2 Prep Tasks To Get Your House Ready For Painting

24 December 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If the exterior of your house is going to get painted, it's important that you make sure that it is appropriately prepped. Prep work is very important for any paint job. That's because paint can have a hard time adhering to an inappropriate surface.  Get a Flat Surface Before you start painting, you want to make sure that your surface is as flat as possible. That means getting rid of anything that could be an impediment to painting the full wall or anything that you would have to be careful painting around. Read More 

Potential Problems With Installing Spray Foam Insulation

8 December 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

As a homeowner, you want your house to have great insulation, since without it your cooling and heating bills will skyrocket. The best insulation in the world won't matter though if it is not installed correctly. Foam that is not applied properly in critical spaces will be nothing more than an expensive wall covering. That's why you need to avoid these potential problems during the insulation installation. Ensure Proper Thickness Read More 

Trash To Cash: Explore Emerging Recycling Technology To Find New Opportunities

18 November 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Prices for standard recyclable materials fluctuate, and the difference between a high and low payout often means the difference between making a profit or breaking even. While some single-stream materials recovery facilities are doing poorly and cutting back on taking in hard-to-manage materials like glass, other forward-thinking innovators are expanding the materials that their waste management teams recycle. Now, more than ever, it's time to think outside the recycling bin and find new ways to reduce waste and create new uses for discarded materials. Read More 

What’s the Difference between a Furnace, Water Heater, and Boiler? and Other Frequently Asked Questions about Boiler Installatio

2 November 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Many homeowners are unaware of the differences between furnaces, hot water heaters, and boilers and are therefore unaware of the ways in which their home can benefit from a boiler installation. Knowing what a boiler installation is and how it can make a difference in your home can help you decide whether or not a boiler installation is right for you. What's the difference between a furnace, water heater, and boiler? Read More 

Tips For Installing A Drip Irrigation System

17 October 2015
 Categories: , Blog

If you're planting onions and you want the best chance at a successful crop, you need to make sure that they are watered properly. Onions require consistent water, but they also need good drainage. If they dry out, the onions will shrivel. Too much water in the soil will cause the onions to rot. The goal is to have consistent water that's not so heavy that it cannot drain away and simply leave the soil moist. Read More