Building Classes And Construction Types

Tips For Preparing Exterior Trim For Painting

Painting the exterior of your home isn't complete until the trim is done. This includes window frames, the roof fascia boards, and any decorative trim work on the home. Unlike the siding, which can be painted quickly with a paint sprayer, trim is typically painted by hand. The following tips can help you prepare it for painting so that the process goes as smoothly as possible. Tip #1: Replace damaged trim Read More 

Could Your Household Plumbing Be Harboring The Legionnaire’s Disease?

Legionnaire's disease is caused by bacteria which eventually causes pneumonia. If this condition is left untreated, it can be fatal. Fortunately, it is easy to treat with antibiotics. Did you know that, while it is rare, the bacteria that causes Legionnaire's disease could be lingering in your household plumbing? What is Legionella? Legionella is the name of the aquatic bacteria that causes the Legionnaire's disease. This bacteria thrives in warm water. Read More 

3 Reasons To Choose An Asphalt Driveway Vs. Concrete

If you are thinking about having a driveway poured, you might be undecided of whether you want a driveway that is made out of asphalt or concrete. Even though both types of driveways can be nice, many find that an asphalt driveway is the better choice. These are a few reasons why. 1. It's Cheaper Even though pricing obviously varies between one contractor and another, asphalt paving is generally cheaper. For someone who wants to make an improvement to his or her property but who is on a budget, choosing asphalt can make the difference between a project that is affordable and a project that is not. Read More 

Expecting A Winter Baby? 3 Health Risks That Can Be Caused By Your HVAC Systems

If you are expecting a baby this coming winter, it's important that you understand how your home's heating system can affect the health of your precious new family member. Here are 3 main concerns and what you can do to prevent serious health risks, some of which could effect your baby for life. Dry Air—Infantile Eczema Winter air is dry because there's very little humidity during the colder months. When you turn the heat on in your home, the little moisture that is in the air can easily evaporate. Read More 

Keeping Dust Off Of Overhead Cranes: 3 Tips To Cleaning Dust Off Without Interfering With Operations

Overhead cranes are used in many warehouses and assembly lines, as they are easy to operate and can usually be automated. This type of material handling equipment can be purchased from a company like Tri State Surplus Co and is one of the most popular ones you'll find in warehouses for their practicality. They come in 6 different classes from A to F, with each class designed to cater to a specific purpose. Read More