3 Tips to Help with Wood Repairs After Getting Rid of a Termite Infestation

Are termites eating away at your home? If so, it may be time to have a pest-control service take care of the problem for you. Most pest-control services will be able to provide you with extermination of the termites and minimal repairs. This can leave you with a big problem when the termites are gone and your home still needs repairs. Some of the woodwork may need to be repaired by you. Here are some tips to help you with the wood repairs your home will need after a termite infestation. 1. Using Concrete to Replace Wood Where Moisture Is a Problem Sometimes wood in certain areas can be replaced with other materials. A good example of this is posts

Recognizing And Fixing Concrete Lot And Pavement Hazards At Your Business

The state of the concrete around your business is a major cause of concern. Not only does poorly kept up parking lots, sidewalks, and entries reflect poorly on your business, they can also be a major safety concern for your customers and employees. The following are a few key items to watch for, along with how the issues can be rectified. Cracks and holes Cracks, potholes, and pitting in the concrete doesn’t just look bad. These issues can damage cars in parking lots or lead to trips and falls for foot traffic. In many cases, you can be held liable since these issues can be considered negligence. Even if an injury doesn’t occur, these problems can lead to even worse

How To Break Apart And Remove Deteriorating Concrete Sidewalk Slabs

The effects of winter can be particularly harsh on concrete sidewalks. Water from snow melt and rain can get into the pores and cracks of the sidewalks during a thaw period. When the freezing temperatures return, the water will turn into ice and expand inside the pores and cracks. Expanding ice can break apart the concrete slabs to the point they are no longer safe to walk over. You will need to remove the broken slab and put in a new one to repair the sidewalk and make it safe for people to use it. If you are a new homeowner who has never had to break apart a slab of concrete to remove it, here’s how you can do