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Clearing Your Land

My husband owned the five acre piece of land our home sits on before we married. When he purchased this lovely tract of property in the country, he knew he eventually wanted to build a small starter home on it. However, the property was covered with pine trees, overgrown grass, and weeds. Before he could ever start the building process, he had to hire someone to clear his land. To effectively complete this task, my husband hired experts who knew how to operate heavy construction equipment. In a few days, his property was cleared, and he was ready to build a home on it. On this blog, you will discover the types of heavy construction equipment needed to clear various kinds of property.

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Important Safety Equipment To Use When Working On Construction Sites

Working construction can be very rewarding, but it can also be inherently dangerous. There's heavy machinery you have to watch out for and certain protocols you have to follow to stay safe. To enhance your safety in these rugged environments, you'll want to use the following construction equipment. 

Tactical Boots

Most construction sites are susceptible to sharp objects falling on the ground, such as screws and nails. If you're not careful, these sharp objects can severely injure your feet. That's why it's a good idea to wear tactical boots around these environments.

Tactical boots, also known as military boots, feature thick soles so that sharp objects can't penetrate through and reach your feet. They also usually have a steel toe construction, a design that protects your toes in case heavy objects fall on top of them. A lot of these boots also feature a high-cut design for added stability.

Protective Goggles 

Construction sites often involve a lot of cutting and sawing, which can spread material fragments into the air. It's important to protect your eyes from these lingering fragments, which you can do pretty effectively when you wear protective goggles.

They provide your eyes with full-coverage protection and create a tight seal, so you don't have to worry about the goggles slipping off when you move around. In addition to their comfortable design, they are both impact- and scratch-resistant for extra durability. Some of them also provide UV protection, which is helpful when working out in sunny conditions.

Flame-Resistant Cabinets 

If you have flammable products on your construction site, such as lighter fluid or propane cans, you'll need a safe place to store them. That's where flame-resistant cabinets come in handy. They are uniquely designed to not catch fire, no matter what chemicals or solutions they come in contact with.

These cabinets come in a wide range of sizes depending on how many flammable products you need to store. Since they feature a steel construction, you don't have to worry about people easily tampering or damaging them. Additionally, they have been powder-coated to last in extreme environments outside. No matter how wet your construction site gets, these cabinets will not be susceptible to rust. 

Even though working on a construction site exposes you to various dangerous scenarios, you can circumvent injuries and make the work environment safer for all by using the right equipment. Best of all, you can purchase used construction parts and safety equipment and save a lot of money.