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Choosing Truck Scales for Your Shipping Company

Posted by on Apr 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Having truck scales at your shipping facility and available to your drivers can help you to figure costs and charges to your customers, and can also ensure that no trucks are over a particular weight before you send them out on the road. This can help you to avoid fines for carrying too much weight and can also ensure that your trucks are loaded safely so you avoid excess wear and tear on the engine and other parts. There is a wide variety of truck scales you might choose for your company, and each has their own pros and cons. Note a few factors you’ll want to consider when choosing truck scales for your shipping company. 1. Factors for Choosing Mobile Scales Mobile scales can be taken with your drivers to various locations so they can weigh their trucks...

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Asphalt vs. Wood vs. Slate Roofing Shingles

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

There are many types of shingle materials in the roofing market, and it is vital to make the right choice. This kind of roofing is generally manufactured and installed in the form of overlapping elements, and they are mainly favoured for their aesthetic value. If you are thinking about using roofing shingles for your home, here is a brief description of some of the common materials: asphalt, wood and slate. Asphalt As implied, these shingles are made from asphalt, and they are available in a wide range of colours, sizes and styles. Their popularity is attributed to the relatively cheap price of purchase compared to the alternative: tiles, wood and metal. They provide long-term service, and they are also easy to install. You can choose professional installation or do it yourself depending on your preference and budget restrictions. In...

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