construction--contractors

How to Build Your Own Floating Boat Dock

You may think that building a dock for your boat is out of your price range, but you can have a small floating dock made by yourself for less than you think. This project doesn't take too long to make, but requires an extra hand or two. See below for instructions. Here's What You'll Need: 4 - 30 gallon plastic drums (to withstand about 250 pounds) Silicon caulking 2x6 pieces of treated wood 6' deck boards 3" Read More 

Upholstery Cleaning For Beginners

Even a small spot on the furniture in your home can create a bad impression. To make matters worse, if you do not properly clean the spot, you can create a blemish in the fabric that no amount of cleaning will remove. Thus, the odds of failure may seem high for someone who wants to do at-home upholstery cleaning. However, if you know what you are doing, you should be able to clean your own upholstery without problems. Read More 

Put Your New Workers to the Test: Three Ways to Make Sure New Crew Members Are Ready for Work Detail

There is no real "school of construction" for people to attend that teaches them about this line of work. Most of what you learned about the business you probably learned on the job from somebody else. As such, you may frequently find that inexperienced young adults want to try their hands at learning the construction business. However, without a means to test these workers' willingness to do all kinds of odd construction jobs, you cannot be certain of the effectiveness of these crew members. Read More 

Have Cats With Fleas? 4 Things To Do Before You Get Carpet Cleaning To Eliminate Them

Vacuuming the carpet in your home is something that you should be doing regularly, especially if you have cats. It will pick up cat hair and dirt particles, but it is not too effective at getting rid of fleas. So, when you find out that your cats are having a problem with fleas, you need to take further measures to eliminate them. Getting professional carpet cleaning can include steam cleaning, which can kill fleas and their eggs. Read More 

Planning To Purchase A Geyser For Your Home? 2 Tips To Help You Use It Correctly

A geyser is a heat pump water heater that connects to an existing propane, oil, gas, or electric water heater tank. It is in the shape of a box and much smaller than your standard water tank heater. Because of this, it generally sits on the floor close to the water heater. If you want to use a geyser to heat the water in your home, this is a good choice as it can save you money. Read More