So you’ve got a nice place of business and things are running smoothly. Until one day, something starts backing up, leaking and splashing dirty water everywhere. The smell that’s emanating is putrid, making certain anyone who might want to go to your place will immediately turn around when they walk in the door. You understand these smells are accomplishing for your place of business the exact opposite of what you’re trying to achieve but you have no idea what to do about it. You’ve heard of grease traps and FOGs in passing conversation, but what are they? How do they work? And most importantly, how do you get your sinks in working order again?
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If you’re a dentist then you’ve definitely noticed that while plaster traps make awesome filters for your draining system, sometimes they can give off an awful odor that’s just unpleasant at best and unbearable at worst. But what can be done about these stinky smells? Are we doomed to having stinky places to have our teeth checked out? Do dentists need to spend a fortune on plumbing bills? Or is there another way?
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The cast iron pipe. A staple of plumbing for many years, the cast iron has held a special place in the hearts and plumbing systems of people around the world. But what happens when one of those precious pipes breaks? What if it leaks? How could someone possibly fix it by themselves without rigorous plumber training? Is it time to call a plumber and spend money you don’t have? Or is there… ANOTHER way?
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Wooden supports, beams, floors and other wooden parts can beautify just about any space, whether it be your home or place of business. It gives the place an old-time, rustic, down to earth kind of feel. However, the slow march of time can cause old wood to crack or wear down, making it look rustic but in a bad, trashy way. If this happens to your place of business, do you go out and buy new stuff? Hire a carpenter to tear it all down? Probably not, as some wood supports, beams, floors and other wooden parts are irreplaceable and an integral part of the interior design. So is there another way to restore your wood to it’s former glory?
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So that chair you love is broken, or maybe someone in your place of business cracked some of your wooden furniture. The question that immediately arises after the initial shock is: “shoot, how am I supposed to fix this?” Before you start driving nails into your furniture or before you bust out the handy duct tape, maybe consider taking a look at a wood epoxy putty repair stick.
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