Steps You Can Take To Make Your Sump Pump Last For Years
20 January 2015
Sump pumps are not complicated devices. Yet they do a great job of keeping the water out of the lower parts of your home. Of course, like any machine, they require a certain level of upkeep. If you want to make your sump pump last, you need to take preventative steps to make sure it keeps working, and keeps your basement free of excess water.
Ways You Can Keep Your Sump Pump Running Strong
Use Your Pickup Truck For Construction-Related Use? Here's How To Protect It
17 January 2015
In the construction industry, having a pick-up truck can be extremely handy for hauling supplies and getting work done. However, working out of your vehicle can put it through a lot of wear and tear and can cause it to become worn out rather quickly. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to protect your vehicle from constant work-related use. Try these tips, and you won't have to worry as much about costly and unattractive damage to your pick-up truck.
Keeping Your Pipes Warm In The Winter
14 January 2015
Burst pipes are a serious concern in the winter time, as they can cause serious flood damage that can be difficult to repair. The easiest way to avoid burst pipes is to keep your pipes nice and warm all winter. Follow this simple process to keep your pipes safe and free from freezing and bursting.
1. Check Out Your Pipe Schematics
Start by finding your plumbing schematic and inspecting it for spots where bursting might be possible.
How To Insulate Your Basement
8 January 2015
Many people don't realize that even though their basement is below ground, they could still lose a lot of heat if the basement walls are uninsulated. Basement walls can quickly conduct heat from your basement out into the ground around your home, particularly if the walls are cinder block or concrete. This is why it's so important to put up insulation on your basement walls before you install drywall. One of the best types of insulation you can use for this purpose is foam board.