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  • Properly Store Your Welding Equipment To Increase Its Life Span

    1 September 2015

    Anyone who owns any kind of heavy equipment or machinery knows that these devices are not only expensive to buy but can also have ongoing maintenance costs in order to keep them running. All of this holds true when it comes to welding equipment as well. While regular maintenance on your welding equipment is a good idea, you can also take a big step towards increasing the life span of your welding equipment by ensuring that it is all stored properly after each use.

  • Two Tips For Securing Your New Sliding Glass Patio Doors

    17 August 2015

    Sliding glass doors make a great choice for a patio, because they create a wide space when you slide them open, and they let a lot of sunlight indoors because of all of the glass. Unfortunately, they aren't without concerns. The biggest concern with many sliding glass doors is security, especially when the doors are easy to access, like patio doors are. Here's a look at two tips you should know so you can go ahead and install those sliding glass doors for your patio without worries of security issues.

  • Understanding The 4 Types Of Industrial Drum Heaters

    31 July 2015

    As someone shopping for industrial drum heaters for your company, you are likely wondering about the different options available. Drum heaters are designed to heat a variety of substances for processing in glass, plastic, or steel storage drums, and they also come in four unique styles: strip drum heaters blanket drum heaters immersion drum heaters drum heating plates Here is some information on each type of drum heater to help you decide which will best meet your company's needs:

  • 3 Reasons To Install A Crack Monitor On Your Foundation

    20 July 2015

    Perhaps you walk down the basement stairs one day to look for something in storage and notice the crack in the foundation wall seems bigger than usual. But how can you tell if it has grown, and how will you decide when it is large enough to need professional repair? Learn how accurate crack monitors help you make the right decision before your foundation fails. Crack Monitor Facts These devices don't require any electricity or cost very much.

  • Having the Light Fixtures Replaced in Your Home? Here's How to Save Money

    1 July 2015

    Installing new light fixtures in your home can be a wonderful upgrade. Not only can new lighting instantly upgrade the appearance of your home, but it's also a good way to save on your monthly energy costs. Even though installing new light fixtures can be a very cost effective upgrade, it can still take more cash out of your budget than you have expected. Here are a few ways that you can save money when buying light fixtures for your home.

  • Look To Your Gutters For Subtle Signs Of Roof Damage

    18 June 2015

    When a roof is doing its job, it's easy to ignore it. Like walls or floors, it's simply part of the background. But when a roof fails and needs to be repaired or replaced, it's suddenly very hard to ignore. There are some things that can make a roof fail quickly, like a tree limb crashing down during a storm. But many "sudden" roofing failures are really just the end result of a long process of wear.

  • Project Managers: Understanding The Thermal Processing Of Metals

    6 June 2015

    If you are a project manager who is new to working in the manufacturing or construction industry, then it is vital that you understand both how and why metals are thermally processed. Thermal processing, also called tempering, is a proven process that both strengthens metals and allows for the application of specialized coatings onto their surfaces. Here is some basic information for you on the processes of tempering and applying coatings to industrial metals: