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How Tunnels are built Underwater

How Tunnels are built Underwater
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How Tunnels are built Underwater

When tunnels are built underwater, it's mostly because a bridge or ferry is unavailable, or to reduce the usage of an existing bridge or ferry because of competition or relief. Hi ...

When tunnels are built underwater, it's mostly because a bridge or ferry is unavailable, or to reduce the usage of an existing bridge or ferry because of competition or relief. History of the Underwater Tunnels In the early 19th century in London, the world's first underwater t ...

Benefits of a Water Softener

Benefits of a Water Softener
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Benefits of a Water Softener

Water changes in every environment, and when it comes into contact with people and certain environments, it can become contaminated or hard. Minerals such as calcium and magnesium ...

Water changes in every environment, and when it comes into contact with people and certain environments, it can become contaminated or hard. Minerals such as calcium and magnesium start to build-up which creates hard water. Effects of Hard Water Although hard water isn't harmfu ...

Keeping Water Away from Your Foundation

Keeping Water Away from Your Foundation
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Keeping Water Away from Your Foundation

In order for your home to last, it needs a solid foundation. If the foundation is compromised it could lead to expensive repairs, or sustain irreparable damage. So the best thing y ...

In order for your home to last, it needs a solid foundation. If the foundation is compromised it could lead to expensive repairs, or sustain irreparable damage. So the best thing you can do is prevent damage to your foundation. There are many ways a foundation can become damag ...

What Man-Made Lakes Are Used For

What Man-Made Lakes Are Used For
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What Man-Made Lakes Are Used For

Man-made lakes, also known as reservoirs, are used as water sources throughout the world. Man-made lakes are usually constructed by using a dam to divert a portion of a river to st ...

Man-made lakes, also known as reservoirs, are used as water sources throughout the world. Man-made lakes are usually constructed by using a dam to divert a portion of a river to store the water within a reservoir. During seasonal changes, water runoff and precipitation add to the ...

The Construction of the Panama Canal

The Construction of the Panama Canal
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The Construction of the Panama Canal

In 1881, France began construction of the Panama Canal, a 51-mile waterway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in Panama. Due to high mortality rates and engineering problem ...

In 1881, France began construction of the Panama Canal, a 51-mile waterway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in Panama. Due to high mortality rates and engineering problems, France ended operations and the United States took over construction in 1904. The Panama Canal wa ...

What Happens to my Sump Pump in a Power Outage?

What Happens to my Sump Pump in a Power Outage?
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What Happens to my Sump Pump in a Power Outage?

Spring is here which brings rain that could cause a potential problem for your home. Rainwater does make its way down and around your foundation, where it must be pumped away from ...

Spring is here which brings rain that could cause a potential problem for your home. Rainwater does make its way down and around your foundation, where it must be pumped away from the house. In homes with sump pumps, this water around the foundation will, by design, find its way ...

How to Improve the Life of Your Roof 

How to Improve the Life of Your Roof 
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How to Improve the Life of Your Roof 

Re-roofing a home is a costly endeavor and depending on the size of the roof, it can easily cost $10,000 or more. Without a doubt, it is the single biggest expense that most homeow ...

Re-roofing a home is a costly endeavor and depending on the size of the roof, it can easily cost $10,000 or more. Without a doubt, it is the single biggest expense that most homeowners may have to incur. Even if you have the cash to put on a new roof, looking for ways to improve ...

The Importance of Keeping Your Gutters Clean 

The Importance of Keeping Your Gutters Clean 
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The Importance of Keeping Your Gutters Clean 

Your home’s gutter system withstands a lot of abuse. When it rains or the snow melts, the gutters fill with an abundance of heavy water and debris which flow along the expanse to t ...

Your home’s gutter system withstands a lot of abuse. When it rains or the snow melts, the gutters fill with an abundance of heavy water and debris which flow along the expanse to the downspouts. The purpose of your home’s gutter system is to protect your house from the onslaught ...

Why pipes in your home or business freeze

Why pipes in your home or business freeze
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Why pipes in your home or business freeze

Winter has arrived and you might be worried about the pipes in your home or business freezing. When pipes freeze, they can burst and rapidly flood the structure causing extensive w ...

Winter has arrived and you might be worried about the pipes in your home or business freezing. When pipes freeze, they can burst and rapidly flood the structure causing extensive water damage. If there is nobody present at the time of the failure, water will run continuously unti ...