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Preventing Falls: Basic Ladder Safety In Construction Zones

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Each year, more than 300 people die due to fatal falls in the construction workplace. 23.6% of these fatal falls are caused by falls from ladders. Ladder safety is often overlooked in the workplace. They are not often very tall, and they are so ubiquitous to all construction jobs that many people simply take it for granted that contractors know and practice proper ladder safety. However, because the number of injuries and deaths from ladder falls is the second highest in the industry (falls from roofs are the first), it is clear that ladder safety needs more emphasis.…

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4 Costly Masonry Mistakes To Avoid

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Bricklaying can be one of the most satisfying DIY projects to complete. However, there are a few common pitfalls that you need to avoid if you do not have experience with bricklaying. Here are four of the most common masonry mistakes, and what you can do to avoid them. Choosing the Wrong Mortar Not every mortar is compatible with every type of brick. This problem usually presents itself when you decide to repair or add a new section to an existing brick wall.…

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How Can You Extend The Life Of Your Business's Roof?

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If you’re a business owner and own your own building(s), you’re likely always looking for ways to maximize the lifespan of these structures. Although you’re able to deduct certain depreciation and repair costs on your business taxes, this deduction is not usually a dollar-for-dollar credit – so it’s better not to spend that money in the first place. Read on to learn more about the maintenance and products that can help you dramatically extend the life of your roof.…

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