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  • What Are Some Pathogens Commonly Found In Septic Tanks?

    5 October 2015

    A filthy septic tank might develop a foul odor, but did you know that it can also host dangerous pathogens that affect the health of humans and animals? Regular maintenance helps prevent the growth of pathogens that thrive in the wet, humid interior of a septic tank. You can pump the waste out of a tank on your own, but you may miss some of the debris inside if you don't have the special tools and equipment that a professional possesses.

  • Simple Tips For Maintaining Your Commercial Roll-Up Door

    5 October 2015

    Being a business owner takes a lot of time and effort. This is especially true when it comes to facility maintenance. If your facility operates a roll-up door in a loading or unloading area, you understand firsthand just how critical it is for the door to be functional. Familiarizing yourself with helpful tips to ensure your door is in good shape is highly beneficial. Here are some tips to help you get started.

  • Three Ways You Can Repurpose A Small Sheet Of Cold Rolled Steel For Home Use

    5 October 2015

    Cold rolled steel is durable and long lasting. It has the ability to be manipulated into just about any sort of product imaginable. If you were to come into possession of a small sheet (6'x6' up to 10'x10') of cold rolled steel that was mildly blemished or deemed unusable by industrial standards, you could repurpose it for home use. Here are a few ideas that are either decorative or functional.

  • Is There Proper Overhead Crane Fall Protection At Your Site?

    5 October 2015

    Large industrial overhead cranes rely on a lot of support from operators and technicians. They need to access to the crane and the crane's systems for purposes of maintenance, inspection, and operation. Without the proper fall protection in place, those operators and technicians are in very real danger. What Is Your Current Fall Protection Setup? It doesn't matter if you hire your own crane crew, or contract through a third party, you still need guidelines that cover elevated working conditions and fall protection.

  • Clean Your Workplace Carpet Safely With These 3 Simple Tips

    2 October 2015

    If you've reached a point at which your business needs a serious cleaning, renting a carpet cleaner can help to transform the space -- especially if you're the type of business owner who enjoys rolling up his or her sleeves and getting the work done yourself. A heavy-duty, industrial carpet cleaner uses a combination of hot water or steam and cleaning chemicals to lift stains and make the carpet as good as new.

  • Three Benefits Of Hiring A General Contractor

    2 October 2015

    Television shows, books, and Internet articles make home improvement projects look simple. So, why should you hire a general contractor when you can simply complete the project yourself? Chances are, your home renovation project isn't as easy to complete as you might think, and hiring a contractor to complete the job for you has several benefits. Before you start demolishing portions of your house, learn why hiring a contractor for your project might be a good idea.

  • Get A Closer Look At Wiring Before Equipping Computer Departments

    2 October 2015

    If you're planning on staffing an entire department with new computers or designing a server room for your business, you'll need to make sure that your electrical system can handle the additional load and sensitivity. Unlike machines that can turn on and off with only periodic productivity loss, computer power loss can lead to some major problems that could cost days of progress or thousands of dollars in repairs in an instant.