Re-roofing a home is a costly endeavor and depending on the size of the roof, it can easily cost $10,000 or more. Without a doubt, it is the single biggest expense that most homeowners may have to incur. Even if you have the cash to put on a new roof, looking for ways to improve ...Read More
Your home’s gutter system withstands a lot of abuse. When it rains or the snow melts, the gutters fill with an abundance of heavy water and debris which flow along the expanse to the downspouts. The purpose of your home’s gutter system is to protect your house from the onslaught ...Read More
Doors in your home may be sticking and hard to open and close for various reasons. Sometimes it's something innocuous such as the natural expansion and contraction of the wood. Other times it may be an indication of a more serious and foundation problem that can become a signific ...Read More
Double-pane windows save money and increase the value of your home. Many homeowners do not realize that windows are the source of up to 30 percent of a home's energy loss. Replacing single-pane windows with energy-efficient double-pane windows becomes a long-term win for your poc ...Read More
Perhaps the most famous suspension bridge in the world is San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. The expansive bridge with its monolith towers and crisscross cables is a beauty to behold - but many do not know how these beautiful structures actually work.
Understanding How a Suspen ...Read More
Many people believe that fire alarms trigger fire sprinklers, however, this is a pervasive myth. In fact, fire alarms and fire sprinklers are very different parts of an important system and they are designed to act as their name suggests. A typical fire sprinkler head in a fire s ...Read More
Reinforced concrete (RC) is one of humankind's greatest innovations in building and structures. Thanks to reinforced concrete, enormous and complicated structures are made possible.
How it works is relatively simple as the basic concrete composite material encases steel reinfo ...Read More
The field of mechanical engineering is an extraordinarily diverse and varied field with many avenues to explore. The basic principle of mechanical engineering is the field of engineering which studies objects and systems that are in motion. A mechanical engineer might study and w ...Read More
Ideally, all commercial buildings should have a state-of-the-art fire sprinkler system to help save lives and minimize potential structural damage. There are four types of fire sprinkler systems. In this article, we will explore what sets each one apart so you can learn more abou ...Read More
On January 12, 2020, the Teal Volcano erupted. The monolithic giant’s last eruption had occurred in 1977. Residents of the island could feel the excessively loud rumbling in waves. By 2 pm, an even stronger eruption was felt and by 3 pm another powerful eruption sent smoke and as ...Read More