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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.  

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.  

Safety Tips for Propane Construction Heaters

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Construction projects aren’t operating in just the spring, summer and fall. Most jobsites keep working throughout the winter, and in the Midwest, this means cold temperatures for your workers.Renting portable construction heating equipment is helpful in keeping productivity up, and protecting the work you’ve already done. However, portable propane heaters come with some risks. We’re going to run through some quick safety tips to help you make sure your construction site stays safe when using portable propane construction heaters.  

Direct vs Indirect Fired Heaters

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Working outside during winter weather or other extreme conditions can be a challenge, especially when you're at a construction site or a drafty manufacturing plant. Keeping tools and employees warm is vital to good work performance and helps achieve consistent, high-quality results. When it comes to choosing a heater for your business, there are several things you'll need to take into consideration.  

How to Prevent Moisture Produced by Construction Heaters

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When trying to heat your construction site, preventing moisture production may be on the top of your list. You may think the level of moisture that gets trapped in your construction site can only be prevented through the types of heaters you rent. Yet, that’s not necessarily the case.  

How to Improve Efficiency of Your Construction Heaters

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If you’re working in home building, commercial construction or even renovation projects, you may need to rent temporary heaters during the winter. These construction heaters can vary in types and sizes, and they can eat up a bit of your job’s budget. To help make sure your heaters don’t break the bank, On Site has put together a helpful guide to useful you improve the efficiency of your construction heaters.  

Why is My Direct Fired Heater Not Working? Troubleshooting Guide for Your Direct Fired Heater

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If you rent heaters for your construction site you know that the equipment might need quick maintenance throughout the winter.  

Concrete Curing with Hydronic Heat

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Construction work in the winter months can be tricky, but that doesn’t mean that the work can stop. If you are pouring concrete on the ground, on an elevated surface, or in wall enclosures, hydronic heat could be the fastest way to ensure evenly cured concrete. Using hydronic heating or ground thaw equipment can speed up your curing process and creating uniformly cured concrete cheaply and quickly.  

Cleaning a Dirty Flame Sensor Rod in a Direct Fired Heater

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  When using heating equipment, there are definitely common problems that you can run across. This article will help want you through the process of solving a common problem with direct fired heaters, which is a dirty flame sensor rod. First, let’s go over what a flame sensor rod is.   

OSHA Regulations on Portable Restrooms in Minnesota

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I’m sure most of you are familiar with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), since regulations put into place by OSHA are used in most workplaces across the country. It is difficult to understand all of the OSHA regulations that you must follow for your particular industry, so this blog is going to explain to you the regulations that you must meet in regards to portable restrooms.