Storing Lumber Properly

Posted on: 31 December 2015

If you had just finished a remodeling project in your home, you may have a few pieces of lumber left over. You have the choice in bringing lumber back to a hardware store or lumberyard for monetary compensation, or you may want to hang on to a few pieces in case another project arises in the future. Proper storage methods need to be administered to keep this wood in the best of shape so you do not lose out on your investment. [Read More]

Three Safety Tips to Keep in Mind When Using a Pallet Jack

Posted on: 30 December 2015

When you're planning a heavy-duty job at home, such as a major renovation or even a reorganization of your garage, one of the biggest challenges you'll face is moving heavy objects around. While there's always the option of enlisting the help of some friends -- and subsequently nursing a sore back -- a better choice is to visit a rental center and rent a pallet jack. This wheeled, two-forked device is designed to move heavy objects sitting on wooden pallets with a great deal of ease. [Read More]

Tips For Caring For Your Air Compressor

Posted on: 27 December 2015

If you have an air compressor, you might want to make sure that you are going to be able to keep it in the best possible shape. To help you do just that, you will want to take a few moments to review the following tips. This way, your air compressor will last for as long as possible. Remove Moisture From The Tanks You might notice that there is a little bit of moisture that builds up in the tank of your compressor after each use. [Read More]

How To Prevent Grease From Entering The Septic System

Posted on: 24 December 2015

Grease refers to animal fats, vegetable oils and lard. These substances can be harmful to a septic system when they are introduced in large quantities. While it may be difficult to completely prevent grease from being disposed in your septic system, it is important to reduce how much grease enters your septic system and to also use enzymes to break down grease.  What Grease Does To Your System When grease accumulates in a septic system, it prevents bacteria from completely breaking down your waste. [Read More]