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Seven Good Reasons For Using Steel Construction

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Approximately 90 percent of new, commercial, single-storey and approximately 70 percent of new, commercial multi-storey buildings are being made using steel framing. Even a growing number of residential builders are choosing steel over timber when putting up new homes. It’s easy to see why. Steel framing is durable, affordable and can be recycled. However, these aren’t the only reasons for choosing steel over other building materials. Advantages of choosing steel framing for your next building project…

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How To Prevent Frozen Pipes During Cold Weather

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If your home’s water pipes freeze, the damage can be devastating. A burst pipe can rack up costly repair bills, not to mention the nasty mold problem that it could create. Depending on your insurance company, they might even drop your coverage. Here is how to prevent frozen pipes: Locate all of your water valves and check that they work by shutting them on and off again. Seal off any gaps in “…

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3 Ways To Deal With Asbestos When Found During Your Home Renovation Project

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Asbestos is a mineral product that has commonly been used in construction materials for decades. Today, its use has been banned in much of the world, but if you have an older home, asbestos can still be found in some of the older materials, such as tile, siding and home insulation. Here are some of the things that can be done to deal with asbestos materials if you find them during your home renovations:…

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