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Emergency Backup - OffGrid Power Supply - Battery Bank

The 1st Alternative Backup Power System That Keeps You Safe In Your Home or Business

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Brick Building Earthquake Warning

Should the people of St.Louis be concerned? 2017 Solar Eclipse follows the line of the North American Rift and since the New Madrid Fault line is located in this general area. Yes I feel it does cause room to be aware of the situation at the minimum.

Solar Eclipse and the North American Rift will it affect the New Madrid Fault?

I hope, have prayed, and will do a little more praying in the days to come that the Madrid Fault does not move from its current location. The Brick and Masonry buildings around town that were built during the World Fair held in St.Louis years and years ago were not constructed with steel reinforment when the brick buildings were built.

StLouis Worlds Fair Brick Building History Lesson:There were many clues for determining the age of the building. When St Louis hosted the Worlds Fair.  The city planners realized that housing was going to be needed for everyone and started building many of the brick homes that are still being utilized all over the city today....E…

Deck Failure FIXED Prevented Building Safety Issue

2x12 Ledger Support Masonry Brick Wall Attachment Photos, Notes, and Annotations.
2x12 Ledger Board was attached to the freshly Tuckpointed Masonry Wall with 2- one-half inch lag bolts and anchors at Sixteen Inches On Center (1/2" x 6" Lag Bolts).Every other Deck Joist.
Next step is the installation of the Double Ledger that will support the Deck Joists in addition to a 3rd Deck Support Point.

________ The Deck to House Attachment Point or lack thereof seems to be somewhat of a common occurrence the photos below "Bring the Deck to Current Building Codes or Tear it Down" Because the Deck was not built to current Building Codes the St Louis Building Code Department required. Photo 1 and 2: Building Code Official- Required to add 1/2 inch diameter lag bolts every 16 inches

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Removing Birds Nest Fire Hazard From Exhaust Vent on Gas Heater

Removing the Fire Safety Hazard that a St Louis Building Code Official Missed Thank you for stopping by St Louis Renewable Energy. Feel free to comment in the section below or contact Scotty for any Home Improvement Projects or Energy Reducing Needs and Scotty, Scotts Contracting will respond ASAP. Company Web Address: