11 November 2015
Asphalt cracks can be be ugly and dangerous. As a business or property owner, you will want to fix any cracks that are potential trip hazards. Resurfacing asphalt is messy work, but it is not particularly difficult. As long as you have the right tools, you can do the repairs on your own. This article explains the best methods and tools for resurfacing cracked asphalt.
Using Asphalt Resurfacer
First, you should not try to only fill the craft part of the asphalt.
Sewer And Drain Cleaning: How To Keep Your Construction Crew Safe
23 October 2015
There are times when doing a home remodel or other project that a homeowner will ask if your company can clean out their drains or sewer lines. While the task is often fairly easy to do (you need a drain cleaning machine, but this can be rented at an equipment rental facility easily), you can still inadvertently put your crew in danger. When cleaning sewer drains, here are safety tips you should always follow to keep the entire construction crew safe.
A French Drain Could Be The Answer To Your Wet Basement Woes
8 October 2015
If you're fed up with wet basement woes, it may be time to install a French drain. You can have one of these systems installed outdoors or indoors. Each type has its advantages and disadvantages. Here's a quick overview of waterproofing your basement with a French drain.
How A French Drain Works
A French drain is a trench that diverts water away from your basement. When it is installed outside, it is buried under the soil so water can seep into the trench and be directed to the street or holding pond.
Make Sure You Properly Ventilate Your Foam Insulated Roof
28 September 2015
If you plan on using foam to keep your roof insulated, you need to make sure that there is enough air circulation around your foam insulation. You need to allow air to move around your foam insulation in order to keep moisture from building up. Here is what you need to do to keep your roof well insulated and well ventilated.
Secure Sheathing Over Your Rafters
If you are just building your roof, you will need to secure sheathing material over the top of your rafters.