Shopping and traveling with your 86 year old father is always an adventure, but when you throw in an elevator and an escalator things get even more interesting. After working for 35 years in with an elevator company in the midwest, there is not an elevator that he has not seen before. Some he has installed. Some he has repaired. After his years in construction, your father then went on to work with an elevator safety company to make sure that all of their installations would pass the yearly state inspections.
Commercial elevator installations play an important role in the lives of most Americans. From shopping malls to concert venues to sporting arenas, there are many times during the day when a number of Americans make use of elevators. And as the population continues to age, there is are a growing number of property owners who consider installing
Hurricane season, though it can become commonplace for those who live through it year after year, should never be taken lightly. It stretches over a considerable amount of time for those bordering the Atlantic ocean, officially beginning on June first and not ending until November thirtieth. Throughout your typical hurricane, data shows that as much as nearly two and a half trillion gallons of rain are dumped every single day – and some hurricanes become even more severe than that. There were nearly one hundred and sixty hurricanes that affected U.S. land – primarily the states of Florida and Texas – during the twentieth century alone, and the tally for number of hurricanes during the twenty first century is ticking ever higher.
In fact, there seems to be a pattern in recent hurricanes, trending towards increased severity of the storm and the damage that it does to United States land (particularly the state of Florida, which has always been one of the most heavily hit areas of the
The weather was perfect!
You had some back up plans in case it would have rained, but you were thrilled with how everything turned out. After spending months planning and looking at different outdoor kitchens and patios you knew that an outdoor graduation party would be perfect. You would have had plenty of room inside if you needed it, but the fact that the weather was so beautiful meant that the guests lingered outside for hours.
From graduation parties to family cookouts to romantic dinners with a spouse, outdoor kitchens and patios are the perfect setting.
Well Designed Backyards Can Serve as an Extension to Your Home
Some families fill their backyard spaces with swimming pools; others plan for outdoor kitchen ideas; the lucky one have a combinatio
Painting houses is something people do all the time. But did you know that when it comes to painting, not all paint is created the same? That is because some kinds of paint have hidden ingredients, and other paints cause people have breathing issues because they are sensitive to the chemicals in the paint. Paints that are lower quality do not last as long, meeting the homeowner has to paint again relatively soon. Here are a few reasons that high-quality paint is the best choice.
Paint That has No Hidden Ingredients is Safer
When painting a home, many people want a house that will be clean and safe to live in, and not cause them any issues with allergies they may have. Over 80% of people who travel said that if they could, they would choose a room that is allergy free. It isn’t always possible to have this, but it’s a good start if people can choose a paint that wouldn’t worsen their allergies. Continue Reading No Comments
Transforming a house into a home is typically no easy task. It can, however, be an enjoyable one, particularly because the vision of your end goal is so enticing that the work you put in feels like it is completely worth it. There are many different ways to bring your own personality into a house and to make a place feel welcoming and comfortable. From carefully chosen and well placed furniture and the perfect choice of new interior paint to the meticulously manicured lawn and colorful garden you spend so much time on, the ways you express yourself throughout your house and property is what makes that house a lovely home.
Getting your yard and garden up to your standards
Not everyone has a green thumb, or values an aesthetically pleasing yard that has been landscaped. Often, when moving to a new house, there are plenty of projects that need attention in order to bring your new abode up to the standard that you envision. Many times, this can include q
The 2017 U.S. Houzz Landscaping Trends Study found that when upgrading their outdoor spaces, lighting was at the top of the list for a large percentage of the respondents. Furthermore, 73% of the survey participants stated that they chose LED lighting rather than other available lighting sources. One of the reasons for this is that LEDs are more energy efficient and will outlast other types of lights. When compared to standard halogen bulbs, for instance, LED lights only use 15% of the
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Some of the items that are used in the construction industry can include pipe alignment tools, pipe alignment clamps, vertical plate lifting clamps, and even purge equipment. If you are someone tha