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2014

Keeping Your Commercial Elevator In Compliance With The Law

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When you are fortunate enough to own the building that houses your company, you must adhere to a myriad of safety regulations for the equipment in your facility including elevators. While elevator accidents are rare, the safety of the conveyance machines hinges upon regular inspections and tests conducted by licensed technicians. If you are a first-time owner of a commercial property, the following guide provides a basic overview of how to keep your elevator in compliance with federal, state and local laws. Read More»

OEM Vs. Aftermarket Windshields: 3 Things To Know Before Making Your Decision

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One of the risks you take when driving your car on highways is getting a broken windshield. This often happens when debris flies up and hits a windshield, and it is something that will leave you in need of windshield replacement. If this happens to you, there will be two main options you have. You can either have the windshield replaced with an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) windshield, or you can choose an aftermarket windshield. Read More»

3 Things To Consider Before Buying A New Front Door

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Are you in the market for a new front door? Although you might be tempted to look at the price tag and forget about everything else, your front door choice could stick with you for a while. Here are three things to consider before buying a new front door, so that you can be happy with your investment. 1: Energy Efficiency When you think about lowering your monthly energy bills, you probably focus on turning down your thermostat and getting your kids to leave the lights off. Read More»

4 Tools You Need To Change Your Fence From Gray To Brand New-Looking Again

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Wooden fences from places like Family Fence Company give your yard privacy while creating an attractive, natural-looking boarder around your backyard. If you don’t stain and treat your wooden fence with the right products, then your fence will become a home for mold spores to grow into a gray layer on your wood’s surface. Over time your bright fence will turn dull and ugly. These tools will help you keep your fence looking as good as the day it was installed. Read More»

3 Ways To Make The Old Windows In Your Historic Home More Energy Efficient

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Old windows, along with old houses, have a certain charm. While many owners of historic homes appreciate the beauty the windows offer, some wish that they were more efficient. Unfortunately, modern windows can ruin the historical character of a home, so keeping the old windows are a non-negotiable for some people. Perhaps you’re one of them. The good news is that you can have your old windows and the efficiency you (and your wallet) need by making the following improvements. Read More»

7 Steps To Preparing The Outside Of Your Home For A Sale In The Winter

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Before you put your home on the market, there is an enormous amount of prep work to be done. While everyone’s mind immediately goes to interior tasks, like decluttering knick-knacks, neutralizing paint colors, and packing away personal items, there are many jobs on the exterior of your home that need to be tended to as well. Depending on your climate, winter can mean snow, and lots of it. This does not mean, however, that potential buyers will not look carefully at the outside of your home. Read More»

Three Types Of Bathroom Scenarios Where Frameless Glass Shower Doors Work Wonders

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If you’re giving your bathroom a makeover, why not consider installing frameless glass shower doors? They give a sleek, clean look to your personal space and can even make your bathroom seem larger. Here are three bathroom scenarios where installing these frameless shower doors adds style and class. If you are an avid DIY type, you may be able to handle some of these installations yourself. What Are Frameless Glass Shower Doors? Read More»

Tips For Reducing Indoor Allergies In The Summer

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Do you notice an increase in your allergy symptoms when you turn your central air conditioner on in the summer? If so, it could be caused by a combination of things, and you may be able to reduce your allergy symptoms by completing a few steps around your house. Here are some tips that may help you control the allergens in the air in your house, and this will help reduce your allergy symptoms. Read More»