More Than Concrete

More Than Concrete

Why You Need Crawlspace Encapsulation

1 July 2024
 Categories:
Construction & Contractors, Blog

Crawlspaces, though often neglected, are vital for upholding a home's structural integrity, indoor air quality, and energy efficiency. Encapsulation of crawlspaces, a method involving sealing them from external elements, transforms them into a conditioned area with manifold advantages for homeowners. Here’s why you should consider crawlspace encapsulation for your home. Moisture Control and Prevention of Water Damage One of the primary reasons for crawlspace encapsulation is moisture control. Unsealed crawlspaces are vulnerable to moisture intrusion from the ground, leading to mold growth, wood rot, and deterioration of structural materials.
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The Indispensable Role of Professional Demolition Services

7 June 2024
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The importance of professional demolition services cannot be overstated when it comes to tearing down structures, whether for renovation, reconstruction, or clearing space for new development. Demolition is a complex process that requires expertise, precision, and adherence to safety standards. While some may consider DIY demolition a cost-saving option, its risks and challenges often outweigh any potential benefits. Expertise and Experience Professional demolition companies bring years of experience and specialized knowledge to the table.
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A Guide To Stucco Repair For Your Home

17 May 2024
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Stucco is a popular choice for exterior finishes on homes. However, over time, stucco can crack, chip, or become damaged due to various factors such as weather conditions or the settling of the foundation. This article will provide you with a guide to stucco repair for your home, including common issues, the steps involved in repairing stucco, and tips for maintaining your stucco finish. Identifying Common Stucco Issues The first step in repairing stucco is identifying the common issues that may arise.
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The Refreshing Remodel: Why a Bathroom Makeover Is More Than Aesthetic

23 April 2024
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

A bathroom remodel is often seen as a luxury, a chance to indulge in a design dream or two. However, it's more than a cosmetic upgrade. It's an investment in your well-being and your home's value. Whether you're considering a simple upgrade or a total revamp, here's why a bathroom remodel is a decision that pays off beyond the initial wow factor. Beyond Aesthetics and Toward Energy Efficiency When considering a bathroom remodel, the aesthetics usually take center stage.
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Ensuring Safety: Essential Tips for Commercial Demolition Projects

29 March 2024
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Commercial demolition projects involve the controlled dismantling or destruction of structures such as buildings, warehouses, or industrial facilities. While these projects are necessary for redevelopment or renovation, they pose significant safety risks to workers, bystanders, and the surrounding environment. It's crucial to adhere to strict safety protocols and guidelines to mitigate these risks and ensure a safe demolition process.  Conduct a Comprehensive Site Assessment Before commencing any demolition work, conducting a thorough site assessment to identify potential hazards, such as structural weaknesses, hazardous materials, underground utilities, and environmental concerns, is essential.
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More Than Concrete

Concrete has been an incredibly popular construction material for centuries, and maybe even millennia. The ancient Romans even used a form of concrete to make dams and aqueducts! When we learned this fact, we just had to share it. In fact, that happens a lot when we learn new construction facts and information. That's why we created this blog — so we have a convenient place to share! Since the construction and contracting industry is so vast, we come across new material all of the time. Some of it is about specific types of construction, and other facts are more generalized. But we share it all!

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