In the heat of a rescue operation the last thing you need is a faulty rescue equipment. When lives are hanging in the balance, there is absolutely no room for mistakes. Take the case of fire rescue operations. The hazards are extreme so it's highly essential to have a reliable fire rescue blade to help [...]

While carbide-tipped bits are more popular for drilling a hole into tiles, it's actually the core bits that are more durable. For harder materials especially, a diamond core bit is certainly the better choice. When you're done installing your tiled wall and ready to put accents and fixings, you'll need to drill a hole. But [...]

A thorough understanding of the tool you have on your hand is paramount. Truly, being cautious is never enough. In one of the past blog posts, we shared with you tips on how to recognize and resolve problems concerning the use of diamond blades. For this one we will tackle troubleshooting for another well-used tool [...]

A task force expected to impact the construction industry was created following the Executive Order recently signed by US President Barrack Obama. While the Obama administration maintains it is meant to prepare the country from the effects of climate change, the EO still drew negative reactions from sectors that are worried it may touch on [...]

The recent typhoon that devastated the Philippines left thousands homeless and an entire city wiped out. Having garnered global attention, aid has started to come from all over the world. The flash floods in India and Nepal and Central Europe earlier this year yielded billions of dollars in losses. In the hurricane-prone parts of the [...]

Grout is the construction material (mixture of water, sand and cement) used to seal joints like in tiles. Much like mortar, it hardens over time. Because they easily pick up dirt, grout can get very unsightly, hence the need to clean them when need be, or better yet, regularly. It’s a sure fire way to [...]

To the uninitiated, getting a variety of estimates for your tile installation can be very confusing. Why are these tile contractors giving you different estimates for the exact same job? As much as it is important to seek second opinion to confirm a medical condition, so you should feel the need to get different estimates [...]

Oh no, don’t throw all that sawdust. It’s a shame that for some people, sawdust does not belong anywhere but the trash can. If you have no idea how to dispose those piles of sawdust in your work place, read on. Or, do Mother Nature a favor and just give it to someone who knows [...]

It isn’t normal practice to include God in the same sentence as the construction industry. After all, roads and buildings are man’s handiwork and divine intervention is not part of the equation. But really, there should be a reason why the construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries to be in. To understand [...]

There is no overlooking the importance of choosing the right flooring for your home. It is such a key part of the home that guests easily take notice. The floor normally covers the largest portion of the entire home, which is why people put heavy thoughts on what type of flooring to have. The key [...]

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