If you are planning to run an electrical cable under a sidewalk, perhaps for a low-voltage lighting project, then you may be concerned about how you are going to get the task accomplished. Digging under a sidewalk can be difficult in the cramped space, and removing too much soil can weaken the sidewalk's base of support and cause a collapse. That's why you should utilize a powerful and efficient means of removing soil: high-pressure water flow. [Read More]
3 Signs Your House Has Bad Wiring
Household electrical fires kill about 485 Americans every single year, says the United States Fire Association, and another 2,305 are injured. There are many signs that you have bad wiring in your house, and if you know what to look for, you can get the problem fixed before a fire develops. Here are three signs that you could have a serious wiring problem in your house. Your lights are flickering [Read More]
Understanding And Managing Asbestos On Your Commercial Property
Global production of asbestos exploded after World War I. The material, derived from natural minerals, was used for a wide variety of products including building materials and insulation. Governments began banning the use of the silicate minerals in the late 20th century due to the severe health risks associated with inhaling asbestos dust, but many buildings constructed with asbestos materials are still in use. In many cases, the asbestos products are not dangerous. [Read More]
Can An Outdoor Wood Furnace Be The Answer To Your High Heating Bills?
Whether you're heating with oil or propane, you may have faced higher than expected fuel prices over the past few winters. And although you can take advantage of lower seasonal prices by filling your tank in the summer, if you have an especially harsh winter and burn through your fuel quickly, you can find yourself paying a premium to refill your tank at the worst possible time. Fortunately, the answer to cheap and plentiful fuel could be as close as the trees in your backyard. [Read More]