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The Importance Of Building Codes In Aluminum Pool Fencing

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​Building codes for pool fences were adopted by state and local jurisdictions from voluntary codes devised by a building association known as BOCA, which stands for Building Officials and Code Administrators. This organization was later adopted into a later one called the ICC (International Code Council), but the term BOCA codes remains in standard use. Because the BOCA pool fence codes are used by local government agencies, compliance is mandatory. Each state or locality may enforce slightly different variations of the code.…

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Important Steps To Take If A Pipe Bursts In Your Home

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Winter weather can take its toll on your home in a number of ways, but one of the most damaging ways it can do so is in the form of a burst water pipe. A ruptured pipe in your home can cause structural and cosmetic damage, and can open the floodgates for a slew of problems. Here’s what to do to make sure you don’t have lasting damage to your home as a result of a burst pipe.…

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Asbestos Dangers: Abate Or Leave In Place?

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Have you discovered that your property has asbestos present in it? There are a number of older homes that have asbestos present in the siding, flooring and ceilings. The potential dangers posed by asbestos varies from case to case. This is one reason why asbestos remains in some properties, and in other properties, asbestos abatement is sought.  Overview Asbestos is a mineral, and it is used in products because it is durable and has fire resistant qualities.…

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How To Repair Your Apartment Building Parking Lot

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If you own an apartment building that has a parking area for tenants, you will want to make sure you take the time to make routine repairs to avoid injury or vehicle mishaps. Your parking area should be smooth, without any pot holes, cracks or crevices that a tenant could trip on when walking or become stuck in when driving. You will want to make sure wheel stops are placed appropriately so each person can be confident their vehicle will remain in its spot without rolling.…

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Inspect Your Roof Safely When Cleaning Your Gutters In The Fall

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Fall gutter cleaning is the perfect time to give your roof a quick maintenance inspection. You are already on a ladder and getting a good view of the roof, so look for problem areas and get them fixed before they require a full roof replacement. Stay Safe Safety always comes first if you will be doing anything that involves ladders. The following tips are important to follow when inspecting your roof:…

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Expand The Lifespan Of Your Roof: Making Repairs To Your Asphalt-Shingle Roof

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Asphalt shingles are far from being impermeable to the elements. While your shingles should have no problem holding out rainwater and snowmelt, they can be damaged by the sun, by ice dams, and by hail. In order to get the most life from your roof, you need to do your part to maintain your roof. What types of repairs your roof needs will depend on the type of damage done. In many cases, you can make repairs on your own as long as you know what to look for.…

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Steps To Empty Flushable Portable Toilet Containers

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Portable toilets are a convenient investment for events, festivals, concerts and even alternatives when your home’s plumbing is in the midst of repair. Unlike a traditional toilet that routes waste away from the home through the plumbing, flushable portable toilets need to be emptied. Cleaning out the tank isn’t always a popular job, but understanding how it’s done can make the process easier. Here’s a look at the steps you need to follow to clean out your flushable portable toilet.…

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Stop Shivering In A Drafty Room And Find Those Air Leaks

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It’s frustrating to keep turning up the thermostat only to still be chilly in parts of a room. There are a number of places where your heat can escape and cold air from outside can come in. Not only are you wasting money but your room is uncomfortable. Find where those air leaks are with these tips and get them sealed so you can enjoy relaxing in a warm, draft-free room.…

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Three Unique Countertop Design Ideas To Make Cooking Simpler

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If you spend a lot of time cooking at home, you really want your kitchen to work with you rather than against you. Countertop design is one of the key elements that determines a kitchen’s functionality. In addition to including plenty of counter space in your design, here is a look at three useful design options to consider including. A Built-In Cutting Board Instead of having to reach for a cutting board every time you want to slice or dice something, why not build a cutting board into your counter top design?…

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