Construction

House with seamless gutters

Seamless Gutter Myths Busted

Seamless gutters are in vogue. Seven out of every 10 American houses have them, quickly pushing the traditional sectional ones to oblivion. Most people prefer them because they minimize the chances of leaks and have a uniform appearance. But if they are so great, why haven’t the other 30% of homeowners invested in seamless gutter …

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Excavator getting soil

A Helpful List of 8 Heavy Equipment and Earth Movers Used for Construction

The building of commercial spaces and residential homes need heavy equipment to finish the job. These machines can go from excavating to materials handlings or demolition. Large constructions can’t go forward without earth movers and heavy equipment. Many of these equipment even serve different purposes in the construction process. While these heavy equipment are of …

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Limestone cladding close up

Choosing the Best Cladding Material for Your Building

Imagine giving your building something similar to skin, one that protects the structure from the elements while improving its appearance. That’s what cladding systems do. Currently, there are several materials to cover your building with. Which one you choose will depend on some factors, such as your budget, unique requirements, and goals. Here are four …

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Making Fences Look Good and Last Through Several Winters

Winter is a great season to install fences. After all, you wouldn’t have to worry about your landscaping as your backyard (or front lawn) would lie dormant for the season. Fence contractors are also less likely to be busy during this time. All these would speed up the installation process. True, there may be some …

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Apartment made of bricks

Brick Buildings Need More Care and Attention

Brick has been in use in construction for thousands of years. In the United States, there are plenty of old houses and buildings made of brick. Like all buildings, time and weather affect these houses. Bricks are not immune to damage due to different causes. Old buildings made of brick require repair, especially in Connecticut, where …

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Road graders on red soil

Things to Consider When Renting Road Graders

As the construction boom in Australia goes on, more and more builders want better projects and more efficient machines. One of these efficient construction machines is the road grader. Road grading operations are highly important during the initial phase of a construction project. Operators are required to be proficient in reading grades and site plans, …

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Dumpster filled with construction waste

Responsible Construction Waste Management Tips

Building and other construction projects, although a central part of our civilisation, are not natural to our planet. This means that each time we build something — be it a road, a residential property, or a towering skyscraper — we put our ecosystem on the line. While eco-friendly houses minimise this footprint to an acceptable …

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