How To Take Care Of Your Central Air System In The Winter

The winter season is an important time of year for your central air conditioner because it usually means you'll be shutting it off for a few months. During that time, even though it's not in use, it's still exposed to the elements. You're probably familiar with the cleaning and maintenance process that comes before firing it up for the first time every year, and while it's still a good idea to get annual maintenance and cleaning, you can help your unit run more efficiently and reduce the necessity of repairs by taking proper care of it during the winter. [Read More]

Dwarf Conifers: Small Trees With Big Landscape Uses

Successful landscaping designs include a variety of plants, trees and shrubs all strategically placed to create an eye-catching design. This means learning more about trees or shrubs aren't as well-known, like dwarf conifers. These small trees are all about the foliage, but still provide color. You can choose from the palest cream and gold, smoky blues to a deep plum, and apple green to lime green.  You can use dwarf conifers for a variety of landscape needs. [Read More]

Hardwood Floors Versus Engineered Wood Floors

One of the reasons that wood floors are still so popular is that there's just no substitute for the beauty and warmth you get with real wood. While this flooring is available in an array of sizes and styles, there are two main types: solid wood floors and engineered wood floors. Solid wood floors are the traditional type in which each floorboard is made from a single piece of wood. Engineered wood floors are a laminated plank composed of many pieces of wood. [Read More]

Necessary Maintenance For Your Overhead Crane: How To Provide All Of Your Employees With Training

Typically most plants that utilize overhead cranes for production have a few employees who know how to keep the cranes running. If the plants' supervisors are really on the ball, they have at least one employee on each shift who can provide maintenance for an overhead crane and perform small mechanical repairs. Your plant could revolutionize the way overhead cranes are maintained by providing training for every employee. Here are a couple of options on how to accomplish this. [Read More]