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  • Why You Should Ask a Staffing Agency to Find Permanent Workers for Your Construction Company

    When a staffing agency plays a permanent placement role for a construction company, it means they are hiring construction workers and then supplying them to the company for an agreed upon fee. Under this kind of recruiting arrangement, the construction workers are placed permanently with the company, and no contractual engagement exists between the workers and the recruiting agency. Here's why you, a construction contractor, should use a staffing agency to find permanent workers.
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  • Concrete Joints: Sealer or Filler?

    In concrete construction, sealing a joint and filling a joint are not the same thing—though they often serve a similar purpose. If you're laying concrete slabs and you're not sure how to handle sealing and filling your joints, read on. What is sealing a joint, and when should you do it? Concrete sealant is a soft material that allows a concrete slab to naturally expand and contract with the weather and general usage.
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  • When a Home Renovation Project Is Best Left In the Hands of a Professional

    Not all home renovation projects need the services of a contractor; you may be able to rip out your old kitchen cabinets and install new ones with a friend to help and a few sturdy tools or cut a space in a bedroom to install a new wardrobe very easily. However, it's not unusual for homeowners to get too ambitious when it comes to renovation projects and assume they can handle any work on their own if they have those sturdy tools and some helpful videos.
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  • Material World: Choosing The Right Material For Your Conservatory's New Bi-Fold Doors

    Bi-fold doors can be a great addition to any conservatory, providing an excellent combination of visibility, natural light and security. However, any door, bi-fold or not, is only as good as the materials it is made from, and bi-fold doors are available in a wide variety of building materials suited to different purposes. As such, you should take stock of the advantages and disadvantages of each individual material before deciding which is best for your new conservatory door.
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  • 4 Ways to Renovate Your Master Bedroom

    When it comes to renovating a home, many people think about the kitchen or bathroom, but don't forget about your bedroom. While you may not spend a lot of time in your bedroom, improvements can help to increase the value of your home and turn it into a sanctuary that you enjoy a lot more. Here are some different renovations you can do in your master bedroom. Create More Storage
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  • How to Design the Best Floor Plan for Your Home

    It can be overwhelming to decide what type of floor plan will be ideal for your new home if you don't have experience in home design. This article discusses some measures that you can take in order to ease the process of picking the best floor design for the custom home that you would like to build and design. Keep Your Lifestyle in Mind A perfect floor plan is one that isn't at odds with your lifestyle.
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  • How To Create The Perfect Bedroom

    We spend a lot of time in our bedrooms. In addition to spending approximately a third of our lives asleep, we use our bedrooms for all manner of other things: to unwind and relax, as a place to read and think, as the location for romantic relationships. Your bedroom is one of the most important rooms in your life and your home--so don't neglect it! If you have the chance to do home renovations, it's worth taking some time to sit and think about what you can do to make it a perfect space to live, love and sleep.
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  • Tips for Refurbishing a Dilapidated Property

    Many homebuyers opt to purchase a rundown house that is in need of extensive repairs; a property of this kind usually comes with an attractively-low price tag and provides the buyer with the opportunity to develop a house that is designed to their exact specifications. However, refurbishing a dilapidated house can be extremely challenging; it often requires a great deal of money, time and dedication. Read on for some tips on how to handle this type of project.
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  • You Do not Want To Overlook These When Concrete Pumping

    For many construction projects, carrying concrete from the mixers to the several areas it is needed is not always the viable option. The only alternative is found in concrete pumping which has become quite popular in today's construction scene. Concrete pumping employs the use of delivery hoses that transport pumped concrete from the mixer trucks to the various floors and walls it is required for construction. Like with every other construction activity, care has to be taken when indulging in large scale concrete pumping.
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  • Canvas Vs Vinyl Tarp For Flatbed Trucks

    Tarps are used for a wide variety of applications that range from the covering of transit goods on a flatbed truck to the construction of temporary shelters during camping expeditions. Flatbed trucks are perhaps the most commonly used in the transportation of construction materials/equipment to and from a construction site. Thus, there is great importance attached to investing in the right tarp if these materials are to be covered for protection.
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