Big Boys' Toys: The Thrill Of Heavy Construction Equipment

4 Safety Benefits Of Foundation Drilling In Home Construction

Foundation drilling is a process that's used to install the foundation for a home. It involves digging holes in the ground, pouring concrete into them and then setting up the foundation. This process can be done in stages or all at once. Foundation drilling can also be referred to as "footing" or "piering." Here are four safety benefits of foundation drilling in home construction: 1. Foundation Drilling Helps Reduce Settling Over Time Read More 

Need Heavy Equipment? Why You Need A Self-Erecting Crane Hire

If you're planning a construction project, and you need to hire a crane, talk to your equipment supplier about a self-erecting crane. Self-erecting cranes are especially beneficial where space is a concern, or where ease of transport is essential. However, there are other reasons that make a self-erecting crane the best option for construction projects. Read the list provided below. You'll find four ways that hiring a self-erecting crane is a good option for your next construction project. Read More 

Why Have Mulching Done When Clearing Out Land to Build a Home On?

You might have finally found a piece of land that fits your budget and that is located in a great community. However, the land might be covered with trees and brush, so it might not be ready to be built on yet. First, it will have to be cleared out. You might have already thought about hiring someone to cut down all of the trees and clear out all of the brush, but perhaps you have not made arrangements for dealing with the remaining debris. Read More 

About Me

Big Boys' Toys: The Thrill Of Heavy Construction Equipment

Hey there. I’m Dennis Shaw. I’m a vet who has become an accidental fan of heavy equipment. When my son was younger, he only played with construction machinery toys. He had dozens of bulldozers, cranes, graders, and excavators. You can imagine his excitement when we were driving along and encountered a real-life piece of equipment in action! His excitement was quite infectious, and I found myself getting a thrill too. For his birthday, I would always take him to a construction equipment expo, so that we could check out the shiny new models. Now, he has almost finished school and plans to obtain various tickets to operate equipment. I know that I can’t be the only accidental fan of heavy construction equipment. If you find yourself similarly enthralled , I hope that you can enjoy this corner of the web.


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