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Welding Basics 101: Mistakes to Avoid with Equipment As a Beginning Welder

The skill to use a molten stick of metal to fuse two pieces of metal together is more than just something for contractors; it is a skill that can definitely come in handy around the house and garage. If you have a knack for DIY projects and a little extra money to invest, buying your own equipment and teaching yourself how to perform basic welds will only elevate your skills and will most definitely be rewarding. Read More 

Benefits Of Choosing Polished Concrete For Your Hotel Entryway

When people first walk into your hotel, they take in your entryway and use it as a guideline for what they can expect if they rent a room. This means you want to make sure your entryway offers a bright, comfortable, and welcoming atmosphere. Carpet in a hotel entryway can be a disaster as it wears down from traffic quickly, and hardwood or granite flooring can be expensive and time-consuming to maintain. Read More 

A Basic Guide For New Homeowners To Energy Efficient Windows

If you just purchased your first home, you have a lot to learn. If you want to keep your heating and cooling costs down in your home, you may want to consider investing in energy efficient windows. Here is a quick guide to the basics that will help you understand the different terms that signify if a window is energy efficient.  Type of Glass There are numerous types of glass out on the market today. Read More 

Four Reasons to Outsource Management for Your Construction Project

Whether you have a large or small construction project, the key to success is to have a good monitoring system in place from start to finish. Outsourcing this work to a construction-monitoring service is often the best way to make sure the job is getting done right. The following are four reasons a construction-monitoring service will benefit your construction project. Help in estimating costs This type of service can be utilized from the concept and design phase. Read More 

What To Do If Your Concrete Driveway Is Spalling?

Concrete has more in common with a sponge than you might at first think. Pores are formed as the the concrete cures and the water, which made the concrete pourable, evaporates. As the water exists the concrete, it creates tiny holes or pores. Then, as the the concrete absorbs water from the ground below it, this water travels through these same holes as it evaporates and exits the concrete. While pores are normal in concrete, under some conditions they can cause spalling, and when that happens, you need to take steps to immediately fix the problem. Read More