What Can A Structural Engineer Do For My Residential Project?

Posted on: 11 September 2015
In many states, a structural engineer is not a requirement for building a custom residential structure. However, there are several benefits to involving an engineer in your building plans. Here are some of the main things a structural engineer, like the ones at J J K Group Inc, can add to your building project. Evaluate Your Building Plans One of the most useful things an engineer can do for your project is to evaluate the building plans.
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Ponder over This: 4 New Ways to Landscape with a Pond

Posted on: 25 August 2015
Want to add something unique that will make your yard retreat pop? Why not build a small yard pond? There are as many ways to incorporate a pond in your landscaping as there are homeowners. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Welcome Visitors A pond near the entrance to your home makes a great first impression. The sound of moving water is warm and inviting in a way that hardscaping the entry area can't be.
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Keeping A Healthy Well: Homeowner Options For Regularly Testing Water Quality

Posted on: 10 August 2015
The U.S. government recommends all home wells be tested at the local health department at least once a year, in the spring, to make sure they aren't contaminated with any dangerous substances or bacteria. If you want to keep your family and plumbing in good shape, it doesn't hurt to run private tests more frequently. Different areas are subject to a variety of pollution risks, and your home's risk can change based on environmental factors, so it's good to know exactly what you're drinking at all times.
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Is The Sealed Insulation In Your Windows Failing?

Posted on: 31 July 2015
Sometimes it's easy to see that your windows are in need of repair or replacement. If your latest newspaper delivery sailed straight through your front window with a big crash, there's no doubt at all that it's time for a new window (and maybe a different newspaper subscription). But if you've got double-glazed or triple-glazed windows, you also have to know how to tell that the seal around the glass is failing.
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