Tips To Give Your Outdated Fireplace A Makeover

Fireplaces can add beauty to your home, in addition to adding warmth on cold days/nights. If you live in an older home, chances are your fireplace may be a little less beautiful and a little more outdated. It probably has ugly black/brown/orange bricks, a gold or brass colored firebox door, and may even lack a mantle. Some older fireplaces may even take up most of the wall, so it may feel like more of an eyesore than a beautiful focal point.

Own An Office And Have Elevators? Tips To Keep Them Moving Up And Down

If you own your own office and have elevators, it is important that you keep them maintained. This will not only keep you, your employees, and anyone visiting you safe, but will help keep people walking through your door. If the elevator is out of service, some people may refuse to walk the stairs. Below are some tips on keeping your elevators maintained so this will not happen. Check the Lights

Keeping Your Seawall In Good Working Order

If you have ocean or lakefront property or live on a river, there is a good chance that you have a seawall on your property. A seawall is your protection from the powerful force of crashing waves, rising tides, or flooding rivers. Not only does a properly placed and constructed seawall protect your home and property, it prevents soil erosion. Soil erosion can lead to landslides or entire slabs of your property just washing away.

3 Restaurant Boiler And Pipe Issues That Could Spell Trouble

If you've got a boiler inside your restaurant, you may not spend much time near it because you're working hard on getting your food to your customers. It's easy to overlook early signs that the boiler might be on its way out, but if your restaurant's boiler or heating system is exhibiting any of the signs below, it may need attention from a professional. Any Noise It is natural to assume that the gurgling, hissing and knocking sounds your boiler makes are normal, especially if you bought the restaurant from another owner who never mentioned any problems with the appliance.

What Traits Should I Look For In A Land Surveyor?

You may only need to hire a land surveyor a few times in your life, so knowing what to look for in a good land surveyor may not come naturally. Here are some signs that you've found a great land surveying company.  They Can Provide a Reasonable Quote Cost may be one of the first factors that you look at. When you're comparing land survey quotes, be sure that you're comparing against a standard set of services.