3 Dangerous Elements When Demolishing Old Houses

Old houses are more likely to pack hazardous elements that demolition workers need to watch out. As a new employee in a demolition firm, it is only a matter of time before you are called on to work on older homes. It is not enough to rely on your manager solely for information on how to handle hazardous materials. As such, it is critical for you to discern the different toxic substances that an old house might harbor. Read More 

The Key Steps Followed During Trenchless Pipe Installation

Many property owners may be unsure about the suitability of trenchless drilling because they are unaware about how the process works. This article discusses the key steps that are followed in order to install underground utility pipes without digging trenches along the entire route. Use this information to ask for additional clarification from the contractor that you have selected to lay utility pipes on your commercial property. Step 1: Site Research Read More 

Lopping Your Trees and Nesting Birds: What You Need to Know

If you're considering lopping a tree on your property, there are a few key points that need to be considered. Even if you are in fact permitted to reduce the tree's size, there can be some downsides. Your garden might no longer be appealing to nesting birds, which is bad news for them. And of course, when they nest elsewhere, you are being deprived of their beauty. So what's the best way to lop or prune trees while still making them appealing to the local bird population? Read More 

3 Human Activities That Contribute to Contamination of Water in Commercial Bores

Commercial water boring is a smart investment for any commercial property because it ensures reliable water supply without attracting monthly water bills. But if the water in a commercial bore gets contaminated, it may not be suitable for the intended use. There are many potential causes of bore water contamination; some are natural processes, others occur as a result of human activities. While there's nothing that water bore owners can do to prevent chemicals, minerals, bacteria and viruses in aquifers from contaminating the groundwater, they can definitely do something to control contamination that occurs due to human activities. Read More 

The Pros and Cons of Driven Piles

Piles for a foundation can be driven into the ground using various tools, such as hydraulic presses. Piles can also be installed by drilling a hole using a digging tool, such as an auger. Concrete or other materials can then be poured into that hole to form a pile. Each of these options has its own benefits and drawbacks. This article discusses some of the benefits and the shortcomings of driven piles. Read More