A Crash Course In Social Media

  • The 5 Essential Outdoor Cleaning Tools

    29 December 2016

    Outdoor cleaning is not a fun task, but it is necessary. Whether you're looking to spruce up the deck for a barbecue or to clean the pavers in the garden, this list has what you need. Instead of having twenty different cleaning tools for different purposes, use these five versatile pieces of equipment for all your cleaning requirements outside of the house. From high pressure washers to extendable window cleaners, these tools have you covered so that the outside of your house looks brand new.

  • Shutters: The True Home Advantage

    29 December 2016

    When looking to replace your window coverings, one of the options you should consider is shutters. Not only will these window treatments update the appearance of your home, but they are also more functional than their fabric counterparts of curtains or drapes. In addition to this, shutters come in a wide assortment of materials which helps ensure you will find shutters that not only fit your budget but your aesthetic preferences too.

  • How to Avoid Problems with Sheet Metal Cutting, Bending, and Folding

    28 December 2016

    As a general contractor, you may encounter jobs that require sheet metal cutting. These can be anything from small roofing and siding jobs to unique jobs requested for home and garden projects. There are times when you will have issues with the cutting that causes damage to the sheet metal or bends in the sheet metal that are not part of the design and can't be reversed. Instead of going through multiple pieces of sheet metal and having to start over each time, consider these methods to avoid these problems.

  • The Importance of Environmental Assessment for Businesses

    28 December 2016

    There are significant concerns about the impact of commercial and industrial projects on the environment. The major problematic issues include climate change and depletion of natural resources. Therefore, you should consider getting your business evaluated with regard to the impact of your activities on the environment. This is particularly important when you are starting a new project or restructuring the setup. If you are still uncertain about this process, consider the reasons why an environmental assessment is beneficial for your business.

  • Answering Some Commonly Asked Questions About Metal Fabrication

    26 December 2016

    Most production facilities and repair shops will need metal fabrication performed at one time or another, either for their raw materials or for repair work on various parts. Rather than hire a welder or invest in expensive equipment to do this on your own, you could simply send out metal pieces to be fabricated for you. Note some questions you might have about the process of metal fabrication so you know what's involved and have an easier time hiring the right company for your needs.

  • Top Considerations to Make When Designing a Patio for Your Outdoor Space

    20 December 2016

    Designing a new patio for your outdoor space may not be as straightforward as it may seem. The type of property, available outdoor space and property boundary lines tend to influence the placement and design of a patio. Failure to factor these aspects into your planning can lead to costly mistakes during the course of the project. What are the top considerations that you should make when designing your patio to achieve a functional and aesthetically appealing outdoor space?

  • How to Make Conversation With a Taxi Driver

    19 December 2016

    If you have to take a taxi ride, you may be worried about making conversation with the driver. Finding yourself on a long airport transfer or stuck in city centre traffic with nothing to say can be an uncomfortable experience. Below is a handy guide which will help you to make and sustain a conversation with your taxi driver. Take the Initiative Sometimes a taxi driver will be quite happy to talk away to themselves, and it is easy to give simple yes and no responses to show that you are listening.