Archive for June 23rd, 2016

Renting Heavy Equipment Is a Money Saving Decision for Many Construction Companies

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In two days it will be the site of both the College World Series of Baseball and the Olympic Swim Trials. Today, however, the city of Omaha is making quick use of different kinds of equipment to fill in pot holes throughout the city. Much of the work was completed before the baseball games began, but with the biggest crowds expected the last Monday and Tuesday in June, some work still remains.
Sometimes even cities with fleets of their own equipment still make use of equipment rental for construction projects that have a short completion window. Pot holes and other road problems, for example, often develop at several locations at once. Unexpected high temperatures in the city of Omaha on the Friday before Father’s Day caused one major road to buckle in at least seven spots. Anxious to complete a larg

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Electrical Tips All Homeowners Should Know

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Most homeowners do not spend a lot of time thinking about their home’s electrical system. That can be a mistake as electrical fires are very costly. Each year, they cause $1.5 billion in property damage. There were nearly 47,000 home structure fires in the United States that were connected to some kind of electrical problem in 2011. Almost half (47%) of all of the home structural fires that occurred in the country from 2007 to 2011 did involve some sort of electrical malfunction. Knowing a little about your home’s electrical system and when to call a professional for electrical wiring repairs can go a long way in preventing one from happening in your home.

  1. Inspect your electrical system once a year. When you first buy a house, you should learn the exact

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Energy Saving Tips From Your Furnace Repair Service

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Now that summer”s nearly here, it’s time for a quick inspection of home air conditioning systems, to make sure that they’re working right. If any repairs are needed, the company that provides your furnace repair service will be able to do those as well. In fact heating and cooling systems use the same system of ducts and ventilation. HVAC systems simplify the process of heating and cooling homes, but they need regular maintenance to function efficiently over their entire lifetime.

HVAC systems have been around for over a century
HVAC systems have a long history, going back to 1903. That was when the New York Stock Exchange building became one of the first buildings with an air condit

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4 Roofing Tips We All Could Use

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What homeowner really wants to think about roof maintenance? Few, if any. More than 70% of current homeowners report that they would prefer roofing made from materials that do not need a lot of maintenance or any maintenance at all. When asked further, 88% of homeowners say that the number one thing they look for when making roofing decisions, they want their roofs to be durable. About 83% say they want it to last a long time. At the end of the day, however, homeowners do need to think about roofing maintenance.

The next question is, what can you do on your own and what do you need a professional roofer to do?

  1. You can go general maintenance. At least on an annual basis, you should go around your home and clean your ventilation system of all the dust, di

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