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]
How To Choose The Best Truck For Your New Heavy-Duty Hauling Business
As a new business owner, you know how important it is to have a truck, tools, and equipment. Without these essential items, you won't have a successful hauling business because you won't be able to complete your jobs. Most new businesses have very small budgets to start with, which is why many new hauling company owners opt to purchase a used truck instead of a new one. Keep reading to learn how to find the best used truck for your new business venture. [Read More]
5 Important HVAC Terms To Know Before Hiring A Contractor For Repairs
As a homeowner, you are probably aware of the different tasks necessary to clean and maintain your home. From replacing roofing shingles to mowing your lawn, it is easy to see the overwhelming nature of home ownership. Unfortunately, you may not be placing enough emphasis on your home's heating and cooling systems. Considering your heating and cooling accounts for half of your home's overall energy usage, ensuring it is in proper working condition is smart. [Read More]