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Unique Skyscrapers Around the World

Unique Skyscrapers Around the World
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Unique Skyscrapers Around the World

Architects are always looking for ways to reinvent skyscrapers in order to keep up with modern engineering. In the past century, there has been a massive variation in the height of ...

Architects are always looking for ways to reinvent skyscrapers in order to keep up with modern engineering. In the past century, there has been a massive variation in the height of the tallest skyscrapers - defined as buildings that exceed 330 feet. Skyscrapers are massive invest ...

Breaking of the Enigma Machine

Breaking of the Enigma Machine
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Breaking of the Enigma Machine

Above Photo of Enigma Machine by Alessandro Nassiri The Enigma machine was developed in the early 20th century at the end of World War I, and used in all branches of the German ...

Above Photo of Enigma Machine by Alessandro Nassiri The Enigma machine was developed in the early 20th century at the end of World War I, and used in all branches of the German military during World War II. The Enigma machine was an encryption device which scrambled the letter ...

Homeowner’s Springtime Checklist

Homeowner’s Springtime Checklist
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Homeowner’s Springtime Checklist

With the winter months gone and thunderstorm season approaching, now is an ideal time to make sure your home is in good shape for the rest of spring. Keeping up on some small tasks ...

With the winter months gone and thunderstorm season approaching, now is an ideal time to make sure your home is in good shape for the rest of spring. Keeping up on some small tasks on the interior and exterior of your home can save time and money. Delay your costly repairs by ext ...

Civil Engineering Before Computers

Civil Engineering Before Computers
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Civil Engineering Before Computers

Before modern engineering technology was available, civil engineers used technical tools and hand calculations to build their drafts and designs. Before the days of computer aided ...

Before modern engineering technology was available, civil engineers used technical tools and hand calculations to build their drafts and designs. Before the days of computer aided drafting software - such as AutoCAD - engineers needed exceptional sketching and mechanical drawing ...

Can I Knock Out This Wall in My House?

Can I Knock Out This Wall in My House?
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Can I Knock Out This Wall in My House?

When remodeling or thinking about remodeling a home, a common question is, "Can I just take out this wall?" The simple fact is that, yes, any wall can be removed - but the cost inv ...

When remodeling or thinking about remodeling a home, a common question is, "Can I just take out this wall?" The simple fact is that, yes, any wall can be removed - but the cost involved varies a considerable amount depending on a number of factors. The questions should perhaps be ...

March 18, 2020 | Earthquakes Near Salt Lake City, Utah

March 18, 2020 | Earthquakes Near Salt Lake City, Utah
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March 18, 2020 | Earthquakes Near Salt Lake City, Utah

On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at 7:09 a.m., Utah was struck by a 5.7 magnitude earthquake along the Wasatch Fault system near the town of Magna, which is just outside of Salt Lake ...

On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at 7:09 a.m., Utah was struck by a 5.7 magnitude earthquake along the Wasatch Fault system near the town of Magna, which is just outside of Salt Lake City. This was the largest earthquake in Utah since 1992. Many aftershocks followed soon after with ...

Coronavirus Impact and Response

Coronavirus Impact and Response
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Coronavirus Impact and Response

We wanted to take a moment to share our current plan forward to let our valued clients know what to expect. We are open for business with certain modifications.  Current Sta ...

We wanted to take a moment to share our current plan forward to let our valued clients know what to expect. We are open for business with certain modifications.  Current Status Right now, we are taking extra precautions and preventative measures to prevent the spread of ...

Chimney Problems: How to Spot a Potential Hazard

Chimney Problems: How to Spot a Potential Hazard
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Chimney Problems: How to Spot a Potential Hazard

Chimney problems can be difficult to spot, especially since they are in that "out of sight out of mind" part of your home. Neglecting a chimney problem can lead to expensive repair ...

Chimney problems can be difficult to spot, especially since they are in that "out of sight out of mind" part of your home. Neglecting a chimney problem can lead to expensive repairs or worse, such as a potential house fire. Here are some common chimney problems, how to spot poten ...

When You Should Trim a Tree Back from Your House

When You Should Trim a Tree Back from Your House
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When You Should Trim a Tree Back from Your House

Trees offer fantastic shade during the summer months, but you don’t want the branches looming over your home. Keeping your trees maintained will help prevent possible significant d ...

Trees offer fantastic shade during the summer months, but you don’t want the branches looming over your home. Keeping your trees maintained will help prevent possible significant damage to your home. In the winter, snowfall, ice, and freezing weather can snap tree branches and se ...

Why does my breaker trip when I use my blow dryer (or other small appliance)?

Why does my breaker trip when I use my blow dryer (or other small appliance)?
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Why does my breaker trip when I use my blow dryer (or other small appliance)?

In today’s fast-paced society we are all scrambling in the morning to start our day. For many of us, the regular routine is waking up, getting the kids ready for school, fighting t ...

In today’s fast-paced society we are all scrambling in the morning to start our day. For many of us, the regular routine is waking up, getting the kids ready for school, fighting the school traffic, and then hitting the road for the long commute to work. With all this domestic ch ...