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How good is your home heating system? Does it warm up the whole house on a cold day? Does it cost more than you think it should to get enough heat in the winter? Are you thinking about switching to an alternative heating system? Do you want to upgrade to a newer heating system? I started this blog to talk about the different alternatives for heating your home. Find out when it’s time to upgrade your heating unit and when you can make modifications or repairs to your old unit to improve its efficiency or keep it going a while longer. Also, check out the pros and cons of different alternative heating options from geothermal units to pellet stoves. Your home heating answers are here!

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  • What To Know About Drying Out Your Basement With A French Drain

    8 February 2016

    One way to prevent a wet basement is to install a French drain system. You can have one of these waterproofing systems installed outside of your home or inside your basement. They both keep water drained away so your basement stays dry. Here is a quick look at how French drains work. Installing An Exterior Drain If you have an exterior drain installed, water will be caught and diverted away from your house before it has a chance to seep into your basement.

  • Alternative Ways To Heat Your Home

    15 January 2016

    If you are exploring your alternative residential heating solutions, then you have a lot of categories to choose from. Here are some options that can help you reduce your utility bills and your impact on the environment: Passive Solar Solutions There are quite a few different ways that you can use solar power to your advantage, and some of them are a lot cheaper than you might imagine. First of all, you could set up a passive solar heating system that absorbs sunlight and conducts that heat into your home.

  • Examining The Safer Operation Of Gantry Cranes In Bridge Construction

    29 December 2015

    During the construction of large bridges, the use of gantry cranes is highly beneficial and helps to ensure the project meets deadlines. Maintaining safe operation of a gantry crane is extremely vital for lowering the risk of injuries and loss of life. Safe operation is also necessary for achieving the benefits a gantry crane offers in this type of unique construction project. Learn more about some of the steps you can take as a bridge construction manager to ensure the crane you have on the site is always operating in the safest manner.

  • What A Homeowner Should Know About Remodeling A Bathroom

    11 December 2015

    Do you want to remodel your bathroom because it too small for your comfort? Taking on a bathroom remodeling project can be an easy task if you make sure it is planned out the right way. Find out in this article how you can give your bathroom a new look, as well as what you can expect to pay a professional to assist you. What is the Best Way to Remodel a Bathroom?

  • Components Of A Green Roof

    23 November 2015

    Roofs come in many different materials and styles. One of the most environmentally-friendly roofs is a green roof. A green roof is an energy-efficient roof that is covered by a growing garden. Green roofs are not new. They have existed for centuries in many countries of the world because they are very efficient thermal insulators. In the summer, the plant materials growing on a green roof shade the roof and keep the residence or commercial building cool.