Five Things to Consider Before Investing in a Water System

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If your home is hooked up to the municipal water system, you may not want to know what is coming through your faucets. Even if you are not from Flint, Michigan, the typical tap water contains chemicals like chlorine and fluorine, and traces of toxins like: arsenic, radium, aluminum, copper, lead, and mercury, as well as nitrates and pesticides.

On the other hand, if you live on well water, your issues with hard water are likely so obvious that you can see the mineral buildup that your water contains on your ice maker and faucets. Not to mention, when the ground water gets too low to support local wells, the county agencies responsible for it flood the ground water sources with municipal wate Continue reading

Reasons to Outsource Your Printing and Mailing Services

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If your business sends a lot of mail for marketing or billing services, you probably are always on the lookout for ways to streamline the process and save some money at the same time. Many companies go to outside firms to handle their printing and mailing services. They do this for a number of reasons. If you are considering hiring an outsource billing services company, here are some ways it can help your bottom line.

Top Reasons to Outsource Printing and Mailing Services:

  • It is cheaper. Many companies think that having their staff handle mass mailings for billing or direct marketing is the cheapest way to go. In some ways, that is true if the business already has the employees to spare, the equipment and space to handle everything that is involved Continue reading

What You Need to Know About Server Racks

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Did you know that there are about 335 computer server manufacturing companies in the U.S.? And that this industry is worth about $14 billion in annual revenue? If you work with computers, you?ve likely heard about server racks. And you?ve likely noticed that there?s a number of different sizes. But what?s the difference between them all? Here?s the info you need to know.

19-Inch Rack

The 19-inch server rack allows for multiple equipment modules to be mounted. On the sides of the rack are edges that allow each module to be then fastened to the rack through the use of screws. Today, the 19-inch racks hold much of the equipment that contemporary data centers use, and it is popular in entertainment, audio, computing, video, and telecommunication industries. A single 19 or 23 inch ra Continue reading

Safety and Your Crane Construction Job

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Everywhere we look today, technology is involved. Technology continues to evolve, quickly becoming a part of all types of businesses that we never thought possible. Blue collar, construction type jobs are even seeing improvements to their current work with the advancements of technology. They may not see the usage of technological advances in front of their eyes, but it is likely that the products used and the techniques used are results of improvements made from technological research. One example of this is the usage of outrigger pads. Outrigger pads are extremely durable and resistant padding that is used to pad other machines. It is a necessary part in many construction jobs and it is only beneficia Continue reading

Driveway Problems? Here’s What You Need to Know About Repairs and Construction

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It?s spring — and as the ice and snow peel back from your driveway, you might discover some new features in your driveway. Unfortunately, cold weather often wreaks havoc on driveways thanks to the expansion and thawing of ice that gets into cracks and nooks. Over time, a tiny crack can metamorphosize into an unmissable gully that gets in the way of you using your driveway.

What do you need to know about the construction and repair of your driveway? Here are a few important things you should know.

Two Main Types

There are two main types of driveways: asphalt, and concrete. The right material for you depends on both your needs and your budget. Though many experts generally agree that concrete lasts longer (up to 50 years with proper maintenance!), many say that a Continue reading

Five Benefits of Trenchless Pipe Repair


Pipe and sewer repair are a costly prospect for homeowners. It used to also be a destructive business, tearing up the yard and surrounding area of a home for a broken pipe beneath the surface. Trenchless technology has been in existence for roughly two decades, but only recently has it come to the attention of many homeowners. There are many benefits of trenchless repairs, and here are five of them.

  1. Less Property Damage: As was mentioned above, previous methods of sewer repair invol Continue reading

Types of Equipment a Commerical Bakery Might Need

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Choosing the right equipment for your bakery can be tricky. You want efficiency, cost effectiveness and many other things. So, how do you choose the right equipment? When it comes to melting furnace equipment or things that involve heat treating, it can be especially tricky. There are more than 2800 commercial bakeries and about 6000 retail bakeries in the United States so you want to make sure that your bakery has the equipment that you need in order to stand out from the rest. Here are some of the types of equipment you might want to look into.

Melting Furnace Equipment
This can include several different things. While bakeries do not often have melting furnace equipment, it is more of a brewe Continue reading

Voc removal

More and more commercial businesses are doing their most to educate themselves on cutting costs and running an efficient place of work. This is why businesses should take into account HVAC cooling towers when considering options for their commercial cooling needs. They are known for being economical, ranking high in efficiency, and low in maintenance. Another benefit to cooling towers is they are known for reducing water waste.

What Is HVAC Cooling Towers

HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. It is most commonly used in the constructing of commercial buildings, but can also be installed in established businesses looking to update their cooling systems. Cooling tower selection can vary in size depending on the businesses needs. The largest HVAC cooling Continue reading

How to Attract Consumers With Custom Packaging Solutions

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Even though more and more people are conducting their shopping and researching online, people can’t help but make in-person purchases when something catches their eye. The online shopping retailers may want you to believe that physically buying things in stores is now the stone age, approximately 70% of all purchasing decisions are still made in-store.

Considering these shoppers are not sitting on their couch at home with their laptops in hand, it is not the ease of purchase that is drawing them into stores. Rather, it is the presentation. Even if people are in a store not intending on making a purchase, there?s always a good chance some product will peak their interest.

The key to making that a reality, is custom packaging solutions. Most retail stores are packed with seemingly e Continue reading

Medical Marijuana Consulting Firm Partners With Native American Cultivation Facility

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The world of investing in the cannabis industry and medical marijuana marketing has always been on the inclusive side of things and this most recent example is no exception. According to a press release from, Aquarius Cannabis, a medical marijuana consulting and branding firm, has reached an agreement with Flying Eagle Advisors, a Native American-owned cannabis cultivation and manufacturing operation, that will include distribution, branding, and the cultivation of medical marijuana consulting.

“The opportunity to partner with Native American tribes for marijuana cultivation projects is a key strategy for Aquarius Cannabis to achieve its objective of providing safe, quality, consistent marijuana products to patients an Continue reading