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Arc Stud Welding Vs. CD Stud Welding

Drawn arc stud welding and capacitor discharge (CD) stud welding are two different sides of the same coin. Both offer excellent results for non-invasive fastener welding, but they also use different methods to get the job done. The following takes a look at the advantages and disadvantages that arc and CD stud welding have to offer. In the end, you can use this information to decide which welding option works best for your needs. Read More 

Understanding Common Problems With Your Garage Door

If you're unfortunate enough to have an issue with your garage door, the result is often a dramatic, intimidating experience. Cables are often hanging loose, the door itself can slant and stick, and things generally appear catastrophic. Also, the door itself is often too heavy to safely manipulate, even with a partner. The good news is that garage door problems are often easier to fix than they appear. Understanding what could go wrong with your door won't help you fix the problem yourself--DIY is the third leading cause of injury caused by garage doors. Read More 

Have You Considered Bromine Instead Of Chlorine?

As the warm days of summer quickly approach, if you have a swimming pool in your backyard, you have probably begun to order your chemicals in an effort to open your pool; but do you really want to order the chemicals you have ordered in the past? If chlorine has been your staple in the past, it may be time to reconsider. Bromine may be an attractive alternative. Why Do You Use Chlorine? Read More 

3 Safety Issues To Resolve Before Felling Your Tree

The marvelous tree in your yard has provided your property with aesthetic appeal and shade for the past several decades. However, during this time, your tree has also grown to a staggering height—and it's now putting the safety of your household and neighbors in danger. Instead of continuing to let your tree grow, it's time for you to fell your tree and ensure the safety of the people around you. Before pulling out the chainsaw and getting your hands dirty, take some time to resolve these safety issues. Read More 

Septic Tank Maintenance - How To Retain The Helpful Bacteria

If you have a septic tank on your property that holds the sewage wastes produced within your home, then you should invest in a septic tank pumping about every three to five years.  The pumping should be completed by a professional to reduce spill and septic tank damage concerns.  Once the pumping is completed, you should do everything in your power to make sure that the bacterial colony within the septic tank remains intact. Read More