Old Steel Structures And Renovations To Ensure They Last For Many More Generations

27 August 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Even though steel buildings are durable, it may be time to update yours. There may be repairs that need to be done during the renovations to ensure your building is up to date. The following renovations and repairs to your steel building will ensure that it lasts for many more years:  Repairing Damage and Making Improvements to Protect Buildings   One of the causes of damage to commercial steel buildings is vehicles hitting structures in loading areas. Read More 

3 Reasons Why Exposed Aggregate Concrete Is The Perfect Choice For A Pool Deck

14 July 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

You may not have heard of exposed aggregate concrete, but it's likely that you have seen it before. Its gravel-like surface looks like millions of extremely small stones set in concrete. These stones catch the sunlight and glimmer, creating a dazzling, visually-interesting surface. How is this effect achieved? In order to create exposed aggregate concrete, the surface of the concrete is first inlaid with tiny stones as soon as it's poured. Read More 

Tips To Help Protect Your Central Air Conditioning Unit From Damage

4 June 2019
 Categories: , Blog

Your air conditioning unit is an investment that you'd like to last many years only needing minimum maintenance. When the unit is installed properly and you keep up with the maintenance work, the unit should cool your home for years before you'll need to consider a replacement. Here, you'll find a few tips to help protect the condition of your air conditioning unit. Install a Concrete Pad The fastest way to destroy an air conditioning unit is to rest it directly on the ground. Read More 

Common Problems With Industrial Plumbing And Resolutions

25 April 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Industrial plumbing is nothing like any other kind of plumbing. It has some very unique features, most of which are the source of the majority of plumbing repairs. The following examples highlight the common problems with industrial plumbing components and the unique solutions they require. Rubber Gasket Connections There are rubber gaskets everywhere you look in the plumbing of most industrial plants because the gaskets make a tight vacuum seal. The problem is that when the gaskets wear down, you end up with lots of leaks. Read More 

Working With An Architect To Build Your Dream Home

8 March 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you're designing a custom home, you may want to work with an architect. Though you can get some basic ideas of layout on your own, it's an architect who will actually tell you what's feasible, in addition to giving you some advice regarding current trends and options. Here are a few things you need to know about working with an architect.  Do You Need an Architect? You don't always need to work with an architect. Read More