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  • Commercial Rockfall Protection Systems: A Beginner's Guide

    Rockfall, the falling, bouncing, rolling, or sliding of rocks and rock fragments down mountain slopes, is a common natural hazard that threatens roads, train tracks, trails, structures, and even lives worldwide. When dealing with rockfall, there are many factors to consider. These considerations include the average size and weight of the rocks, the size and weight of the unstable surface, the angle and configuration of the slope, and the physical and mechanical properties of the soil.

  • Is Copper Gutter Installation Worth The Investment?

    Did you know that the gutter system you install in your home has a significant impact on the curb appeal and the value of your home? This rings true, especially if you've invested in copper gutter installation. The material makes your home stand out in the neighborhood and adds sophistication to your curb appeal. Some materials guarantee long-lasting gutters, but copper offers longevity and low maintenance. The patina quality of copper enhances its weather resistance, and you can have corrosion-free gutters for decades.

  • When You Should Consider Chimney Repair

    Chimneys are still a very common feature throughout much of America. There is nothing many people love more than a real wood fire in their home to keep warm in winter. Not only does it smell incredible, but it can be a really efficient way to heat up a large area. However, the safety of these fireplaces depends on a well-maintained chimney, without which these fireplaces turn into a very dangerous element in your home.

  • Upgrading Your Home With A Glass Fireplace Enclosure

    A fireplace can substantially improve the comfort that you have while you are in your house. There are some upgrades that can be made to further improve the safety of your fireplace, and you may want to consider making this investment in your home. More specifically, adding a glass enclosure to the fireplace can reduce the risk of stray embers floating into the home's interior. Keep reading to learn more about installing glass linear fireplaces and how to care for them once installed.

  • Why You Should Never Take Risks With Your Well Pump And How To Tell When It Needs Repairs

    A lot of Americans rely on well pumps to give them fresh water for common household chores, from washing the dishes to having a shower. These well pumps, when properly maintained, provide a valuable service that is comparable to or even better than what you could get from a water main in your city. However, as the keywords "properly maintained" imply, your well pump will need repairs at some points in its life and you need to be aware of that.

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