Marvin Anderson

  • Plumbing Supplies for Your Mobile Home

    As a mobile home owner, you know the importance of having the right replacement parts and pieces if something should go wrong. You also know that some mobile home parts are not interchangeable with traditional homes or plumbing supplies. If you are trying to prepare for a potential issue with your plumbing, by having certain supplies on hand, then you may want to consider the following items. Replacement Kitchen Faucet Hose and Attachments
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  • 3 Benefits of Using a Concrete Pump Rather Than a Bucket and Crane

    Once the concrete mix you plan to use on your work site is ready, it will need to be delivered to the area you plan to lay the surface. Traditionally, this was achieved using a bucket attached to a crane. However, pumping the concrete using a concrete pump is becoming an increasingly popular option due to the advantages it offers. Below is a guide to 3 benefits of using a concrete pump.
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  • How to Conduct a DIY Home Electrical Inspection

    Every year, Australian homeowners are seriously injured or killed by electrical faults in their homes. Studies have found that the home is the place where most reported electrical accidents happen, with around 35% happening in a domestic setting. The majority of these electrical accidents occur because domestic electrical systems are not inspected on a regular basis. In some homes, the electrical system will not have been inspected and maintained since it was first installed many years before.
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  • 2 Ways Your Stormwater Drainage System Could Fail If You Don't Hire an Expert

    Stormwater drainage systems may seem simple in principle, but getting them to work efficiently takes careful planning and installation. If you're in need of stormwater management, employing the services of a contractor experienced in drainage is imperative. If you don't, poor planning and execution could lead one or more components of your system to fail. Many people believe that the main cause of drainage failure is lack of maintenance and shoddy repairs, but using an inexperienced contractor could mean your system is doomed to fail structurally before you even get to the maintenance stage.
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  • 5 Line Marking Accessories You Need for Your Construction Company

    If you're starting a construction company, it's easy to focus on the big machines and heavy equipment you will need to buy. However, you also need to invest in some smaller machines and equipment. In particular, you need the right line marking tools. Here are five essentials you may need for your new company. 1. Chalk Line Guide This marking accessory comes with a case and a steel crank. It allows you to pull out a wire that works as a guide for your chalk line.
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  • Two tips for building a durable house

    There are a number of steps you can take to ensure that the house you are building will be durable enough to withstand the test of time. Read on to find out what these steps are: Use treated pine for the frame Most houses have frames made from wood. This material is favoured because it is relatively inexpensive, quite robust and very easy to work with. However, wood is far from indestructible and its structural integrity can be negatively affected if it is exposed to certain environmental conditions or pests.
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  • The Benefits laser scanning can bring to your project

    In recent years laser scanning has been gaining acceptance in many fields including civil engineering, architecture, and transport. As the technology has been refined to become even more accurate it has become possible to use laser scanning to create CAD drawings and even 3D models far more efficiently than is possible by taking manual measurements. Despite these advantages there are still those who prefer to measure manually and not to rely on lasers.
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  • 5 Useful Plumbing Upgrades Before Tenants View Your Home

    Have you decided to buy a bigger home so that you can rent out the current one? Read on and discover some simple kitchen plumbing upgrades that you can make in order to catch the eye of potential renters. Faucet Aerators Over time, kitchen faucet aerators may become clogged or damaged. This can cause the water flowing through them to sputter or to come out in a weak stream. Such issues may put off some potential tenants who may think that the water supply is unreliable.
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  • 4 Factors that Residential Building Contractors Must Consider When Hiring Scaffolding

    These days, almost all construction projects are conducted with the help of scaffolding structures to work efficiently and safely on upper levels of a structure. A typical scaffolding structure entails rods, frames, and metallic pipes, which ensures that a contractor works faster compared to using ladders. Before hiring scaffolding, you must consider a myriad of factors such as the hourly rates, insurance, and safety precautions among others. This article examines some of the useful tips that residential building contractors must consider when hiring scaffolding structure.
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