Construction Contractors

  • Seawalls – What Do You Need To Know?

    While owning a seafront property is a considerable investment, it does present some challenges that you would not have with a regular property. Thus, it is best to know what some of the challenges that this type of lot will pose beforehand, so you can take the necessary measures to protect your investment. One such measure is having a seawall built around the waterfront by marine contractors. If you have recently purchased a waterfront lot, here are a few of the things that you need to know about seawalls.
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  • Making Your Sheet Metal Fabrication More Environmentally Friendly

    Sheet metal fabrication is a business with many variables. As the work is so versatile, there are many things to think about to make sure the business operates as well as possible. One aspect you should consider to make your sheet metal fabrication run smoothly is the environmental aspect. Companies that can claim to be environmentally sustainable could attract a wider range of customers in addition to all the positive aspects they are giving to the environment.
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  • Safety Tips to Consider When Building a Tennis Court

    A tennis court can be a great way to get some exercise and have fun, but unfortunately, injures are always a possibility. While you're playing, the right footwear and some stretching can help you avoid falls, strains and sprains, but to be on the safe side, you may want to think about injury prevention before you build the court. Take a look at these tips.   Avoid Concrete and Grass
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  • Things You Need to Know About Gearbox Maintenance Before You Buy Heavy Construction Equipment

    Heavy construction equipment is a huge investment, and to reduce repairs and downtime, you need to keep an eye on the condition of your equipment. In particular, you may want to take special care of the gearbox. Here are some tips to help you. Examine Fluids When Buying Used Equipment If you're buying used construction equipment, take some time to look at the gearbox fluid. If possible, check under the equipment for leaks.
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  • Avoid These Mistakes When Applying Epoxy to Your Home's Concrete Floors

    If your home's garage or basement, or any other such space, has a concrete floor, it's often good to apply epoxy over that surface, to protect the concrete and to give the surface a nice colour and shine. Epoxy flooring can also add traction to the concrete, so there is less risk of sliding or falling, even if the concrete is wet and slick. If you're going to apply epoxy to a concrete floor yourself, note a few common mistakes to avoid, so you know the job gets done right and that the flooring surface is strong and durable, and lasts as long as possible.
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  • Selecting Awnings for Cold Weather

    Awnings add functionality and style to any type of outdoor space. From porches to balconies and decks, awnings provide shelter from the sun, rain, and wind. For people who live in warm areas all year round, selecting awnings can be easy. They can choose from the many designs that are available without having to worry about damages to their new investment. However, for people living in cold areas where rain, snow and ice are likely to fall, selecting an awning is more complicated.
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  • Residential Roof Construction: Prefabricated Trusses or Onsite Timber Frames

    If you are building a new roof for your house, you should be diligent in choosing your timber frames trusses. Your choice of roof frames will determine the strength and durability of the roof as well as the appearance of the structure. In general, there are two framing options to consider for your home: prefabricated trusses and onsite timber frames. The latter are frames which are built on top of the roofing structure by a contractor while ready-made alternatives are constructed in a factory and delivered as completed units.
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  • 5 Benefits of Concrete Slabs Over Pavers

    If you're putting in a patio, you have two main choices—concrete slabs or pavers. There are pros and cons to both options, but there are key benefits to choosing concrete. Here's a look at why you may want a concrete slab over pavers: 1. Easier to Transport With concrete, you can start with bags of mix and then add water. Because the mixture in the bags is dehydrated, they tend to be a lot lighter than the concrete itself.
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  • 4 Clear Tips to Consider When Hiring Demolition Contractors

    When people think of demolition, skyscrapers and explosions come to mind. But demolition contractors come in all scales and are more often employed by people doing renovation and repair. Whether you're remodelling your bathroom or hauling away an old mobile home left from the 70's in a lot on your property, a demolition contractor can make a big difference in the time and money you spend on your project. Because construction – particularly home construction – generally takes longer and costs more than initially planned, it's important to keep in mind a simple job like tearing down a bathroom can turn into a months-long endeavour.
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  • Architectural Details That Revive a Room

    Are you bored with your house? The fault could lie in the lack of architectural detail in your home. Four walls and a floor make a room, but it's the details that make it inviting. With some basic carpentry skills and tools (or a skilled hired architect) you can add a little "Wow!" to your home with these ideas. Replace Trim Survey your rooms: how tall is the baseboard? What kind of trim is around windows or doorways?
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