Your Ally In Construction

Working With Riggers To Ensure Your Aerial Lifts Are Safe

Commercial construction regularly involves lifting loads like air conditioning units to the roof or moving large bundles of material to elevated floors on a building. A crane service can make the lift for you, but rigging services should be involved to make sure the load is secure before it leaves the ground.   Rigging Services Rigging is the process of strapping, supporting, and securing heavy loads to a machine so they can be lifted or moved safely. Read More 

5 Reasons To Choose Vinyl Decking Over Wood

As a homeowner, you want what's best for your deck. You want something that will last and is easy to maintain while still looking great. So, what materials should you use? If you're considering wood versus vinyl decking, there are several things you need to take into account. Here are five benefits of vinyl decking over wood: 1. Rot and Warp Resistance One of the biggest issues with a wooden deck is that they are prone to rot and warp over time. Read More 

Can You Recognize Masonry Damage? Signs To Watch For

Whether you're looking at a brick building or even a retaining wall structure, it's important that you know the signs that your masonry construction needs attention. Unfortunately, most people are unfamiliar with the signs of damage to brick masonry work, so they find themselves facing crumbling structures before they call for repair. When you know what to look for, you can have it addressed by a masonry contractor before it deteriorates that far. Read More 

Commonly Needed Masonry Repairs

Masonry is a durable building material for fences, patios, and structures. However, masonry will often require repairs to correct a wide range of different problems and damages that could occur. Crumbling Mortar The mortar that holds the bricks together will degrade over time, and when it reaches the end of its lifespan, it will start to crumble. This crumbling can be extremely damaging as it will be able to cause the bricks to loosen and fall out. Read More 

Understanding HOA-Acceptable Siding Options For Your Home

When it comes to picking out siding, there are a lot of factors to consider. You'll want to consider price, durability, and aesthetics. If you're a homeowner governed by a homeowners association (HOA), one more factor you need to consider is whether or not your siding choice is HOA-approved.  There are a few key requirements that many HOA bylaws have about exterior finishes, including: Earth Tone  A common request from HOAs around the country is that the type of siding used be 'earth tone. Read More 

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Your Ally In Construction

Having construction work done on your home or property is not always easy. Even though someone else is doing the labor, you have a lot of decisions to make. The more you know about construction work and contractors, the easier time you'll have making those decisions. You may still want to do a little research, but it can be a quick read instead of a deep dive. So, how do you become someone who knows a lot about construction work? Well, you can start by reading on this blog. Then, you can venture out and read some other sources. Before long, you'll know more than we do, simplifying the process of hiring a contractor.