How I Came to Love Construction

  • How To Clean A Furnace Blower Compartment

    8 April 2016

    Over its lifetime, your furnace is bound to lose some of its efficiency. Usually, decreased airflow is a result of a furnace that simply has not been serviced in a while. Most people call professional HVAC contractors to inspect and service their furnace. The motor and gas lines within the furnace should definitely be handled by licensed professionals. However, there are several components of a normal furnace that can be easily checked and often repaired to make it more efficient.

  • Need Construction Equipment? Why Renting Is The Way To Go

    8 April 2016

    Working in the construction industry is all about making sure you have the tools that you need to get the job done.  The last thing you want to deal with is the disappointment that can arise when you're offered a high paying project, only to find that your inventory doesn't include the heavy machinery that you need, and your budget won't allow you to make the purchase.  However, before you say no to an opportunity that could help you expand your business, you should consider renting construction equipment.

  • 3 Perks Of Laminate Floor

    8 April 2016

    Laminate floors are great for residential property owners who want a low maintenance, no-nonsense product. Many people are drawn to laminate because they are so easy to own. But, laminate floors are also very stylish. They are much more affordable than wood or tile floors and the installation is so much faster. At the same time, laminate floors are very cheap and easy to maintain over the years. It is easy to see why laminate floors are used in so many different types of construction.

  • The Most Common Propane Gas Delivery Options Available To You

    8 April 2016

    Propane delivery companies offer a range of options regarding how they deliver propane. You will want to inform yourself about these options both when trying to determine which propane delivery service to patronize and when determining how you would like propane to be delivered to your home. Spare Tanks Vs. Exchange Tanks When receiving a delivery, you have the option between a spare tank and an exchange tank. A spare tank is a full tank that is simply delivered without the need to exchange an empty tank.

  • 4 Remodeling Tips To Make Your Small Bathroom Appeal Larger

    19 February 2016

    The challenge with remodeling a small bathroom is that you do not have a great deal of space with which to work. However, with the right choices, you can live large in your small space. Here are some tips to maximize your small bathroom and get the look you want.  Use Lighting to Create an Illusion The lighting in your bathroom can help make your bathroom seem larger than it actually is.

  • Wood Versus Cement Siding

    1 February 2016

    As with most things, both wood and cement siding have advantages and disadvantages. Which one you choose for your home depends on personal tastes, styles, and opinions. Cost and maintenance also play a fairly sizable role in the decision. Fiber Cement Siding Fiber cement siding is a man-made product pressed together to form shingles/planks, board-and-batten, or clapboard. It can be painted after installation, but it can also be purchased primed and painted.

  • 3 Things To Insist On From Your Crane Service

    22 December 2015

    Hiring a crane service is a good way to get the job done without having to invest in the equipment and employees that you would otherwise have to invest in. However, when you hire a crane service to do work for your company, it is important to choose a service that conducts itself in the right manner. Otherwise, you could have accidents or other issues to deal with. These are three things that you should always insist on when hiring a crane service (such as Winslow Crane Service Co); otherwise, you may need to choose another service to help you get the job done.

  • Flushing Your Water Heater For Better Performance

    4 December 2015

    Nothing beats waking up to a hot, steamy shower. Yet if your water heater isn't performing up to snuff, you may find that your morning showers have become a little tepid. Luckily, lackluster water heating can often be addressed by flushing the tank. Read on to learn just how to perform this important piece of maintenance. The Importance of Flushing The heat generated by your water tank causes minerals such as calcium and magnesium to form deposits.

  • What Can You Do To Prevent Your Rain Gutter Downspout From Freezing This Winter?

    17 November 2015

    Rain gutter downspouts that freeze can often result in damage to your house over the course of a winter. Knowing how rain gutter downspouts do damage and how to prevent that from happening can help you take care of your home this winter.  What can you do to prevent your rain gutter downspout from freezing this winter? The best thing you can do is to clean out the gutters, then unclog the downspout.

  • How To Test And Replace The Solenoid On Your Furnace's Humidifier

    14 October 2015

    The humidifier on your furnace directs water vapor into the duct system to spread moisture in the air throughout your home during the winter. The moisture in the air helps keep the house warmer on cold days (due to the increased humidity level), and helps keeps your skin from drying out. The solenoid open and closes the valve on the humidifier to let the water vapors into the furnace ducts. If the solenoid won't open, the humidifier won't work and your house can get very dry.