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Four Things To Ask Yourself Before Getting An Asphalt Driveway

If you are thinking about getting a new driveway and are considering one made out of asphalt, then you're in good company. When it comes to driveways, asphalt is one of the most common materials to use. Before going ahead with your decision, however, you'll want to ask yourself these four questions before hiring a residential asphalt company: What Type of Climate Do I Live In? If you live in an area where it tends to get cooler in the fall and winter, asphalt is an excellent choice for your driveway. Read More 

Fire Safety And Hotels: Four Tips To Prevent Accidents

If you own or manage a hotel, then you know that the safety of your guests and employees needs to be a top priority. One of the biggest threats to employee and guest safety, it turns out, is the risk of a fire. Fire departments in the United States respond to more than 3,500 hotel and motel fires each year, on average. Nine civilian deaths and 120 civilian injuries result from those fires. Read More 

Tips For Successfully Working With Spray Foam Insulation

If you have a major insulation job to complete in your home, it's generally a good idea to turn it over to a professional who can complete the task correctly. In the case of a small project, however, you might be capable of getting the work done on your own. Using spray foam insulation instead of traditional fiberglass insulation can often be easier to work with, although you'll need to take the right approach to ensure that you complete the project successfully. Read More 

3 Tips For Assessing Roof Damage After A Hurricane

If your home is struck by a hurricane and if you find that your roof appears to be damaged, you may want to get to the bottom of the problem as quickly as possible. However, it is important to be careful when it comes to assessing roof damage. These are a few helpful tips that you should consider following in the aftermath of the storm. 1. Wait Until It's Safe Read More 

Stopping a Dog from Climbing a Chain-Link Fence

Chain-link fences are easy to install and inexpensive to keep up, but there's one factor that chain-link fence users find to be rather difficult to deal with if they have a dog: climbing. The links in the fence provide nice little footholds for a pet trying to bound away to explore that interesting world on the other side of the fence, and other items in the yard can contribute to the jumping too. Read More