How I Came to Love Construction

  • 3 Ways To Keep Your Chimney In Good Condition

    17 July 2017

    A fireplace can often be a fantastic feature for any home, but the chimney must be maintained properly in order to allow you to utilize the fireplace safely, and to keep the whole system in the best possible shape. Listed below are three ways to keep your chimney in good condition. Utilize A Chimney Cleaning Log One of the easiest ways to keep your chimney in good condition is to remove the creosote that builds up inside your chimney.

  • 3 Reasons To Consider A Frameless Shower Door

    17 July 2017

    One of the most popular options out there when it comes to building a new shower enclosure is a frameless shower door enclosure, mostly due to the aesthetic value that this door can provide. Listed below are three reasons to consider a frameless shower door when remodeling your shower or bathroom. Has A Cleaner Appearance One of the biggest reasons to consider a frameless shower door is if you want something that has a very clean appearance.

  • Questions To Ask Before Having A Personal Spa Constructed

    18 January 2017

    When you're eager to have a personal spa constructed on your property, you want to have it done right away. However, it's wise to have the following questions answered so that you're sure that you have the spa that you want and the job is done in a way that you're satisfied with. Should I Get a Portable Spa or an In-ground Spa? The first decision you're probably going to make is whether to have a portable spa or one that sits in-ground.

  • No Grass No Problem: Get Artificial Turf For Your Dog

    10 January 2017

    If you live in an area that where you can't get grass to grow, and are tired of your dog coming in muddy or filthy dirty, don't worry. You can have artificial turf installed so your dog has a nice clean and safe area to play in, and your backyard will look beautiful. Artificial turf is a great option, as you don't have to do much to maintain it, it's easy to keep clean (simply spray it down with a garden hose), and it's safe for your pets.

  • Foundation Cracks Can Mean Big Trouble – Be Safe, Hire A Structural Expert

    20 December 2016

    If you have noticed any cracks in your foundation, it would be good advice to consult with a knowledgeable professional. Covering cracks or gaps in your foundation block may conveniently hide them, but it will not address the underlying problem. Cracks can be indicative of a serious foundation problem, so unless you are an expert, it is probably a good time to call one. Obtaining a structural foundation report from a certified structural engineer is the best way to guarantee that you fix the cause, not just put a cover over it.

  • Tips For Saving Money When Looking For Building Materials

    6 December 2016

    Whether you will be working on a big or small project in the near future, you may want to consider saving as much money as you can on the cost of the building materials. Do not make the mistake of assuming that you have no choice but to spend a lot of money. You can use the following tips to avoid spending too much. Look For People Selling Leftover Materials

  • 3 Things You Need To Know About Your Rotary Screw Compressor & Winter Weather

    25 October 2016

    If your business sues a rotary screw compressor, there are a few issues that you need to be aware of and vigilant about during the winter time even if your machine is located inside.  Cold weather can affect how your rotary screw compressor works and functions.  #1 High-Air Temperature Switch May Be Triggered More Frequently In The Winter All rotary screw compressors have high-air temperature switches built into them that are designed to turn off your compressor if the temperature of the air inside of the compressor reachers a specific temperature, which is usually quite high.

  • Industrial Plumbing Checklist You Should Be Following Regularly

    25 October 2016

    In an industrial setting, everything about the property is far more wide-scale than the average property. Therefore, when something goes wrong with an inner-working component, the situation can have massively detrimental effects on functionality and production of the business overall. This is especially true when it comes to the industrial plumbing components. If you are the owner of a large-scale industrial property, spotting issues with the plumbing early on will always mean it will be less likely for you to unexpectedly face a catastrophe.

  • Choosing Gravel For Your Paver Foundation

    25 August 2016

    When you're putting in permeable pavers in your yard, you need to build a solid foundation to support them. It's important that the foundation be porous, though. One of the best options for this kind of application is gravel, particularly mixtures made from crushed limestone and similar materials. This type of filler allows for sufficient drainage. Here are some of the different types of gravel you can choose from. Fine gravel is ideal for stability because it packs in fairly tightly.

  • Security Tips for Your Business Entry Door

    6 July 2016

    You want your business to be welcoming to customers during open hours yet secure against theft after closing time. One of the keys to security is creating a welcoming entrance that can be put on full lockdown once you go home for the evening. The following security tips can help you choose the right door or make the one you already have more secure. Tip #1: Choose the right type of glass