No worker wants to be left in the dark on a nighttime job site. However, being negligent about the state of your diesel-powered light towers as you transport them onto the site can place the site itself and other workers in jeopardy. There are several things you should know about how to transport light towers in a safe and secure manner.
Securing the Mast and Stabilizers
A loose or fully erect mast is one thing you never want to see as you're towing your light tower.
If you're in the market to build your very first home, chances are you want to spend the least amount of money as possible. Back in the old days, energy efficient building materials were seen as too expensive and not as effective when it came to keeping the structure of a home sound. Fortunately, things have changed over the years and energy efficient building materials are becoming the industry standard. Not only are they cheap and sturdy, they will save you a lot on energy costs down the road.
Installing a new swimming pool in the summer can keep your family cool and happy in the heat. But as the cold season quickly approaches, you need to protect your new pool by winterizing it. Some of the parts you may protect on your own are the pool's skimmers. If you don't winterize or protect them, you may place your pool at risk for ice and snow damage. Here's what you should do to avoid this.
If your furnace doesn't have a built-in humidifier, you may rely on a portable room humidifier to restore moisture to the dry air in your home. While very low room humidity can lead to increased static electricity and itchy skin, it is better than using a less-than-clean humidifier, which can lead to illness.
Mold and bacteria can breed in room humidifiers, according to Mayo Clinic, and it can get into the air through the mist when the unit is turned on.
Whether you want to help prevent global warming or to lower your monthly power bill, cutting down on your energy usage is a good way to do it. There are lots of methods of cutting down on energy usage that are easy and inexpensive (or free) to implement in your home! Here are just a few of them that you can try.
1. Unplug Devices You Are Not Using
You might think that turning off your phone or your computer means that it is not drawing any power, but the device is still using energy if it is plugged in.