Maintaining And Repairing Your Parking Lot Area
Parking lots often see a lot of traffic and over time they can begin to deteriorate. Maintaining the parking lot so that people can use it safely and comfortably is important. If the parking area outside your business looks bad, it can make the business in general look less professional, so keeping it up is important. Here are some common problems you might find and solutions to them. Filling Cracks To Avoid Bigger Problems
Buying Or Developing Property On The New Jersey Shore? Know Your Permits
Construction always requires a set of permits. Specialty construction or certain zones of the country require additional, extra-special permits. For all intents and purposes, the following examples show how one state, New Jersey, has and requires several different permits to build along the Jersey shore. NJDEP/CAFRA Permitting No construction on the New Jersey shorelines occurs without first applying for and securing CAFRA permits. The acronym, CAFRA, stands for Coastal Areas Facilities Act, which doubles as both a specialty building permit and a coastal environment protection law.
Three Edible Plants That Are Gorgeous Enough to Plant in Your Front Yard
One of today's top trends in residential landscape design is using edible plants outside of traditional backyard vegetable gardens. Although rows of corn and beans probably aren't aesthetically appealing enough to take center stage in your front yard, there are plenty of other plants that are both beautiful and tasty. The following are three of them. Thyme Thyme makes an excellent ground cover for areas that need a tough pest- and disease-resistant plant that excels in areas that receive full sun.
Seven Different Fire Woods That Aren't Worth Burning
Generally speaking, wood is a great fuel for fires. It is a plentiful, renewable resource, and many species release a lot of heat when burned. Good fire wood species – Osage orange, oak, hickory, persimmon, birch, holly and other dense hardwoods – excel at keeping living rooms warm and the temperature toasty. However, many other species fail to generate a significant amount of heat when burned; they just aren't worth the effort to cut, stack and season, when you could be using far more efficient species.
3 Things To Know About Getting A Clear Span Structure Installation
No matter what industry you work in, there is a good chance that you can put a clear span structure to good use. These are buildings or structures that are created with a variety of materials and feature a wide spanning roof on top to protect the items inside or below. Many people use these buildings as a way to save money as they seek temporary or full-time use of the building.
Building A Home? It's Important To Be Honest With Your Contractor About Your Budget
If you are planning on building a home of your own, you probably have a budget that you want to stick within. The problem is that many people are nervous or embarrassed to talk about such matters with their general contractor, so they may provide a "range" or tell the contractor that going slightly over budget isn't a big deal. However, it really is important to talk to your contractor about how much you can realistically afford to spend.
Understanding Your Restaurant Kitchen's Plumbing System
Most restaurant owners and managers seldom think about their kitchen plumbing—until there is a problem. Unfortunately, when a commercial kitchen has a plumbing problem, it's usually not a small problem. When you factor in that an issue could potentially shut you down and cost you revenue, you can see that it's important to pay attention to your plumbing. The Plumbing System Basics Every building will have at least two water supplies, one for hot water and one for cold water.
How You Can Replace the Pressure Control Switch on a Shallow Well Pump
The pressure control switch tells a shallow well pump when to turn on and when to shut off. If the switch goes bad, the pump will either lose pressure or it will cycle back on almost as soon as it shuts off. Replacing the pressure switch on a shallow well pump is something most homeowners can do by themselves with a couple of wrenches and a screwdriver. If the pressure control switch on your shallow pumps needs replacing, here is how you can do it.
Where There's a Weld, There's a Way: Career Paths for Young Welders
If you have a teen who is very interested in the industrial arts, or if you yourself have an interest in metal-fabrication and welding equipment, you may be wondering whether the hobby could be a viable career. According to The Fabricator, welding is one of the most sought-after skills in its sector, and because welders have to pass difficult tests and certifications, those that already have an aptitude and experience will fair better because there are many entry-level welders and employers that don't provide on-the-job training.
Stuck with an Overflowing Toilet? 3 Things You Need to Do
Do you have an overflowing toilet in your bathroom? You are likely feeling stressed out and frustrated because you do not know how to fix the problem and do not want to deal with water damage in your home. You cannot expect the water to stop flowing on its own, so it is definitely important to take swift action. Consider following the steps below to solve the overflowing problem while saving your floors from some serious water damage.