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Answers to Questions That Many Homeowners Have About Treated Pine

Construction & Contractors Blog

When you're ready to make your own outside deck or retaining wall, you may see that it's often recommended that you use treated pine as your lumber. This is a very affordable, commonly used type of lumber for these home projects, and treated pine is often readily available at any lumberyard or home improvement store. Before you buy the planks needed for any home projects, you might wonder why treated pine is so often used, if it's really the best choice for your project, and if you should always use it for every project around your home.

23 March 2016

Choosing Wooden Crates For Your Transportation Needs

Construction & Contractors Blog

Wooden crates are great tools for when you need to transport any material. They are extra preferable when transporting sensitive materials that would break in a box made of other materials or for things that have a surface that needs to be protected. If you need to get new crates for your business, or if you're looking into beginning to use wooden crates all together, you should be aware of what different types there are available and how they are suitable for different items you need to have transported.

26 February 2016

Residential Concrete Driveways: Understanding Your Options

Construction & Contractors Blog

An ideal residential driveway should perform well under relatively heavy foot and vehicular traffic and in diverse weather conditions. Moreover, the surface should provide durable service without demanding a lot of maintenance. There are numerous building materials that you can choose when setting up a new driveway. However, concrete provides the most benefits in terms of costs and general performance. In simple terms, this material is relatively inexpensive, and it will provide long-lasting, resilient and low maintenance driveway structures.

21 January 2016

Natural Method for Unblocking a Shower Drain

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you notice that the drain in your shower is backing up with water when you have the water running, you likely have a blockage. Blockages in your shower drain are mainly caused by hair and soap scum buildup. Instead of using a typical drain cleaner in your shower drain that is filled with harsh chemicals, it can be safer to choose a more natural drain blockage removal method. It is important that you know how to unblock a shower drain without the use of any harsh chemicals to keep your pipes from becoming damaged.

21 January 2016

What are the pros and cons of faux wood blinds?

Construction & Contractors Blog

Faux wood blinds look just like real hardwood blinds but have many benefits over the ones made of real wood. However, they also have some drawbacks. Here are some pros and cons of these types of blinds so you can decide if they are a good choice for your home. Pro: They are less expensive One of the top benefits to choosing faux wood blinds is the fact that, while they look just like hardwood blinds, they are considerably less expensive.

21 January 2016

Boiler Acquisition Procedure | What It Takes To Get A Pressure Vessel

Construction & Contractors Blog

Having a safe pressure vessel that performs well is not easy. The owner usually goes through a difficult process before acquiring one. It takes a government with a well-developed system to smoothen this procedure and ensure that the vessel is efficient and effective for use. Therefore, if you plan on purchasing a pressure vessel or boiler for your home, here are the steps that it undergoes for pressure vessel inspection before ending up on that shelf space.

13 January 2016

Server Racks And Structured Data Cabling Systems: 2 Common Questions

Construction & Contractors Blog

The use of structured data cabling systems in the commercial setting is common practice. A well-structured and properly-installed data cabling system is essential for uninterrupted communication within an organization or company.  Server racks are commonly used as enclosure cabinets for structured data cabling systems. This article provides answers to two common questions about server racks and structured data cabling for commercial entities looking to invest in the same. What Are The Advantages Of Using Structured Cabling Systems?

4 January 2016

Tips for Removing Broken Keys from Door Locks

Construction & Contractors Blog

Since you likely deal with keys and locks on a daily basis, it is no surprise that you will experience a lock and key emergency from time to time. One of the most common lock and key issues that you can face involves breaking your key off inside of your door lock when you try to turn it. If this type of lock and key emergency happens, there are a few ways that you can try to remove the broken key from the lock on your own.

22 December 2015

How to Remove Window Sashes Before Replacing Broken Insulating Glass

Construction & Contractors Blog

You can reduce the cost of repairing broken insulating glass in your home by doing the repairs yourself. Alternatively, you can remove the window and take it to a glass repair professional. This second option is cheaper than asking the repair expert to come and do the work at your home. This article discusses how you can remove the window sashes in order to take the window to a glass repair shop.

15 December 2015

3 Questions to Ask Before Using an Outside Company for Transport Labor Hire

Construction & Contractors Blog

Using an outside company like DSC Personnel to hire transport labour can make it faster and easier for you to get the drivers you need, when you need them. An outside company can save you the time of having to go through resumes and conduct certain checks of candidates before they arrive at your doorstep and ensure you get the right candidates for a final interview or to simply arrive for work.

7 December 2015