Construction

Securing Your Construction Business Online with SSL Technology

The internet has made it easy and affordable to connect with your customer base and advertise your small business, but online your construction company could be at risk without a strong website security plan. That’s where SSL encryption can help. The rising popularity of website building, hosting and management services (like WordPress, Drupal, and Wix) has simplified the process of…
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5 Things You Should Know About Glass Graffiti Removal

Glass material provides a sophisticated touch to your building, office, or home. However, down the line, you may experience a few scratches or graffiti etching as such art is quite popular, especially in cities. This damage is caused by factors such as improper cleaning, a low-quality glass material, or acid etching. While some people overlook the damage, others seek the…
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5 Things to Look For in a Waterproofing Company

If you are looking to prevent a water problem in your home or you want to repair a faulty basement, you will need to hire a good waterproofing company for this role. Your home is your greatest asset and this means that you have to be very careful with the contractors that you bring in to do repairs. You want…
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5 Tips for Doing DIY Projects

You recognize how expensive it can be to have to employ someone to do a simple task in your home. For instance, calling a roofer to fix your home is a good thing, because they are professionals, but he or she will pass on an invoice as soon as they complete the job. Do it yourself projects ensure that you…
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Social Media Summit Construction

Social Media Summit – Construction – Webcast and Survey

The Construction Marketing Association (CMA) announces a webcast and survey regarding social media marketing usage and best practices in the construction industry. The Social Media Summit – Construction – Webcast is scheduled for Thursday, September 13, 2018 (1 pm CST), and is free to both CMA members and non-members. Webcast panelists include Kate Fisher, social media and content director for…
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3 Tips to Improving the Strength of Concrete With Mesh

Reinforcing mesh in concrete is used to improve the tensile strength of the concrete by helping it hold together hence limiting cracking. However, not all concrete requires reinforcement. Concrete that carries heavy loads such as foundation walls, footings and columns almost always need reinforcing mesh. However, small concrete projects such as driveways, pathways or even playhouse floors do not need…
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3 Tips to Choosing an Angle Grinder

When it comes to the time to stock your home with equipment and power tools, the angle grinder is definitely one of the top tools that cannot be forgotten. The angle grinder will be used for all your cutting and polishing needs. There are many types of angle grinders available on the market and this means that you have to…
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The Benefits of Using Steel in Construction

The trade of steel is an important part of the global economy, with about five million people involved in making this metal worldwide and a further million people employed in service centers, galvanizing plants and trading. Every year the world produces about 1,600 million tons of crude steel – the equivalent weight of about 160,000 Eiffel Towers. It’s also of…
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The Carpenter Contractor Trust – An Introduction

It’s all marketing. Well, it isn’t, exactly. But the reason we hear that cliché so frequently is that it carries with it a ring of truth that resonates within all of us. The Carpenter Contractor Trust (www.CCTNetwork.org), or simply “The CCT,” is a labor management trust formed in 2001. Its inception was the result of collective, creative minds who recognized…
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5 Tips to Buying a Luxury Lake House in Minnesota

The scenic view surrounding your house should be eye-catching and breathtaking. All this can be achieved by finding the perfect lake house. At times this can be hard to find due to budgetary constraints. That is why when you look for a designer, you should be very vigilant and careful. Do a good detailed research and a background check to…
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