Garage Door Won't Close? Check Your Eyes

Construction & Contractors Blog

Modern garage doors use electric eyes to detect when there is an obstruction in the path of your garage door. When this system is operational, it prevents your door from shutting on cars, people, or pets. On the other hand, when it is not working like it should, your garage door won't close. In most cases, you can troubleshoot malfunctioning eyes and get your garage door working again without the need to call in reinforcements.

20 October 2015

Upgrading Residential Single-Pane Windows To Achieve Noise Reduction

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A home serves as a place of refuge, but sometimes the noises from outside can become intrusive. Homeowners with single-pane windows can reduce their interior noise level by installing replacement dual-pane windows. Windows are often the entry point for excessive noise entering your home from the outside. Neighborhood noise can be sporadic and unpredictable. Single-pane windows facing a busy street may not be adequate to muffle the sound of vehicle traffic.

5 October 2015

Why Paint Of Any Kind Should Not Be Poured Down Your Sink Drains -- And A Cleanup Solution

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It is a fairly common practice by most homeowners to pour anything liquid down their drains. While most things may not be harmful or cause a clog, there are some products that can be a very serious problem. These common household products generate a large portion of drain cleaning issues -- issues that only a professional plumbing contractor/plumber can solve. Of these, paint products are probably some of the worst, and here is why.

17 September 2015

Addressing Common Commercial Roofing Concerns

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A business's roof is a critical part of its building, but roofing is a topic that many business owners may not have a good understanding about. As a result, these individuals may be poorly equipped to understand the process of installing a new roof. Yet, understanding the following couple of answers for fairly routine questions will help you to better understand what this process will entail and what impacts it will have on their enterprise.

31 August 2015

Building Pest Control Into Your New Home

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Pest control can be an issue, even in new homes. Many homeowners are choosing to build a pest control system directly in their homes in order to prepare for future pests. Here's what you need to know about an installed pest control system. Reasons to Pre-Install Pest Control There are a few reasons to build pest control systems into your home. First of all, it can be very effective and quick to treat a pest control problem.

14 August 2015

Three Ideas To Improve Your Basement Finishing Project With Durable Materials

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You can add a lot of value to your home with basement remodeling. It will also give you space that you need. The basement can also be a difficult area to finish because it can be prone to things like water damage due to moisture. This means that you may want to finish your basement with alternative materials like vinyl wall finishes, water, resistant flooring and composite trim. If you want a basement that looks great and has a durable finish, here are some of the options you have:

31 July 2015

3 Ways Your Septic Tank Will Let You Know It Needs To Be Serviced

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Dealing with a septic tank is a small price to pay for living away from the hustle and bustle of the inner city. While the relative peace and quiet might be a relief, a grumpy septic tank can make you long for living closer to the city. Yet, most problems that occur with a septic tank can be prevented by making sure to get it cleaned or pumped. Fortunately for you as well, your septic tank will be sure to let you know when it needs servicing by doing things like the following:

17 July 2015