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The Benefits of a Backyard Pond

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A Natural Oasis in Hillsboro Thinking of building a pond in the backyard here in Hillsboro, Oregon? Not only is that a great idea, but a reputable local excavating contractor can quickly help homeowners prepare their yard for the addition of a beautiful backyard pond. Here are a few benefits associated with installing a brand […]

Does Your Property Need Repairs or a Demolition?

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Is It Time to Say Goodbye? Most homeowners feel an emotional attachment to their property. Usually, when homeowners love their home’s location but hate the design, they renovate. However, some houses and properties cannot be restored and should be demolished instead. Property owners should contact a professional demolition expert if they are considering a demolition. […]

The History of Concrete: Thousands of Years of Evolution

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The Difference Between Concrete and Cement Concrete is one of the most common building materials used in modern construction. Middle Eastern builders used a crude precursor to concrete as early as 6500 B.C. They found that if they coated the outside of their walls with burned limestone, it resulted in a protective surface much harder […]

Hiring an Excavating Contractor in Portland to Build Your Foundation

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Building a strong foundation is the first and most important step in the process of constructing a new building or addition, but it is not easy. Different kinds of buildings require various types of foundations, and the work that needs to be done to accomplish this can be very dangerous. While it is possible to […]