Learning All About Gutters

4 Things That Might Be Lurking In Your Water

Lurking in the water that you receive from your tap are things you might not be aware of. You might think that water that comes from your tap is ready-to-drink and free from any sort of contamination, but that is not always the case. You should know a few things that could be lurking in your drinking water. Pesticides Since at least the 1970s, crop runoff has become a serious issue. Read More 

Best Practices for Inspecting Pallet Racks

Industrial pallet racks are an indispensable component of nearly any warehouse, which makes it all the more important to have them inspected on a regular basis. Any form of damage or incorrect loading can easily turn this valuable asset into a dangerous liability. Through thorough inspection and general upkeep, you can ensure that your pallet racks remain in excellent condition throughout their natural lifespan. The following offers several best practices to follow when inspecting pallet racking systems for signs of damage or fatigue. Read More 

How to Fix a Cracked Rafter in Your Attic

Your roof's structure is supported by multiple rafters that run across the width and length of the roof. While they are usually sturdy enough to handle most blows and loads, rafters will occasionally crack. Incidents such as storms and even walking across a roof surface can introduce a crack into a beam. If left alone, a cracked rafter permits the roof to sag, and this can result in costly leaks or other damage to your home. Read More 

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