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  • 4 Essential Safety Tips To Follow When Pouring A Concrete Slab Patio

    15 June 2016

    From wood decks and screened porches to a patio and outdoor kitchen, there are many options available to create an appealing and functional outdoor living space. Considering a patio can add an estimated 12.4 percent to your home's value, this outdoor living space can be a worthwhile investment. Unfortunately, you may not be able to install a concrete patio in a safe, effective manner. If you are a homeowner pouring a concrete patio, consider using these tips to ensure your project is completed safely.

  • 4 Things To Check Before Allowing A Roofing Contractor To Begin Work On Your Roof

    15 June 2016

    Once you find a contractor you trust and hire them to begin work on your roof, you may think that the majority of your job is done. However, if you want to make sure that things will go as planned, it is important that you check in with the roofing crew the first day they arrive to work on your home. This way, you can make sure that all of the aspects of your contract are being followed and there will not be any issues with the work on your home.

  • Facts On Fiber Cement Siding

    15 June 2016

    From making a large financial investment for your family's future to personalizing your own space with paint, furniture, and decor, it is easy to see the excitement of buying your first home. Unfortunately, home ownership also requires a great deal of maintenance to protect your investment. Since the siding is an imperative part of your home's appeal and value, proper understanding of your home's exterior siding is essential. Of course, the different materials used on homes today can be overwhelming.

  • 5 Must-Have Construction Site Upgrades To Bolster The Security Of Your Fencing

    15 June 2016

    Even if you've never experienced a single instance of someone breaking into or damaging your construction site in your career as a contractor, it's very likely to happen eventually because 92% of construction crews report being routinely affected by theft. All that damage adds up to millions of dollars of lost equipment and work delays per year, so it's definitely worth it to spend a little extra for a more secure site.

  • 5 Ways To Protect Your French Doors During Hurricane Season

    14 June 2016

    French doors provide many benefits including greater airflow, lots of sunlight, and easy access to your yard. Unfortunately, they can also be a fairly weak point in your home during hurricane season. However, if you want the benefits of French doors, there are several ways that you can minimize the risk of damage to your doors during hurricane season. Below are five ways that you can protect your French doors, and the interior of your home, if you live in an area prone to hurricanes.

  • Avoid Pallet Rack Collapses With These Crucial Tips

    14 June 2016

    There are countless viral videos on the Internet of pallet racking systems suddenly collapsing, usually due to existing structural weaknesses, improper installation or collisions due to operator error on part of forklift drivers. When a collapse happens, the devastation isn't just limited to damaged and destroyed merchandise -- workers can also be seriously injured or worse. Fortunately, there's plenty that can be done to prevent pallet rack collapses from happening.

  • Reasons To Add Sand To Your Topsoil In Your Yard

    14 June 2016

    If you've bought a new house, it's no surprise if you want to make over the yard with new grass, a garden and other landscaping. In order for any of that to actually thrive, you'll need to have prime growing conditions. One of the best ways to ensure that is to create your own topsoil mixture amended with sand for sufficient aeration. If you've never used sand in your topsoil, you may wonder what purpose it really serves.