How to Safely Clean Your Gutters – And Why

Sep 19

After autumn and winter has scattered leaves all over your yard – including into your gutters – it is time to clean those clogged gutters out. It is a necessary annual task. Before you rush out to rent a ladder, power tools and equipment, follow these guidelines which are key to a successful and safe gutter-cleaning experience: As cavalier as you may be about...

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A Guide to Restoring a Damaged Wooden Floor

Sep 19

There isn’t a floor more beautiful than a hardwood floor. However, even the best wooden floors can be damaged: from minor surface scratches to structural defects to annoying squeaks. For the most common damage to wooden floors, floor sanders are a vital part of their restoration. Types of Damage to Wooden Flooring Sadly, there is more than one way in which to...

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Look at Some of Talisman Hire’s Heavy-Duty Construction Equipment

Sep 19

Before you rent construction equipment, take a closer look at what heavy-duty tools are available. If you are looking for construction equipment for hire, go to a supplier that offers quality equipment, prices to suit your budget and quick deliveries to meet your deadlines. Heavy-Duty Construction Equipment Heavy-duty breakers used for breaking and demolition of...

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How to Remove a Concrete Surface

Sep 19

Concrete is solid, versatile and budget-friendly. It is also easy to use. But how do you remove a concrete surface? With concrete breakers, of course! Step by Step Guide to Removing Concrete If you are working near a window or a car, it is advisable to cover them up with canvas drop cloths to protect it against the impact of the sharp bits of debris which shoot away...

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Hiring A Skip? Here’s What You Can Put in It

Sep 19

The amount of rubble and waste produced during construction and home improvements are mind-boggling. A skip is a perfect way to manage that – it hides the eyesore while you are working and avoids moving the rubble twice. Be responsible about what you throw into a skip, though, as it is not a case of everything and anything goes. What Not to Put in Your...

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Why Compaction Equipment Is Important to Your Project

Sep 19

From ride-on rollers to plate compactors, compaction equipment is a vital aspect of the foundation of your construction project. Without a dense, firm base, there is no support for foundations, slabs and concretes. Shifting soil leads to structural problems such as cracked walls, slabs and foundation erosion. Compaction Requirements When you plan to hire compaction...

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How to Use a High-Pressure Washer

Sep 19

For the best results, there are four main elements needed in high-pressure washing: Pressure, Water flow rate, Cleaning solution, and Heat. Lack for one element requires an adjustment in the others, for example, a cold water high-pressure washer lacks heat, and will, therefore, need more cleaning solution and more pressure. Uses for a High-Pressure Washer Not much...

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