Your home needs many adjustments if it's to become easily accessible to a family member who is confined to a wheelchair, and the transition begins at your curb. Maneuvering a wheelchair up and down a curb that lacks a concrete ramp is nearly impossible for someone who's new to having limited mobility, but you can make the adjustment much easier by calling in a specialist in concrete cutting to shave down the curb in front of your home.
If you are familiar with the use of construction equipment and you need some excavation work done on your property, then it may be both convenient and cost effective for you to complete the work yourself. You may not have the equipment to complete the job properly though. Luckily, you can rent construction equipment, and a skid steer is one of the most useful tools you can acquire. You may need some extras when you rent the skid steer though, so keep reading to learn about two types of attachments that may help you.
As the owner and operator of an oilfield company or crew, you best bet is to reduce your costs as much as possible. The oilfield industry is an expensive industry all around. As a business owner, you could spend several thousand on just one piece of equipment needed for the job. Fortunately, there are many reasons why oilfield rental is your best option.
Reduce the Stress of Expenses
Purchasing expensive equipment is stressful for sure, but it is even more stressful when an expensive piece of equipment you own happens to break down.
The condition of your front porch steps can add to or detract from the look of your home. If your front porch steps are aging or were poured incorrectly, they may be in need of repair or replacement. Here are some tips to help you improve or remove for replacement your home's front porch concrete steps.
Repair Your Porch Steps
If your concrete steps still have a sturdy foundation, but their surface has begun to crack and flake apart, you can repair it without removing them entirely.
If you're a new homeowner who just purchased a home built between 1930-1990, have it tested and treated for asbestos, especially if you plan to renovate the home because it's in disrepair. Asbestos materials, such as attic insulation and paint, contain dangerous minerals that can cause cancer in the lungs and other body tissues. Your asbestos removal team can test, contain and remove the materials in your home. Here's how your contractor tests for asbestos in the home, how it's removed and what you may do to protect your home before the removal process.