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HDPE plastic playgrounds
29
Jun

How to Choose Materials for Your Park Playground

Building a playground for a park requires many variables to make it safe for the children that play on it. You need it to be sturdy and stable as well as free of jagged edges. So what materials are suitable to fulfill these criteria? This overview of how to choose materials for your park playground can help you as you make plans to construct one. Decide on Materials for Different…

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HDPE plastic lumber
23
Jun

Why Plastic Lumber Is Stronger Than Wood

For about as long as people have been constructing structures and frames, they have been cutting wood to use as a building material. Wood can be cut into various shapes and is adequately durable for many applications. With the advancements of technology, however, we can create even better materials. One of these is plastic lumber. These are the main reasons why plastic lumber is stronger than wood. It Does Not…

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22
Jun

On the fence? Here are 7 reasons to use plastic lumber fencing materials

As the leading manufacturer of structural recycled plastic lumber for over 20 years, outdoor building applications are our specialty! Ideal for commercial fencing applications, Bedford Technology products are built to withstand all the challenges traditional fencing faces. Check out how our plastic lumber boards check all the boxes. Cost-Effective  Investing in our fence solutions provides long-term savings compared to high-maintenance materials like wood or vinyl. Our material won’t crack or…

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HDPE plastic horse stalls
16
Jun

Benefits of Plastic Lumber in Horse Stables

Designing a horse stable is a process that includes several aspects. Chief among them is the material that you decide to build it from. Your stable must be constructed reliably so that it fulfills its purpose, whether that is acting as a place to keep horses under shelter or as a more temporary place for them to stand in competitive environments. Plastic lumber is an optimal material to meet these…

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HDPE waler beams
02
Jun

What Are Waler Beams Used For?

No, there is no correlation to a certain Australian horse breed nor a person who hunts down large aquatic mammals. In the context of construction, waler beams, or just walers, are structures that are added onto larger assemblies for a specific purpose. Their role may vary somewhat in different situations. Here, we will give a brief overview of waler beams and answer this question: What are waler beams used for?…

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HDPE Plastic 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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