The Johnsons' House Building Journey

5 Ways That Concrete Can Keep Your Home Safe From Fire

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The use of concrete has traditionally been limited in house plans become many homeowners consider it to be a cold and ugly substance and only tolerated it because it made a strong foundation material. However, concrete isn’t just for lowly foundations anymore – it’s showing up everywhere from dining room floors to the exteriors of rooftops. One of concrete’s main appeals to homeowners is its fire-resistant qualities. Following are five attractive ways to include concrete in your house plans and lower your risk of fire at the same time!…

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Roofing Companies: 3 Ways They Can Make Your Home Or Office More Environmentally Sustainable

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Modern roofing innovations have transformed commercial and residential roofs into something more a mere rain-and-sunshine deterrent. Now, thanks to eco-friendly building design, roofs play an integral role in the sustainability efforts of modern construction. Below is a list of three of the most significant ways roofing companies can help transform your home into a greener, more environmentally sustainable structure. Reflective Coatings One of the ways roofing companies are helping homeowners and businesses curb their monthly cooling expenses is with the installation of reflective rooftop coatings.…

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Three Tips For Identifying A Problem With Your Air Compressor's Belt Drive

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If you want to use a lot of tools like sand blasters and pneumatic drills for a DIY project, a good and powerful air compressor is essential. But if you suddenly start hearing noise coming from your air compressor’s belt drive while it’s running, it could be difficult to ascertain the problem. Since you’ll need to identify what’s wrong with the belt drive to prevent your whole air compressor from breaking, consider these three tips.…

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