construction

What is Galvanic Corrosion & How Can It Be Prevented?

Any time you’re working with metals, there’s always a risk of corrosion. This corrosion is typically caused by exposure to certain environmental elements, such as excessive moisture or oxygen. 

Armor Guard Protective Coating for Building Surfaces

VOC Free, 100% Water Soluble Peelable Protective Coating

Armor Guard Protective Coating, also known as “Glass Guard”, is a peelable protective coating for building surfaces.  Armor-Guard is designed to provide a temporary protective coating to protect building surfaces during construction. Armor Guard can be applied to both interior and exterior surfaces, this extremely tough, waterproof, UV resistant protective coating can last for up to 3 years.

Benefits of Solar Panels

Solar panel. Source: sxc.hu

If you have been considering making the switch to solar energy but need just a bit more of a nudge, keep reading. There are numerous reasons to add solar panels to your home or business. Here are just a few of them.

It’s Not Rocket Science… But It Is Science

Those of us who work in construction may be respected for our ability to withstand weather and do manual labor hours on end, but rarely do you hear somebody reference our intellect. However, there is a science to what we do. It may not be rocket science, but it is science nonetheless, and the amount of science being implemented in the industry is steadily increasing. Consider what we’ve learned from past experiences with asbestos, lead paint and black mold. Degrees given in construction science

Advantages of Using Strut Channel

Handy Decimal Equivalents- Tap/Drill Chart

When using a tap it is important to start with the correct hole size. Check out the handy Tap/Drill chart for general guidelines for selecting the right size twist drill.

Rebuilding America One Bridge at a Time with Reamers

 

Architecture Billings Index Steady in April

Historically there is an approximate nine to twelve month lag time between architecture billings and construction spending on commercial real estate (CRE).