13 February 2015
It is common knowledge that the foundation is the most important part of a building. Structures are built on a foundation and depend on it to keep the rest of the building standing. Due to that, foundations are built to last and should not show signs of failure. If there are problems with a foundation, it can cause severe issues with the rest of the building. Knowing what signs to look for are important when determining whether you have a foundation problem.
9 February 2015
Fluctuating temperatures, high humidity levels, and old age can all cause wood windows and doors to develop small cracks and holes over the years. While this damage is relatively minor, it can have a huge impact on the cosmetic appearance of your windows and doors. Thankfully, repairing this damage can be quite simple once you know what your doing. In fact, the easy to follow steps will allow you to complete these repairs in just three simple steps:
4 February 2015
When you have to pay a high cost for heating bills, it can make surviving the winter a real challenge. If you have an older furnace in your home, chances are that it was not designed to maximize efficiency. Thus, even though a new furnace represents an added cost, you can typically decrease your costs by buying a highly efficient furnace for your home. A Tale of Inefficiency: How an Older Furnace Contributes to High Heating Costs
2 February 2015
Concrete mixers are important for anyone who regularly pours concrete, but this critical piece of equipment has a really dirty job. Keeping your concrete mixer clean is imperative if you want to get the best mixes of concrete and if you want to maintain your equipment for as long as possible, and luckily, it's easier than you think. Remember these tips when working with your concrete mixer, and you can help keep it shiny and clean, no matter how much work you put it through.
12 January 2015
Construction projects, no matter how small, can cause lasting damage to the soil in your yard or garden if you don't take the right repair steps. Excavating for a new foundation, whether for a home, shed or a patio, disturbs the topsoil, while heavy equipment compacts the soil so plants have trouble taking root. Clear the Site A common mistake whenever excavation takes place is the use of the wrong fill materials.