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Some Important Things to Consider About Industrial Leasing

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Industrial leasing refers to leasing an industrial area or complex; this may mean a production facility, warehouse, and the like. Leasing this type of facility is often very different than leasing an office, as it may be larger, will need different forms of insurance to cover the work you’ll be doing in the space, and so on. If you’re considering leasing an industrial space, note a few important things to consider about the lease itself.…

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Roof Repair Tips

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Roofing systems are not designed to last forever. This means that small leaks or roof damage is common. It is possible for you to repair small roof leaks on your own, and you can spot a roof leak by inspecting the ceiling of your home. Water stains on the ceiling are a direct sign of a leak. If you have an asphalt roof, replacing the shingles that have become damaged is the best way to stop the leak.…

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How Climate Factors into Site Analysis

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When designing a building, one of the first things contractors must consider is the desired location. The weather, surrounding buildings, and soil must all be factored into the specifications as they can all affect the eventual success of the building. After a site is chosen, a process called site analysis must be conducted. As you might guess, this is a thorough study of the aforementioned factors and includes graphs, maps, and in-depth data surrounding each one.…

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How To Cut And Hang Roller Blinds

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Roller blinds are a versatile and stylish window dressing option.  With a few basic DIY skills, you can cut and hang your roller blinds yourself.  Here’s how. What you’ll need Your roller blind kit will contain all the fittings and fixings that you require.  You’ll also need a tape measure, a drill, a craft knife and a junior hacksaw. Measure-up The first thing to do is to accurately measure the window opening where the blinds are to be fitted.…

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Structural Plywood Vs Oriented Strand Board

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Many homeowners are not sure whether they should use structural plywood or oriented strand board (OSB) during a home renovation project such as placing that wood product as an underlayment for new floor tiles over existing tiles. This article gives a brief overview of the two materials. Use this information as you select which of these materials would be most suited to your home improvement project. Structural Plywood Structural plywood refers to plywood that is made without paying any attention to its appearance.…

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Avoiding the Most Common Mistakes When Patching and Repairing a Ceiling

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Patching and repairing a ceiling is not always the most difficult job, but it needs to be done right so it looks good and lasts for years. Very often homeowners rush through this job, thinking that they can cover any blemishes with paint or that it doesn’t matter how they repair the ceiling since no one really looks up anyway. In truth, a poor quality repair job can mean having your patchwork actually collapse, and it can be more unsightly than you realize.…

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Advice on how to decrease the energy costs from your air conditioning unit

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Air conditioners are vital for households that are located in warm climates. They provide much needed relief from the heat and humidity that is found outside of the house. This pleasure comes at a cost, however, which can quickly add up if the correct steps are not taken. While you could simply turn off the air conditioner to save costs, this would defeat the purpose of having the machine in the first place.…

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The ins and outs of poly tarp

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Among the various types of tarpaulin, the poly tarp stands out due to its various properties as well as uses. The use of polyethylene tarps is widespread across many industries and activities. Below is a closer look at the make-up of the poly tarp, its advantages and uses that make it the top dog that it is in the world of tarpaulins. Composition of the poly tarp The make-up of the tarp differs slightly between each form so that the tarpaulin can be efficient in whichever job it has been applied to.…

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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing the External Colour of a New Home

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Many people go to great lengths to build their own homes instead of buying an existing home. However, such people may put little thought into choosing the exterior colour of the home. The result is that many new-home owners make several mistakes that mar the beauty of that newly built home. This article discusses some mistakes that you should avoid making as you choose the colour of the exterior of your new home.…

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Simple Maintenance Tips for Portable Toilets

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The portable toilet is a valuable feature for outdoor usage. These structures can be set up for short-term usage during events such as weddings, parties and corporate gatherings. They can also be hired for long-term projects, particularly for construction, renovation and even agricultural projects. The portable toilets can be obtained as single units or you can hire trailers for a more upscale look with accessories such as mirrors and washbasins. There are also specialty choices such as child care and portable urinals to accommodate distinctive needs.…

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