How I Came to Love Construction

  • 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

  • Four Things That Can Help Your Cooling System Stay In Working Order During The Off-Season

    6 July 2016

    You might not be giving your AC unit much thought over the winter months. As spring turns into summer and the first heat wave hits, the last thing you want to be stuck with is a malfunctioning AC unit. If you can be good to your cooling system year-round, then it will be ready when you need it and won't give you trouble at the start of the warm season. Here are four tips when it comes to keeping your AC unit in working order during the off-season.

  • How Can You Tell If Your Fireplace Needs To Be Cleaned?

    20 June 2016

    Fireplaces need to be cleaned periodically or they become a fire hazard. This is because smoke buildup inside a fireplace can lead to the development of a substance called "creosote." Creosote is a sticky, smelly, highly combustible substance that can easily catch fire when a fireplace is in use. How can you tell if your fireplace needs to be cleaned? You likely won't notice just by using it that your chimney needs to be cleaned.

  • Filling In A Dented Portion Of Your Wooden Garage Door Panel

    13 April 2016

    If one of your children accidentally hit your wooden garage door with a baseball, it most likely left a small dented area that put the wood in a flawed state. Making a repair to a wood panel in your garage door's exterior can be done on your own with the help of a few simple materials. Take a look at the following tips to fill in a dent in your wooden garage door yourself so it is no longer visible.

  • How To Clean A Furnace Blower Compartment

    8 April 2016

    Over its lifetime, your furnace is bound to lose some of its efficiency. Usually, decreased airflow is a result of a furnace that simply has not been serviced in a while. Most people call professional HVAC contractors to inspect and service their furnace. The motor and gas lines within the furnace should definitely be handled by licensed professionals. However, there are several components of a normal furnace that can be easily checked and often repaired to make it more efficient.

  • Need Construction Equipment? Why Renting Is The Way To Go

    8 April 2016

    Working in the construction industry is all about making sure you have the tools that you need to get the job done.  The last thing you want to deal with is the disappointment that can arise when you're offered a high paying project, only to find that your inventory doesn't include the heavy machinery that you need, and your budget won't allow you to make the purchase.  However, before you say no to an opportunity that could help you expand your business, you should consider renting construction equipment.

  • 3 Perks Of Laminate Floor

    8 April 2016

    Laminate floors are great for residential property owners who want a low maintenance, no-nonsense product. Many people are drawn to laminate because they are so easy to own. But, laminate floors are also very stylish. They are much more affordable than wood or tile floors and the installation is so much faster. At the same time, laminate floors are very cheap and easy to maintain over the years. It is easy to see why laminate floors are used in so many different types of construction.

  • The Most Common Propane Gas Delivery Options Available To You

    8 April 2016

    Propane delivery companies offer a range of options regarding how they deliver propane. You will want to inform yourself about these options both when trying to determine which propane delivery service to patronize and when determining how you would like propane to be delivered to your home. Spare Tanks Vs. Exchange Tanks When receiving a delivery, you have the option between a spare tank and an exchange tank. A spare tank is a full tank that is simply delivered without the need to exchange an empty tank.