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Tips to Extend the Life of Your Inflatable Cofferdams

Water Filled Cofferdam In Creek with Drain Pipe

One of the main benefits of using inflatable cofferdams is that they are reusable. This means they are much kinder to the environment than other solutions, such as sandbags. When used for water diversion purposes, sandbags come into contact with water and become contaminated. This means they cannot be re-purposed, as they qualify as a …

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Mitigate Oil Spills with Inflatable Cofferdams

Man in Chemical Suit Checking Water Purity

Over the past fifty years, we have all, sadly, become accustomed to seeing the devastating footage of oil spills. Oil and water do not mix, and it will spread out as much as possible when it encounters a large water surface. Did you know that a patch of oil in water can be as thin …

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Why Inflatable Cofferdams are Better for the Environment than Sandbags

Sandbags with Do Not Sign

There are plenty of reasons why inflatable cofferdams are better for the environment than sandbags. For a start, inflatable cofferdams have only the tiniest impact on the local environment when used for water diversion, containment, or flood protection. No matter the application, inflatable cofferdams can easily be removed once used, unlike sandbags which take careful …

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Using Inflatable Cofferdams for Home Flood Protection

House on Life Raft

Whether you believe that climate change is real or not, or whether the current climate changes are manmade or entirely natural, it cannot be argued that the United States has witnessed a large number of extreme weather events over the past decade or so. Sadly, thousands of people have lost their homes due to the …

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Tips to Save Money on Your Next Construction Project

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Everyone is feeling financial strain due to the current economic climate. Both individuals and businesses have less money to spend after dealing with rising fuel and energy costs. If you are in the construction industry, you have no doubt noticed the increased material and labor costs. If you are forced to spend more in some …

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