Galvannealed Or Galvanized? Choosing Your Coating

Posted on: 3 June 2016

If you're working on an engineering or art project for school and are looking at using sheet metal as one of your materials, you've no doubt learned how coating the metal can protect it from corrosion, as well as making it easier to use if you plan to paint the metal. However, you've also likely found that there are different types of coatings that can affect how the metal lasts. Two major types are galvanized metal and galvannealed metal; galvanized has a coating that's mostly zinc with some aluminum, and galvannealed has iron thrown into the mix.
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Learn Why You Should Hire A Professional Plant Relocation Company To Relocate A Large Tree In Your Yard

Posted on: 23 February 2016

If you have a neighbor who is threatening to go to the local housing authority to have a tree in your yard torn down because part of it is growing onto their property, you need to take action immediately. You can choose to have the tree trimmed, but depending on which portion of the tree is impeding onto their property, this could cause the tree to die. You could also have the tree relocated.
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Four Reasons to Buy Used Heavy Construction Equipment Rather Than New

Posted on: 11 September 2015

If you're in the market for a new piece of heavy equipment, maybe a front loader or a back hoe, you may be wondering whether you should invest in a shiny, new model or buy a piece of equipment that's been previously used by another company. While both options have their advantages, there are some distinct benefits to choosing used over new. 1. Less capital outlay. The best advantage to buying used equipment rather than new is that the price tag is considerably less.
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Navigating Equipment Insurance: Does Your Contractor's Policy Cover Rentals?

Posted on: 4 September 2015

Contractors often rent specialized pieces of construction equipment or tools that they don't need often enough to own. But it can be confusing -- even for contractors who rent on a regular basis -- to understand what kind of insurance coverage they may need. Typically, homeowners who rent equipment are required to pay an additional fee on top of the rental cost for insurance. This covers any damage to the machine or tool, so that the rental company doesn't have to wait for homeowner's insurance to kick in.
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