New Contractors: Don't Be Afraid to Rent Equipment

  • A Quick Look At Common Safety Mistakes Owners Make With Rotary Screw Air Compressors

    3 January 2017

    If you are on the lookout for the best air compressor for your industrial setting, there is no doubt that the rotary screw air compressor is a top choice for the running. This air compressor is a powerhorse of compressed air and offers a range of advantages in an industrial setting. However, because these air compressors are a little more complex and have more moving parts than most, they can also be a little more dangerous to use.

  • How High Can You Go? How To Do The Construction Limbo

    30 December 2016

    Construction takes you higher and higher--that is the nature of the job. How you get to new heights in your line of work is your own personal preference, just like a limbo champion finds ways to go lower (but in reverse). When you need to go even higher in your work and become a construction limbo champ, you can do or use any of the following. Scaffolding Scaffolding is easy to set up and even easier to raise to new heights.

  • Enclosed Trailers: Three Things To Check Before Each Trip

    29 December 2016

    Whether you're planning a short trip, or long-distance travel, checking that your trailer is properly maintained will save you from the hassle of experiencing trouble while on the road and it will help keep you safe. One of the best ways to keep your trailer maintained and save time down the line, is to create a checklist. Before each trip, go over your checklist thoroughly. To get started, here are three things to check before heading out on the open road.

  • Making Construction Projects More Manageable With Shifts And Lighting

    29 December 2016

    Commercial construction projects have many challenges. Keeping up with schedules is important. Working around tenants is another challenge that project managers often face with commercial construction projects. Some jobsite solutions for lighting and barriers. Here are some of the jobsite improvements to help manage your commercial projects more efficiently: 1. Using Temporary Fencing to Enclose Job Sites for Safety and Security Temporary fencing is something that construction sites need for several reasons.

  • Making That Final Decision To Buy A Stroke Sander

    27 December 2016

    If you have a woodworking shop and want an efficient way to handle projects that don't need a lot of fancy sanding tricks, a stroke sander is for you. Stroke sanders can take some time to learn how to use, but once you get the hang of it, they can be rather interesting to deal with (in a good way). However, making the final decision to buy one, especially when faced with a choice of sander types like wide belts and drum sanders, can be tricky.

  • 3 Tips For Using A Snow Plow On Your Driveway

    20 December 2016

    If you just purchased a snow plow for the purpose of plowing your driveway, here are three tips to keep in mind that will help you more effectively plow your driveway. #1 Plow When The Snow Is Fresh You should get out your snow plow and plow your driveway when the snow is fresh, right after the snow has stopped falling. When the snow is fresh, it is generally easier to move.

  • Helpful Advice For A Crane Rental

    16 December 2016

    Have you been saving up money for a crane so you can open a construction business? If you are tired of the long wait, it is possible for the business to be opened before the crane has been purchased. All you will need is a crane rental until enough money has been saved for your own. You might even bring in enough business profits fast enough to purchase your own crane shortly after the business is opened.

  • Deciding on Diamond Blades

    8 December 2016

    When it comes to the quality and efficiency of your production practices, having access to the right equipment is essential. If you rely on heavy machinery to cut or shape raw materials in order to complete your production processes, having the right blades installed on these machines is critical to your company's production. Blades coated in diamond grit could be beneficial in helping to streamline your production processes. Here are three important characteristics you can take into consideration to help you decide if switching to blades coated in diamond grit can help you maximize the efficiency of your company's production machinery in the future.

  • Can't Get Rid of Your Used Forklifts? Alternative Markets to Try

    5 December 2016

    If you are a construction company or warehouse business that is going out of business, you may be trying to sell off your equipment piece by piece or lot by lot. Whichever way you opt to sell your things, some items may be a hard sell. Take used forklifts, for instance. It takes some creative marketing to unload such a commonly used item. If you cannot get rid of your forklifts, here are some alternative markets to which you may be able to sell them.

  • 3 Reasons To Utilize An Electronic Recycling Service For Your Business

    2 December 2016

    One of the most useful resources at the disposal of your company is an electronic recycling service, mostly because this service can help you dispose of electronic equipment and components in a safe manner. Listed below are just a few of the reasons to consider utilizing electronic recycling service for your business. Environmentally Friendly One of the biggest reasons to utilize electronic recycling service for your business is the fact that it is much safer for the environment.