• Asphalt Driveways - What You Need To Know

    16 April 2015

    An inviting attractive driveway with curb appeal adds value to your home, and is a popular choice of pavement surface for homeowners.  But what is asphalt and what makes it such a good option for your driveway surface? What is asphalt? Asphalt is a mixture of stone and sand aggregate combined with liquid asphalt cement.  The mixture is heated to about 3000F then laid on top of a compacted foundation base.

  • 2 Major Advantages of Building a New Home

    6 April 2015

    When considering having a new home built rather than buying one that is already on the market, the most obvious advantage you may be considering is that you can have it designed to suit your needs and tastes completely. While this alone can be reason enough to invest in a newly built home, there are other advantages to consider. If you're trying to make your choice between buying a home or having a home built, note a few of those advantages here.

  • Things To Know About Bollards

    26 March 2015

    If you are the head of security for an event, or you are in charge of a construction site, you will need to invest in some bollards to provide security and protection. If you're not familiar with bollards, or you don't know which ones best match your needs, then here's a quick primer on these devices, and how they can help you on the job. Safety Bollards Provide a Deterrent -- Safety bollards are the most common types of bollards used for construction sites and for outside work buildings.

  • The Advantages of Asphalt for Any Large Paving Job

    16 March 2015

    Asphalt and concrete both have their advantages when it comes to large paving jobs such as roadways and commercial parking lots, but asphalt may be the better choice for you for a variety of reasons. If you're in charge of a paving crew or own a commercial lot and need it repaved, consider why asphalt can be the right choice. 1. Asphalt is cheaper Asphalt is usually much cheaper than concrete, both for materials and for labor needed for the paving work itself as it doesn't need to be mixed onsite.

  • Why It May Be Cheaper to Call a Locksmith than Break into Your Home or Car

    24 February 2015

    If you've locked yourself out of your home or car then you may be tempted to try to break back in, either by picking the lock of your car or forcing open a window of your home. You may reason that a locksmith will cost money so you should try to handle the lockout on your own. However, it can actually be cheaper and more cost-effective to call a locksmith than to try to break into your home or car by yourself.