When you go to rent a crane, one of the questions that you will be asked is what attachment you need on the crane. The attachment is the mechanism that is used to lift, scoop or hold the item that is being lifted and/or moved by the crane. There are different types of attachments, also called grabs, that can be attached to a crane. Here are the factors you should consider when selecting an attachment to use on your rental crane.
- If you own an apartment complex equipped with a boiler system that provides your tenants heat in the winter and were unhappy with your heating bills last winter then then you may be thinking of investing in a new energy efficient boiler system that comes with a high price tag. However, you may not realize that there are many steps you can take to increase the energy efficiency of your current boiler system to help you avoid making a large investment that you may not yet need to make.
- Wire mesh, or chicken wire, is typically used to, well, house chickens and other animals in your yard. However, with more and more people wanting to follow in Chip and Joanna Gaines' tracks, people are using mesh wire for a variety of DIY projects. Plus, because wire mesh, such as from Midwestern Industries Inc, adds that country feel to just about any home, you can bring a taste of Fixer Upper into your house without actually having to go to Waco, Texas (unless you want to, of course).
- Slab jacking, also known as slab lifting or mud jacking, can be used to fix a sinking piece of concrete. Small holes are drilled through the concrete that extend into the dirt below the concrete. Sand, cement or mixtures of dirt can be then be pumped in through the hole, helping to lift concrete up that has sunk due to the filler dirt below the concrete settling. If you are considering this process, you may want to learn more about the pros and cons before making a decision.
- After a little planning, working with a contractor, and investing, you are left with a stately ornamental steel fence that envelops your home and property, offering a whole new layer of visual appeal to your place. You will no doubt want to keep this new feature shiny and new for as long as possible. Just like any other metal that is situated outside, your ornamental steel will have to have a little maintenance attention through the years.