Is Resin a Plastic?

Is Resin a Plastic?

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Products made from resin are incredibly durable and resistant to rust, but is resin a plastic? And what sets resin apart from other materials? While resin is a type of plastic, it is not your generic plastic, for instance what you’d find on a cheap plastic planter. Instead, resin-based products are uniquely durable – read on to find out why. …

5 Interior Design Ideas for the Modern Office

5 Interior Design Ideas for the Modern Office

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From indoor plants to a complete lighting makeover, there are many ways to spruce up interior design for the modern office. Some simple updates could even improve your overall productivity by making your workspace a more enjoyable place to spend time. Why not make your space more enjoyable? After all, you spend a sizeable chunk of your life working. Therefore, …

Plants That Attract Beneficial Insects

Plants That Attract Beneficial Insects

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There are certain bugs you want to bring to your yard, like Lacewings – their larvae destroy many of the pests you don’t want around. You can get beneficial insects to your yard by planting the right things to attract them. Most beneficial insects are in search of nectar because it is rich in carbohydrates. For instance, while ladybugs get …

How to Protect Your Plants in the Winter

How to Protect Your Plants in the Winter

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Keeping plants healthy all year long doesn’t have to be difficult. There are a number of things you can do to protect your plants in the winter, from investing in a greenhouse heater to using bubble wrap to insulate plants. Maintaining plants can be very rewarding. They add a wonderful aesthetic element to your home, office, garden, and so on. …

How to Make Lamp Posts and Signs Last Longer

How to Make Lamp Posts and Signs Last Longer

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The key to making lamp posts and signs last longer is to purchase poles made from materials that are resistant to rust and corrosion. Traditional metal lamp posts and signs do not stand up to the wear and tear presented by the weather and other environmental factors. As a result, it’s common to see rusted or failing light poles. What …

How Rotational Molding (Rotomolding) is Changing the Lifespan of Planters

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At TerraCast®, we use a unique manufacturing process known as rotational molding, or rotomolding, to create products that are exceptionally durable and incredibly precise. Our process greatly differs from how traditional clay or plastic planters are manufactured, and it makes all the difference when it comes to extending the lifespan of planters. What is Rotomolding? Rotational molding is a specific …

ADA Compliant Benches – Here’s What You Need to Know

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It is important to know all ADA requirements for outdoor benches to ensure compliance, as well as to avoid alienating your customers. Section 903 of the ADA and ABA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities were created so that people in wheelchairs can easily transfer to benches in specific settings. Bench requirements are mandated in certain facilities, rooms and elements, …

How to Make Your Commercial Planters Last Longer

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Investing in commercial planters is no small undertaking, and so the goal is always to get planters to last as long as possible. First and foremost, buying the right planters made from long lasting materials will make a huge difference in how long your planters last. In this article, we will go over the best material for planters that outlive …

3 Universities with Impressive & Sustainable Landscaping

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From the University of Texas at Dallas to Kroon Hall at Yale, we are breaking down some of the best examples of sustainable landscaping at universities. A great design can make all the difference in student engagement, school spirit, sustainability, and even enrollment. 3 Incredible Examples of Sustainable University Landscaping University of Texas at Dallas The landscaping project undertaken at …

6 Creative Ways to Use Commercial Planters

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Commercial planters are commonly used to beautify a space, but there are so many other ways to put them to good use. They can segregate outdoor spaces, be used as bike lane barriers, create a serene rooftop garden that improves the energy efficiency of your building, and they can even help promote your brand or logo. 6 Unique Ways to …