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The Problem.    Many brick chimneys are built with no reinforcement and are possibly prone to collapse or damage in an earth quake, resulting in damage to homes, injury people, cars and pets.

How to identify the problem. If the mortar between the bricks crumble or...

April 23, 2018

Natural Gas Safety in the Home


The Problem.   Natural gas appliances and pipes in homes can be damaged resulting in Gas Leaks, that may lead to fires if a ignition source are present. Natural gas is typically a factor in about one in four fires following a earthq...

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Simple Concrete App’s can help your contractor calculate quantities and in the long run save the client money. 

Download your Free Concrete Calculator from your App Store:

Calculates the quantities of materials required for construction of concrete slabs, beams, columns...

January 26, 2018

Epoxy guns to dispense single or two-part epoxy resins. 

Now can be accomplished with Newly Designed Electric, Battery or Air Operated Guns.  

These options will produce a faster and more efficient placement. This can save Man-power and improve schedu...

December 7, 2017

New OSHA regulations regarding drilling holes for Epoxy, silica dust needs to be vacuumed with HEPA filtered at 129CFM,

HEPA stands for High Efficiency Particulate Air (filter).  Basically, HEPA is a type of filter that can trap a large amount of very small particles th...

December 5, 2017

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We wish you a Fantastic Christmas and an Amazing 2018!

Deck Ledger Flashing

Author: Pacific Northwest Inspections Group, LLC   Date: 25-Nov-2013.   Category: Structural 

Flashing the Ledger Board 

The most critical concern while installing the ledger board should be how to prevent water from entering the seams into...

November 20, 2017

"Safety on the job-site is very important and it is EVERY ONES RESPONSIBILITY to go home safely each day!!!!!!!".

Safety on the job-site is a very important aspect of working with a contractor. There are many ways that accidents can be avoided - you should alw...

August 29, 2017

Concrete Testing with Verified Break Results

Testing concrete ensures that the concrete material that the contractor is using for construction has the right property and texture. Following proper testing procedures.

Measuring the strength of concrete (psi) is one ob...