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Found 5 results for the keyword ‘Lifting’

  • Residential elevators

    Residential elevators were once only dreamed of for very large houses and very rich people. But the baby boomers are changing that in that many wish to remain in their multi-floor houses long after climbing all those stairs has become quite a pain, if not impossible. Hence the development of a ...
  • Moving appliances -- some gadgets

    We can all use a bit of help when it comes to moving heavy appliances.Start with garden gloves that have rubber palms. That will give you a good grip.Check out the nifty "elbow lift" straps. Rather than going over your shoulder, they loop over your arm at the elbow giving you the lifting powe...
  • Tips on moving heavy furniture by yourself

    Here are two quick tips for moving heavy furniture by yourself without scratching the floor.You can tip a chair or sofa back and slide a rug under, tip it forward and finish unrolling the rug. That puts all four feet on the rug. Then you can simply pull it to where you want with ease and withou...
  • Truss Up-Lift -- that changing crack between the wall and the ceiling

      In all too many new houses, there is a seasonal problem where in the winter the ceiling actually lifts itself right off the wall in the centre of the house, and then settles down after the heating season.  Even in some older houses this goes on every year.  What causes this crack? Avoiding...
  • Hiding Cracks You Cannot Close

      Truss uplift causes cracks between the wall and the ceiling that open and close every year and you cannot plaster or caulk them shut.  For details on the cause and solutions to this problem follow this link. If you cannot do the major work required to prevent this crack from opening, or you j...