Ideas For Mechanicals And Utilities When Your Are Renovating Your Home

If you are planning to renovate your home, there are a lot of things that will go into the planning. If you are doing a lot of major changes, you may even have plans drawn for your renovations. You will also have to choose from many different mechanical systems, materials, and utilities to have installed in your home. If you want to get the most out of your renovations, here are ideas in four areas to help you when you have to choose what mechanical systems to install in your home: [Read More]

For Business Owners: 3 Things That Will Beef Up Your Building's Security

One of the most important aspects of owning your business is the security of your building. You can enhance your building's security for both employees and customers thanks to these three things: Double- and Triple-Pane Glass When intruders try to get into your building, they often try to break your windows because glass isn't that hard to break. You can make it difficult for intruders, though, by installing double- or triple-pane glass on all of the windows. [Read More]

Improve Your Building's Energy Efficiency

Many commercial buildings are covered with alternating layers of tar paper and asphalt. As sheets of tar paper are laid down on the roof, the installers will overlap the layers so that the seams of of layers are covered. The layer of asphalt between each layer further helps to prevent leaking. After three to five layers, installers will top off the installation with a layer of gravel to protect the asphalt. [Read More]

Get Your Garage Door Ready For Cold Weather

When cold weather comes around, you need to make sure you follow proper maintenance procedures for your home--including your garage door. When you pull up to your garage on a cold day, you probably just want to get the car parked and get in the warm house. However, be sure to follow the maintenance tips below to keep your garage door performing the way it should during cold times: Keep the garage door track clean [Read More]