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Prepare for the Big One

The PHIVOLCS estimated the West Valley Fault with around 80 miles length could soon move due to its historic activities and characteristics. Such movement is estimated to result in more than 7.2 magnitude earthquake which could lead to a tsunami, landslides, ruined structures and buildings, and thousands of casualties. We call it the ‘Big One’ because of the enormous damages that it could bring. The recent consecutive earthquakes in Mindanao brought fear to us here in Luzon because of the…

Importance of Rebar Scanning

Rebar scanning is very important to determine the position of the steel reinforcement and other disturbances that might occur during the coring, boring or drilling process. Therefore, rebar or concrete scanning should be done first to make sure that the result will be effective and the construction project will be finished without issues and delay. If you’re looking for a rebar scanning contractor, you should first understand the importance of rebar scanning in the processes related to your construction project.…

Personal Protective Equipment in Construction

Reputable construction companies make sure that their workers are safe while working with their projects so the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in construction is mandatory. Failure to use the appropriate and high-quality PPEs could lead to accidents and injury to the workers. Accidents could negatively impact the reputation of the company and could also be life-threatening to the part of the construction workers. Therefore, it is important for the management to regularly monitor the workplace to make sure…

Lessen Property Damage During Strong Earthquakes

Strong earthquakes above magnitude 6 could result in severe damages to low-quality structures or the ones that are built near the fault lines. It’s also devastating to know that such earthquakes could not only damage the livelihood of the affected population but could also bring casualties with it. Disaster preparedness is the key to save lives and lessen damages once high magnitude earthquakes arrive. Unfortunately, there is no equipment yet that could accurately predict the occurrence of earthquakes. We should…

Construction Services at Flexicore USA

Flexicore Construction Services is a company that offers a wide array of construction services such as bored piling, demolition, retrofitting, coring, drilling, excavation, hauling, sealant works, and heavy equipment rental. Its dynamic services have proven to deliver excellent results which make the company reliable when it comes to the delivery of construction-related services. It has a team of skilled and trained manpower who can handle and operate the revolutionary tools and equipment that the contractors use. Clients of Flexicore Construction…

Strengthening Properties for Hurricane Survival

Hurricanes could bring devastation to properties and infrastructures. It is therefore important to make sure that houses, buildings, roads, and bridges are constructed with efficiency and strength that will enable it to survive hurricanes. This post is about strengthening properties for hurricane survival Hurricanes are also the same as typhoons are they are both coined as tropical cyclones characterized by a huge mass of rotating clouds and thunderstorms that originated from the tropical and subtropical oceans or seas. In Western countries,…

Considerations in Getting Bored Piling Contractors

Bored piling is a construction process that involves boring circular holes into the ground, putting steel reinforcement and filling the hole with concrete in order to form piles. This process is very important in installing foundations and the important pile walls of a structure that is why there are certain considerations in choosing the bored piling contractors. Finding different bored piling contractors is easy with the use of the internet but getting the right contractors will require more. Check out…

Finding Nearby Contractors on the internet

Are you planning to build your dream house soon? Do you have plans to have your building undergo repair, extension, or maintenance? If you need to find a nearby contractor to finish the job, you can simply sit and browse to find the nearby contractors on the internet. There are some considerations to take note while doing so. There are many new contractors out there who offer lower prices but remember the saying that most often, ‘you get what you…

Important Tools in Construction Works

While there are dozens of tools that are being used in construction works, there are the commonly important tools that should always be included. Many of these tools have been revolutionized from manual or mechanical to electrical mechanism so that they could be used more efficiently and effectively. Among the basic tools in construction are the hammer, saw, shovel, drill, tape measure, chisel, pliers, and more. Some of these tools have manual, mechanical and electrical variants as part of its…

Tips in Starting a Construction Project

Whether you’re planning to build your dream house or a building that you can use for business, there are some things to consider before starting any construction project. Bear in mind that every project starts from the mind. You should carefully plan everything before you can reach the phase of building it. Ask yourself how much your budget it, where are you going to building it, what is the size of the lot, and when do you need it done.…