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Learning About The Three Divisions Of Construction

My name is Michael Jones and this blog focuses on the three divisions of construction. Building construction is what most people are familiar with and this consists of the building of homes and businesses. Industrial construction is the operation of erecting manufacturing plants and refineries. Infrastructure is another type of construction that focuses on the building of large projects, such as bridges and dams. I became interested in this subject many years ago after I watched a television documentary about construction. Since then, I've done a lot of research to learn everything I can about the various types of construction. If this topic also interests you, you'll find out a lot of information by reading this blog.

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Ideas For A Terraced Deck

9 April 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Perhaps you need to accommodate a sloping yard, or you want to connect a second-story deck to the one below. Maybe a multi-level deck simply makes sense for your organizational needs. Whatever the reason, design an attractive deck with terraced levels. Material Options Terraced decks are often made of hardwood with either wooden or metal railings. Hardwood comes in numerous options and finishes, making it a versatile choice. Stone pavers and tiles are beautiful options for traditional or Mediterranean style decks. Read More …

3 Terrific Ideas For Remodeling Your Basement

6 April 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

It's about time the basement started pulling its own weight in your home. No more just sitting there taking up space. Transform your basement into a useful space that complements your home and your lifestyle. Family Room The family room is the center of the home, right? However, it can also get a bit messy with all that living going on. Tucking the family room into the basement is the perfect solution. Read More …

What Type Of Lumber Should I Use For My Home Project?

31 March 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are remodeling or constructing a new home, deck, or anything involving wood, you might be wondering what kind of lumber you should use. Depending on your project, certain varieties will suit your needs better than others. Here's what to consider and why: Southern Pine If your budget allows, Southern Pine is a fantastic choice for multiple reasons. It generally contains tight knots and is free of holes, leading to higher strength and resistance to wear. Read More …

Which Mulch Is Best? Different Types of Mulch for Different Areas of the Yard

17 March 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Mulch is made from different materials including wood chips, sawdust, grass clippings, rocks and plastic. The different uses for mulch depends in part on the material it is made from, but in general, mulch is used to lock moisture into the soil, prevent the growth of weeds and regulate the temperature in the soil. The best type of mulch for any area of your yard will depend on what is located in the general vicinity of the mulch, and what the purpose of the mulch is. Read More …

Reinforcing Data Centers With Steel Framing

10 March 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

An efficient, secure data center needs to have a strong infrastructure that is flexible enough to hold any new system the company encounters. From blade servers to heavy cooling units, the needs of a data center may call for precision or large scale support. As you design your next data center addition or consider changing around server racks, consider a few ways that a team of general contractors could help you. Read More …