Construction Contractors

  • How Street Sweeping And Good Maintenance Can Extend The Life Of Your Roads

    Asphalt is the most common material used for roads, and it can last a very long time if it is properly installed and cared for. If you work for your town board and are responsible for road maintenance and repairs, you may want to consider hiring a street sweeping company to clean your roads from time to time as a form of road maintenance. While this will be an extra expense for your community, it could be the key to making your roads look good and last for a long time. [Read More]

  • 3 Clues That You Need Residential Electrical Services

    Sometimes responsible home ownership involves some detective work. You have to develop a fine eye, ear and nose for those tiny but telling signs of trouble lurking within your home and on your property—before those little symptoms give way to major (and expensive) disasters. This holds true for your electrical system as well. Here are three signs of electrical issues that need your Sherlock Holmes-like attention and suggest you need to call in professionals. [Read More]

  • Ways To Improve The Safety And Aesthetics Of Your Vehicle's Windshield

    The windshield of your vehicle is the first line of defense from inclement weather, wind and objects that fly up from the road and hit your car. If you have a severely damaged windshield marred by cracks or chips, it is important to replace or repair the glass as soon as possible for the safety of you and your passengers. You do not have to settle for a run-of-the-mill windshield replacement. [Read More]

  • Advantages Of Residential Vinyl Fencing (And What To Consider When Making Your Purchase)

    If you're a homeowner, chances are you may decide to install a fence in your yard. Vinyl fencing has several advantages over other options, including wood. Mainly, vinyl fencing is durable enough to withstand most weather conditions and will not rot or be subject to insect infestation. Unlike wood, vinyl fencing is also virtually maintenance free. When choosing vinyl fencing for your home, you need to consider a few important aspects, including the design of your fence and even your township zoning regulations. [Read More]

  • 3 Misconceptions About Safely Operating An Overhead Crane

    If your factory has an overhead crane as part of its material handling equipment, safety should always be the top priority. However, when used every day by workers, some misconceptions about operating the equipment safely could emerge. Below are some of these misconceptions and an explanation of why they are wrong. Side Pulling Is Safe As Long As Its A Short Distance Side pulling occurs when the crane is used to pull a load off of a shelf or platform that is next to it. [Read More]

  • 5 Reasons A Portable Fence Benefits Your Parking Lot Repair Project

    Although asphalt parking lots are extremely pliable and tend to be resistant to wear and tear, their surfaces are likely to show signs of damage by developing cracks, chips, and a general look of blotchiness as time goes on. Customers pay attention to the look and feel of your store's exterior surroundings, and may even base part of their decision on whether to visit your store based on their impressions. Therfore, keeping your parking lot maintained is essential when it comes to attracting and retaining clientele. [Read More]

  • Installing A Fence In A Hurricane-Prone Area? 3 Tips For Disaster-Proof Fencing

    Whether you are a contractor or a homeowner, you need to know which fences stand the best chance against the high winds and possible flooding that can come when a hurricane strikes. While the forceful winds and storm surges that arrive during the midst of a hurricane can damage virtually anything in their paths, the right fence can stay standing and even protect your home and yard from nature's powerful forces when conditions get bad. [Read More]

  • How Can You Add Curb Appeal Before Selling Your Home?

    The U.S. home sales market is booming -- with homes nationwide now selling at an average of 100 percent of fair market value. If you're considering putting your house on the market soon, nothing can help it sell more quickly and for a higher price than making the exterior as photogenic as possible. However, you may be reluctant to pour a large amount of money into a home you hope to soon no longer own, particularly if you feel you'll already have an easy time selling your home for its true value. [Read More]

  • Choosing The Right Shingles For Your Home

    If you're in the market for a new roof, you may feel nearly overwhelmed by your material options. You might have already narrowed down your choices to eliminate sheet metal (too loud) or slate or shale shingles (too fragile and heavy). However, when it comes to the battle between wood and asphalt shingles -- two of the most popular material choices -- how can you ensure you've made the right selection for your home? [Read More]

  • Need New Pipes? 3 Reasons Why PEX Is Perfect For You

    When your plumber tells you that your whole house needs new piping, it can come as a bit of a shock. As a result, you may not know what to say when you're asked what kind of piping you want to use for the repipe. You're still adjusting to the idea of having to get new pipes, and suddenly you have all of these choices to make. Copper, CPVC, PEX – what's the difference? [Read More]