5 Reasons To Choose A Ductless Heat Pump Over Baseboard Heaters For A Tiny Home

Posted on: 3 January 2017

Tiny homes give you a chance to travel the country or make the most of a small piece of land, but unless you stick to exclusively warm climates, you'll need some heating inside the structure. A ductless heat pump system makes a lot more sense than the usual electric baseboard heaters recommended for homes with no ducts. Find out how a heat pump can help you make the most of a tiny house in the winter. [Read More]

5 Tips for Dogowners Choosing a Wrought Iron Fence

Posted on: 3 January 2017

Wrought iron fences can be beautiful, but if you want to use one of these fences to keep your dog inside your yard, you need to choose the design carefully. There are several elements to keep in mind. Take a look at these ideas: 1. Get a higher fence for jumping dogs. If your dog jumps, he needs a high fence to keep him in. Small terriers or miniature dogs that don't jump much are likely to be fine with a short knee or waist-high wrought iron fence, but larger dogs with natural jumping abilities need a higher fence. [Read More]

Four Reasons To Use Steel Buildings

Posted on: 28 December 2016

Are you getting ready to begin plans for a new building on your commercial or agricultural property? Perhaps you need a storage space for farm equipment and machinery or additional warehouse space for your production business. Whatever your needs, consider steel construction over more traditional building materials. Following are just five of the many advantages to choosing a steel building.  Steel Buildings Are Durable  Steel lasts a long time, meaning that you won't need to replace your buildings nearly as often as you would if they were built from other materials. [Read More]

Understanding How Landslide Slope Risks Can Be Reduced

Posted on: 20 December 2016

According to FEMA, there are several areas of the country that are on or are extremely close to natural faults. These areas have fairly high earthquake hazard risks, and you are likely to experience strong shaking and notice structural damage if an earthquake does occur. If your home is built on an elevated property, then landslides may be a risk as well. You can work with an earthquake engineer or a seismic retrofitting business to help reduce these concerns. [Read More]