Safety Tips For Your Next Welding Project
3 March 2018
Whether you'll be the one welding or you're having welders work on your project, there are some important things to know about keeping safe with welding machines on site.
Don't Make Direct Contact with the Machine
One way for an electric current to transfer to the welder and deliver an electric shock is through direct physical contact with the machine during operation. Make sure the welder is using specialized gloves that insulate their hands from current.
How To Add Insulation To Your Floor
30 January 2018
If you have a home with a basement, there is a good chance that you will be able to add extra insulation to the floor on the main level. Basements usually don't have the same temperature control as the rest of a house. This often means that this cold air permeates through the floor, making it cold to the touch, but also cooling down your entire home. So, if you can add some insulation to the floor via the basement, you can make your home a little more energy efficient, especially during the winter.
Why Vinyl Is The Perfect Awning Material
19 December 2017
Installing an awning, whether it is permanent or retractable, is a great investment. Even small, simple awning can provide some valuable shade to your window fixtures. They can reduce the amount of time that the sun hits your windows or large glass doors, drastically cutting solar absorption. They can also protect your windows from the impact of debris falling from your trees. Most importantly, an awning can provide shade to your patio and other spaces on your exterior, making them more enjoyable.
Tips To Help You Prevent Roof Ice Dam Formation This Winter
13 November 2017
Ice dam formation on your roof can be a wintertime problem if you live in a northern climate. When snow melts on your roof and freezes at its edges into a layer of ice, the ice builds up thicker and thicker, growing under your shingles and causing damage. Although this occurrence can make your home look beautiful, you should take some steps to prevent and remedy the problem. Here are some tips to help you accomplish this.