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3 Simple Ways To Choose The Right Back-Up Pump For Your Needs

Posted by on Dec 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Simple Ways To Choose The Right Back-Up Pump For Your Needs

Whether you’re preparing for the end of civilization as you know it, or you just want a reliable back-up power source for your water supply, you’ve probably given a lot of thought to water pumps. Submersible pumps are the best way to provide back-up pumping ability for your well. However, if the power were to go out on your property, you might end up needing a secondary back-up pump. That’s where manual pumps come in handy. Unlike submersible pumps that operate off electricity, manual pumps only require your own physical exertion. Here are four things you need to consider when choosing a manual pump for your water supply. Land between the Well and the Pump Before you purchase your manual pump, you need to survey the land between the water supply and your home. The geography of the land...

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Three Pitfalls To Avoid When You’re Assembling A New HVAC Drain Pipe

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Pitfalls To Avoid When You’re Assembling A New HVAC Drain Pipe

When your HVAC system is running properly, a small but steady amount of water will drain out of it through a drain pipe near its bottom. While you can temporarily use a bucket to collect this water if the drain pipe breaks or develops a leak, you’ll have to eventually install a replacement pipe if you don’t want to constantly change out the bucket. When you’re assembling a new HVAC drain pipe, remember to avoid these three pitfalls. Going Too Cheap On The Pipe Segment Glue You Use If you don’t want to spend money unnecessarily on repairs in the future, you’ll have to make sure that the glue you use to fuse individual pipe segments together will remain sturdy for the long haul. A cheap brand of glue, even if it passes an initial water test, can easily...

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2 Tips For Prolonging The Lifespan And Efficiency Of Lithium-Ion Batteries

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2 Tips For Prolonging The Lifespan And Efficiency Of Lithium-Ion Batteries

Lithium-ion batteries are used to power most of our modern cordless appliances including cell phones, laptops, CD players and many more. The batteries work on ion movement between the positive and negative electrodes, effectively storing charge for later use. In theory, this cycle should work forever, but your batteries often lose their ability to retain charge with time. There are a number of factors that affect the functionality and durability of a lithium-ion battery. Read on to learn useful tips on how you can keep your batteries healthy and efficient. Avoid elevated temperatures  Heat can adversely damage your battery. Leaving a lithium-ion battery at a constant high temperature will often decrease its charge capacity and run time, as well as reduce its overall lifespan. This is particularly true for laptop computers, as their batteries are often located near electronics...

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Four Tips To Help You Build A Mobile Shop For Your Business

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Tips To Help You Build A Mobile Shop For Your Business

If you have a service business, you may need to go to your shop for various different tasks. It may be to make changes to an item, build parts and other work. If your shop was mobile, you will be able to save time and money, as well as offer your customers better prices. This can make you more competitive and your business successful. Here are some tips to help you build a mobile shop for your business needs from an enclosed utility trailer: 1. Choosing The Right Size Trailer For Your Shop Needs There are many different needs for a shop trailer. For example, if you are a carpenter that does cabinetry work, you may only need a trailer with a couple of saws, routers and a work bench. This can be a short single-axle trailer that has...

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3 Reasons To Sandblast Your Parking Lot

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Reasons To Sandblast Your Parking Lot

If your parking lot is starting to look old and dirty, you are probably contemplating cleaning it. You might be thinking about hiring a cleaning service or attempting to clean it yourself with harsh chemicals, but there is a better way to make your parking lot look fantastic — sandblasting. These are a few reasons why you should hire an abrasive blasting service to come out and sandblast your parking lot. 1. Avoid Using Harsh Chemicals for Cleaning To get your average parking lot clean without sandblasting, you generally have to use some very harsh chemicals. These chemicals are generally washed away into the groundwater supply, which isn’t a very eco-friendly way of running a business. Plus, you have to subject yourself to these harsh chemicals, which can be unpleasant at best. With sandblasting, there are no chemicals used...

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