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Do You Buy or Rent Heavy Equipment? Factors to Consider

Do you have some big projects rolling down the pipe? Are you making big plans for growing your company's capabilities? With all these questions in mind, it is clear that you will need to associate with trucks or heavy equipment. What's the criterion of deciding on when to purchase such equipment or when to rent? You want an economic option that will cut down on costs as much as possible but still offer the best results for your company. Read More 

A Couple of Tips to Renovating a Fixer Upper

Whether you are looking to invest in a fixer-upper for resale or want to purchase it as your first home, one fact to contend with is that the structure will require renovations for it to become valuable real estate. Nonetheless, not many homeowners know how best to go about converting this structure into a comfortable living space. Instead, they make the mistake of gutting the entire building and end up having to spend exorbitant amounts of money to put it back together. Read More 

Five Tips for Construction Companies Using Recruitment Agencies to Fill Permanent Placement Roles

If you need to hire a contractor for a permanent placement role in your company, you can search, interview, and hire someone on your own, or you can have a recruitment company to handle all that for you. Before approaching a recruiter about helping you fill a permanent placement role, there are several ideas you may want to consider. 1. Look for an Agency With Experience With Permanent Placement Most recruiting agencies offer both temporary and permanent placement, but before selecting an agency, you should ask about its track record with permanent placements. Read More 

When to Use an Architect or Draftsperson for Your New House Plans

When deciding on the design of your new home, you may not think of working with an architect or draftsperson to create the plans needed, but there are times when it's good to consider using their services. In many cases, this can save you time and also money, and help ensure that you're happy with your home for years to come. Note when it's good to use a drafting service of some sort to create your new house plans and why this can be beneficial for you and for your builder. Read More 

How to Clean a Frieze Carpet And Keep it Looking Good as New

Frieze carpets are very popular due to their immense comfort, their attractive appearance, and the fact that they are so durable. However, If you own a frieze carpet, you will know just how challenging they are to clean compared to other carpets. This is because of the unique design of frieze carpets, which is similar to the shag carpets that were popular in the 1970s; they have a deep pile and lengthy, twisted, horizontal fibres. Read More