Why Are the Openings On Grates So Narrow?

When you have a construction company create drains and install grates on your property, you may envision all runoff seamlessly flowing into the drain and away from your house and landscaping. It can be very annoying, then, to find the drains occasionally covered with relatively small pieces of leaves that prevent proper drainage. This is something that happens to all grates that are properly installed, so it's not a matter of finding a different grate. [Read More]

3 Reasons to Use Wet Concrete Polishing

If you want to polish an old concrete floor, then you have the option to use a wet or dry process. While dry polishing has its benefits, there are times when wet polishing is the best solution. When might you want to use a wet polish on your concrete floor? 1. You Want a Subtle Surface Appearance When you polish old concrete surfaces, you get to choose the way the concrete looks after the job. [Read More]

How to Know If It's Time to Replace Your Home's Insulation

Insulation is a proven way to keep your home's indoor temperatures consistent and comfortable year-round. That said, it can become worn or damaged over time and become less effective at its job of protecting your home against unwanted heat gains or losses. When this happens, you may have to re-insulate your house. The good news is that insulation failure does not usually happen unannounced. In most cases, you can see the signs that your residential insulation is failing and needs to be replaced as soon as possible. [Read More]

Need A Retaining Wall? Why You Need To Hire A Contractor First

If you need a retaining wall constructed on your property, you might think that you can turn it into a do-it-yourself project. On the surface, that might seem like a good idea. However, when you weigh your options, you might find that hiring a contractor is the best way to ensure a positive outcome. This is especially true when you consider all of the benefits you'll receive when you hire a professional contractor for your retaining wall. [Read More]