How I Came to Love Construction

  • Why Use Metal For Your Next Roof

    24 October 2019

    It can be overwhelming to think about the type of roofing material to use on your business if the need for replacement comes up. Many home and business owners end up replacing an old roof with similar material because they don't want to think about changing things up and how that impacts their building. Metal roofing is actually a great alternative that may be disregarded because it is not the traditional asphalt roofing material people are familiar with.

  • Measures To Prevent Tree Root Damage

    5 August 2019

    Tree roots can cause a lot of damage to foundations, landscaping, and underground utility lines (such as sewer pipes). However, you can prevent all these forms of damage if you use the following tree care tips. Plant the Right Species If you haven't planted trees in your yard yet, then you can prevent future damage by planting the right tree species. For example, you should avoid trees with large roots, particularly if you don't have a large yard.

  • 3 Reasons Not To DIY Your Electrical Repairs

    13 February 2019

    Have you recently purchased an older home? Are you only just now discovering that it has one or more electrical problems? For a lot of homeowners, this means rolling up their sleeves and trying to fix the problems themselves. But when it comes to electrical work, this isn't exactly a wise idea. No matter why you're thinking about enacting the repairs on your own, there are a number of reasons why you should actually leave this sort of thing to a professional.

  • What To Do Before You Turn Your Air Conditioner Back On This Summer

    23 January 2018

    The warm months of summer are not that far off, and soon you'll be starting up your air conditioner one again. However, it is not as simple as turning on the unit and enjoying the cold air. There are several things you should do before you start using your air conditioner for the first time this year. Clean the Unit The condenser found outside your home has not been used for several months.

  • Turning Your Spare Room Into A Nursery? Don't Forget These Electrical Upgrades

    25 August 2016

    Is it time to turn that spare room into a nursery? When you're picking out paint colors and deciding on decor, you also need to put electrical upgrades on the list. Talk to your electrical contractor about the following additions to your baby's room. USB Outlets Everything electronic has a USB charger these days, but those bulky adapters can hog your outlet space. Upgrading your old outlets into newer models that have built-in charging ports can make it easier to accommodate basics that you need for the baby's room, like monitors and white noise machines.

  • Learn How A Tree Trimming Company Can Help You Prepare For Holiday Decorating

    6 August 2016

    If you plan to hang lights on your trees this holiday season, it is best to plan ahead to ensure that they can be hung safely when the time comes. Hire a tree trimming company to help you prepare for the holiday season a few months ahead of time to ensure your trees look exactly how you want them to look when the lights are hung on them. Use the guide below to learn how to have the tree trimming company help you prepare for holiday decorating.

  • What Does A Heat Pump Do?

    16 March 2016

    Heat pumps are a relatively new invention in the world of home climate control. As a result, there are many homeowners who don't know what a heat pump is, how it works, what it does and whether or not a heat pump is right for them. Knowing the answers to these questions can help you decide whether or not you want a heat pump for yourself. What does a heat pump do?

  • Should You Try To Cut Down A Dead Or Dying Tree Yourself?

    12 January 2016

    If you live in a heavily wooded area, you may wince each time a thunderstorm rolls through for fear some of your trees won't survive the high winds. These concerns may be even more valid if you have dead or dying trees within falling reach of your home. While you may be reluctant to pay hundreds of dollars to have a tree professionally removed when you already have a chainsaw in your garage, a poorly-planned tree removal can be dangerous or even deadly.

  • Budget Bathroom Makeover Tips

    29 December 2015

    Are you tired of the way your bathroom looks? Do you want to freshen it up, but don't have a huge budget? A bathroom makeover doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. There are quick and simple things you can do to update your bathroom, even if it still looks like a picture from a 70's magazine. Here are a few ideas to get you started: Refinish the bathtub: Bathtub refinishing is going to be less expensive than purchasing an entirely new bathtub and paying to have it installed.

  • Essential Forklift Safety Tips

    29 October 2015

    Ways to Use a Forklift Wrong (and How to Do It Right) The safe operation of a forklift requires common sense and knowledge of how to use a forklift from the time you crank the engine until it is parked. Several stages are required and must be followed to protect you and your fellow workers. One very important rule is never operate a forklift unless you have been trained and licensed. Perform an inspection before you use the forklift, and make sure all your gauges are working correctly.