Posts Tagged ‘Roadway’
Vandalism is “willful or malicious destruction or defacement of public or private property.”
According to statistics from the Bureau of Justice, graffiti is still the most common type of vandalism. It does billions of dollars in damage every year and contributes to the poor financial condition of almost every major city in the country. Most “taggers” as they are called are males between the ages of 12 and 21 who belonged to a gang.
If graffiti is removed within 24 to 48 hours, that is key to successful prevention. When it comes to home security, vandalism to your car or home is more the issue. What may seem like a slight “key” job is major car vandalism.
Nothing can devalue your home faster than graffiti or vandalism to your home or in your neighborhood. Defacing private property is another low risk crime-right up there with home burglary. Read the rest of this entry »
Gone are the days when a concrete garage was considered an ugly necessity. With modern advances concrete sheds can look good, as well as having several advantages over other types of material. The end result is a structurally sound building that has many different uses.
Prefabricated concrete is used on large building sites due to the difficulty of working with fresh concrete. It also saves costs to create panels in one site with skilled workers at hand. It is not a new concept; the world’s oldest roadway built in 3800BC was constructed with timber sections built elsewhere and brought to the site. The 20th century saw a large number of prefabricated houses being built to replace those bombed in the war. They were cheap to construct but lacked style and quality, resulting in a certain poor reputation. Today’s prefabricated buildings no longer share the poor quality of their distant relatives but are built to last, in styles that would please even the most hardened adversaries. Read the rest of this entry »