3 Fixes For A Damaged Concrete Walkway In Your Yard
5 February 2015
Concrete walkways offer sturdy pathways through the lumps, bumps and weather accumulation that can happen in our yards. But time and exposure to the elements can eventually leave those walkways looking less than healthy. Fortunately, there are a few relatively easy fixes to cure common walkway problems.
Cracking: Patch Kit and Chisel
Small surface cracks in your walkway are easy enough to fix on your own with a concrete patch kit from the hardware store.
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.