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Hello, my name is Chris Rogers. Welcome to my website about modern construction practices. Through the decades, the process of erecting a large-scale building has changed in many ways. Construction professionals have much more access to helpful, purpose-built tools that get the job done faster than ever. Construction experts also utilize huge pieces of machinery to move dirt, place materials and perform other important actions on the job. I welcome you to visit my site daily to learn all you can about modern construction techniques. Once you have this knowledge by your side, you will have the opportunity to marvel at the cityscape sitting before you. Thanks.

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Learning About Modern Construction Practices

    Going Beyond The White Picket Fence-- Spice Up Your Yard With These Non-Traditional Colors

    There is something special about a white picket fence. This classic piece of Americana will bring a friendly, traditional look to any home. However, that isn't the look that everyone is going for. If you are looking for something a little different, try one of these options instead. Natural Wood If you don't want to go too far off the beaten path, try going for the natural look. Finished wood is one way to go, as this will also maintain a "

    Dealing With Acid Rain Stains On Windshields

    When it comes to the windshields on your construction equipment, physical damage isn't the only thing you'll have to worry about. Water spots created by acid rain not only reduce visibility by significant amounts, but they can also cause long-term damage to windshields if left untreated. The following goes in-depth on how acid rain stains occur and the steps you can take to remove these stains from windshields and other windows on your construction equipment.

    6 Problems That Warrant Sewer Repair or Replacement

    Problems within your sewer can be a major issue for your home's upkeep. Within the world of expensive house repairs, sewer repair or replacement ranks among the most expensive and difficult tasks to perform. As such, it is is important to keep yourself abreast of how your sewer is operating. Below are 6 problems that warrant a sewer repair or replacement. Offset Pipes Offset pipes are a problem that can deeply effect your sewer system.

    4 Things You Need To Know About Asbestos In Your Home

    The natural fiber known as asbestos has been associated with serious health problems, ranging from permanent lung scarring to various cancers -- so what should you do when you find out that there may be asbestos in your home? Instead of moving away or wearing a hazmat suit around the house, arm yourself with helpful information so you can cope with the situation calmly, sensibly and effectively. Here are four bits of knowledge that will help.

    An In-Depth Look At CD Stud Welding

    If you need to install metal fasteners on-site, you might find it to be a bit of an uphill battle when using traditional techniques. Drilling and tapping requires a thicker base metal, plus it takes a long time to drill through the material. Inserts and through-bolts can work themselves loose and leave unsightly rust stains. Back welding the fastener in place also takes time and plenty of finishing to leave behind an acceptable appearance.

    Create An Inexpensive, Safe Fuel For Your Wood Stove Using Recycled Paper

    If you are looking for an inexpensive, safe fuel to burn in your wood stove, then recycled paper is ideal. You can easily create flammable wood stove "pies" from paper and an all-natural binder you can make yourself. Just follow the simple directions below: Supplies and materials you will need Five-gallon plastic buckets (quantity of 2) Gallon-size plastic milk jug Funnel Electric drill with 1/4-inch drill bit Newspaper and other appropriate waste paper White flour Sugar Water Paper shredder Saw Utility knife Cinder block Wax paper Long wooden dowel How to make your wood stove pie – step-by-step

    2 Ways To Protect Your Windows From Extreme Weather

    During a severe storm, you might be more concerned about staying indoors and keeping your children calm than you are about your windows. Unfortunately, once that weather passes, you might be left dealing with damage like cracked windowpanes or a floor littered with glass fragments. Fortunately, you might be able to fend off trouble by upgrading your windows ahead of time. Here are two ways to protect your windows from extreme weather, and why you won't regret these investments down the road:  

    The 3 Hidden Benefits Of A Radiant Heating System

    If you're in the market for a new heating system for your home, you have lots of choices. You could get a conventional forced-air HVAC system, or a gas, oil, or propane powered furnace. You could get a mini-split heating system that allows you to put different thermostats in different rooms, or you could splurge on an eco-friendly geothermal heating system. All of these systems can be beneficial in there own ways, but there's one that you may not have considered that has some surprising benefits for you and for your home.