Rick Coleman

Top 3 Fencing Materials For A Secure Perimeter

It's sometimes hard to feel secure these days, but a good fence is one of the best ways to achieve a little peace of mind on your own property. It gives you the ability to maintain a secure perimeter and maybe even provide a little privacy, too. But you want a fence that's going to last for years to come, one that won't fall over when the first blustery wind blows, and one that will keep out unwanted intruders. Read More 

Planning Farm Infrastructure That Works: 4 Best Reasons To Opt For Steel Buildings

A classic wooden barn, complete with a hay loft, tack room, and box stalls for the horses, is a thing of real beauty, but it isn't always practical, especially in today's profit-driven farming climate. Many of these magnificent structures were built a half-century or more ago from readily available wood and stone, simply because those were the most affordable materials for farmers to obtain at that time. Today's farmers can still choose to build big wooden barns, but there are some very good reasons to take advantage of modern steel fabrication techniques and products, instead. Read More 

Does Your Commercial Property Have Foundation Damage? What To Know

If the foundation of your commercial property is cracking because the backfill or soil around the property is having problems, there are some solutions that you want to look into to save the foundation. You want to know that your building won't face further types of structural damage, or that it won't affect the rest of the building, and that the property is safe. Here are some of the things you want to get quotes for as you start to look for a solution to the foundation problem, and when you want to see how much the repairs will cost. Read More 

One-Hundred Combinations Of Metals And Metal Finishing: Which Do You Choose?

You could literally write a book on metals and metal finishings. There are that many combinations and looks to show and describe. Attempting to describe them all, including the more recent high-tech finishes, would be too much to explain here. So, we'll just talk about the high-tech ones that produce some fascinating results. Hammered Copper Hammered any-metal is a fascinating enough finish. Always decorative, always eye-catching, hammered metals invite your touch along with your visual senses. Read More 

The First Two Steps Of Steel Fabrication

Steel is one of the strongest and most widely used of all building materials. Surprisingly few people possess an understanding of how steel is fabricated. If you would like to improve your knowledge of how this incredible resource is made ready for use, read on. This article will provide a clear and concise explanation of the first two steps of the steel fabrication process. Surface Cleaning A piece of raw contains a plethora of imperfections on its surface. Read More