All posts by onthehouse
Custom Copper Steeple Added to First Evangelical Lutheran Church
The real cedar shingles on the steeple atop the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Taylor Falls, Minn. lasted more than 100 years. Then, between leaks and woodpecker holes, church leaders knew it was time for a change....
- Posted May 14, 2021
Don’t Panic: How to Save Gasoline Safely
In the past few days since the Colonial Pipeline closure, some people have saved gasoline in the worst ways ever. From filling water bottles to plastic bags to children’s sand buckets, consumers have been seen unsafely...
- Posted May 14, 2021
Steve Beck: Looking Back on Almost Three Decades at Hy-Lite
In the past 28 years we’ve all witnessed the birth of Amazon, Google, Facebook and the iPhone. We’ve seen horrifying terrorism acts along with uplifting advances of space travel — even the recent landing on Mars. Through...
- Posted May 12, 2021
Will 2021 Hurricane Season be as Bad as Last Year?
Like everything else that happened in 2020, last year was a record year for hurricanes and tropical storms. Unfortunately, forecasters anticipate another dangerous season coming in 2021. To prepare for the upcoming challenging 2021 Hurricane Season, experts...
- Posted May 11, 2021
Safety First: Pool Deck Gets TracSafe® Anti-Slip Sealer
Children, grandchildren and pets. Those are the top reasons why homeowner Tina Puccinelli recently added an anti-slip sealer to her pool deck. “I always worried because the concrete and bricks around the pool got slippery when wet,”...
- Posted May 7, 2021
5 DIY Kitchen Makeover Ideas You Can Complete in a Weekend
Whether you’re putting down roots or putting your home on the market, kitchen upgrades make a huge impact. They create a daily “feel good” attitude if you’re living in your home, and they can offer a great...
- Posted May 5, 2021
New Terrazzo™ Granite Colors and Formula
Real stone coatings have never looked this good. Daich Coatings has revitalized its Terrazzo™ line of stone coatings for concrete, masonry, linoleum, vinyl and tile surfaces. The new formula offers a heavier stone filling for higher durability. The...
- Posted April 27, 2021
Earth Day 2021: Less Than 1% True Waste at Scepter™ Facilities
During Earth Day 2021 (April 22nd), Scepter™ shines a spotlight on how their company responsibly recycles and reuses the high-density polyethylene (HDPE) that goes into making their popular fuel and water containers. Almost 100 percent of any HDPE waste created...
- Posted April 26, 2021
Earth Day 2021: 8+ Million Pounds of Waste Recycled at DaVinci Roofscapes
Marking the company’s ninth year of dedicated recycling efforts, DaVinci Roofscapes has now reprocessed more than 8,000,000 pounds of polymer scrap materials. The announcement comes in conjunction with Earth Day 2021, a focus on restoring our earth. “In 2020...
- Posted April 23, 2021
Hard Water – Why it Matters
Protect Your Home with The Flow-Tech MAX Over 90 percent of homes in the United States have what is considered hard water – but why does that matter? The term hard water refers to water that contains...
- Posted April 22, 2021