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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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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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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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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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The Real Cost of Construction Site Theft

When you leave big equipment and truckloads of metals out in the open, it’s bound to catch some thieving eyes. In fact, in their 2016 Equipment Theft Report, the National Equipment Register (NER) and the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) stated that there were 11,574 reported equipment thefts in construction sites and farmlands. Only 21% …

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5 Ways to Address Construction Supply Issues

The construction industry is heavily reliant on delivering quality output within a specific timeframe. Because of this, construction firms can endanger their business if they have issues with their construction supplies. It can destroy the reputation of the construction firm, which can cause the closure of the business. The construction project will be able to …

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How Will You Benefit From Hiring Construction Machinery?

You are in the middle of a construction project and your digging machines suddenly break down. It would take weeks before they get fixed. You can wait and lose precious time, or you can hire diggers from a trusted equipment rental company. This will allow you to get some work done whilst the repair technicians …

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4 Fantastic Advantages of Using Birch for Your Next Building Project

If you have a building project coming up and are looking to try on using Birch plywood, you have made the right choice. Plymasters and other industry experts list some reasons why it makes a great building material and a great alternative for any project. 1. Stains Well Staining is an integral part of any woodwork …

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What You Should Know About Property Survey Disputes

Property lines, while being invisible, come with real and definite consequences. So before just building a shed on your yard, planting trees, or adding more space to your kitchen, you need to make certain where exactly your property lines are. Being fully aware of where your land starts and ends could help you avoid property …

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