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Overseeing Residential Construction Projects

Whether building a new home or revamping an old one, it feels good to be able to rely on an experienced contractor to make sure the job gets done right. But just because you have a professional by your side doesn't mean that you shouldn't have an understanding of how your construction project should be handled. If you don't know what to expect from your contractor, their team, and even your own efforts during construction, you won't know whether anything important is being overlooked or that labor production is inefficiant. This blog was designed to provide visitors like you with the tips, tricks, insights, and guidelines that are needed to successfully oversee any type of construction project. Thanks for stopping by!

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How to Rehabilitate Your Sliding Patio Door’s Track to Restore Speed and Smoothness to Its Functioning

11 February 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Sliding patio doors work beautifully when new, but over time, they will often gradually lose their ability to slide smoothly and evenly. It is not unusual to attribute this loss of smooth functioning to worn-out or damaged rollers; however, while those are the causes in some cases, it is just as likely to be the door track that is causing trouble. Bent, warped, corroded, or worn-down tracks prevent rollers from moving smoothly, and they can cause doors to stick or jam during operation. Read More …

Want To Be An Indepedent Roofer? Purchase The Right Fall Protection Equipment

29 December 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Experienced roofers are always in demand for installation, reroofing and repair work. If you want to work in the industry and take advantage of the ample job opportunities as an independent roofer, you simply need to be at least 18, have a high school diploma and be in good physical condition. However, before you can begin training under experienced roofers and picking up work as a freelancer, you need to invest in safety gear that will protect you from falls. Read More …

2 Reasons Every Business Owner Should Invest In Pallet Racking

14 December 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you manage a successful business, you might be more worried about entertaining potential investors and planning the office holiday party than you are about material handling equipment like pallet racking. However, pallet racking isn't just a luxury that will make things easier for your receiving department—it might also help you to stay out of financial trouble. Here are two reasons every business owner should invest in pallet racking, and what might happen if you don't: Read More …

5 Tips For Proper Plumbing When Adding A Water Reuse System To Your Fish Hatchery

1 December 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Most fish hatcheries run on steady supply of fresh water to keep the fry healthy and encourage fast growth, but this is a wasteful practice that depletes natural resources. Water reuse systems require an upfront investment, but when properly designed, they can save both money and resources in the long run. Consider these recommendations when planning the plumbing to connect all those filters and degassers to your raceways and tanks. Read More …

Pros And Cons Of Built-Up Roofing For Large Commercial Buildings

2 November 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Built-up roofing, also known as BUR, has remained a common commercial roofing type for decades. However, it you are considering having a new roof put on your existing building or trying to decide what type of roof to put on a new one, it's not wise to just settle on BUR because of its popularity. To help you make an informed decision, here's a look at what a BUR really is, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of this type of roof. Read More …