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    Saving Lives with Accordion Fire Doors

    During a fire, smoke and flames can move quickly – far more quickly than the people who may be trying to escape them. In many large buildings such as offices or hotels, a fire breaking out in one section doesn’t just stay there; it spreads rapidly between floors, often trapping occupants who were nowhere near the fire when it broke o... Read More

    by lge77 on July 07, 2019Comments (0)
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    The Basic Tools Every Contractor Should Have in Their Tool Kits

    As a contractor, you need to be prepared for as many situations as possible to do your best at each jobsite. Unsurprisingly, just learning how to read a tape measure isn't going to cut it. Just as having the knowledge and problem-solving skills is mandatory, having the right tools to perform your work is essential for success. While there can ne... Read More

    by lge77 on June 26, 2019Comments (0)
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    Insulation Tips to Improve Energy Efficiency

    Improving the energy efficiency of a building is very important, that’s why you should know all you can about it. One of the best ways to improve energy efficiency is by using insulation in various forms. Here are some insulation tips you can use to improve the energy efficiency of a building.  Roof Insulation Not every roof is insu... Read More

    by lge77 on June 26, 2019Comments (0)
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    Comparing Different Types of Roofing Materials

    Are you in the market for a new type of roof? If so, you’re in luck. There are a few great options you can choose from nowadays when it comes to shingles. Whether you happen to more interested in style and looks or durability and cost, there is something to meet your needs exactly. In case you’re in need of a new roofing material but... Read More

    by lge77 on June 21, 2019Comments (0)
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    How to Create an Organized Garage

    The garage of the home can be one of the most disorganized areas within your dwelling. It is not uncommon for a garage to be filled with bikes and yard equipment, toys, holiday decorations and so much more. As the homeowner, the clutter can quickly become overwhelming. What do you do? How do you tackle the space and make it more organized? Hang... Read More

    by lge77 on May 29, 2019Comments (1)
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    How to deal with asbestos as a small business

    Recent statistics put pay to the idea that asbestos is yesterday’s problem. More than 5000 people still die of asbestos-related diseases every year, and the figure isn’t likely to fall. Not only does the long latency of asbestos exposure - often 20 to 30 years - mean that many people are yet to notice symptoms, but asbestos also rema... Read More

    by Lee Sadd on May 13, 2019Comments (0)
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    Why Has Structural Glazing Become Such A Popular Part Of Architecture?

    Over the past few years, there has been something of a revolution in architecture and design, particularly when it comes to the extension market. Glass and glazing have started to become not only more popular, but intrinsic and fundamental to designs. Particularly among high-net-worth residential projects, but also in the commercial sector, glas... Read More

    by Cantifix on May 09, 2019Comments (0)
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    Driving More Business - Why Vehicle Branding Matters

    Advertising and marketing are two of the trickiest hurdles that any business or sole trader has to overcome. For contractors and construction companies, time and funding are often in short supply, so costly marketing strategies aren’t often viable. When it comes to outdoor advertising in particular, it’s not always feasible to pay fo... Read More

    by James Hale on May 03, 2019Comments (1)
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    Is it Time to Repair or Replace your Roof?

    A roof that’s well maintained contributes to your home’s optimal performance. If your roofing has served you for many years and begins to show signs of trouble, it could be time to consider a replacement. Roof replacements don’t come cheap but may have better long-term value than low-cost repairs. You cannot judge from the outs... Read More

    by KitchenAndBath on April 15, 2019Comments (0)
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    5 Branding & Marketing Tips for Construction Companies

    No matter what industry you work in, branding is an absolutely vital consideration - but it can be more than a little overwhelming, particularly in the construction industry. Whether you’re putting together your branding for the first time, undergoing a rebrand, or planning a new marketing strategy, the sheer number of things to consider c... Read More

    by James Hale on April 01, 2019Comments (0)
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