The United States is world leader in the construction industry. With about 10% of the world’s market, it ranks second. Experts report that they expect the roofing business alone to grow to more than $5 billion over the course of the next several years. Currently, there are more than 50,000 businesses that work with roof installation, sheet metal and siding. Taken together, they are worth a combined $31.4 billion. If you work in the industry, you are in good company. If you are looking into renting equipment, you need to know about what precautions you should take when using a scissor lift.
Here Are 5 Safety Tips for Different types of Aerial Lifts:
- Do not over load the aerial scissor lift. There is a limit to how much weight a scissor lift can saf
Plumbing problems can be a homeowners worst nightmare. From septic system horrors to leaky faucets and ruptured pipe, there is seldom a plumbing repair that doesn’t require immediate attention. Even the smallest of leaks can wreak havoc on a home and homeowner’s water bill alike. A single, one-eight inch or three millimeter crack in a pipe has the capacity to spew over 250 gallons of water each day. For the average household, unresolved water leaks can result in over 10,000 gallons of wasted water each year. Put another way: that leaky faucet could be costing the the equivalent of 270 loads of laundry. Nationwide, those leaks amount to over 1 trillion gallons of water
Water is one of the most important substances on the planet. It’s literally a necessity for human life to exist at all. Only about 3% of the Earth’s water is what’s considered fresh water. The vast majority makes up the ocean waters, which as most people know are considered salt water. One of the ways in which humans have developed to obtain more water than we readily have access to is through water wells. In fact, over 15 million U.S. households rely on private, household wells for drinking water, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A large portion of the world’s freshwater is found beneath the surface, what’s know as groundwater. Water wells are one of the only ways to get t