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Hydraulic Plumbing System Leaks: The 3 C's

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Leakages are among the most common problems that affect hydraulic plumbing systems used in the commercial set-up. Business persons who use these plumbing systems need to understand a few basic things about hydraulic leaks so that they’re in a position to manage this problem effectively. With this in mind, this article discusses the 3C’s (causes, cost and corrective measures) of hydraulic plumbing system leaks. Causes  Leakages in a hydraulic plumbing system can be as a result of one (or a combination) of the following factors:…

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Grass Tennis Court Maintenance Tips

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If you’re a traditionalist when it comes to tennis court surfaces, you may opt to have a grass tennis court constructed, rather than an artificial one.  Here’s what you’ll need to know if you want to keep your tennis court looking just as good as Wimbledon’s, even if your game isn’t quite up to Centre Court standard! Mowing tips It’s recommended that you mow your tennis court about three times every week in the run up to your maximum use period.…

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3 Tips for Preventing a Toilet Clog

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Few things are as unpleasant to deal with as a clogged toilet, yet it’s a common occurrence. Thankfully, there are some proactive steps you can take to prevent toilet clogs before they occur. Use these three tips to keep your toilets working well at all times. 1. Know What You Can and Can’t Flush The only things that you should flush down a toilet are human waste and toilet paper. Diapers, feminine hygiene products, baby wipes, dental floss and paper towels can all cause clogs.…

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Building a pool house

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If you have a swimming pool it will often be used mostly on the days with a lot of sun. However, on those days, you might also like some shade so that you don’t bake in the sun once you are out of the pool.  Here are some things to consider as you plan your pool house.  Flooring As people come in the pool house they’ll usually be soggy. Water-friendly options can include polished concrete, tiling, and plastic based decking options.…

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Commonly Asked Questions About Asbestos and Its Removal

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It’s not good to find asbestos in your home as the material is very dangerous, and it can also lower your home’s overall resale value. However, many homeowners don’t understand how asbestos can and does come loose and become a danger, and how to address it when it is found. Note a few commonly asked questions about asbestos and its removal and then discuss these with an asbestos removal contractor if you still need information.…

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Preparations Before Doing Your Own Home Window Tint Installation

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Home window tinting is a great way to lower your energy bills, as the tinting helps keep the outside temperature from affecting the temperature inside your house. It’s a cheap and simple solution to keep your house cool when it’s warm, and warm when it’s cool outside. Applying the tint can be somewhat of a difficult project, as it requires utmost concentration in order to get it right. However, it’s in no way impossible to do by yourself if you make the right preparations before.…

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How You Can Use Social Media to Evaluate Prospective Employers

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Are you a member of the skilled trades, such as a mason, who is looking for work? Would you like to learn about prospective employers in a way that is not possible during an interview? Read the following suggestions of how you can leverage social media in order to learn as much as you can about your prospective employers. Pay Attention to When Construction Employees Post on Social Media Construction work is known for being very demanding.…

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Is It Really Cheaper For Independent Contractors To Hire Industrial Cranes?

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Independent contractors are often forced to use various types of cranes in their day-to-day activities around a construction site. Examples of the various types of cranes include slewing cranes, franna cranes and non-slewing cranes. Industrial cranes often come with a hefty price tag. This prompts a large number of independent contractors to hire such equipment, as opposed to purchasing personal equipment. Apart from the fact that the initial cost of crane hire is lower than that of crane acquisition, the cost-effectiveness of hiring an industrial crane is seen in various other ways.…

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When Your Cat's Fecal Droppings Become A Danger In Your Garden

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Cats like making gardens their own toilet and for some reason, the owner doesn’t care much because there is nothing wrong in that. In fact, a cat that does her business outside the house is more likeable than one that does it inside. However, there is a reason to worry when your cat makes a potty in your garden. You should be worried of the fecal droppings because they contaminate the soil with different parasites like roundworms and toxoplasma.…

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Patio Blinds | 3 Considerations When Choosing Between Vertical And Roller Blinds For Your Patio

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If you’ve decided to install patio blinds for your outdoor living space, then you’ve got to choose between different styles, colours and patterns based on your personal preferences and patio d├ęcor. These types of patio accessories are ideal for bringing privacy and keeping sunlight away. This guide aims to help you consider certain factors when choosing between vertical and roller patio blinds. Light Filtering Features If light filtering is a key consideration for you, then vertical patio blinds are ideal because they allow you to control the level of light you invite into the space.…

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