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Taking the Guesswork Out Of Construction

If you are working on a project around your house or yard, you might be tempted to put that old saw to good use or to make do with that shovel. However, there is a right tool and a wrong tool to use for every different job, which is why it is so important to understand how to use industrial construction equipment. For example, that backhoe might mean that you can level your backyard in a jiffy or move around those heavy landscaping rocks. By going through the articles on my blog, you might be able to learn more about professional equipment, so that you don't have to drag out your next project.

Post Tension Or Rebar – Which Will Work Best For New Home Foundation Construction?

Without a sound foundation, nothing on top of it will have any stability. However, the method of building a foundation can dictate its longevity and susceptibility to damage. While steel rebar has represented the conventional means to reinforce foundation concrete, post tensioning has grown in popularity. But which solution will work best for a new home? The Main Differences between Rebar and Post Tensioning Rebar, or reinforcing bars, represents the traditional pre-stress, pre-tensioning method of building a foundation. Read More 

3 Safety Tips To Avoid Electrical Hazards While Working Around Electricity

When it comes to working around electrical equipment, you want to be sure that you are safe. Using metal equipment like ladders and scaffolding is dangerous, which is why there are fiberglass products that are used in areas where electricity is a hazard. Here are some safety tips to help you stay safe with the right equipment around electrical installations: 1. Wear Protective Clothing When Needed Around Electricity With electrical work, there are many hazards and sometimes, special clothing may be needed to protect you. Read More 

Investing In A Used Forklift

When it comes to moving heavy loads from one place to another on any construction site, having access to a functional forklift can be beneficial. If your small construction company can't afford to purchase a new forklift, you may want to consider investing in a piece of used heavy construction equipment instead. Here are three tips that you can use when examining a potential forklift to ensure that the piece of equipment you buy will function properly well into the future. Read More 

4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Reclaimed Wood For Your Interior Paneling Installation

Once upon a time, interior wood paneling was all the craze. Well, that craze has made a comeback, and people are finding many unique ways to panel their walls with wood. Here's just some of the reasons you should consider reclaimed wood for your interior paneling. 1. Reclaimed Wood Represents Sustainability and Eco-friendliness Reclaimed wood comes from a variety of places. Reclaimed wood can come from any wooden construct that's Read More 

Powering Your Construction Site With Compressed Air

Any construction site you visit is going to be busy, and the sound of tools will be present. Often the tools used are hand tools and electric power tools, and while those are great, there are many tools that can add to the process that you air to power them. In many cases, they may save time and speed the construction process up. Along with the tools, you will need to have an air compressor on the site to power them. Read More