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Three Types Of Stair Balustrades That Give Your Home A Touch Of Beauty

Deciding on an appropriate balustrade for the stairs in your new or existing home can be a tough decision. A lot of people are unaware of the range of balustrade design options available because the balustrade is a small niche market in the home improvement industry. There is not a great deal of information available for people when choosing a suitable design or type of balustrade. Read on to inform yourself about three types of balustrades that give your home an added touch of elegance and beauty. Read More 

New Commercial Kitchen Exhaust System? Read This First

Commercial kitchen exhaust systems help to reduce the risk of fire by removing fumes, heat, grease, and other products of combustion present in the air around the kitchen area. This article provides important information for restaurant owners looking to invest in a commercial kitchen exhaust system. Structural Requirements For Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Systems Commercial kitchen exhaust systems should be made of a hard-faced, impervious, and non-combustible material. Stainless steel is an example of one such material. Read More 

No Central A/C? Try These Alternatives

If you live somewhere that gets triple digits during the warm months of the year, but you don't have central air conditioning, it can be a burden. However, hope is not lost. There are still other options for cooling off your home without having to spend the money required for a central HVAC system. Here are some air conditioning alternatives to consider. Window Air Conditioner The first option you have, which is one of the cheapest ways to cool off your home, is by getting a window air conditioner. Read More 

Getting the most out of your fire sprinklers

One of the most effective pieces of fire safety equipment is fire sprinklers. If they're installed and maintained properly, they should be able to react to any minor fire and put it out. To make sure your fire sprinklers are operating in top condition, you should have them inspected by a professional at least annually to make sure the water source is sufficient and that all the parts of the sprinkler system are functioning like they should. Read More 

4 Essential Tips for Cooling Tower Maintenance

Cooling towers are the backbone of most building's mechanical systems. To avoid complete shutdown of the entire building, routine maintenance of the cooling towers is important. Failure to do this can be the genesis of most cooling tower problems. If done properly and routinely, you can be sure that the lifespan of the cooling tower system will increase and the costs of repairs will be decreased. The following are the tips every homeowner should know about maintaining a cooling tower. Read More