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    Landscaping Design Trends Most Contractors Miss

    If you work as a landscaper, then you know just how important it is to be aware of current design trends. In this article, you’re going to learn about some of the current trends in landscaping design that most contractors, for whatever reason, tend to miss or forget about. Perhaps, few of these trends will be applicable to you and your ... Read More

    by lge77 on August 23, 2018Comments (1)
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    5 Site Safety Tips to Stay Cool During a Heatwave

    The world is in the midst of an unseasonable hot spell, and nowhere seems immune. Spain and Japan have been suffering from near 45°C (113°F) temperatures, while even Scotland is up in the mid 30s. As a result, businesses everywhere have to be aware of the risks of working in hot weather - and none more so than tradesmen and the construct... Read More

    by Lee Sadd on August 07, 2018Comments (0)
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    Why Glazing Is So Effective In Traditional & Historic Buildings

    For contractors working on historical or traditional buildings, particularly those in the UK, choosing the right materials can be a real challenge. Building regulations and the scrupulous eyes of local conservation officers can present stumbling blocks in both the design and construction process: you’ll usually be instructed to only use ma... Read More

    by Cantifix on August 06, 2018Comments (0)
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    How to Install Stone Veneers on Preformed Concrete Walls

    A stone veneer is a great addition to any home or business. They can be placed in a living room area to accent the family room, in a master bedroom or for modern stone showers as part of the overall décor. Stone veneer panels are beautiful and can be any type of rock or stone you would like to use. They are easy to do it yourself, especia... Read More

    by lge77 on July 27, 2018Comments (0)
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    3 Benefits of Steel Log Siding to Mobile Homes

    When it comes to mobile home log siding, steel siding is receiving plenty of attention from design experts and mobile home owners alike. It is a great way to get an incredible log home look. However, many folks do not really know a lot about this revolutionary and fantastic siding product that could transform or revamp the lo... Read More

    by lge77 on July 26, 2018Comments (0)
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    How To Make Your Plumbing More Energy-Efficient

    There are a number of different things that can impact your plumbing system. Regardless of how good the system is or how well you maintain it, it does end up becoming less efficient over time. If the system doesn’t have the correct water pressure and doesn’t work as it should, you may end up paying more for your utilities. A plumbing... Read More

    by harmcorplumbing on July 16, 2018Comments (0)
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    Home Improvement Trends For Small Homes

    As a Home Improvement professional, it is vital that you are familiar with the many trends that have entered the Home Improvement market. Just like the Fashion Industry, things tend to be in-style one moment, and out of style the next. But, just like the Fashion Industry, things that were once popular often regain their popularity as time passes... Read More

    by lge77 on July 16, 2018Comments (0)
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    Upcoming Innovation in Modern Concrete Home and Building Construction

    Over the past few years, concrete construction is becoming a huge trend especially with today’s focus on sustainable design. Concrete is stronger, more resilient, and offers more options for homes and building owners than more traditional building methods. As technologies continue to improve, there’s been an explosion of growth in t... Read More

    by lge77 on July 10, 2018Comments (0)
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    Vacation Home Design Tips From The Experts

    In this article, we’re going to share with you four absolutely fantastic tips that come from “the experts”. Now, as a professional yourself, you are probably familiar with some of these already, but they do bare repeating, and many of these things are currently in-demand from people who are hiring contractors and professionals ... Read More

    by lge77 on July 03, 2018Comments (0)
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    5 Building Design Trends Every Contractor Should Know

    Air And Moisture Resistant Building Wrap Every contractor should know about building wrap that is both air and moisture resistant! The name speaks for itself, and it’s not hard to see why this has become a trend. Air infiltration is often very annoying and very pernicious, because it degrades the insulation, which lessens its value and m... Read More

    by lge77 on July 03, 2018Comments (0)
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