5 Reasons You Should Only Work With Licensed Roofing Contractors

If your roof needs repairs it is important that you work with a licensed contractor. While you may be able to complete minor repairs on your own, for any repairs that you do not feel comfortable with you should contact a licensed contractor and check that their license is current before you accept a bid from them and begin the project. While an unlicensed contractor may submit a lower bid for a project, there are several ways that a license can give you a better sense of security during your project. Read More 

Tips For Installing A Rooftop Garden On Your Building

If your building is in need of roof repair or replacement, this is the perfect time to reclaim that space and turn it into a rooftop garden. In fact, living roofs have gained popularity in many areas over the last several years. Especially if the building is in an urban area or your property is lacking in space for a proper garden, utilizing the roof is a great alternative. Not only could you grow flowers in a rooftop garden, but you can also use it for vegetables and herbs. Read More 

Encapsulate, Enclose, Or Eradicate: Making The Best Decision For Your Asbestos Problem

If you suspect that some of the building and insulation materials in your home may contain asbestos, you may be concerned about your family's health and wonder what you should do regarding your asbestos problem. The good news is that asbestos is not always a problem. If the material containing asbestos is in good condition, the asbestos is pressed or hard-bound, and you do not plan to disturb the area by remodeling or renovating, then you may be able to simply monitor the material for signs of wear and avoid unnecessary contact with it. Read More 

2 Ways You Can Use Temporary Construction Fencing In Your Yard

Construction and temporary fencing materials are used in many different places, not just at commercial or construction sites. Temporary construction fence materials can used in your own backyard. Here are two ways you can use this type of fencing in your yard to prevent problems with drifting snow and to protect your trees from hungry wildlife. Preventing Snow Drifts If you live in an area that receives snow during the winter and you have high winds, you likely deal with drifting snow. Read More 

How To Remove A Wooden Fence Post Safely And Easily Using A Farm Jack

The process of removing a wooden privacy fence is fairly straightforward, but digging out the fence posts can be challenging, particularly if they are set in concrete. The traditional means of digging down into the soil around the post is difficult, time-consuming work, and a lot of effort is needed to lift the post and its concrete base out of the hole. However, there is an alternative to the back-breaking labor involved with digging up posts: the use of a farm jack to perform the heavy lifting. Read More