The Responsibilities Of Construction Contractors

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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