A Beginner's Guide To Intelligent Compaction

Posted on: 2 September 2016

Intelligent compaction represents a revolutionary means of increasing the stability--and thus reducing the long term repair costs--of asphalt pavement. Yet, because this technique is still gaining traction in the United States, many construction professionals still don't understand the basic ideas behind it. If you would like to improve your knowledge of contemporary paving techniques, read on. This article will teach you about how intelligent compaction works. The Basic Idea Compaction density is a key factor when it comes to the longevity of an asphalt surface. [Read More]

Bamboo Building Materials: Benefits And Issues

Posted on: 8 August 2016

Bamboo is popular for many types of residential and commercial building materials: flooring, walls and trusses can all be constructed from this strong and lightweight material. But how do you know if bamboo is the right building material for your project? Benefits of Bamboo Bamboo has been used in building materials in the U.S. for more than a decade. It's mostly popular for flooring, although there are many potential uses for bamboo instead of hardwoods, including support columns and interior walls. [Read More]

Two Reasons To Rely On A Professional Sump Pump Installation

Posted on: 8 August 2016

This is known as the DIY era. There are tutorials and other information available on the Internet that can help you perform a wealth of projects, including sump pump installation. Make sure you understand that just because you can do something on your own doesn't mean you should. It's fairly easy to make a number of mistakes that can be costly. Here are just a few of the reasons you want to rely on a professional for sump pump installation. [Read More]

Putting New Siding On Your House? 4 Reasons Why You Should Choose Hardie Plank Siding

Posted on: 1 August 2016

If you are putting some new siding onto your home, there are many different types to choose from. One type is hardie plank siding. This type of siding is made of natural cellulose (wood) fibers, finely ground sand, and cement. Water is added to mix everything up. Below are four reasons why you should choose hardie plank siding for your home. Appearance Hardie plank siding is very thick and consists of horizontal boards that overlap. [Read More]