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2014

Four Things You Need To Know About Safety And Inspections Of Multi-Story Commercial Buildings

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If you have recently invested in commercial real estate, there are a lot of things that you will be responsible for, such as the safety of your building. Whether you are a business owner or the owner of the property, you want to make sure that people in your building are safe. This means that you need to have things like regular inspection of elevators, fire suppression systems, and have emergency plans in place to keep your building safe.…

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5 Things That Can Cause The Lights To Flicker In Your House

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If the lights in your home are flickering, this means you have some type of electrical problem. Below are some common reasons that can cause this to happen, such as a bad circuit, a circuit that is overloaded, improper wiring, loose service conductors, and an undersized service. Service Conductors The service conductors could be loose in the main electrical panel in your home, or at the meter base outside. These conductors heat up and cool down throughout the day and night,  and over time they can become loose.…

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The Advantages Of Hardwood Flooring

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Hardwood flooring is a common type of flooring that lends a natural and luxurious aesthetic to your home. Whether you are considering replacing an already existing floor or are installing a floor in a newly built home, knowing the advantages that come with a hardwood floor can help you make an informed decision. The Advantages of Hardwood Flooring Durability: Hardwood floors are extremely durable and can last decades, even in high traffic areas.…

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Two Questions To Consider Before Your Next Remodeling Project

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Undertaking a remodeling project is always an excellent opportunity to improve the value and comfort of your house. Yet, these are highly complex tasks that require ample planning and coordination. Sadly, during the planning phase, many homeowners will make the mistake of overlooking a couple of important factors. By considering these two questions, you can help ensure that your project does not encounter unpleasant surprises.  How Is Clean Up Handled?…

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Surface Finishing Options For Your Concrete Project

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When you’re having a concrete floor, driveway or patio poured, you need to think about the way you want to finish it. There are many different ways to finish concrete surfaces, and understanding your options will allow you to choose a finish that fits your style and personality. Here’s a look at some of the most common options for finishing your concrete. Stamped Concrete Stamped concrete is also known as imprinted or textured concrete.…

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Today's Locksmiths: Locks Are Only The Beginning

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In today’s world of high-tech gadgets and gizmos, the security of your business depends on more than your front door lock. Today you need an integrated system of protection and surveillance tools to cover your business from front to back and top to bottom. That’s why an experienced and trusted commercial locksmith is going to be your new best friend. Here are some things to think about when deciding the best ways to protect your location:…

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