Archive for June, 2017

Decorative Laminate and Other Soundproofing Choices

Mass loaded vinyl

When you need to soundproof a room, there are a variety of acoustic building products available. Once this process is completed, you will be amazed at the difference. Whether you want to prevent sound from entering a specific room or prevent sound from exiting it, there are a variety of available solutions to perform this task.

How a Room Is Soundproofed

Soundproofing a restaurant, musical studio, home entertainment room, or another type of space, is accomplished using a combination of 4 tactics:

  • Adding mass
  • Damping
  • Decoupling
  • Filing air gaps

Decoupling, combined with a damping compound, is recommended. This is be

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3 Signs You Need Your Septic Tank Pumped

Septic service

About a quarter of all US homes have a septic tank, which is an underground structure that treats wastewater from your home. This can include wastewater from bathrooms, kitchen sinks, and laundry machines.

Your tank works to separate waste, which includes solid waste, and floatable matter. The water-tight container helps wastewater find its way back to the soil after the solid waste and floatable waste has been removed. This allows for the harmful bacteria and viruses to be naturally removed, so it will not hurt organisms.

Every once in a while, you might need a septic tank treatment, and have it cleaned and pumped. Here are three signs to look for that can let you know that your tank needs servicing.

1. Your drains are slow

Did you know that homes with a garbage disposable are at risk of

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Ensure Your Home Is Comfortable This Summer with a High-Efficiency Energy Star Approved System

Common types of air conditioning repair

When was the last time your checked your air conditioning (AC) system? Since summer is fast approaching, you may need to contact an air conditioning company for routine maintenance and possible repairs.

if your system wasn’t working optimally the last time you turned it on, chances are that you will need AC repair services. While you may not be turning on the heat for a while, heating and cooling usually account for around 48% of your energy usage. This is just 1 reas

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How An Old Air Conditioning System Can Have Dreadful Consequences

Boiler repair

Summer is here, and in full swing for some parts of the United States. No matter what part you live, when it’s the middle of summer, those temperatures could be blazing. Everybody knows that as the temperature rises, so does your electricity bill. You will certainly be reaching for the thermostat more often, and if you do not have an updated and efficient air conditioning unit, it could be racking up your bill. So if you do live in an area where the temperatures are high, your air conditioner is important. With all important things, they must be taken care of. 2/3 of all homes in the United States have air conditioning.

Central air conditioners and air conditioning units are unfortunately commonly overlooked as far as their age and quality. Many people may complain about their air conditioner going out duri

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How Often Do You Think About Your Everyday Safety?

Cable railings

Safety is paramount in our everyday lives. It’s so widespread, in fact, that it can be easy to take it for granted. Guardrails are put along bridges and stairways to prevent people from dangerous falls. Back-up systems are installed in elevators to ensure they don’t mismanage various weight. Even the food you eat comes with allergy labels. When it comes to daily safety, wire railing for decks is one that needs to be combined with a steady knowledge of materials and assembly. A minor error in the process can risk the stability of the product, causing dangerous and even deadly slips and falls.

Stainless Steel’s Reliability

Stainless steel is a material that has been turned to time and time again by many companies. Why? It’s reliable, tough and can withstand both the test of time and

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