How I Came to Love Construction

  • 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.

  • 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.