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Innovative and insulative building materials for eco homes

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If you are looking to build an energy effective home, it makes sense to use an insulative option for building materials. There are a growing number of products with spectacular insulative properties to help keep you warm in winter and cool in summer.  Cement coated polystyrene foam Cemented coated polystyrene foams can achieve substantial insulative properties of traditional building materials such as bricks. These materials can also help to buffer out external noise which can be a great benefit in noisy location such as inner city homes.…

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Why You Should Get Your Asphalt Parking Lot Sealed

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Asphalt is often used to pave parking lots and roads because it is durable, can handle extreme temperatures, and lasts longer with heavy usage. However, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t need occasional maintenance. Sealing is often done with bitumen over asphalt, as this helps to give it an additional coat of protection. Here are some benefits of sealing your asphalt parking lot. It Protects the Asphalt From the Elements While asphalt can handle a lot of temperature changes and weather conditions, they do wear away the surface over time.…

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Winches Used in Construction

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Winches are mechanical devices used to pull in or safely release a load. Their primary purpose is vehicle recovery, but their nature allows them to pull just about anything. Construction sites are adopting them for hoisting material or clearing obstacles (trees and boulders) during landscaping. There are a variety of winches that are used in construction sites. The choice of a winch is dependent on site set-up and load. Here are a few of them and the type of jobs they can perform:…

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