Four Diseases That Damage Trees Extensively Along The West Coast
19 July 2017
Whether you have one tree in your yard or a whole forest of them, it's important to keep an eye on their health. Many tree diseases are spread easily from tree to tree if you don't eradicate the infected trees quickly. Other times, you may actually be able to help the tree recover if you detect and treat the disease early on. There are hundreds -- perhaps thousands -- of tree diseases.
3 Things You Should Do Before Starting Your AC In The Spring
22 February 2017
If you live in a warmer climate, then you may be bringing out your air conditioner for the season in the spring rather than the early summer months. Before you plug in your unit and turn it on, make sure you do 3 things first to ensure you have cool air as long as you need it.
Have the AC unit serviced
You should always have your air conditioner serviced prior to starting it up every year.
5 Options For Making Your Window Glass More Secure At Your Home Or Business
12 January 2017
Windows are generally a security risk. Older window glass can shatter easily. For a home or business, a window offers an easy path inside. The locking mechanisms of your windows can help, but the glass itself will always represent a point of entry.
The location of your windows also plays a large role in how much of a risk they represent. For example, a first floor window offers far more accessibility than windows that sit a level or two up.
Is Your Art Steel Continually Breaking During Molding? Thermal Processing May Help
8 December 2016
Sculptors often work with steel because it provides a hard, yet flexible material that can be used for a variety of sculptures. However, if you keep snapping your steel when working with it, there's a good chance you need to harden it with thermal processing to make it more adaptable for your techniques.
You May Be Passing The Metal's Tensile Strength Point
When using steel bending techniques, you might be passing the tensile strength limit of the steel.