The truth is that, for years, Sears has been suffering. In a constant effort to return the company to where it once was, CEO Eddie Lampert had sold real estate and other assets with the hopes that the company could bounce back. But, according to reports, over the last eight years Sears has lost [...]
With the heavy snow hitting most of America, millions of buildings are at risk of a possible catastrophe. Snow can add severe stress to a building’s roof and support system. One cubic foot of snow can add 20 lbs or more to a roof's weight limit. Most people don’t realize the risk until the [...]
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Last year I had a great super bowl party at my house. Not only was it planned well, I had my television and entertainment system in perfect order.Not everybody is interested in the game so keep your guests happy with more than one option. I brought in a second TV so the kids could watch [...]
During these winter months the cold weather can cause a great deal of damage and problems. I have seen homes withstand cold winters in the past, but the next year have a roof collapse seemingly out of nowhere. Year round maintenance can help with the uncertainty of freezing temperatures and can give you a [...]
This winter it came to my attention how much we depend on our modern heaters for survival. I have been guilty of taking it for granted that my temperature will always be just where I set it. But when your heater goes out, you are reminded how unbearable it can be. Not just that, [...]
Garage organization isn’t the first thing that comes to my mind on a free weekend, but once I got it done, I was glad I did. With my 5 useful tips, you will be able to make sense of the mess. For me, my garage serves as a multipurpose room, I have my tools [...]