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Questions to Ask When Arranging a Crane Hire for Your Jobsite

Posted by on Aug 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Questions to Ask When Arranging a Crane Hire for Your Jobsite

When arranging a crane hire for your jobsite, the company renting the crane will no doubt go through their own list of questions in order to ensure they rent you the right crane and that it can be properly delivered to your location. However, it’s good to consider a few questions of your own so that nothing is overlooked and you know what’s involved in the rental and don’t face any surprise fees or setbacks. Ask how the weather might affect the hire Many cranes can still operate in certain windy conditions or in rain and...

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Costs Involved in Hiring a Scaffold

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Costs Involved in Hiring a Scaffold

Hiring a piece of equipment can often be attractive for its lower cost, especially if you do not have time to select and buy a scaffold for an urgent project. What are the costs involved in scaffolding hire? Hiring Costs Obviously, there is a fee for the hiring of the scaffold. This fee can range depending on the length of time you wish to hire the scaffold and the size of the scaffold. However, these fees can often be attractively low. Nevertheless, you should know up front that these are not the only fees involved in the hiring. You must...

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Creating A Garden Path From Wood Chips

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Creating A Garden Path From Wood Chips

If you’re thinking of building a garden path, but you don’t fancy the hassle and hard work of laying concrete or slabs, you might want to consider using wood chips. This medium is easy to lay and maintain and is generally cheaper to buy than stone slabs or cobbles. A quick Google search will find you plenty of suppliers advertising wood chips for sale in your area. Here’s how to make a beautiful, rustic garden path from wood chips. What you’ll need wood chips path edging rake spade weed killer sand plastic...

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Ways to Keep Your Workshop Cool

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Ways to Keep Your Workshop Cool

If you have a workshop for woodworking, art and other projects, it probably heats up quickly. Workshops tend to have less insulation than a house does, which means it gets hotter and is harder to keep cool. Here are some tips for keeping your workshop cool. Use an Air Conditioner and Ceiling Fan If you can have both an HVAC unit and a ceiling fan installed in your workshop, that is definitely ideal. Using both together means you won’t have to use your air conditioner quite as much, but you can still keep it nice and cool in the...

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Must-Read Sections In a Hydraulic System Manual for Non-Technical Operators

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Must-Read Sections In a Hydraulic System Manual for Non-Technical Operators

Hydraulic systems are widely adopted in homes and industrial applications. Mostly, they are used to manage loads by transferring energy or force from one section of a system to another. That being said, hydraulic systems do not come cheap for industrial use because of the complexity involved. For instance, integration of different sections is required to achieve the desired function. In this light, servicing becomes a critical component in order to ensure longevity of hydraulic systems. However, it is not uncommon for small to medium sized...

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HVAC Systems: Features to Look for in a Quality Modern Thermostat

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on HVAC Systems: Features to Look for in a Quality Modern Thermostat

Thermostats are small components within an HVAC system, but the role they play in determining how comfortable your home will be during the cold and hot season cannot be undermined. These small devices regulate the temperature in the home by controlling the operations of the HVAC systems. A few years ago, the only types of thermostats available were manually operated. However, technological advancements have led to the introduction of thermostats with modern features that improve the efficiency of HVAC systems and increase energy savings...

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Noise Control When Dealing with Multiple Control Transformer Installations

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Noise Control When Dealing with Multiple Control Transformer Installations

Power supply to a large commercial building can lead to a high, recurrent energy bill if you do not regulate supply properly. A common scenario is to supply high voltage to rooms and spaces that would ordinarily work with a low voltage supply. With control transformers, you can deal with the power wastage by regulating the power supplied to a building, space or room depending on the particular power load. To add on that, control transformers also help stabilise the voltage supply when there is an overload of incoming electric current. One...

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Car Hoists And Tight Budgets

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Car Hoists And Tight Budgets

A car lift is not the type of equipment that you buy every other day, and the wrong choice of lift can have significant cost implications. Here are three things that a DIY auto repair enthusiast should have in mind when shopping for a car lift on a tight budget. Safety Compliance You can’t afford to compromise on safety regardless of your budget. A cheaper lift might be poorly constructed lift, and it could easily give in to the weight of a hoisted vehicle. Do background research on the manufacturer of the lift brand you intend to buy....

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Features to Consider When Choosing an Air Cannon to Clean Your Grain Elevator

Posted by on Aug 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Features to Consider When Choosing an Air Cannon to Clean Your Grain Elevator

If you use a grain elevator, you don’t want grain to get stuck in it. The stuck grain could get old and moldy or mix in with new grains, adulterating the purity of your supply. Luckily, air cannons can be incredibly useful in cleaning silos. Here are some things to keep in mind when choosing air cannons to clean an elevator or a silo. 1. One or multiple valves When choosing an air cannon for your silo, you are likely to notice cannons with one valve as well as cannons with more than one valve. A single valve works fine for basic...

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Three Ways To Use a Chisel

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Ways To Use a Chisel

When you are investing in tools, you may think that it is generally best to stay away from cheap tools. After all, low price equals low quality, right? In most cases, this would be correct. However, it is not always. While there is some equipment, such as a drill, that you should definitely invest in to buy a more expensive option, a chisel is one of the tools that you can buy cheaply and have it work just as well. Here are three ways to use your chisel. Paring Chisels can be used for paring, helping you slice off small shavings of wood to...

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