• To Repair Or To Replace, That Is The Question

    21 January 2015

    When you buy a house, you should ask how old the furnace is and how much the owners typically pay to keep their home warm. High heating costs are a legitimate concern since they can really put a pinch on your budget. If you have an older house, your furnace could be as little as 55% efficient, which means you will end up paying double what you should to heat your home.

  • Fixing Soil Damage After A Construction Project

    12 January 2015

    Construction projects, no matter how small, can cause lasting damage to the soil in your yard or garden if you don't take the right repair steps. Excavating for a new foundation, whether for a home, shed or a patio, disturbs the topsoil, while heavy equipment compacts the soil so plants have trouble taking root. Clear the Site A common mistake whenever excavation takes place is the use of the wrong fill materials.

  • Staying On The Road And Seeing Clearly - Deciding Between Windshield Repair And Replacement

    2 January 2015

    The freedom associated with owning and driving a car is a huge part of modern culture, and it can provide you with a great sense of happiness and accomplishment. However, owning and driving your car comes with a litany of responsibilities that you need to consider before you head out on the open road. Maintenance and the associated costs are, of course, primary among these responsibilities. Some types of maintenance require some specialized knowledge before you seek out repairs.

  • Pallet Management For Financial And Environmental Benefit

    2 January 2015

    A pallet management program benefits both your business and the environment. First, by avoiding waste you improve your company's bottom line. Second, less pallet production and wood waste is better for the environment, from slowing deforestation to lessening the stress on landfills and disposal sites. Begin With the Vendor Pallets come in two main varieties: Standard size and construction pallets for a variety of uses. Specialty pallets created to specifically hold and protect your product.

  • Buying A New Property? ~ Three Energy Efficiency Cues To Look For

    18 December 2014

    Today, there is a significant amount of hype surrounding the topic of energy efficiency. This is due to some people wanting to reduce their "carbon footprint." Others do so because they want to save money, and they know that energy efficient properties generally have lower energy bills. Knowing what to look for in a property can save you money on future upgrades, and you may even be able to negotiate a lower selling price if you can show the buyer the upgrades you will need to make to ensure the property is energy efficient.