How to Maintain a Grain Elevator: A Comprehensive Guide

How to Maintain a Grain Elevator: A Comprehensive Guide

Grain elevator maintenance is paramount to running a profitable agricultural business. Your abilities to move and store grain must never be compromised if you are to meet your goals and satisfy your obligations to your clients. Naturally, a definitive guide to grain...

Are Your Grain Silos Ready for This Harvest Season?

Are Your Grain Silos Ready for This Harvest Season?

Don't diminish your hard work by storing your grain in a poorly maintained silo! The time leading up to harvest season is the time you should spend making sure your grain silo's coating, roof, insulation, and foundation are all in perfect working order. Here's our...

Why Spray Foam Insulation Is Worth the Cost

Why Spray Foam Insulation Is Worth the Cost

"Penny wise and pound foolish." Robert Burton coined the phrase in 1621 to describe people who submit to the allure of upfront savings at the risk of incurring more significant expenses down the road. To be sure, cheaper is sometimes better – but rarely when it comes...

Rub-R-Wall; What is it, and how does it work?

Rub-R-Wall; What is it, and how does it work?

What Is Rub-R-Wall? The importance of foundation waterproofing cannot be overstated. This essential step in any construction or restoration project ensures that a building's foundation, floors, and walls will remain protected against water damage and infestation by...

Proper Grain Silo Maintenance

Proper Grain Silo Maintenance

Proper Grain Silo Maintenance There are approximately three grain-handling accidents in the U.S. every single month. More than half of them are fatal. Most if not all of these deaths and injuries could have been prevented through greater precaution – proper grain silo...

Grain Elevator Hazards to Keep in Mind

Grain Elevator Hazards to Keep in Mind

The phrase "grain elevator" commonly refers to a silo and the moving parts it requires to move and store grain. In a broader context, "grain elevator" means the entire facility surrounding one or more such silos. But however you define a grain elevator, you must...

Metal Roofing Trends for 2022

Metal Roofing Trends for 2022

Metal roofing has had quite the renaissance as of late. Whereas roofing contractors often avoided metal roofing in decades past because it was relatively expensive and drab, recent innovations have made it far more affordable and attractive – as well as more...

How to Maintain Your Roof

How to Maintain Your Roof

NIJAC serves quite the wide variety of agricultural, industrial and commercial clients throughout the United States. Our focus on metal roofing makes our team the one to count on for metal roof replacement and metal roof installation, as well as grain silo coating,...

2022 Roofing Trends

2022 Roofing Trends

Roofing may not be as exciting as sportscars or space travel, but there is plenty of innovation. And that is good! Managers of an 800,000-square-foot Amazon warehouse would have difficulty maintaining a thatched roof, and ancient Rome's clay roofing tiles would hold...

Grain Storage Systems: What to Know When Adding New or Expanding

Grain Storage Systems: What to Know When Adding New or Expanding

Success in agriculture can take many forms. Harvesting so much grain that you need additional storage space for it is one of them! If you could ask the crows and rats on your farm how you should store your extra grain, they would tell you to just heap it on the ground...