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How to Avoid Costly and Potentially Deadly Deck Collapses

Posted on Monday, July 16, 2018
Categories: Decking & Railing  |  Home Maintenance

It is estimated that there are over 20 million decks in the United States that are more than 15 years old. The average healthy life-span of a deck is estimated to be between 10 and 15 years.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), an average of 33,000 people per year are injured because of the structural failure or collapse of a deck, porch, railing, or...

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Tagged:decking, outdoor living, reinforcing, deck safety, deck inspection, fasteners, maintenance


Deck Lights Provide Ambience, Safety, and Beauty

Posted on Thursday, June 14, 2018
Categories: Decking & Railing

A great cookout or deck party shouldn’t end just because the sun sets. Properly placed deck lighting not only makes your awesome new deck look more awesome, it serves the critical purpose of prolonging the party on your outdoor oasis by providing a soft, inviting glow throughout the night. Built-in illumination that is built to last.Our friends at Trex® Company like to call it...

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Tagged:decking, outdoor living, home improvement, deck lighting, outdoor lighting


HR Building - Hello??? Manners Matter

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Categories: Human Resources

No one likes rejection or the silent treatment.Candidates, like employers, invest time and energy into developing a resume, completing pre-employment assessments/applications, researching your company and attending one or more interviews with the expectation of receiving the job offer. Many times, there is only one position available and many applicants to consider. For some positions and large...

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Tagged:technology, hiring, personnel, employment, HR Building


More Than 500 Attend 34th Annual Contractor Open House

Posted on Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Categories: Promotion  |  History

More than 500 guests attended A.D. Moyer’s 34th-annual Contractor Open House hosted at the our Pottstown location on Armand Hammer Boulevard. Each year the we raise a 40’ x 140’ big-top tent to host the exclusive invitation-only event to show appreciation to our top contractor customers for their business.Everyone in attendance went home with custom commemorative t-shirts...

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Tagged:contractor, shop local, buy local, local economy, small business, promote your business, open house, customer appreciation


HR Building - Hiring Via Text?

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2018
Categories: Human Resources

How can a small or medium sized business compete for talent in today’s technology driven culture and stand out as a progressive, forward thinking employer? Texting applicants is a clever method on the rise. Not only can you improve communication responsiveness among applicants who may not be readily assessible to email, but you’ll stand out among competitors.Texting has become a...

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Tagged:small business, technology, hiring, personnel, employment, HR Building


Before Resurfacing Your Deck; Inspect, Repair, Replace, and Reinforce

Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2018
Categories: Decking & Railing

Before you waste hours of precious outdoor living enjoyment with your family because you are – yet again – sanding, staining and sealing your old worn wooden deck, give serious consideration to resurfacing your old deck with Trex Composite Decking. As long as the deck framing substructure is sound, you can simply replace the decking and railing.Resurfacing a deck is about 1/3 the cost...

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Tagged:replacement, decking, outdoor living, home improvement, remodel, resurfacing, reinforcing


Understanding and Managing Sound Transmission Reduction in Walls

Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Categories: Soundproofing

Controlling sound transmission through walls and floors in a home or office is often a highly-desirable outcome, however it can also be an often-illusive result without the proper education on audio characteristics. Advances in technology in recent years have made it an easier outcome to conquer. Before we can discuss the best options for controlling sound transmission from one room to the...

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Tagged:home improvement, insulation, soundproofing, remodel, finished basement


History of the Lumber Industry and Delivery in Pennsylvania

Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Categories: Trucks & Delivery  |  History

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is rich in a variety of natural resources which have most certainly played a key role in the growth and development of the state and of the world over the decades. In fact, over the past two centuries, Pennsylvania has been a world leader the production of steel, coal, coke, cement and lumber.When Pennsylvania was settled, it’s believed that her grounds...

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Tagged:delivery, lumber, Pennsylvania, trucks, history, nostalgia


Top Tips for Contractors, Builders, and Remodelers to Promote Your Business for Free

Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Categories: Promotion  |  Construction Industry

One of the most common questions we field from contractors, builders, and remodelers is when they ask what we recommend to help them promote their business at little or no out-of-pocket expense. Now, it’s captain-obvious that social media is a top method. Most people are very aware of that. However, the internet is massive and constantly expanding, and contractors – especially...

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Tagged:home improvement, small business, social media, free advertising, promote your business, referrals


How Buying Local at Small Businesses Makes America Greater

Posted on Friday, November 3, 2017
Categories: Local Economy

Fact: Small businesses are the largest employer nationally. For every $100 spent with a locally-owned company, $45 remains in the local economy compared to about $13 per $100 spent with a national company. Local businesses give – on average – 250% more to non-profit organizations than nationally owned companies. Significantly more money re-circulates in our local communities when...

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Tagged:shop local, buy local, local economy


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