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The two primary advantages to hiring a subcontractor are saved time and saved money for a project. With a subcontractor, the work can be done quickly and efficiently by those who specialize in the job at hand. The subcontractor is also likely to cost less than general contractors.Full Answer >
Mud jacking, also known as slab jacking, is a process used to fill empty areas under concrete slabs to raise the surface and prevent or repair cracking and breaking that may occur over time due to natural erosion. The process involves pumping a proprietary grout blend under the concrete material to lift the slab back into place before repairing the cracks or holes in the concrete. It can be far less expensive than replacing the concrete directly.Full Answer >
Common hotel housekeeping procedures may include thoroughly cleaning and replenishing guest rooms at a certain time after the guest checks out, knocking and announcing before entering a guest room without a Do Not Disturb sign in place, and following special rules for when to replace guest towels during daily cleaning. Other procedures may include a method for complying with guest requests and restocking service carts before beginning a shift.Full Answer >
To read a consumer price index (CPI) table, it is important to know that most CPI tables use a base reference, which is the time period between 1982 and 1984 and changes in indexes for other time periods are in relation to this reference base, as noted by the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The CPI, which is calculated each month, shows the average change of prices of the goods and services bought for consumption. The CPI also can be an economic indicator of inflation.Full Answer >