on: 22 December 2014

The problem with trees is they take a long time to grow. So if you're currently designing a restaurant or a backyard oasis where you want fully grown trees to shade your guests, it's going to take planning and a lot more effort than simply planting a few saplings. Large, mature trees require big equipment like a crane, as well as manpower. They can also be quite pricey. But mature trees bring with them a beauty and majesty that young trees just can't pull off.
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3 Ways Your City's Asphalt Choice Could Affect Your Commute

Posted on: 22 December 2014

When most people hear about city council meetings, they don't usually mark their calendars and make a date out of it. Although listening to long, drawn-out discussions about asphalt might not sound like a good time, the type of road your city decides to install can directly affect your drive into work everyday.  Here are three ways your city's asphalt choice affects your commute, and why you should think about voicing your opinion.
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4 Items You Need When Dealing With A Burst Outdoor Faucet

Posted on: 19 December 2014

When you forget to disconnect the hose from your outdoor water faucet before a deep winter freeze, you may be dealing with a broken pipe and a flooded basement. You will need these four items to deal with the flood clean up and repairs. Shop Vac As soon as you see water gushing into your basement from the exterior wall and realize your outdoor water faucet has frozen, shut off the water valve to your house.
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3 Items To Keep Far Away From Heater Registers

Posted on: 19 December 2014

Your furnace sends hot air through the ducts to warm up each room individually. The channel of hot air flows into the room through a heat register, or vent, on the floor or the ceiling. If the register is blocked, your heating system cannot run efficiently, often resulting in damage to the furnace components, including the blower motor and pump. Hot air flowing out of your heater vents can even damage the items sitting too close to the registers.
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