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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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Find Inspiration For Your Home With 5 Historical Uses Of Concrete

17 February 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Today, concrete is seen as an industrial material. However, concrete has been used in architecture all throughout history. Because of the material's durability and usefulness, concrete designs can be found throughout the world in dazzling cuts and structures. Try one of these five uses of concrete to add a historical flair to your home. 1. Rome. The ancient Romans were renowned for their use of concrete. Their famous arches and columns still stand today after hundreds of years. Read More …

3 Inexpensive Ways To Spruce Up Your Front Door

4 February 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

It has often been said that home is where the heart is, and most people truly view their homes as a sanctuary. If you are finding that your home's entryway doesn't evoke the serenity you are looking for, giving your door a face-lift could be the answer. Here are 3 simple (and affordable!) ways to update the look of your entryway door. 1. Use A Power Washer Being exposed to the elements around the clock can really take a toll on the appearance of your entryway door. Read More …

Four Ways Cedar Shakes Can Be Used On Your Home But Not Your Roof

3 February 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you like the look of cedar shakes, they can be used for more than just the roofing on your home. They can be used as wall coverings, siding and decorative detailing on your home. Here are four ways that cedar shakes can be used other than on the roof of your home: 1. Using Shakes For Siding Siding can come in many different forms, and cedar shakes are a great siding option for your home. Read More …

How To Winterize Your Home

2 February 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Oftentimes, with cold air comes a higher heat bill. When it comes to heating your home, you have the control to save money and energy. By winterizing your home, you can heat it up more efficiently and prepare your home for a cold season. With three simple tips, your home will heat up more effectively and save you money on your next energy bill.  Seal Up Any Leaks Cold air can get into your home even through the smallest opening. Read More …

New Home? Here’s How To Fake A Mature Lawn

13 January 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

There are probably a lot of things that you love about your brand new home, but one thing that you might not like is the fact that you don't have a mature lawn. Unfortunately, you can't exactly make trees and plants grow more quickly, but there are things that you can do to fake a mature lawn. Try these tips, and you can make your lawn look a lot more well-established than it really is. Read More …