Water that is truly clean and pure will have no color, flavor, odor, or any other distinguishable feature. If the water in your home has any odor, color or unusual flavor to it, that's often a sign that there's some form of contamination in it. Even water that looks perfectly clear may need to be filtered to eliminate other contaminants. Here are a few common problems you might experience with your home's water and some tips to deal with them.
Concrete projects can still be done even when the days are colder. However, if you plan to undertake such a project, you'll need to make sure you do the following so that the project can go well and you aren't disappointed by the results. Check the Warmth of the Ground The only thing that may delay you from moving forward with a concrete project once temperatures drop is brittle, frozen soil.
Condensation is a huge problem in commercial buildings, especially metal buildings. Moisture from warm, perspiring bodies as well as hot equipment can combine with problems with the building or ventilation system, causing a sheet of condensation to form everywhere. Not only is condensation uncomfortable for your employees, it can cause unsafe working conditions. A slick floor surface, for example, can cause someone to slip and fall. Condensation can cause a host of other problems too.
If you want to prevent your basement from becoming damp, you can take a step in the right direction by waterproofing the walls of your basement. Doing so will protect your home from potential water damage and also help keep away bacteria and mold. Here are some tips for how to do it. Fix All Existing Cracks The purpose of waterproofing is to take preventative measures against water leaking into your home through your foundation.
A finished basement provides the opportunity for even a small home to add a little extra space. Modern materials like waterproofing membranes that hold out moisture from wet walls, and concrete paints that can be tinted in a myriad of shades, make it affordable to have even dark, seldom used spaces suddenly come to life. What to do with them may be the biggest challenge. Here are a few ideas for making basements into something special.