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Why It Is Important To Lay A Foundation For Your New Garden Shed

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When making plans to install a new garden shed on your property, you may find yourself wondering whether or not a concrete foundation is really necessary for such a small building. Many homeowners have attempted to cut corners with their sheds in the past, and while they may last a few years, the end result is often less professional and shorter-lived than a shed built to code. If you still aren’t sure that installing a foundation is worth the effort, consider the following four arguments in its favor.…

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Comparing Rigid And Flexible Pavement

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Pavement can be broadly divided into two main categories, flexible and rigid. Though to the layman they may look identical, they are made up of different compositions of materials, which provides each type of pavement with a distinct set of characteristics that suits different needs. Understanding the differences between rigid and flexible pavement can help you choose the type of paving that best fits your project’s needs. Rigid Pavement Rigid pavement is most commonly made out of Portland concrete cement, which is a type of paving material that provides a high degree of durability and is generally, like the name suggests, fairly rigid.…

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What You Should Know About Asphalt Damage

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Asphalt parking lots are strong, but there are many factors that can cause damage, leading to expensive repairs. Check out these six facts you need to know about asphalt damage, so you can help protect your parking lot. Heavy Trucks Cause Serious Damage Heavy trucks, such as garbage trucks, semis and delivery trucks are devastating to your asphalt. Every vehicle does some damage to the asphalt, and this amount of damage is measured by the equivalent single axle load or ESAL.…

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