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5 Ways Renting a Concrete Blanket Will Improve Your Construction Project

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5 Ways Renting a Concrete Blanket Will Improve Your Construction Project Working on a cold construction site can be challenging, particularly when the weather threatens to damage equipment, tamper with your concrete’s setting process, or keep the ground from thawing during landscaping projects. If you don’t take the proper precautions, low temperatures can force your contracting team to stay at the same site for weeks on end to finish up, costing you valuable time and money and preventing you from moving on to the next project. Here at On Site, we offer a wide selection of concrete curing blankets that are specially designed to keep concrete, blocks and bricks at an optimal temperature. Today we’ll be discussing six reasons why renting a concrete blanket will improve your construction project. But before we do, let’s briefly explain how cold weather can affect your site.  

Restrooms for Large Crowds: How to Plan Accordingly for Your Event

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No matter how many weddings, concerts, festivals or public gatherings you’ve organized in the past, accommodating a massive group of people is never easy. These large-scale events require special considerations to ensure that all of your guests have quick and easy access to key resources, including food, water, entertainment and, perhaps most importantly, sanitation facilities. On Site takes pride in providing high-quality and affordable sanitation solutions for hundreds of event planners across the Midwest every single year. Today, to assist you with the process of planning your next big event, we’ll be discussing the most effective way to prepare restrooms for large crowds.  

Construction Job Site Sanitation Requirements

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is constantly updating and revising its standards, regulations and compliances for healthy working conditions, making it exceptionally difficult to ensure that your construction sites are up to code in terms of safety and sanitation. Furthermore, these regulations can differ significantly depending on which state you operate in, meaning that you may need to do even more digging to learn about the specific requirements in your area of the country. At On Site, we take pride in providing you with all of the information and resources you need to complete your construction jobs safely and in good time. So today, we’re going to bring you up to speed on construction job site sanitation requirements.  

Where to Place Porta Potties at Your Wedding

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Nothing beats an outdoor wedding. The gentle warmth of sunshine, the fresh smell of cut grass, the peaceful sounds of nature, all of these elements combine to create a romantic and compelling atmosphere during your big day. You’ve already found a perfect outdoor venue (perhaps an apple orchard or a beautiful ranch out in the country) and sent out all of the invitations, and you’re in the process of ordering a set of porta potties. But where should you place these important sanitation facilities? Over the years, On Site has delivered thousands upon thousands of portable restrooms for special events (including weddings) all across the Midwest. To help you out with the confusing and stressful process of organizing your outdoor wedding, let’s discuss the best way to place porta potties at your venue.  

When Should I Use Ground Heaters?

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The winter months can transform construction and renovation jobs into living nightmares. Cold weather bursts pipes, freezes the ground and makes it incredibly difficult to cure concrete. Worse yet, job sites that are too cold drop employee morale at breakneck speeds and can subject workers to a variety of health and safety issues. If your construction team has ever run into problems pertaining to freezing conditions or frozen ground, then it’s time to invest in a high-quality ground heater. At On Site, our number one priority is providing you with all of the resources you need to excel in your industry. That’s why we produce some of the most effective and affordable ground heaters and ground thaw blankets in existence. These ground heating solutions have a wide variety of applications and can make the process of working in cold weather significantly easier, safer and faster. To help you determine whether one of these products will work well for your job site, let’s talk about when your team should utilize ground heaters.  

Does Your Campsite Need New Porta Johns?

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It’s taking its sweet time, but the best weekend of the year is almost here. You already have all of the supplies and provisions you need for your annual camping trip, including a few (cases) of your favorite alcoholic beverages. The only thing you have to worry about now is finding a convenient and comfortable place for your family members to use the bathroom out there. Your old outhouse pit filled up towards the tail end of your last trip, and you have no interest in trying to empty it out or digging a new hole to place the unit on. What you need is a clean, efficient and affordable restroom that won’t force you to perform constant maintenance.  

How to Keep Your Dirty Construction Site Sanitary

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It can be incredibly difficult to keep your construction site clean. After all, many of its spaces are under constant assault from sawdust, metal shavings, drywall or any other materials your crew is working with. And while each and every area of your site needs to be properly maintained to ensure safe and sanitary working conditions, it’s particularly important to keep a close eye on the condition of your sanitation facilities and toilets. That’s because clean hands and construction site bathrooms will protect your workers from the veritable tide of dangerous bacteria and germs that occupy your site, ensuring that they stay happy and in peak condition in the process. Here at On Site, we’re dedicated to keeping your construction sites as safe and sanitary as possible, so let’s take some time to discuss how you can keep your site up to code in terms of sanitation.  

How Often Do I Need My Construction Site Toilets to Be Pumped?

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Construction Sanitation

If you’re responsible for managing construction sites, odds are good that you’ve faced the unique challenge of providing your workers with clean and convenient spaces to use the restroom while they’re on the job. Of course, one of the best ways to address this problem is by ordering portable toilets. If you rent from a reputable provider, these units will be durable enough to withstand any harsh weather that strikes and come stocked with all of the sanitation resources your team will need. However, despite the incredible benefits that portable toilets bring to construction sites, they do have one major drawback compared to the standard bathrooms you find in homes: their limited capacity.  

How to Cool Down Your Outdoor Wedding

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Outdoor weddings are a quickly increasing trend, and they don’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Popular outdoor wedding venues include barns, vineyards, parks, and even a family member’s property. While these types of venues will fulfill your wedding dreams, they come with very particular challenges. One of the more difficult issues to solve may be climate control. Particularly, cooling down your outdoor wedding.  

Finding a Portable Toilet Provider Near Me

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Planning an event, wedding or construction project involves finding a lot of vendors. Deciding on the right equipment providers can either make or break your project, so you may always be worried about picking the right one. Finding the right portable toilet vendor near you can also be a struggle.