Talking About Safety On Construction Sites

Five Tips For Smooth Asphalt Driveways And Parking Lots

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Want a smooth and shiny finish for your asphalt parking lot or driveway? There are several strategies that can help you create the smooth finish you desire. Take these tips into consideration. 1. Focus on Adequate Preparation You need a smooth level surface if you want the asphalt to be smooth. If you are starting from scratch, make sure that you do a survey that ensures the parking lot or driveway is level and only slopes as needed for rainwater drainage.…

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3 Common Problems That Start In The Crawl Spaces Of Old Balloon Framed Houses

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Balloon framing was once a popular construction method, including in Washington state. In a balloon framed house, the exterior walls have cavities in between the studs (known as stud bays) that run from the attic to the crawl space or basement. Due to this vast expanse of open space, homes with balloon framing have several problems. Here’s what you need to know if you own an older balloon framed house.…

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Winter Will Be Here Before You Know It: 3 Ways To Get Your Roof Ready For The Weather Change

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Summer might be right around the corner, but now’s the time to start preparing your roof for winter weather. The last thing you want to do is climb around on your roof during a snowstorm. Taking the time to prepare your roof while there’s warm weather will help you prevent problems when winter weather sets in. Here are three simple steps you can take right now to prevent problems when the weather changes.…

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