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Different Types of Removable Docks
21
May

Different Types of Removable Docks

When installing a dock in an area with more severe seasonal changes, you may want to go with a removable type. Removable docks are less burdensome to set up, and they can also be easily moved away from the water. This is useful when freezing waters could damage them in the winter, for instance. You can simply remove the dock from the spot in which it stands and store it…

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12
May

Choosing the Right Retaining Wall Material

Retaining walls are used in landscaping in order to keep soil at certain elevated positions in place. Often, they are vertical and divide two distinct levels of ground that may individually be flat or slightly sloped. You will see smaller retaining walls used for residential yard design, as well as large-scale ones that protect buildings or roads located at the bottoms of hills. Due to the disaster that could occur…

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environmentally-friendly decking material
08
May

Tips for Choosing Eco-Friendly Decking Materials

People create a lot of trash and waste a considerable amount of resources, which harms the environment as we deplete its resources and regurgitate them in the form of pollutants. To minimize this, you can take small steps toward greater sustainability in various aspects of your life. One of those is how you approach residential construction. Try these tips for choosing eco-friendly decking materials to augment the options with which…

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05
May

Bedford Technology cleans up plastic waste by turning it into building materials

It is no secret that our environment has been overtaken by plastic. It’s in the ditches on the side of the road, in landfills, and floating in our rivers and oceans. Fortunately, there are many companies and manufacturers out there that are taking plastic waste and creating sustainable building materials from it.  Bedford Technology takes great pride in being able to help reduce the amount of plastic that goes into…

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28
Apr

Common Types of Slope Stabilization Methods

Slopes are often a natural part of the landscape and thus construction of roads and buildings near them is necessary in many regions. Problems arise when the slopes experience a shifting in soil, as this can destabilize structures at the tops of hills or damage and block up structures at the bottom. We record common types of slope stabilization methods here that you may employ whenever you run into construction…

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Plastic Lumber for Agriculture
23
Apr

Sustainable Solutions for your Agriculture Operation

Farming is an essential part of the United States economy and time spent upkeeping or replacing materials is time that could be spent on more important parts of the farming operation. Traditional building materials used in agriculture often break down, can harbor dangerous bacteria, and ultimately requires more time and money to repair and maintain. Using wood in agriculture applications requires painting, staining, chemicals, and disinfectants to fight off bacteria…

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22
Apr

A Quick Guide to Trailer Deck Options

When it comes to what kind of flooring you choose to put in your trailer, you have some possible choices. For each potential material that you look over, consider which has the most characteristics that align with your preferences. Some may have a great appearance to you, some may be easier to maintain, and others may be more hardy. This is our quick guide to trailer deck options. Wood It…

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Sustainable plastic lumber building materials
14
Apr

Elements That Make Your Building Sustainable

Green building practices lead to practical benefits for the occupants of a structure and far-reaching benefits for the environment. In a world where resources are finite and where our construction methods can have lasting effects—either good or bad—on the environment, sustainability has risen as a primary concern to address. Therefore, when erecting commercial buildings, you should incorporate elements that make your building sustainable. This can draw in people to set…

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14
Apr

Guide for Choosing the Right Outdoor Bench Material

A good outdoor bench provides a comfortable place to sit and enhances the appearance of the area it is placed in. It can easily fit in on a cozy porch, a yard, a public park, or in front of a commercial building. When building an outdoor bench, there are also several different materials you may choose from. To help you decide what suits your projects and inform you of what’s…

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Plastic Vineyard Posts
01
Apr

Reasons to Use Recycled Plastic Vineyard Posts

When you think of vineyard posts, you probably think of wood or metal. But plastic lumber is another viable alternative that you should consider. Not only can it perform just as well as the traditional materials, but recycled plastic lumber also offers its own unique benefits over said traditional materials. Before you update the stakes in your vineyard, read over the reasons to use recycled plastic vineyard posts. They may…

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