4 Problems You Can Have With Your Home's Foundation
30 January 2015
By the time you have leaks or cracks in your foundation, it means you've already had an unaddressed problem that has caused this damage. This is why it's so important to keep an eye out for things that might damage your foundation and to deal with them before you have major issues. Below are four things that can easily damage a home's foundation.
If the soil around your home was improperly graded when your home was constructed, it could allow water to flow toward your home's foundation, rather than away from it.
Keeping Your Painted Kitchen Walls Stain-Free
27 January 2015
Whether it's splattering grease from your kid's favorite fries or sauce from your homemade lasagna, the kitchen is the land of stains. With a little elbow grease and a good cleaner, it's fairly easy to remove stains from your cabinets, countertops and floors. However, the walls in your kitchen might be another story. Depending on the paint's texture, scrubbing the walls could actually remove the paint. Familiarizing yourself with helpful ways to avoid stains and choosing a good paint option can help.
The Evolution Of Material Handling Equipment
23 January 2015
Material handling was once a much more labor-intensive effort, and was costly both financially and in terms of human suffering. Material goods were once loaded and unloaded from ships and rail cars on the backs of laborers. The cumulative effects of this hard labor on the bodies of these workers, both enslaved and free, created a constant need for replacement workers. The financial cost of using a massive number of laborers was also burdensome.
A Patch-Free Lawn: A Game Of Water, Sun And Soil
20 January 2015
A lawn requires intensive care, and even then it can be incredibly stubborn; no matter how much you baby it, it can still end up brown and patchy in some areas. If the grass is feeling particularly vindictive, it will patch in areas that require the most work to replace. It is true that you need to watch out for animal urine, people trodding on your lawn and other preventative factors, but when it comes down to maintenance, you don't need to work yourself too hard.