• Why You May Want To Have Your Driveway Paved Again

    10 May 2016

    If it has been a long time since you have had your driveway paved, you might want to consider having it done again. To help you understand why this would be beneficial to you, you will want to check out the following points. Improves Curb Appeal And Property Value When a driveway is freshly paved, it looks fresh and crisp looking. This makes your home more appealing to anyone that drives by or comes to visit you.

  • Get Your Roof Ready For Tornado Season

    8 April 2016

    The beginning of the summer is a time of year when occurrences of tornadoes peak in various areas across the country. Tornadoes and high winds can wreak havoc on homes, especially on roofing. If your roof isn't ready for tornado season, and you live in a part of the country frequently hit by tornadoes, your home could be badly damaged later this year. With spring just getting started, now is the time to ensure that your roofing is ready.

  • What Are Some Different Types Of Specialty Paint?

    4 March 2016

    While most high-quality paint is sufficient for interior and exterior painting, there are other types of paint that provide added protection. These paints are known as specialty paints. Specialty paints have certain additives that help keep any paint job looking fresh longer. These additives may prevent peeling, chipping or other damage that occurs from being exposed excessive dampness, high pedestrian traffic and severe weather conditions. These are some different types of specialty paints that are commonly used in industrial and commercial painting.

  • Chimney Damage You Need To Be Wary Of

    15 January 2016

    It's easy to overlook problems with your chimney, whether you use it regularly or not, but there are a few problems you need to be aware of so that you can look for them on a regular basis. These issues are even more critical if you use your fireplace heavily during the winter, as some can result in catastrophic fires if not addressed. Spotting the problem is simply a matter of being attentive, though resolving issues with your chimney is normally best done by a professional.

  • Choosing Between Roof Replacements And Overlays

    3 December 2015

    If your shingles are looking faded and patchy, it may be time to install a new roof. However, there are two main options for installing a new roof: you can either have the roof entirely replaced, or you can have a roof overlay installed. Both processes are fairly distinct, despite fulfilling the same purpose, and thus each carry with them a unique set of advantages and disadvantages. Understanding the differences between a roof replacement and a roof overlay can help you choose the one that best fits your needs.

  • Four Causes Of Weight Scale Falure

    26 October 2015

    Truck weight scales play a crucial role in charging by weight over the bridge, as well as preventing axle overloading. Driving an overloaded truck can result in hefty fines and when charging by weight you must accurately determine the weight of the goods. Truck weighing scales are often reliable and offer durable performance. However, there are times when weight scale failures occur. Here are four causes of truck weight scale failures that you may run into.

  • How To Winterize A Wooden Deck

    6 October 2015

    Wooden decks provide a natural and rustic aesthetic to your home, but are also exposed to a great deal of weather exposure. While they are able to withstand most of the things that nature throws at them, heavy amounts of moisture and changes in temperature can still cause damage to decks. Therefore, if you want to protect your wooden deck through the winter months, there are a number of steps that you should take to ensure that it holds up against the cold weather.

  • Three Ways To Tell If Your Roof Is Eco-Friendly

    2 September 2015

    Have you ever thought about whether your roof is friendly to the environment? If not, you can count on the fact that it's probably a big energy waster that not only contributes to greenhouse gases but also wastes your money on climate control. Here are three ways to determine if your roof is eco-friendly or if it's a big waste of energy. 1. Color Of all the colors, black absorbs the most heat.

  • The Dos And Don'ts Of Commercial Scaffolding Safety

    11 August 2015

    If you will be working with commercial scaffolding for the first time on your next building project, then here are some dos and don'ts to help you work safely: Do Use Climbing Ladders When workers are climbing up the scaffolding, they should only climb on the designated climbing ladders. This is the only safe way to climb, both for the worker and the scaffolding. Don't Climb on Braces Workers should never climb on the scaffolding braces when moving between the working levels.

  • Tips For Renovating Your Home's Bathtub With Epoxy Refinishing Paint

    30 July 2015

    If you have decided to resurface your home's bathtub with epoxy refinishing paint, then it is important for you to follow these tips to ensure a professional-looking finish: Tip #1: Carefully Prepare the Surface for Paint In order for epoxy refinishing paint to adhere well to your home's old bathtub, the tub's surface must be very clean and free of any soap, grease, or dirt. To clean the bathtub, start by rubbing down its entire surface with a cotton rag that has been soaked in acetone.