Building Tips from a Stagehand

3 Issues That Will Cause A Clogged Dishwasher

After a long day at work and several hours of preparing dinner, the last thing you want to do is wash your dishes by hand. However, your dishwasher isn't draining correctly, and you're having trouble identifying the cause of the problem. Instead of continuing to wash your dishes by hand every night, inspect your dishwasher assembly for these three problems and perform or arrange for the necessary repairs: Clogged Garbage Disposal Read More 

Building Your Dream Home? 3 New And Cool Technologies For Residential Windows

Are you getting ready to build your dream home? Do you want every nook and cranny of your new pad to ooze with the newest gadgets and latest technology? Make your windows no exception -- read on for 3 of the coolest new technologies in residential windows. Self-Cleaning Windows Self-cleaning windows are sprayed with an ultra-thin layer of titanium dioxide. In the scientific world, titanium dioxide is known as a photocatalyst, which means that, when exposed to ultraviolet light, it can change the molecular composition of other things it comes in contact with. Read More 

Tips For Buying A Used Bulldozer

When it comes to many large-scale construction projects, the bulldozer is perhaps one of the most important tools to have in your arsenal. If you're not ready to purchase a brand-new bulldozer but want the long-term benefits that a rental doesn't offer, purchasing a used bulldozer or other used heavy construction equipment for sale represents a cost-effective alternative. But buying a used bulldozer isn't as simple as picking one and signing on the dotted line. Read More 

Go Clean With Inert Gas: Fire Protection That Won’t Leave Your Computers In Ruin

If your company depends on computers to sell and ship orders to your customers throughout the year, you need to protect your computer room from water sprinkler damage. The water from a traditional sprinkler system can prevent fire damage to the room, but it can also wreak havoc on the hard drives, files and other integral parts of your computers. There's a better way to put out devastating fires without leaving your computers in ruin. Read More 

When You’ve Already Turned Down The Thermostat: Unique Energy-Saving Tips For Winter

When winter rolls around, everyone starts thinking about their energy bills and how to reduce them. The common tips that float around are, "turn down your thermostat and wear more clothes, "add more insulation to your attic," and "seal your windows with plastic." If you've already followed this sage, yet common advice, but your energy bill is still higher than you'd like it to be, it's time to get extreme. Here are a few energy-saving tips you probably have never thought of before. Read More