Archive for April 14th, 2015

Three Tips for Finding a Reputable Residential Roofing Company

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One of the things that every homeowner should do in the spring is make sure that their roof is in good repair and that it didn’t incur any damage over the winter season. If it did, the best thing to do is get it repaired as soon as possible, so that the damage doesn’t get any worse. The hardest part about getting a roof repaired is finding a residential roofing repair company to do the job. Roof repair companies are common fronts for scams and swindles, so here are a few tips for finding a company that’s legit.

1. Ask to see examples of previous work.
When you’re interviewing the company, ask for examples of previous jobs. A reputable and legitimate company should have a few thin

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What You Need to Know About Choosing Garden Hose Fittings

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If you’re a contractor installing an outdoor water system for a client, then one of the seemingly basic — but actually surprisingly complex — parts you’ll need is a hose fitting or two. Even general consumers are probably acquainted with the most basic hose fitting, a quick-connect fitting that allows the hose to be easily unscrewed and attached elsewhere. But as a professional in the industry, you should know that there are other options, too:

Sizes of Garden Hose Fittings

When it comes to choosing the right valves and fittings for a project, this is the easy part. Since garden hoses tend to be a bit larger than hoses in most plumbing applications, for example, you’ll probably see diameters listed in fractions of an inch (1/2, 3/4, 5/8, etc.). Just be sure you’ve selected a

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