Choosing Reclaimed Brick Supplies for Your Construction Project

If you've been thinking about re-facing the siding on your home with brick, there are a few things that you should consider. Before you invest in brand-new supplies, you may want to think about using reclaimed brick instead. Reclaimed brick is reused from other projects and places. This reduces the production demand and makes use of solid supplies that still have a significant usable life. If you've never heard of recycling brick, you may be surprised at what you can find. Read More 

How to Reduce Electrical Hazards in Your Metal-Fab Shop

In order to make sure health and safety standards are held high in metal-fabrication shops, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) works diligently to by providing training, education, outreach, and assistance as well as enforcing standards. OSHA will visit metal-fabrication shops and other businesses to conduct safety inspections and write up citations for situations in which regulations are not met and employee safety is at stake. One of the biggest areas that OSHA cites companies for is electrical hazards. Read More 

Living In A Drought Area? What Are The Best Dust Control Options For Your Gravel Driveway?

If you've long relied on the power of water to keep the dust from your gravel driveway under control during the hotter, drier parts of the year, you may be dismayed to learn that the drought restrictions put into place in many parts of the country dealing with insufficient rainfall can affect the amount of dust control you're able to exert. Not only does a lack of rainfall lead to dust-friendlier conditions as topsoil dries up and plants wither away, but an inability to keep your driveway moist can mean more dust in your home with every passing breeze. Read More 

Frequently Asked Questions About A Lowboy Dumpster Rental

If you need to dispose of broken-up cement, broken-up asphalt, rocks, or dirt, you can rent a dumpster to get rid of this material quickly. However, these materials cannot go in dumpsters that are designed for household waste. Instead, you need to rent a dumpster called a lowboy. If this is your first time renting this type of dumpster, you may have a few questions about it. Here are a few of the questions you may have about a lowboy dumpster rental and the answers. Read More 

Product Development: 5 Types Of Inventions You Should Run Dynamometer Tests On

For larger vehicles like cars and trucks, dynamometers are used to test the torque and power of an engine. These same testing devices are also made in small scale sizes to help develop and regulate power needs. When you're developing new products, it's important to test out small items like AC engines and motors in the devices. By understanding the power of a small motor, you can tweak the item and adjust the expectations. Read More