2018

Proper Crane Maintenance

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you have recently added a crane to your available equipment at your company, then you may be new to the fundamentals of running a crane from the standpoint of what it takes to keep that crane operating as it should for the length of time it should. The information that's offered to you below will help inform you of some of the maintenance and care issues you want to make sure to be well aware of.

15 December 2018

Considering Automatic Doors For Your Business? Make The Upgrade Now

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If you have a business and the doors for the entrance to your commercial property are starting to look aged and aren't very secure, you may want to make the change to automatic doors. There are many different automatic options that are great for commercial spaces, to help with people going in and out of the building and to also make the building more secure. Talk with an automatic door professional about these features.

25 September 2018

Buying A Home In A Hurricane Prone Area? Tips For Buying Impact Windows And The Benefits Of Installing Them

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If you are buying a home in a hurricane prone area, you need to do what you can to protect you and your family. One way to do this is to install impact windows. Below are some tips on buying these windows, as well as the benefits they offer you. Types of Material When you purchase impact windows you have different materials to choose from, the most common being wood, vinyl, and aluminum.

25 September 2018

3 Ways To Be Smart With Plumbing This Summer

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The summer presents a lot of unique plumbing situations. Here are a few unique summer plumbing situations and how to deal with them. #1 Going on Vacation If you are going on a vacation that extends for more than a week, there are a few things you are going to want to do in regard to your plumbing. First, you are going to want to make sure that all of your faucets, inside and out, are closed and are not dripping any water.

12 August 2018

Signs Of Summer — In The Gutter: Seasonal Causes Of Clogs

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You know that leaves, twigs, and general muck can clog up your roof's gutter, but those aren't the only things to look out for. Even if your summer weather is so uneventful that you know you won't find yard and tree debris in the gutters for months, you still have to keep an eye on your gutters and repair or replace any that are broken. Lots of spring- and summer-related debris can end up in the gutters over the next couple of months.

1 July 2018

Five Safety Mistakes That Need To Be Avoided During Rock Excavation

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Rock excavation can be one of the most dangerous construction jobs, but it is necessary to prepare sites for supporting building structures.  Fortunately, you can make rock excavation safe at your site by taking the necessary precautions and avoiding mistakes that compromise safety. The following are five safety mistakes that need to be avoided during rock excavation: 1. Failing to locate all utility lines before excavation work begins One of the most important first steps to planning for rock excavation or any other type of excavation is locating the utility lines.

21 May 2018

Reasons To Use A Fleet Management Service As An Owner-Operator

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When many people think about fleet management services, they think about the companies that work with large-scale trucking operations to help with things like truck maintenance. However, even if you are an owner-operator who only has one rig to worry about, you might find that working with one of these companies is a good idea. These are a few reasons why. Ensure Your Rig is Properly Maintained First and foremost, it's probably important to you to make sure that your commercial truck is properly maintained.

3 April 2018

Five Tips For Designing A Home You Can Live In Forever

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Building your own home has many benefits. For one thing, it allows you to completely customize to your needs both now and in the future. This is why it's important to not only think about the now, but think about the future, as well, especially if you are trying to build a home you can live in forever. Here are five tips to help you accomplish this: Keep Accessibility in Mind: Keeping accessibility in mind is important when building your forever home.

20 February 2018

Adding A Fireplace To Your New Home

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Many homeowners look for fireplaces when evaluating potential properties to purchase. If you fall in love with a home despite the fact that it doesn't have any fireplaces, you can always add these architectural features in the future. Here are three things to consider when adding a fireplace to your new home. 1. Your desired location. Before you invest in a new fireplace for your home, it's important that you determine where you want the fireplace to be installed.

10 January 2018