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Hard, But Meaningful Work

Over the years, as we have observed contractors working on our home, one thing has become clear: this is not easy work. Whether the contractor is replacing pipes, framing a new room, or installing flooring, they are always working really hard to get the job done. We admire this. Many other professionals could benefit from observing this work ethic. As soon as we realized how hard contractors work, we had to share that fact on the internet. In fact, there are lots of other facts about contractors that we feel are worthy of sharing, which is why we continue to post on this blog.


Is It Time to Paint Your Electrical Substation?

If your electrical substation shows advanced signs of corrosion and other problems, you may want to paint it soon. Substations play critical roles in how well industrial plants and other entities generate, transmit, and distribute electrical power. If your substation fails due to corrosion, it may disrupt power throughout your plant. Learn how electrical substations corrode and how paint can protect your substation below. Why Did Your Substation Corrode? Most substations contain galvanized steel or another strong metal in them. Read More 

Gutter Placement Strategies That A Contractor May Use

The installation of a gutter system will require material placement plans. A contractor may advise a customer to invest in a specific gutter design, which will effectively eliminate water overflows and standing water. The Size And The Pitch There is no universal size for a gutter system. Gutter pieces are various widths, lengths, and thicknesses. A contractor will assess a roofing system and the amount of rainfall that a region experiences, to determine how large the gutter pieces will need to be. Read More 

5 Reasons To Hire Re-Roofing Specialists If Your Roof Is Severely Damaged

Has your roof been severely damaged from a storm or some other event? Severely damaged roofs can cause a lot of long-term damage to your home, if not repaired right away. If so, you may be wondering if you should hire re-roofing specialists. There are many reasons why you should do so, including the following. 1. They Have the Experience and Expertise Replacing a roof is a big job. It requires special skills and knowledge that most people don't have. Read More 

Potential Boiler Problems You May Encounter

Boilers are commonly used as a source of heat, but they can also be important devices for industrial and other commercial processes. A boiler system will be under immense strain when it is operating. Unfortunately, boiler problems have the potential to have devastating and disruptive consequences for your operation.  Pressure Problems With The Boiler During the course of operation, the boiler will need to stay within a set pressure range. If the pressure drops too low, the boiler may struggle to distribute the steam that it is producing. Read More 

Remodeling An Older Building To Open A Restaurant? 3 Things To Discuss With A Commercial Construction Company

New restaurants carry heightened risks of failure, often within the first year that the establishment is open. When making a decision to accept the risk and move forward to open a new restaurant, it is critically important to pay close attention to the details that could be most costly to ignore. A major expense that many new restaurants face involves remodeling an existing property to fit the food that will be served and provide the right atmosphere for the patrons who will be drawn to dine there. Read More