2015

  • Blanket Tank Heater Buying Tips

    If you own a business that stores chemicals, resins, epoxies, or other materials that have strict temperature storage requirements, then you likely will need to invest in some sort of heating for the drums or barrels that hold the materials. Blanket tank heaters are a good option to heat your containers from the exterior. This way, you do not have to worry about the corrosion of anode heaters inside the tanks. If you have never used blanket heaters before, keep reading to learn about a few tips about buying the heaters.
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  • Old Irrigation System Not Working Out For You? It's Probably Your Soil

    If your plants and vegetable gardens died because your current irrigation system doesn't work properly, improve the condition of your soil. Poor soil conditions can drain the life out of your vegetables and flowers over time. Improving the condition of your soil or replacing your old irrigation system altogether may be the only way to save your plants. Here are two things you can do to bring back the beauty of your dying plants.
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  • 3 Mistakes Well Owners Should Never Make

    About 15% of Americans use private wells for their household's water needs, and if you're one of them, you may be making mistakes that can put your health in danger. Here are three mistakes that well owners should never make. Not getting the water tested Municipal water users don't need to test their water because it is the government's responsibility, but when you have a well, testing the water is your job. According to the U.
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  • Warm Up Your Plaster Walls With This DIY Faux Wood Finish Tutorial

    Wood and plaster are both traditional, classic materials, especially when it comes to interior residential settings. While both have their place in the interior design world, plaster tends to be more budget-friendly and is often easier to install without experience. Unfortunately, plaster by itself can seem cold and plain. If you've recently installed plaster, but you love the warmth of wood, use this handy DIY faux wood finish tutorial to liven up your walls without breaking the bank.
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  • Business Safety Tips: Improving Your Parking Lot

    As a business owner, it is your job to ensure that both your employees and customers are safe. If you own a retail store, you may generally think of safety as keeping the aisles clean and free of clutter. However, safety goes well beyond the environment inside of your store. The environment outside of your store is just as important. Considering that approximately 206 people are killed annually in parking lot related accidents, it is important to ensure the safety of your parking lot.
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  • 5 Reasons To Choose A Restoration Company With Advanced Moisture Detection Equipment

    When a broken water main or hurricane flooding damages your home, you'll likely want to call the first water damage restoration company you can find. However, taking at least a little time to ask about the equipment and qualifications of the service provider pays off in the long run. Shop around for a company that brings high-tech moisture detection tools to enjoy these five benefits. Preventing Hidden Mold When water fills up a home or even a single room, the liquid flows through tiny cracks and openings you can't even see to create pockets of moisture in inaccessible spots like
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  • Three Ways To Ensure Your Wooden Fence Lasts As Long As Possible

    Having a wooden fence installed can be a pretty big investment, so it makes sense to ensure your fence lasts for as long as possible. With the proper care, you can extend the lifespan of your fence. Here are three ways to accomplish that goal. Keep weeds, bushes, and debris away from the fence. When you allow weeds and bushes to grow up against your fence, you trap moisture against the fence, which promotes rotting.
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  • 3 Tips To Change Up Your Lighting Fixtures

    You just don't have the desire to hunt down new lighting fixtures for your home, but you're not thrilled with what you've got. Are you stuck with them? Of course not. There are plenty of ways that you can update or subtly change your overhead lighting without having to rewire anything at all. Change Out the Bulbs Odds are that if you're dealing with an older fixture, you probably have incandescent bulbs up there.
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  • Waiting For The Ripe Time: How To Trim Fruit Trees Without Killing Them

    Fruit trees can be a fantastic asset to add to your property. They provide shade, beauty, and, best of all, food. They increase your home's value, but only once they are mature and fruiting. How can you get them there? Fruit trees can be sensitive to their environment, so it's very important to protect them and care for them properly. That means waiting for the right time to prune and trim them.
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  • How To Make Smart Choices When Choosing A New Furnace

    If you live in the eastern part of the country or the Midwest, then your furnace is undoubtedly the most important appliance in your home because average temperatures between 15 and 25 degrees Fahrenheit are likely during the winter months. A good furnace can keep you warm even in the most frigid weather. However, if your heater is more than 20 years old, then you may notice parts and pieces starting to break on a regular basis.
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