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.
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.
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.
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.
16 December 2014
Winterizing your home with weather stripping and caulk not only keeps those cold, uncomfortable drafts out; it can also substantially reduce your energy bill. These five easy steps will have your home caulked, weather stripped and more efficient in no time: 1. Finding Air Breaches First, examine your home for leaks, holes and gaps that need to be addressed. In addition to reducing your energy efficiency, these openings may also be letting in insects and rainwater.