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  • 3 Reasons To Keep Employees Hydrated In ...

    May 9th, 2016

    Hydration is an important as aspect of human health that can provide a wealth of benefits. In fact, it is necessary to keep your body hydrated for a number of reasons. It is also essential that you, as a manager, understand the reasons why your employees should stay hydrated. A dehydrated employee could leave you with a world of problems [...]

  • Tips for Protecting Your Family Restaura...

    April 7th, 2016

    If your family restaurant has an outdoor seating area that is located on an asphalt patio, then it is important to protect the asphalt’s surface from damage caused by your customers and staff repeatedly coming into contact with it. By actively avoiding things that can pit and crack the asphalt, you can keep it looking wonderful for years to come. Follow [...]

  • Thinking Of Purchasing An Older Home? Wh...

    March 3rd, 2016

    If you are thinking about purchasing an older home, you need to have it checked for asbestos. Asbestos used to be common in many building materials before the use of asbestos was restricted. Exposure to asbestos can have long-term health effects, which is why you should have it removed from your home before you move in. Health Risks Associated With Asbestos There [...]

  • Four Durable Choices For Domestic Wood O...

    January 13th, 2016

    If you have a home on waterfront property, choosing the right materials for things like decks and docks is important. The wet environment can cause excessive wear, which is why it is important to choose the right materials. You may not want to use conventional materials like treated pine. Ash, cedar and other materials can be more resistant to wet [...]

  • Creating A Patio For Year-Round Enjoymen...

    December 2nd, 2015

    Edmonton summers can seem rather short, bit that doesn’t mean you can’t get a lot of great use out of your outdoor patio. If you have a backyard space you would like to convert to a patio or entertainment area, here are just a few options for creating a cozy space you can use even on cold days. Build A Covered [...]

  • Understanding Construction Light Tower R...

    October 22nd, 2015

    If you are looking to handle any sort of construction during the evening hours, it is of the utmost importance to have the highest quality light tower rentals available. Read on so that you can understand how to get your hands on such a rental, while also making the most of it. Tip #1: Understand The Needs And Specifications For Your [...]

  • Why Is Road Dust Bad?

    September 24th, 2015

    If you maintain an unpaved road, then you’ve probably had to deal with the pervasive problem of dust. Even if you weren’t aware of the problems caused by road dust, you have probably felt their negative effects. In order to understand why you might want to consider a solution such as dust compaction, here are some of those problems dust causes: What [...]

Laying Foundations

Laying Foundations

Without a solid foundation, a home or building is doomed to fail before it is ever built. This doesn’t mean, however, that laying building foundations should require more money or time than you can devote to it. Finding efficient and practical solutions for slab foundations, crawl spaces, and basements means identifying weaknesses and exploring new options. Modern technology is always an excellent place to start.

Framing Houses

Framing Houses

A home’s frame protects it from the elements and gives it structural stability. It is one of the most crucial parts of building a house, but it doesn’t have to take forever. New techniques for wood choice, waste reduction and project management can all speed up the process and improve the quality of framing. Adopting these strategies might take time, but it is important to stay on top of new developments.

Finishing a Home

Finishing a Home

The finishing touches sometimes take longer than any other part of the construction process, mostly because they require many different professionals in separate industries to work on the same site at the same time. Often, this means people are practically tripping over each other to complete their work. To expedite the process and increase customer satisfaction, contractors can follow these helpful hints to improve the efficiency of finishing a home.