Meet Zane Zanda

Barrel Heater Repair: Three Things You Can Do To Extend The Life Of Your Barrel Heaters

As a construction contractor, you undoubtedly rely on barrel heaters to keep fluids and semi-solids just the right temperature. When a barrel heater begins to fail, it becomes a costly headache to replace. Here are three things you can do to extend the life of your barrel heaters and avoid buying brand-new ones. Replace the Tension Springs The tension spring is what keeps the barrel heater on the barrel. If you have a tension spring or two that looks a little stretched out and worn for the wear, it is in your business's best interests to replace these springs so that the barrel heaters remain tightly and firmly around the barrels they are supposed to heat. Read More 

Sump Pump Maintenance And Repair: Three Things You Can Do Yourself To Keep Your Pump Working

Sump pumps are not complicated machines. They are actually very easy to repair and maintain. If you want to avoid costly labor expenses for something you can do on your own, here are three things you can do to maintain your sump pump. Checking and Changing the Float Similar to the float in the back of your toilet tank, the float in a sump pump aids in the removal of water. Read More 

Three Questions To Ask When Renting A Dumpster For Your Fundraising Event

Organizing a scrap metal drive is a common way to raise money for a group in your community. Whether you're part of a service group, youth organization or sports team, collecting these goods from neighborhood donors, and then getting paid for the collection's weight at a waste-processing facility, can provide funds to help your organization operate. When you're planning the event, one of the key elements is renting a roll off dumpster in which to collect the goods. Read More 

Common Questions Concerning Land Surveying Answered

Determining where property lines begin and end can be a highly complex task, and it is common for homeowners to be poorly informed about this topic. Not surprisingly, this can lead to them needing a couple of questions concerning land surveying answered. After having the following two questions answered, you should find that you have a more thorough understanding about land surveying, which will make you a more informed homeowner. Read More 

Four Things That Can Be Found Through A Home Inspection Before Buying A Home To Flip

There are quite a few television shows that depict flipping a home for a profit as being an easy task to accomplish. This is not always the case, though. If you think you want to dip your toe in the murky flipping waters, take the time to have the home inspected before investing in it. The following guide walks you through a few things that the home inspector will look for when inspecting a fixer-upper. Read More 

About Me

Meet Zane Zanda

My name is Zane Zanda, and welcome to my site on construction! Although I'm not a professional, I first became interested in construction topics a few years ago when my wife and I were building our dream home. But, interestingly enough, it wasn't the actual construction process that lit the spark. It was actually fire sprinklers. When my wife and I, were talking to our contractor about getting the permits for our house, we were informed that the square footage of our house was so large that we would actually be required to install fire sprinklers in the ceiling! I thought that was so strange, but of course we complied. As I started looking at all the different construction laws, I knew I was hooked.