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Tips When Buying Commercial Glass Doors

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Several varieties of commercial glass doors exist to meet the needs of different climates, building orientations, and door use and placement. For example, it’s common for northern buildings to have two sets of exterior doors at each entrance to lower heating costs. However, these doors are not installed in the same manner. Key Pass Apartments and businesses have a key pass system to restrict access to the building. Decide which set of doors will open automatically when someone approaches and which will only open when you swipe an access...

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How To Thaw Outside Pipes

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If you have exterior plumbing, whether it’s the pipes going into your home or a faucet for a garden hose, it’s relatively easy for these pipes to freeze when the temperatures drop. This is particularly true if you haven’t properly insulated them. If your pipes are frozen, it’s vital to thaw them immediately. Otherwise they might burst, resulting in a massive leak and serious damage. It’s important to note that the following instructions relate to thawing a pipe to keep it from bursting. If your pipe has already...

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What’s A Gabion? If You Want A Rock Wall, Here’s What You Should Know

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Gabions are baskets that contain rocks. They are normally rectangular wire mesh “boxes” that are filled with rocks and sewn up with wire so no rocks can escape. They are used as retaining walls, as erosion control along roads and waterways and as garden walls. If you are intrigued by these structures and their uses, here’s what you should know about gabions: Gabions are very effective for erosion control. Gabions have been used since ancient times for erosion control. The structure of the basket allows for the free flow of...

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Benefits Of Installing Automated Gates

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Automated gates are systems that allow homeowners to enter or exit their home’s driveway without having to get out of their car. Many homeowners are recognizing the advantages they can enjoy by installing this kind of gate on their property. Below are listed just a few of these benefits. Greater Security One of the greatest advantages provided by automated gates is that they can significantly enhance the security of your home. Intruders find it virtually impossible to force open the geared motors that automated gates use. For additional...

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3 Unwanted Pests Around Your Hot Tub

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Your hot tub is supposed to be a place where you can go to relax and unwind from a long day at work. Going out to use your precious spa only to find a bunch of problems and pests can throw a wrench in your plans. Not only are pests a nuisance, but they can end up causing you to spend a small fortune in repairs. If you find a pest around your hot tub, you need to act quickly to minimize the damage it can do. Here are three of the most common pests that tend to make their way around your space. Mice Just like no one wants to deal with mice in...

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Give Your Home A New Look With These Different Ideas For Using Epoxy With Hardwood Flooring

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There are many different types of flooring you can have installed in your home, but few are as durable and aesthetically pleasing as hardwood flooring. You may still want to have something that is a little different from some of the conventional hardwood flooring installations. This may be combining materials like tile with hardwood, or adding patterns to your hardwood flooring. If you want to give your home a different look with your new hardwood flooring, here are four ideas that will help you: 1. Combining Hardwood Flooring With Epoxy...

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3 Common Maintenance Issues That Can Lead To Customer Injuries In A Commercial Setting

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When you are the owner or operator of a commercial business, one of your number one priorities is the safety of every customer that walks in your door. As much time and effort as you put into employee training and proper safety procedures, there is one thing that is easy to forget: The condition of your business itself can be the starting point for a potential safety hazard. Therefore, building maintenance is a crucial key in providing a safe shopping arena for your patrons. Here are three of the most common maintenance issues that could...

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