Creating Spaces for Humans

Everything You Need To Know About Shipping Container Home Construction

Shipping container homes offer a unique and affordable way to build a home. Not only are you able to save money by using repurposed materials, but you're also able to build a home that is eco-friendly and can be adapted to any climate. If you're thinking about building a shipping container home, there are a few things you need to know first. What is a shipping container? A shipping container, or intermodal container, is a large, standardized, reusable box used to store and transport goods by ship, plane, train, or truck. Read More 

How Asphalt Paving Is Used In The Transportation Industry

Asphalt paving is used in many industries, but it might be most commonly known among many people for its use in the transportation industry. In fact, asphalt paving is used in various types of transportation. Just a few common examples can be found below. Building Airport Runways and Taxiways  First of all, asphalt paving is commonly used in the aerospace industry. Airports often make use of asphalt paving in a variety of different ways, including in common areas of the airport grounds that are used by travelers and staff members. Read More 

3 Log Alternatives For Your Gas Fireplace

A gas fireplace gives you the warmth and comfort of a fire without the muss and fuss of a traditional wood fire. Modern homeowners appreciate the benefits a gas fireplace can provide, but they often find themselves wanting a cleaner and sleeker design than their existing gas fireplace can offer. One of the easiest ways to update your fireplace is to replace the logs within the fireplace.  Here are some log alternatives to consider for your gas fireplace. Read More 

It’s Getting Hot in Here: What to Do When Heat Works but AC Doesn’t

Installing your own thermostat may seem like an easy enough job, but there's a lot of room for error. That's why it's crucial that you call a residential electrical contractor when an issue arises before, during, or after the installation process. If you find that your heat is working but your air conditioner isn't, it's likely because of one of these common mistakes: 1) The thermostat isn't level Your thermostat needs to be level in order for it to work properly. Read More 

Which Type Of Solar Panel Installation Should You Choose?

Get the most out of your solar system by choosing a solar panel installation method that is suited for your property and needs. Here are four types of solar panel installation. Ground-Mounted Solar Panels As the name suggests, the installers will mount the panels on the ground using supports such as metal frames or poles. For many homeowners, ground-mounted panels are better than roof-mounted as they offload the weight from your roof. Read More