Transforming the Old House From the Bottom Up

Buy A Lake House On A Ravine Lot? Have An Inground Boat Garage Constructed

If you have purchased a lake house on a ravine lot and you want to have a garage for your boat built into the lot and near the house, there are some features and things you want to consider. There are a lot of neat things you can do to create a unique outdoor space and to protect your watercrafts. You have to hire a marine contractor from a company like Abbott's Construction Services Inc. Read More 

Water-Cooled Industrial Chillers | An Introduction For Unfamiliar Business Owners

In an industrial setting, the heat generated from equipment and machinery can reach massive temperatures, which is a fact that is no secret to owners and managers of these companies. While some machinery is designed to handle heat generation on its own with integrated blower systems and cooling technology, some will need to be outfitted with some form of process cooling system to maintain stable operation, specifically if a piece of machinery is crowded or in an area of your building where there is not a lot of air flow. Read More 

Spotting Trouble Signs With Your Home’s Sump Pump

You should never hear your sump pump running constantly unless your basement is under water. If your pump IS running non-stop, that's a sign that you may have a problem with the pump. Unfortunately, the issue could be one of several things. Here are a few tips to help you narrow down the possible cause of the problem before you call a technician. Is The Float Switch Sticking? The float switch is the mechanism that triggers the pump to run when water fills the basement. Read More 

3 Ways To Make Your Garage Door More Secure

While your basic garage door is a great way to keep your vehicles and other items stored in your garage protected from the elements, it isn't really a very effective deterrent for a thief and intruder. However, there are a number of ways to make your garage door much more secure against intruders, such as the three listed below. Deadbolt One of the simplest ways to make your garage door much more secure is to invest in a door that has a deadbolt locking mechanism. Read More 

Frequently Asked Questions About Chimney Repair

There are a number of reasons why it is important to maintain your chimney. Your chimney allows smoke to exit your home when you have a fire going. If there is a crack in the chimney, the smoke may enter your home. And a chimney that needs repairs can also allow rain from the outdoors in, causing water damage. However, many people don't know much about maintaining their chimneys. Here are a few frequently asked questions you may have about chimney repair. Read More