2017

Tips For The Installation Of Underground Utilities

If you are planning for the installation of underground utilities at your property, there are certain things that you will need to keep in mind. By reviewing the following tips, you will find that this process can be completed much easier than you might have first expected. You will also be much less likely to encounter a lot of problems. Have The Sight Evaluated For Existing Lines Even if you are certain that any existing underground utility lines are not actively used, it is still extremely important to know their exact location.


How To Use Scaffolding Inside A Building

More often than not, you use scaffolding outside a building for restoration and remodeling purposes. However, if you take a page from Michelangelo’s life, scaffolding can also be used inside a building as well. Using scaffolding indoors is a little different than using it outside. Here is how to use it inside a building or home. Substitute Wheels for Stabilizing Legs Outside, it is unlikely that wheels on the hard ground are going to move much.


Key Differences Between A Machine Shop And An Auto Shop

A car is a machine. So is a construction vehicle. They both accomplish specific tasks while they are in movement, and both require repairs when they break down. Yet, why do cars go to an auto shop, and a construction vehicle may visit a machine shop? What makes these two kinds of shops different from the other? Why should you not confuse the two in conversation or thought? Their key differences, and the answers to the preceding questions, follow.


Have Construction Equipment Your Business Isn't Currently Using? The Benefits Of Renting It Out Via A Sharing Service

If your business owns construction equipment, you may not use the equipment all the time. This is common, as the types of jobs you perform and the number of jobs your company takes on varies. One of the newest trends in construction equipment is renting out unused equipment via a sharing service. A sharing service is basically a broker that connects companies looking to rent construction equipment with companies who own equipment that is not being used at the moment.


What You Should Do If You See Lightning Strike An Electrical Transformer At A Substation

Power substations are planted all over the place. They help monitor and control electrical power away from the main power stations. Some are located in the city, while others are plopped out in the middle of the country. If you happen to be driving by a substation during a storm and see lightning strike the transformers of a substation, here is what you should do next. Note the Location of the Substation


Three Guidelines For Renting Construction Trailers

When you are in need of some storage space, office space, or other square footage to assist you during a construction project, the best thing you can do is touch base with a rental company. There are a number of companies that can help you out with construction trailer rental, so be sure you take the time to speak to some pros and shop around. To this end, read below and follow these tips to get the most out of your construction trailer rental needs:


4 Ways To Save Money When Renting A Crane

Making smart decisions can help you save a significant amount of when renting a crane. By getting rid of obstacles, setting up the space for the crane,  having your supplies ready, and arranging delivery outside of peak hours, you can save some money on your crane rental by cutting down on the time you need to use the crane for. #1 Get Rid Of Obstacles Before the crane arrives, make sure to move any obstacles that could get in the way of the crane doing its work.


How to Increase Your Skid Steer Loader Performance with New Tracks

If you use you skid steer loader every day and on any hard surfaces, the track will eventually wear and will need to be replaced or you will start to have problems with traction. One of the best things about the skid steer is that is can go nearly anywhere and is small enough to get into tight spots. If you don’t have enough traction, you might end up stuck in the mud or lack the grip to climb a hill.


Five Reasons Why You Should Hire An Out-Of-Work Crane Operator For Your Amusement Park

Amusement parks are favorite places to go for tourists. They are big money-makers for anyone that owns them. As you look to hire more staff for your amusement park, consider hiring out-of-work crane operators. Here are five reasons why. You Are Giving a Job to a Skilled Worker Crane operators are skilled workers. They have spent a lot of time around large machines that hoist heavy loads into the air via pneumatics and hydraulics.


Three Benefits Of Using Post Tensioning Techniques Over Rebar

Reinforcing concrete helps it stand up to various forces such as earthquakes and tornadoes. However, there are several different methods and techniques for each method. You can use rebar, but rebar is much more rigid and best used for concrete slabs that lay flat. For concrete walls, post tensioning is better because it strengthens the concrete while giving it a little room to flex. Here are some benefits of using post-tension techniques:


What's Really Involved In A Plant Relocation

When you want to relocate your industrial plant, you probably only think of moving office equipment. No big deal, right? What about the equipment? The production supplies? Break room supplies and employee lockers? Okay, so now you have a lot more to pack up and relocate than you thought, right? That is not a problem for plant relocation services. Here is what is really involved with this process so you can plan well in advance: