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An Important Link in Fleet Maintenance is Input from the Drivers

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in Emergency Repairs | 0 comments September 14th, 2017

It is well and good to have a detailed fleet maintenance checklist for your vehicles that outlines what should be done in terms of routine preventative service. However, that should not be your only defense against expensive repair bills and downtime in your fleet. A valuable resource is the drivers of your vehicles. You need two things in this regard: open communication and training them in what to keep an eye on. The first step is training your drivers about what to watch for that can signal the potential for a breakdown. While the most detailed inspection will come...

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Pool Screen Repair: When Do Warranties Come into Play?

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Emergency Repairs, Featured Home Improvement Articles | 0 comments June 29th, 2015

Ripped or cracked screens can result in pests or the elements making their way into your enclosed space, which defeats the very purpose of having a pool screen installed in the first place! So, the sooner you have pool screen repair done, the better. Many people want to know what a warranty covers when a repair is performed. Well, there’s no short answer because different manufacturers have different warranties. However, as a rule, a warranty lasts anywhere from 3 to 24 months and usually covers only workmanship, not damage caused by acts of God, people or animals. Therefore, a...

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Is Patio Enclosure Repair a DIY Project?

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Emergency Repairs, Featured Home Improvement Articles | 0 comments June 22nd, 2015

The weather is really heating up here in Florida, and your screen porch or swimming pool is no doubt looking more inviting every day. That is, unless you’ve got doors that won’t open properly or holes in the screens, and maybe a few months’ worth of dirt. If so, you clearly need patio enclosure repair! It’s always a great feeling when you can complete a home project on your own. That’s the reward of DIYing! Patio enclosures can vary in size from one-panel, small-framed spaces to huge swimming pool areas that can consist of anything from 50 to 100...

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Sometimes Screen Repair is More Costly than Replacement

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Emergency Repairs, Featured Home Improvement Articles | 0 comments June 29th, 2015

The average lifespan of pool and patio screens can be anything from 10 to 15 years, depending on where you live. Screens on a swimming pool enclosure receive a lot of sun and subsequent damage from UV rays. Over time, the vinyl coating wears off, exposing the silvery fiberglass threads. At this point, the screen becomes extremely brittle and can easily tear. If your screens look like this, then it’s probably time for a complete rescreen. In the long run, this would be more cost-effective than continually having screen repair that involves replacing individual panels. Other common screen repair...

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