Three Reasons Metal Roofing Is Better Than Asphalt Shingles

9 February 2016
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Although asphalt shingles are currently the biggest player in the residential roofing sector, with about 80% of homes using them, that doesn't mean they're the best. Often homeowners just use them because they're the cheapest. In fact, you as a homeowner have the responsibility to decide for yourself which type of roof is best for you, your home, and your family. Metal roofing has several advantages over the asphalt shingle type of roofing, and you may decide that next time you get your roof replaced metal is the material you'll replace it with. Read More 

3 Types Of Saws Used To Cut Through Acrylic

5 February 2016
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Acrylic fabrication is often used in industrial facilities around the country. It isn't a process that everyone understands. In fact, many people have never even heard about it until they get a job working in facility that handles it. Acrylic sheets come in an assortment of sizes and thicknesses. These sheets can be cut down according to your specifications. However, you need to use a different saw to accommodate different types of cuts. Read More 

The Challenges Of Stainless Steel Fabrication

4 February 2016
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Stainless steel has many redeeming properties. It is rust-proof and resists degradation by corrosive materials. However, it is often more difficult for sheet metal fabricators like Waters Brothers Contractors, Inc. to work with because of some its less admirable qualities.  While advice from experienced fabricators is invaluable when working with stainless steel, a novice fabricator must always be mindful and innovative when attempting to bend it to their will (with help from machinery) and learn the intricacies of working with stainless steel. Read More 

Four Good Reasons To Stay With Your Fuel Oil-Powered Furnace

2 February 2016
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There's been a lot of talk recently about the efficiency offered by converting your oil-powered furnace to one powered by natural gas. If you're one of the eight percent of American homeowners who heat their homes with fuel oil and live in an area that has access to gas lines, you've likely considered this option. However, there are a number of good reasons to stay with your fuel oil-powered furnace. Read More 

Server Equipment Storage With Custom Design

29 January 2016
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As new devices enter the computing and networking world, you may discover amazing systems that don't fit with your equipment storage mounts. Some new companies may have developed their own standards with plans to change the market, while other devices may not have been designed for server or data center use. Take a look at a few difficult situations caused by problems with standards and how sheet metal fabrication professionals can help. Read More