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    Universal Roofs Inc. has become one of the best Roofer in North America – America Daily Post - January 12, 2020 by admin

    Industries in Toronto are better known for their customer satisfaction and quality of products. The city-based roofing company, Universal Roofs Inc. has been maintaining this legacy for a long time. The company is one of the best roofing companies in North America due to its thousands of happy clients.

    Universal Roofs Inc. has a dedicated team of roofers that are conducting any roof-related projects with professional and advances roofing skills. The company is enhancing its skills through every roofing project in the city while providing exceptional quality service.

    Roofers Toronto is offering perfect installation of siding, skylines, gutters and soffit fascia. It has a unique idea for every bad roof. This quality of the company is moving its ranking at the topmost position in North America. Universal Roofs Inc. is providing skylight installation that allows homeowners to switch off their light to enjoy the natural reflectance.

    The roofs installed by the company are safeguarding the homeowners from any water leakage problems during the rainy season. It is using advanced tools for the job to provide the best roofing service.

    There are many parts in Canada where rain can do serious damage to the roofs. Universal Roofs Inc. is conducting emergency roof repair in those areas. Currently, Universal Roofs Inc. is taking care of many roofing projects in Toronto with its skilled workforce. It is the topmost roof solution provider that has years-long experience as a roofer.

    The companys roof installation and repair prices are affordable that match the budget of any residential and commercial property owner.

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    Washougal enters the new year with improvement projects new and old – clarkcountytoday.com - January 12, 2020 by admin

    Capital improvement projects for the city numerous and focused

    WASHOUGAL Theres quite a bit happening in Clark Countys fourth largest city. Washougals capital improvement projects for 2020 are now moving into action and they cover everything from public bike tracks to drinking water for future residents.

    Now viewable in a specific page on the citys newly redone main website, each project either launched on Jan. 1, 2020, is being carried over from 2019 or is now listed as complete.

    Every capital improvement project the city undertakes is a part of the citys Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) which provides funding for large-scale, high-priority endeavors.

    Projects for community infrastructure are roughly an even mix of ongoing and new this year. Most notably is the remodel of the citys Civic Center adjacent to City Hall.

    Weve just been agonizing over the completion of the Civic Center siding and windows and upgrades and everything, said Washougal Mayor Molly Coston. Its been lingering so long, but you know, it hasnt been upgraded in 40 years. The perspective of the city is although wed like to have it finished, we want to do it right.

    The remodel was started in 2019 and is expected to be completed sometime in February 2020. Included in the project are the installation of new windows and siding, as well as work on city halls restrooms and break areas.

    The center is used year-round as a hub for community events such as Meals On Wheels and the cold weather shelter during the winter. The total cost for the remodel is $750,000.

    In the realm of parks and outdoor amenities, one of the citys largest and longest undertakings will likely be completed, or at least 90 percent complete in 2020: Schmid Ball Fields.

    We thought we were going to be able to do it in five years, you know, put a whole complex of ball fields out there, and of course, we ran into challenges, Coston said. Now Im hoping that well be able to start that project. Were well underway. We have a lot of planning and design in place and the softball league is very committed to helping us achieve our goals this year.

    Conceptualized in the early 2000s, the fields have been contracted and expanded little by little, and are now entering their third phase. This final step will include the construction of the third field, making the site viable for tournaments.

    A parking lot, additional driveway onto Evergreen Way, lighting, as well as concessions and permanent restrooms will all be parts of phase three. The project will close out at a cost of approximately $2.6 million over the course of close to 20 years.

    The property is the school district property. Weve been fortunate to have a very robust, healthy relationship with them over all this time, and I know thatll continue, Coston said. We will provide the funding for the ball fields, theyll provide the facilities and then we sort of jointly share maintenance.

    Perhaps the most unique of all current projects is the completion of the second phase of the Hamlik Park Bike Pump Track. The track is already partially open, with the second half powered in part by volunteers and volunteer dollars.

    This has been on the books for a couple of years now, and I hope that 2020 will see finality to this where we can do this because theres some real champions in our community to make this happen, said Coston.

    Pump tracks are essentially tight circuits consisting of many rolling hills and banked turns usually constructed out of wooden planks, dirt mounds or concrete. The idea is to no pedal and instead gain speed and momentum by pumping the bike up and down on the ups and downs.

    The track is aimed at mid-teens with an emphasis on providing an outdoor recreation opportunity as well as a place to teach bike safety and do training. The final and maximum expenditure for the track is $32,000 with the only remaining expense being maintenance.

    I know it will be very beneficial not only for kids in our area, but for kids all over the area to come out and do some competitions and challenges and bike safety things, said Coston.

    The completion of the majority of the Steamboat Landing Dock occured in 2019, with the final demolition of the upper viewing platform to be completed this year. When all is said and done, the project will have cost $1.5 million.

    Finally, with the $20,000 donation from the Hutchinson family, unknown graves in the Historic Cemetery will be labeled with the use of ground penetrating radar.

    The largest elements in this category carry over from 2019, with the 32nd Street underpass and the 27th Street grade separation. Analysis for the work at 27th Street has begun and is expected to be complete by the end of 2020.

    Once the separation is mapped out, including design and permitting of the 32nd Street underpass location, construction on the underpass is expected to commence. Analysis has been allocated $500,000 with the cost of the underpass construction yet to be determined.

    When it comes to travel-by-foot, new and existing trail systems are getting a jumpstart. The brand new Jemtegaard Trail has entered construction and will extend north of Jemtegaard Elementary School to Sunset View Road, where it will turn into a sidewalk.

    The trail will be fully lit and connect several neighborhoods. It is expected to be completed by the end of 2020 and will cost $750,000.

    The extensive Columbia River Trail System will receive another link in the chain with the connection of the new Port of Camas-Washougal trail going to Steamboat Landing. The section to be installed is 0.6 miles long and shifts from six feet wide to 10 feet wide as it passes South A Street.

    The trail system is part of the larger network that can be followed all the way to Steigerwald Wildlife Refuge east of Washougal. The project is expected to be finished in September of 2020, and will close out at $1.9 million from city funds and a state appropriation.

    In addition, the area surrounding Hathaway Elementary school will be made safer with installation of sidewalks on 22nd, 23rd and F Streets. This project is expected to be completed in March of 2020 and will cost $242,550 with partial funding supplied by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).

    When it comes to managing water, Washougal is making attempts to modernize and expand its infrastructure and policies. The citys Water Master Plan which was launched at the start of 2020, is expected to guide the aforementioned efforts. Its development will cost $30,000.

    In the spirit of efficiency, Washougal is moving to replace their water meters with Automated Meter Reading (AMR). This over $1 million endeavour is aimed at, allowing city staff to focus on other areas within their department, which supports the Core Services pillar (focusing on cost-effective operations and maintenance, and continuous improvement in customer service, processes, and procedures).

    AMR is expected to be widely installed by the end of 2020.

    With growth projected on the horizon, the city is also planning for higher demand with the installation of the Woodburn Hill Transmission Line Design. The project would expand the water mains capacities for drinking water and fire flow.

    We know that were going to see a lot of growth up there, Coston said. It may happen in 2020, but were looking really pretty much at a 10 year plan from 2020 to 2030. So it gives us a few years to plan for it, and I think were doing the right thing in planning for it before it hits us square in the face.

    The nearly $900,000 project began with Jan. 1, 2020 and is expected to be completed by Dec. of 2020.

    After completing their biosolids dredge and haul project in 2019, Washougal is moving on to constructing their own biosolids handling facility. This facility would take in solids collected from wastewater treatment and process them onsite. The facility will cost roughly $2.4 million.

    In lockstep with the biosolids facility, the city is expecting to upgrade their wastewater management with an anoxic selector, which would allow for much needed increase in capacity, according to the city. The selector is budgeted at just under $1 million.

    Finally, the city plans to relocate or upgrade four pump stations across Washougal. Relocation will cost $265,225, with each upgrade costing between $4,000 and $35,000.

    Were going to try and work a lot harder at engaging the community before things become an issue, Coston said of the new year overall. 20 years ago, it was pretty easy. You would put something in the paper, or you would hold a town hall, but these days, those really may not be the best ways to engage community.

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    Rail Insider-Railroads rely on traditional and inventive ways to (re)build bridges. – Progressive Rail Roading - January 12, 2020 by admin

    Sound Transit is deep in the process of extending a light-rail line over a floating bridge for the first time. Photo Sound Transit

    By Vesna Brajkovic, Associate Editor

    Each year, rail bridges demand attention to a range of maintenance issues from routine tie replacement to complete structural replacement to keep the aging structures safe and efficient.

    Whether for routine maintenance, unplanned repairs or new construction plans, freight and passenger railroads alike invest tens of millions of dollars annually into the bridges that are critical to their systems, as detailed in Progressive Railroadings 2019 MOW Spending Reports.

    The following are a few recent bridge projects that have been in the works, have advanced to construction or were completed in 2019 by a transit agency, two Class Is and a commuter railroad.

    Sound Transit is deep in the process of extending its Link light-rail line over the Homer M. Hadley Memorial Bridge in Seattle, marking the first time light-rail track will be constructed on a floating bridge. A floating, or pontoon, bridge is one that is constructed using floats instead of anchored piers to support the bridge deck over a body of water.

    The bridge project is part of the 14-mile East Link light-rail extension that will connect Seattles International District to Judkins Park across Interstate 90 over Lake Washington by 2023.

    To extend light rail onto a floating bridge, Sound Transit was tasked with solving multiple challenges, including addressing weight restrictions, accounting for stray electrical current that could rust utilities and adapting track to the bridges movement, says Rachelle Cunningham, Sound Transits public information officer.

    Sound Transit used a high-strength epoxy adhesive to affix almost 9,000 specially engineered lightweight concrete blocks to the bridge deck to support light rail on a floating bridge.

    Sound Transit

    Typically, light-rail track is supported on a bridge by rebar within the structure. However, in this case, crews needed to avoid drilling holes into the bridge. Creating holes in the structure could compromise the bridges lifespan and the rebar would add weight.

    Instead, crews used a high-strength epoxy adhesive called DexG to affix almost 9,000 specially engineered lightweight concrete blocks to the bridges deck.

    The blocks were then attached to the bridge on top of corkelast, a shock-absorbing, spongy material designed to isolate stray electrical current coming from light-rail trains. Next, track was set on the blocks with steel tie bars placed between them to maintain gauge, similar to a standard railroad tie system, as Sound Transit officials described in a press release.

    Crews also installed overhead catenary system portals and completed post-tensioning of the bridge pontoons to reinforce the concrete with high-strength tensioned strains so the structure can support the weight of light-rail trains and passenger vehicles.

    The project also required the construction of specially engineered segments, called track bridges, that compensate for vertical and lateral lake motion over the bridges joints. Track bridges are especially important to install at the locations where light-rail trains travel from fixed track to the floating bridge. To date, crews have installed all eight track bridges.

    One of the most difficult tasks was to adapt the rails to the movement of the bridge, Cunningham says.

    Since its a first-of-its-kind project, Sound Transit conducted extensive testing of computerized models and physical prototypes of the bridge and its components at the Transportation Technology Center Inc. in Pueblo, Colorado. The agencys design passed all critical test criteria to be able to provide rail operations at planned speeds up to 55 mph, which is the highest speed that Link operates.

    The floating bridge originally was built in 1989 with the intention of accommodating high-capacity transit needs in the future, Sound Transit officials say. Now, 30 years later, that plan is being realized as the once high-occupancy vehicle lane on I-90 transforms into a light-rail right of way.

    In October 2019, Norfolk Southern Railway completed restoration of the Grand River Bridge in Brunswick, Missouri, nearly a month after 270 feet of the 1,152-foot structure was washed away by heavy rains, flooding and an unusual amount of drift material built up against the structure.

    The bridge lost four deck-plate girder spans and three piers. As a result, NS had to redesign the bridge from scratch to fill the gap and restore rail service between Moberly and Kansas City.

    Heavy flooding washed out a portion of NS Grand River Bridge last year. Crews restored the bridge in 27 days.

    Norfolk Southern Railway

    When the bridge washout occurred Oct. 1, the Class I called on Marine Solutions Inc. to scan the river to determine what portions of the structure remained; Hanson Professional Services Inc. to assist in the design of the new bridge; and Massman Construction Co. to lead the reconstruction work.

    The construction team mobilized barges and cranes out of St. Louis and arrived on site Oct. 7, moving all the equipment up the Missouri and Grand rivers during flood conditions, Ed Boyle, NSs vice president of engineering, said in an email.

    By the time Massman Construction crews positioned their equipment, NS had surveyed the river bottom and determined the layout for the new substructure.

    The design called for installation of one 12-pile bent and two drilled shaft piers. The spans were anchored 15 feet or more into the rivers rock bottom, marking the biggest difference in the design from the original bridge in which the spans were supported by concrete piers resting on rock.

    Four steel spans that NS stores for emergencies were shipped in for the new superstructure.

    There were challenges almost daily when working around the clock to reconstruct this portion of the bridge. These challenges went from getting material to actual construction issues, Boyle said. The key was we worked as a partnership amongst all those involved to persevere and handle these challenges.

    To restore service on the heavily traveled route as quickly as possible, crews had to adjust the reconstruction plan, he said. For example, in a typical construction project, one template for aligning the drilled shafts for the pier would be built. Then, after one pier is completed, crews would remove the template and move it on to the next pier.

    Under that manner of construction, it would take two weeks to build the piers. To save time, crews instead built two templates to construct the piers simultaneously.

    We had a problem setting up the casing for the first drilled shaft when we hit some old timber piling in the way of the casing, Boyle recalled. Where this would have slowed a typical project down while the timber pile was removed, we simply jumped over to the other template for the other pier and did not miss a beat in setting the casings.

    Hayes Drilling Inc. drilled four shafts, installed reinforcing steel and poured concrete in each shaft over a total of four days an unprecedented amount of time, Boyle said. Coreslab Structures supplied the precast concrete caps.

    The [NS] engineering team always seems to excel when these natural disasters occur, but their work at the Grand River exceeded my wildest expectations, Boyle said of the project.

    For the past several years, BNSF Railway Co. has proposed building two bridges across Lake Pend Oreille and Sand Creek at Sandpoint in Bonner County, Idaho, to reduce congestion on the Class Is single-track mainline in the area.

    The bridges would be part of a second line in northern Idaho where BNSFs mainline has become an operational constraint. Currently, the single track requires trains to wait for clearance to cross the existing bridge, which creates congestion on the mainline, yard and siding tracks, according to a Federal Register notice regarding the bridge proposals environmental assessment.

    Another problem: Trains waiting to cross the existing bridge often block vehicular traffic at public and private grade crossings.

    Currently, the lines daily capacity through Sandpoint and across Lake Pend Oreille is about 79 trains, and average daily traffic on the line segment is about 60 trains. The additional bridges would not increase or decrease rail traffic, but would increase the efficiency of rail traffic already moving through the area by allowing trains to cross the bridge more quickly, BNSF officials believe according to the notice.

    In September 2019, the U.S. Coast Guard reviewed the final environmental assessment for the project and found it met federal requirements, wouldnt have a significant impact on the environment and wouldnt obstruct navigation. Since the BNSF bridges would cross U.S. navigable waters, the Coast Guard was required to approve the plans.

    However, the project has faced opposition from local environmental groups seeking a higher level of environmental review, and from Sandpoint Mayor Shelby Rognstaf, who raised concerns about the potential for increased rail traffic and possible derailments.

    In response, BNSF added Federal Railroad Administration accident statistics and additional details to its plan to better characterize derailment risks and provide more information on the railroads spill response planning for different types of spills under various weather conditions. The railroad also included in its proposal the Lake Pend Oreille Geographic Response Plan, which will be implemented in the event of a rail accident. Finally, BNSF maintained that traffic wouldnt increase on its line due to the construction of the bridges.

    The market conditions influencing train traffic growth in the study area exist with or without construction of a second mainline track and associated bridges, according to the notice.

    Previously proposed alternatives to the project included adding a second mainline east of the existing mainline, creating alternate routes or shifting traffic to other railroads. But each was dismissed based on infeasibility or impracticability, BNSF officials said in the notice.

    In October 2019, MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) completed the replacement of a 108-year-old rail bridge over Nassau Boulevard in Garden City, New York.

    Between 2010 and 2019, the bridge was struck by motor vehicles 43 times, with 16 of those collisions occurring between 2018 and 2019. Due to its low clearance, the bridge was the third most-often hit structure in the railroads system, LIRR officials said in a press release.

    MTA Long Island Rail Road replaced a 108-year-old rail bridge in Garden City, New York.

    MTA LIRR

    The original bridge which dated back to 1911 was 11 feet, 6-inches above the roadway, well below modern design standards. The bridge now stands two-and-a-half-feet higher.

    In addition, the new structure includes room for a future third track, which will be added in 2022. The track will expand capacity, allow reverse commuting and increase flexibility so the railroad can work around and more quickly recover from service disruptions, LIRR officials said.

    The bridge replacement was part of the LIRR Expansion Project, which aims to upgrade major bridges and grade crossings along the railroads mainline.

    Email questions and comments to vesna.brajkovic@tradepress.com.

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    City of Madison Week Ahead 1/13/20 – forwardlookout.com - January 12, 2020 by admin

    Highlights for this week include Public Market Financing Update, Truman Olson Update, Urban Design (Exact Sciences, LaFollette H.S, & Childrens Museum, ALRC (Visions, Garver, Canopy) and the future of golf.

    8:00 am Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District Yahara WINs Executive Committee Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District Operations Building 1610 Moorland Rd Madison, WI 53713

    4:30 pm Finance Committee Madison Municipal Building 215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Room 215 Madison, WI 53703

    5:00 pm Notice of Possible Quorum of the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center Board Monona Terrace 1 John Nolen Dr, Room Community Terrace Madison, WI 53703

    5:00 pm Landmarks Commission Madison Municipal Bldg 215 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 153 Madison, WI 53703

    5:00 pm Water Quality Technical Advisory Committee Madison Water Utility 119 E Olin Ave, Room Conference Room B Madison, WI 53713

    5:30 pm Plan Commission City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Room 201 Madison, WI 53703

    5:30 pm Police and Fire Commission City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 507A Madison, WI 53703

    5:30 pm Ad Hoc Landmarks Ordinance Review Committee Madison Municipal Building 215 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Room 153 Madison, WI 53703

    5:30 pm Madison Arts Commission Madison Municipal Building 215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Room 013 Madison, WI 53703

    5:30 pm Madison Arts Commission Arts Grant Program Madison Municipal Building 215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Room 013 Madison, WI 53703

    10:00 am Dane County Narcotics Task Force Steering Committee Monona City Hall 5211 Schluter Rd Monona, WI 53716

    10:00 am Street Use Staff Commission City-County Bldg 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 108 Madison, WI 53703

    3:00 pm Integrated Pest Management Policy Review Task Force Madison Municipal Building 215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Room 202 Madison, WI 53703

    4:30 pm Urban Design Commission Madison Municipal Building 215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Room 153 Madison, WI 53703

    5:00 pm Economic Development Committee CANCELLED Madison Municipal Building 215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Room 260 Madison, WI 53703

    5:15 pm Presidents Work Group To Review Administrative Procedure Memoranda (APM) Applicable to Alders City County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Room 417 Madison, WI 53703

    5:30 pm Alcohol License Review Committee City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Room 201 Madison, WI 53703

    6:00 pm Madison Area Transportation Planning Board (MATPB) Citizen Advisory Committee MATPB Office 100 State Street, Room Suite 400 Madison, WI 53703

    6:00 pm Task Force on Municipal Golf in Madison Parks Goodman Maintenance Facility 1402 Wingra Creek Parkway Madison, WI 53715

    8:00 am Commission of the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District Maintenance Facility- Training Room 1610 Moreland Road Madison, WI 53713

    ?? Landlord and Tenant Issues Committee 215 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Room 010 (Madison Municipal Building)

    4:00 pm Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center Board Monona Terrace 1 John Nolen Dr, Room Hall of Fame room Madison, WI 53703

    5:00 pm Zoning Board of Appeals Madison Municipal Building 215 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 013 Madison, WI 53703

    Robert and Tammy Downing, owners of property at 3905 Priscilla Lane, request side and rear yard setback variances to construct an attached garage addition and a dwelling addition onto the existing single-story single-family dwelling. Alder District #5

    Christi Weber, representative of the owner of property at 501 Walton Place, requests a reverse-corner side yard setback variance to construct a second story addition atop the existing single-story single-family dwelling. Alder District #6

    5:00 pm Equal Opportunities Commission 215 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Room 153 (Madison Municipal Building)

    5:00 pm Notice of Possible Quorum of City of Madison Committee(s) Monona Terrace 1 John Nolen Dr, Room Community Terrace Madison, WI 53703

    A possible quorum of the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center Board, Monona Terrace Booking Event Assistance Advisory Committee and Room Tax Commission may be present at Monona Terrace for a non-board related, social event being held on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 5 p.m., an observation area will be available. Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Drive.

    5:00 Downtown Coordinating Committee 215 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Room 206 (Madison Municipal Building)

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    SPONSORED: Transform your home with Enviroclad – the cheaper, faster alternative to traditional tiles – Kilkenny Now - January 12, 2020 by admin

    Are you thinking of a new look for your bathroom or kitchen ? A new shower area or a replacement floor?

    PVC cladding offers an attractive and convenient alternative to traditional tiles. And Enviroclad, in Kilkenny, have designs and colours to meet all requirements.

    Enviroclads cladding is high quality, stylish and versatile, designed to create the look and feel of natural marble, stone, or brick and to provide a striking, seamless finish.

    It is considerably faster and cheaper to install than traditional tiles, because it does not not require specialist fitting, and there is no need for grouting. It also puts an end to mildew and condensation issues and lets you create striking visual effects, making your rooms as individual as you are.

    Enviroclad decorative PVC cladding offers beauty and convenience for bathrooms, showers, kitchens and other areas of the home. It is an attractive, hygienic and versatile alternative to traditional tiled finishes and comes in a wide range of traditional and contemporary designs and colours to suit all applications.

    The durable, wipe-clean panels are virtually maintenance-free. Minimal preparation is required prior to installation and no special skills or tools are needed.

    Enviroclad decorative PVC cladding can be installed over existing tiled surfaces and directly onto blockwork, saving you time and money.

    Enviroclad has cladding for outdoor purposes as well decking, canopies and external walls, for instance. And Enviroclad solutions are not only for the home.

    We provide bespoke cladding solutions for use in the food, pharmaceutical, leisure, retail and manufacturing industries, says Managing Director Mary Moylan.

    We are the answer for all sorts of domestic and other commercial installations. Our extensive range of products includes hygienic PVC sheeting, decorative PVC panels, stone-effect cladding and many other construction plastics.

    Enviroclads range is vast. The company has polycarbonate sheeting, perspex sheeting, PVC skirting, PVC soffit and fascia boards.

    It supplies PVC ceiling boards, PVC guttering and downpipes, exterior PVC wall cladding, vinyl siding, decorative PVC wall panels and plastic wall panels.

    It has wall cladding for your bathroom, PVC cladding for showers, PVC cladding for wet rooms, commercial PVC wall cladding, PVC wall cladding for kitchens, and cladding with design features to connect to Altro and Polyflor safety flooring or for high-risk food production areas.

    The Enviroclad range has to be seen to be truly appreciated. And the place to see it is at the Enviroclad Shop, Unit 57B, Hebron Industrial Estate, Kilkenny.

    You can get a feel for it all by gong to the companys website where there is an online shop and an installation guide which shows how simple it is to transform your home with Enviroclad PVC cladding.For more details, call the Kilkenny store on 056 775 2866, email info@enviroclad.com or log on to: https://enviroclad.com/?utm_source=Kilkenny%20Now&utm_medium=Banner%20Ad&utm_campaign=KK%20Now%20JAN%202020

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    Long-Running Roofing Company Jones & Associates Just Served Their 15000th Customer – The News Front - December 26, 2019 by admin

    The long-running metal roofing company in Lubbock Jones & Associates has served 15,000 customers to date. The company may be located in Lubbock, but it is also serving Midland and Odessa markets as well. The steel siding Lubbock company has been in business since May 1987, over 33 years.

    If youre looking for new windows in Lubbock, the team at Jones & Associates has you covered. With years of experience installing state of the art windows and doors in all types of homes, they are the best at windows and siding in Lubbock, TX.

    This is because every employee hired at Jones & Associates is required to go on a course and learn about each product they install, from window replacement products to various windows such as the Simonton vinyl. So, it is no surprise that each member of the team is highly educated and experienced for window installation.

    Jones & Associates install high-quality doors and energy-saving windows for the residents of Midland/Odessa, and Lubbock who have noticed a decrease in their monthly energy bills.

    Jones & Associates also provide a metal roofing service to residents, and they believe there are many advantages to having metal roofing and siding in Lubbock, TX. Apparently, in this climate, your roof needs to be strong enough to protect against the harsh weather conditions. This means you will need a roofing system with high strength material, and the solution to this is metal roofing.

    Fortunately, Jones & Associates are the primary sources for metal roofing and sidinginstallationin Lubbock TX and throughout West Texas. The metals used by Jones & Associates leaves you with a roof that can protect you against all types of weather. The team at Jones & Associates considers metal roofing to be the best at protecting against harsh weather.

    Jones & Associates also mention that new siding will provide you with so many benefits at home. If you choose to sell your home, the energy-efficient siding service at Jones & Associates will leave potential buyers very interested in purchasing your home.

    Jones & Associates aim to make your home look new and improved and also ensure it protects you and your family against any threats, therefore saving you money.

    Jones & Associates have a wide range of updates on their websites homepage, each update is uploaded in a blog form, and the information is beneficial if you havent availed of Jones & Associates services or any roofing or window service before.

    Some of the articles are about roof leaks and the damage it can cause to your home if you dont get it fixed by a professional, or they have written some tips on how to improve the beauty and increase the value of your home, and many more. You can find them all on their website.

    If youre looking for side installation in Lubbock, or any roofing or window service, contact Jones & Associates today and schedule a consultation or book an appointment with a representative today on +1 806-796-1913 or you can go online and check out all their useful blogs about new windows, etc., at https://www.thejonesboys.com/.

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    Dec 19, 2019 will be the day that Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) dividends reach $1.36. – The Lamp News - December 5, 2019 by admin

    Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q2 2019. Its down 0.06, from 1.1 in 2019Q1. It fall, as 54 investors sold The Home Depot, Inc. shares while 602 reduced holdings. 135 funds opened positions while 545 raised stakes. 734.39 million shares or 0.05% more from 734.02 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported.Pittenger And Anderson Incorporated holds 0.49% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 31,474 shares. Pennsylvania Tru Co has 1.61% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 188,569 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 1.59 million shares. Bbr Prtnrs Ltd holds 0.14% or 4,109 shares in its portfolio. Vision Capital Management holds 0.06% or 1,042 shares in its portfolio. Twin Tree Mgmt L P holds 0.01% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) or 9,151 shares. Baker Ellis Asset Mgmt Limited Liability owns 6,599 shares or 0.36% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Farr Miller And Washington Limited Company Dc has 0.02% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 1,069 shares. Carnegie Asset Mngmt Lc stated it has 34,648 shares or 0.47% of all its holdings. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 0.51% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Birinyi Associate stated it has 9,800 shares. Madrona Svcs Ltd Com, a Washington-based fund reported 1,505 shares. Moreover, Chesley Taft Assocs Lc has 0.4% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 24,535 shares. Checchi Cap Advisers Ltd has 13,081 shares for 0.35% of their portfolio. Orrstown Svcs holds 1.36% or 4,791 shares.

    Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) is expected to pay $1.36 on Dec 19, 2019. Shareholders owning the stock before Dec 4, 2019 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Home Depot Incs current price of $217.62, the dividend is 0.62 %. This dividends record date is Dec 5, 2019 and the announcement date is Nov 21, 2019. The stock decreased 1.31% or $2.89 during the last trading session, reaching $217.62. About 4.32 million shares traded or 12.84% up from the average. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has risen 8.32% since December 3, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.32% the S&P500.

    The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. The company has market cap of $237.39 billion. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, lawn and garden products, and dcor products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself and professional customers. It has a 21.67 P/E ratio. The firm also offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its do-it-for-me clients through third-party installers.

    Among 10 analysts covering Home Depot (NYSE:HD), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Home Depot has $26900 highest and $21300 lowest target. $242.09s average target is 11.24% above currents $217.62 stock price. Home Depot had 23 analyst reports since July 11, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) earned Outperform rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, October 8. The stock has Buy rating by Citigroup on Friday, September 13. As per Friday, November 15, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 14 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, August 14 with Outperform. Robert W. Baird maintained it with Outperform rating and $23000 target in Wednesday, August 21 report. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with Outperform rating in Tuesday, November 5 report. The firm has Neutral rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, August 21. The firm has Neutral rating given on Wednesday, August 21 by Wedbush. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) earned Buy rating by UBS on Wednesday, August 21.

    More notable recent The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: Black Friday Experts On 2019 Trends, Why Best Buy Is A Winner Benzinga on November 29, 2019, also Investorplace.com with their article: 7 Retail ETFs That Cant Wait for the Holidays Investorplace.com published on November 22, 2019, Investorplace.com published: The Fundamental Case for Selling Home Depot Stock Investorplace.com on November 05, 2019. More interesting news about The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: Is The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) Potentially Undervalued? Yahoo Finance published on December 01, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.coms news article titled: Home Depot: Still Great But Might Stagnate Seeking Alpha with publication date: December 02, 2019.

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    Why DIY Home Improvement Projects Are A Bad Idea – Forbes - November 25, 2019 by admin

    Don't try this at home.

    Heres a quick tip for anyone trying to finish up a DIY project quickly:

    Step One: Open up your wallet.

    Congratulations! Youre finished.

    On television and social media, DIY projects look so easy. And they are, if youre an expert. However, unless your last name is Gaines, or youreBen Uyeda, the best-case scenario for most DIY projects is loss of money and time. The worst is a trip to the hospital.

    For the most part, people are entirely unrealistic when it comes to all aspects of DIY. A major kitchen renovation cannot be completed in a weekend or two. Refinishing a flea market find is not as easy as baking a cake from a box. So, really what are we all trying to prove here?

    Putting The Ramshackle In Ramshackle Glam

    As the creator of Ramshackle Glam, Jordan Reid has felt the pressure to present Instagram perfect DIY projects. Many years ago, she was asked by a prominent crafting company to make a piece of jewelry and along with a step-by-step tutorial.

    There was just one big problem. The sum total of my experience making jewelry was the string friendship bracelets I'd sold in the lobby of my parents' building for two dollars a pop when I was eight, she tells me.

    But Reid made it work. I whipped up a passably cute multi-strand leather-and-silver bracelet, photographed it, and posted the how-to on my site anyway, figuring hey, this is clearly anif I can do it, anyone can, moment.

    But despite the pressure of social media, Reid stresses that shes always tried to present herself as, a person who's kind of okay at stuff like cooking, decor, and DIY, and who's up for trying new projects, even if those projects fail.

    However, when she begins to compare herself to the rest of social media, like most people, Reid doesnt end up feeling good about herself. Whenever I've done that, I've immediately noticed everything I'm doing wrong from the fact that I don't wander around with perfectly beach-waved hair to the fact that my photographic skills are only meh.

    Reid has ultimately learned to make peace with her DIY skills or lack thereof, My projects usually look like normal-person projects, which is extremely not the norm these days, she says.

    Trying to remain true to herself and her audience is more important than creating that perfect aesthetic. Its important for me to resist the pull to be something other than what I am because if I try to be one of these women, I think I'd lose the whole point of what I'm trying to say.

    So the blogger chooses projects she can complete semi from scratch. This is probably the most realistic approach for everyone, but sometimes these lessons must be learned the hard way.

    Even Simple Projects Can Go Horribly Wrong

    Hanging curtains is easy, right? Not exactly. WhenLatasha Jameswanted to jazz up her apartments boring blinds, she thought installing curtains would be a great idea. I looked up some DIYs online and decided to buy brackets, tape, and a curtain rod to attach the curtains onto my concrete ceiling, she says.

    James even documented what she thought at the time was a DIY success story onYouTube. For a few days, her apartment looked great, until she came home to her partner frantically running around with paper towels. I looked up and noticed bright red wine spilling all over our floor. We had a little bar cart that sat right below the curtains. The curtains fell downbrackets and all, knocking wine bottles down and breaking them.

    Luckily her flooring was laminate so they were able to clean up the mess before there were any negative consequences. But not everyone is so lucky.

    Leave Cleaning To The Experts

    Philadelphia publicist Allison Weiss Brady is never shy about hiring help, but sometimes help is unavailable. When her daughters had a sleepover, one of their guests left a red popsicle on the white carpet overnight.

    It was a Saturday and the carpet cleaner didnt open until Monday, so I tried sparkling water, soap, and then pondered the suggestion that I trim the carpet fibers to get rid of the stain. I didnt cut it.

    Her efforts didnt cut it either. When the carpet cleaner arrived the following Monday, it was too late because the stain was already set it. So now a gymnastics tumbling mat sits on top of that red stain. We figure well re-carpet it when we become empty nesters, she says.

    Perhaps she should have found a professional with better availability.

    The Wrong Siding

    Art therapist Elyse Adelberg-Miller and her husband Steve are homeowners on Long Island, New York. A decade ago, they noticed a small number of shingles (approximately half a walls worth) needed replacing. The project seemed easy enough, so they went to a big box store for supplies and some direction.

    As we were stapling the black paper we heard a ton of buzzing, Adelberg-Miller shares. We had bees in the wall. Needless to say, I ran, screamed and we had to hire an exterminator and contractor. I would not go into my backyard for weeks. I wanted to move!

    But the incident turned out to be a timely break. Apparently because the shingles were from the 1940s, pieces broke off and the bees found their way in. They were carpenter bees. The exterminator said it was lucky we found them because they could have made their way through the interior wall and into the house.

    So, when it came time to re-side the entire home several years ago, the Millers hired professionals. But I stayed very clear of the house when it was done. The kids and I stayed at my parents for a few days, she says.

    Everyone Has Limits

    There are plenty of people who are skilled when it comes to DIY, they're called contractors, craftspeople and artisans. But while Mike Smith (whose name has been changed) is far handier than most people, he has a desk job. So when his master bathroom needed some upgrades, he naturally went the DIY route. Most aspects of the project went incredibly well. He installed a new tub, marble tiles and fixtures perfectly. All of the work truly looked professional.

    Then Smith hit a snag when attempting some minor demolition that was just above his skill level. He ended up exposing a pipe in the wall that was covered in white insulation, which may or may not have been hazardous. While nothing bad happened, it could have ended in disaster for someone with a heavier hand.

    DI Why?

    Want to burn through cash on your home renovation projects quickly? Its easy to do yourself. According to a survey of more than 1000 homeowners conducted byClovered, 85.2% went the DIY route to save money.

    There are times when this is a logical choice. For example, the same survey showed the DIY price of unclogging a toilet drain is $5. A professional can charge anywhere from $85-$520. Most people can figure out how to use a plunger or snake a drain with minimal risk.

    But for the most part, DIY is a lose-lose situation. According to the same data, installing a kitchen sink yourself can cost approximately $200. But a professional installation runs just $99. The best-case scenario here is losing $100. The worst-case is flooding your entire home.

    Then theres the risk of hurting yourself. The survey revealed the most common DIY injuries are accidentally cutting the skin with a tool, hitting yourself with a hammer, and tripping over materials. None of these is an ideal way to end a productive afternoon.

    Furthermore, according to theCDC, more than half a million people are treated for ladder-related injuries every year. Clearly, there's a reason why they've established March asNational Ladder Safty Month. While not all of these injuries are due to DIY projects, it's a startling statistic to keep in mind.

    Finding Balance

    Logic is key. If youre putting your home on the market and youve never painted before, its probably not the ideal time to learn. But you dont need to consult a professional to choose the paint or buy supplies. Your local paint store should suffice.

    Then use a service such asThumbtackto find quotes from local professionals. Thumbtack verifies licensing (which is a must for electrical, plumbing and demolition projects) as well as provides ranking, reviews, availability, etc. You can also request a quote. They have professionals for every type of home improvement project from electricians, to tile installation, gardening, plumbing and more.

    The key is to find a happy medium. While many people feel intimidated to ask for help, streamlining the process with some assistance can prevent major problems and stress.

    You can also use professionals to help with particular aspects of a DIY project. For example, if you find a great dining table at a local flea market youd love to re-paint, its probably best to leave the sanding to someone who knows how to use a power tool. When ready to show it off to your guests or on social media, you can still be proud of your semi-DIY project. You will have saved cash, time and potentially a trip to the ER. Youll be the only person who knows the difference.

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    Rainscreen Cladding Market Worth $14.3 Billion by 2024 – Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets – Yahoo Finance - November 25, 2019 by admin

    CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report "Rainscreen Cladding Marketby Material (Composite Materials, Metal, Fiber Cement, HPL), Construction (New Construction and Renovation), End-Use Sector (Non-residential and Residential), and Region - Global Forecast to 2024", published by MarketsandMarkets,the Rainscreen Cladding Market is projected to grow from USD 10.1 billion in 2019 to USD 14.3 billion by 2024, at a CAGR of 7.1% from 2019 to 2024.

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    Rainscreen cladding market is expected to grow in accordance with the growth of the construction industry across the globe. Factors such as increase in the residential and non-residential construction and innovation as well as remodeling activities, along with the demand for durability of rainscreen cladding with the ability to withstand various weathering actions and resist chemical attacks & deterioration are expected to support market growth during the forecast period.

    In terms of value and volume, the new construction segment is estimated to lead the rainscreen cladding market in 2019.

    The new construction segment held the largest market share among all the construction of rainscreen cladding as it is affordable and is installed in regions having extreme weather conditions. It is a traditional glue-down cladding material which inherits several properties such as durability, flexibility, ease installation, and budget-friendly. The demand for the new construction segment is driving due to its properties, making it a preferred constructional type of rainscreen cladding for the residential as well as commercial application. The renovation segment is considered suitable for almost all applications such as builder, multi-family, residential, and commercial.

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    Rainscreen cladding enhance the aesthetic appeal of a building, along with properties such as durability, comfort, and protection from extreme weathering has also driven the residential sector. Also, the rise in housing renovation and maintenance will further drive the demand for rainscreen cladding in the residential sector. The use of rainscreen cladding in residential buildings enhances the aesthetic appeal and provides durability and comfort. Rainscreen cladding is a non-structural, aesthetic layer or thin panel applied on the outer skin of the building that protects everything inside it from the external weather elements.

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    The Europe region is expected to lead the rainscreen cladding market in terms of both value and volume, from 2019 to 2024. Factors such as the increasing number of new housing units and huge investments in the infrastructural sector is expected to drive the rainscreen cladding market growth in the European region. Also, countries such as UK, Germany, France, Russia are considered to be developed markets in the construction sector as compared to the emerging markets such as Italy due to the tremendous growth of the construction opportunities in these countries has also driven the demand for rainscreen cladding .

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    Shiplap vs. Tongue and Groove: Which Wall Paneling is Best? – BobVila.com - November 25, 2019 by admin

    If youre a fan of modern farmhouse style, or simply watch a lot of decorating shows on TV, youre undoubtedly familiar with the comeback of wall paneling. Unlike the dark and dreary look of the 1960s and 70sbig sheets of plywood with a laminate surfacetodays twist is often painted white and typically real wood or at least a wood veneer for far more realistic appeal. Whats more, the current take is usually is oriented horizontally, instead of the floor-to-ceiling vertical paneling so ubiquitous way back when.

    Despite a tendency to refer to all wood paneling as shiplap, theres actually a host of paneling styles, including beadboard, board and batten, wainscoting, and tongue and groove in addition to shiplap. The latter two varieties are fairly popular right now, and while they share many similarities, each has distinct characteristics. So read on to learn what separates shiplap from tongue and groove to help you pick the paneling thats perfect for your home.

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    Once installed, shiplap and tongue and groove look very similar. But before installation, check out the edges of planks cut for each style of paneling, and youll spot the biggest difference between them right away.

    Each side of a shiplap plank has a small L-shaped notch running down its full length. The notch on one side of the plank will be on the upper edge, while the other side of the plank is notched on the lower edge. During installation, these notches fit together like little steps, so the shiplap planks very slightly overlap, in what is called a rabbet joint. Often, shiplap planks also have a gentle bevel along the lengthwise edges, which gives the appearance of a slight valley between planks in the finished paneling.

    Tongue and groove planks, however, have a small projection sticking out of the center of one sides edge, while the other side has a corresponding small indentation. During installation, the tongue of one plank fits into the groove of its neighbor. Although tongue and groove planks are sometimes beveled along the lengthwise edge like shiplap, more often these planks are unbeveled, giving the finished results a somewhat tighter appearance than with shiplap.

    As a general rule, its a little easier to install shiplap paneling than tongue and groove paneling, because you neednt fit the planks together. Instead, you simply match the notches on neighboring boards and then pound a nail straight through the overlap. Installing tongue and groove requires more precise nailing, as youll need to hammer the nail right through the planks tongues for secure results.

    Most shiplap and tongue and groove planks are wood. If you plan on painting the finished paneling, as is most common in todays decorating styles, youll save money by using inexpensive pine planks. If youre really on a tight budget, you can even use plywood. But if you plan on leaving the paneling unpainted, you may be happier with a more attractive type of wood, such as cedar.

    Youll find shiplap and tongue and groove planks made from fiber cement, vinyl, and even metal, although all of these are most often used for exterior siding, rather than for decorative indoor use.

    While you can use either shiplap or tongue and groove on the exterior of your house, backyard shed, or garage, a few climate conditions to take into account before selecting one for the outdoors. As a general rule, shiplap is the better choice for a very rainy climate, as its overlapping planks shed water quite well. Tongue and groove, on the other hand, can deteriorate in wet climates due to trapped water inside the interlocking connections.

    Shiplap is also the superior choice if you live in a high-heat, low-humidity climate, where the dry air tends to encourage slight shrinkage of wood. This can lead to gaps in the tongue and groove fitting but isnt likely to show in shiplaps overlapping connections. But if cold weather is an issue where you live, note that tongue and groove has slightly better insulating ability than shiplap.

    When it comes to interiors, both types of paneling are currently trending decorative accents, especially in modern farmhouse, cottage, coastal, and rustic schemes. The most common use for both tongue and groove and shiplap is to panel entire walls, particularly in the kitchen or bathroom. But you can also use both styles to create just one accent wall, or even as a backsplash or fireplace surround. Another option is paneling only the lower portion of the wall, as with wainscoting. If you really love the modern farmhouse or coastal decorating styles, you might even choose to use shiplap or tongue and groove on the ceiling.

    The cost of installing either shiplap or tongue and groove varies greatly depending on the material, room size, the area you live in, and whether or not you plan on doing the job yourself. Even so, you can typically expect to pay more for tongue and groove paneling than for shiplap. As a rough estimate, DIY shiplap in a 200 sq. ft.room will cost between $500 and $1,200, and from $1,000 to $1,700 if you have it professionally installed. For tongue and groove, expect to pay up to 50 percent more.

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