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Using Simple Hand Tools To Determine If Your Do-It-Yourself Carpentry Work Is Square And In-Plane

In major home improvement or other carpentry-intensive projects, determining if something is square or in-plane is critical to the overall integrity of what you are building. A relatively small error in these relative measurements can make a huge negative difference in the finished product, so that is why it is important to know how to test them. Below is how a do-it-yourselfer can use a few common hand tools to determine if something is square or in-plane: Read More 

5 Reasons To Have A Professional Blow Out Your Drip Irrigation System

If you have a drip irrigation system and live in a cold climate, then you will have to winterize your system. While most of the steps to winterize your system, such as insulating or removing your pumps and timers, blowing out your system requires extra precautions. Blowing out a drip irrigation system involves sending compressed air through your system to ensure that all of the excess water has been removed. This prevents the water from freezing and cracking your system over the winter. Read More 

5 Ways To Cater To Customers With A Commercial Roof Installation

Customer satisfaction always comes down to the smallest details. Whether it's friendly employees or a clean atmosphere, simple decisions can help make or break your business. As you work with a commercial roofing contractor to install or replace a roof for your business, it's a good idea to keep the customers in mind. The following five roofing options may seem like little changes, but they can make a huge difference on the impact that your business has with customers. Read More 

4 Things to Consider When Purchasing the Right AC Unit for Your Home

About 87% of US homes have some sort of air conditioning in them. Chances are, your household is one of them. If it's not, however, you might be considering getting an AC unit for your home. There are a variety of factors that you should take into consideration before hunkering down and purchasing an air conditioning system. Before you go out and buy a new AC unit for your home, consider a few things in order to ensure that you get the type of AC unit that is right for your home. Read More 

Should You Charge Parking Fines To Support Your Street Sweeping Program?

If you are adding a street sweeping program from a company like USA Services of Florida to your community or if you are looking for ways to improve your existing street sweeping program, you have to decide whether or not you want to assess fines. Some communities assess fines to the vehicles that are parked in the way of the street sweeping trucks. while others do not. There are pros and cons to both approaches. Read More