3 Types Of Roofing That Can Work In A Dry Climate
28 January 2015
There are many choices when it comes to roofing materials, so how do you know what to choose if you live in a dry climate? Here are 3 types of roofing that can work if you live somewhere dry and hot.
One of the main things you have to consider when selecting roofing material is whether or not it can be affected by dryness and heat. For example, wood shingles will tend to dry out and split more easily in dry, hot environments because wood naturally pulls apart when it dries.
Top Paving Trends For A Perfect Pathway
26 January 2015
One of the biggest decisions you'll have to make when remodeling your yard is where and how you want to pave your driveway, pathway, or patio. There are a lot of different styles and materials out there, so it can be a daunting task. Take a look at these top paving trends to make you decision a little easier.
1. Slate Slabs
A popular new trend is utilizing large, angular pieces of slate to draw attention to a patio or walkway.
Tips When Buying Commercial Glass Doors
22 January 2015
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.
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 card.
How To Thaw Outside Pipes
20 January 2015
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.