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Concrete Mixer Dos and Don’ts

When investing in a concrete mixer rental for a job, it’s important you understand how to use the equipment properly. People doing their own concrete work are especially susceptible to some common mistakes, so it’s important you are well versed in the dos and don’ts of concrete before you begin your job. Here’s an overview […]

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Choosing the Right Tool for the Job: Saws and Saw Blades

Choosing the right saw for your project is more than a matter of picking between electric or handheld. You’ll also need to choose the right saw blade to go along with it. Different saw tooth sizes are better for certain kinds of projects, so understanding what kind of saws are available and the difference between […]

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Water Pumps: Finding the Right Tool for the Job

Whether you have a well, a constantly flooded basement, a sprinkler system or a wastewater business, water pumps are versatile tools—but what does a water pump do, and when should you use one? On the broadest level possible, water pumps move water from one location to another. How that goal is accomplished depends on what […]

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Excavator Safety Tips

While an excavator is one of the most useful and important tools on a construction site, it’s also a potentially dangerous piece of heavy machinery. This means that safe use and operation is of paramount importance. While excavators likely have many safety features and their operators have undergone training, it would still be helpful to […]

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Understanding Trench Boxes

Excavation and digging trenches are both cornerstones of construction. Another hallmark of construction is safety. The ability to safely dig and maintain trenches for utility purposes like laying pipe or laying cable is crucial to the country’s infrastructure. Enter trench boxes. Trench boxes are devices mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on […]

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