When You May Need To Hire A Rock Removal Professional

Construction & Contractors Blog

When residential developers build homes and prepare lots for sale, they'll commonly remove many of the large rocks that are on the property. However, whether you've recently moved into a new home or you've been in the same residence for a decade or more, you may decide that you want to remove one or more large rocks, too. Tackling this job yourself can be tricky. Not only is it physically demanding, but you may also lack the equipment that is necessary for getting the job done right.

8 September 2020

Foundation Cracks? Get Them Fixed

Construction & Contractors Blog

Listen, it's not fun, and it's probably going to cost a bit more money than you'd like. There's no arguing with that. But if you're seeing big cracks in your foundation- not just hairline cracks, but cracks that are 1/8th of an inch or larger- then you could have trouble coming. Foundational cracks are the first sign that your foundation is not just settling, but troubled. This can lead to other issues as time goes on.

22 July 2020

The Drone Surveying Guide To Help Plan, Map And Build A Countryside Estate

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When you are planning on building a countryside estate, finding the perfect property is just the beginning of the work that needs to be done. If there are a lot of acres, you are going to want to have detailed land surveying done. This is something that can be done quickly and accurately with the help of drone surveying. The following drone surveying guide will help you with the planning, mapping, and building of your countryside estate:

28 May 2020

Why You Should Always Recycle Scrap Metal Leftover From Your Company Jobs

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Some companies will produce a lot of scrap metal every single month. Others might do a lot of business, but do not end up with nearly as much scrap metal. Either way, if the metal is not taken for metal recycling, it can build up to be a massive pile on your commercial property. That is not something you want to have happen. If it has already happened, you might want to hire a metal recycling company that goes to commercial properties to get rid of the junk metal.

7 April 2020

Three Expectations For Your Construction Contractor

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Whether you are renovating your current home or constructing something new on your property, it is important to have expectations in place with your construction contractor. The following can help you know what is reasonable when it comes to working with the construction crew. An Accurate Yet Evolving Timeline At the onset of the project, your contractor should provide you with a relatively accurate timeline for the work. The most accurate timelines are actually multiple timelines because many factors can affect the completion date.

20 February 2020

3 Air Conditioning Tips For Parents

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As a parent, you probably rely on your home cooling system to keep your kids and your entire family cool, comfortable and safe during the summer months. These are a few helpful air conditioning tips that parents like you can remember and rely on all summer long. 1. Make Sure Your Air Conditioning Unit Is Clean Indoor air quality is a big concern for many parents. If this is something that you are worried about, you should have your air conditioning unit cleaned once a year by an air conditioning maintenance and repair professional.

13 December 2019

3 Ways Your Lawn May Be Telling You To Have Your Septic Tank Pumped


If your home relies on a septic tank to safely dispose of sewage and garbage disposal waste, you're probably already aware of how important it is to have your septic tank professionally pumped and emptied regularly. Without regular pumping, your septic tank can quickly overflow, potentially causing dangerous, untreated sewage to escape your system and contaminate your home and property Having your septic tank regularly pumped on a fixed schedule is usually the best way to prevent your tank from overflowing.

10 November 2019

3 Surprising Benefits Offered By A Tankless Water Heater

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Hot water is a luxury that modern homeowners can take for granted. The ability to access hot water through the faucets in your home is dependent on a functional water heater. Most homeowners are familiar with water heaters that feature large storage tanks, but there is a new type of water heater making headway in residential homes. A tankless water heater can offer you significant savings when it comes to your monthly utility bill, but there are some surprising benefits you can enjoy when making the switch to a tankless water heater in your home.

4 October 2019

Upcoming Demolitions Project? Here's How To Avoid The Headache

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Demolitions projects can cause headaches both literally and figuratively. Aside from potential issues that may stress you out, the noise can be a cause for head pain. If you have need for an upcoming demolitions project, there are ways to avoid the stress and potential headache that come with it. Protect Your Ears If demolition is taking place in or around your home, make sure you protect your ears. Workers exposed to 100 dB of sound for 2 hours or more must wear protective ear coverings, which means you should consider doing the same.

26 August 2019

Types Of Springs That Might Be Used When A Garage Door Service Replaces A Bad Spring On Your Door


When your garage door springs get bad or break, you have no choice but to replace them because the door won't open without springs. Replacing springs is one job that should be done by a garage door service since it's dangerous to work with springs that are holding tension. When you have the springs replaced, you can choose from extension springs or torsion. You may want the same springs you had before or you may want to switch to a different style that's safer and lasts longer.

12 July 2019