Revitalize A Stone Wall That Is Being Used As The Backdrop Of An Outdoor Common Area

27 August 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

A rock wall can be used as the backdrop of an outdoor common area, which is going to have furnishings spread around it. Upon inspection, you may be taken aback by the weathered appearance of the stonework or the loss or shrinkage of the mortar mix that is bonding the stones together. Aesthetical issues and minor wear can be remedied with some cleaning, patching, and painting techniques. Address Dirt And Chipping Read More 

Opting For Round Handrails For A Deck

14 July 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The perk of having a deck is that you can get a better view of the scenery, which can be nice if you have a nicely groomed backyard. Due to a deck being elevated, it can be a safety hazard if the proper measures are not taken to keep everyone safe while spending time on it. If you are getting a deck constructed and have not decided on the type of handrails to get installed, it is a decision that should be given careful thought, even if it doesn't seem important. Read More 

Why You Should Take the Excavation Part of Civil Engineering Seriously

19 May 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are working on a civil engineering project, you might be paying the most attention to the job that the civil engineer is doing. However, there might be other aspects of the project that need to be taken seriously, too. For example, excavation is often a big part of civil engineering, and it's something that you should take seriously for these important reasons. 1. It's Important to Get the Site Properly Prepared Read More 

Chemical Grouting Can Be Used To Lift Sunken Concrete Or Fill Sinkholes

4 February 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

You may have heard of slab jacking that uses a cement slurry to raise and level a sunken foundation, but chemical grouting may be new to you. Chemical grouting has been used for decades to lift slabs and stabilize soil. It's especially useful for stabilizing soil near the surface and for use in types of soil where cement grout isn't as effective. Chemical grout is also used alone or with other treatments for filling sinkholes. Read More 

Roofing Repairs Your Clay Tile Roof Might Need When It Starts Leaking

4 February 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

A clay tile roof is durable and has a long life. That doesn't mean a tile roof won't leak and need repairs. If cracked tiles are patched before they break apart, you can save on the cost of repairs and minimize roof damage. However, if you first learn of roof trouble when water drips from the ceiling, you probably have more than a minor crack to repair. Here's a look at the process of repairing a leaky clay tile roof. Read More