New Year, New Insulation!

New Year, New Insulation!

Many people make resolutions to improve their health on New Year's Eve. This makes sense, as we all spend a very large part of December eating things that are primarily made out of butter.But you don't have to commit yourself to drinking kale smoothies and beating the...

Emergency Silo Repairs in the Winter

Emergency Silo Repairs in the Winter

The Ants and the Grasshopper is our favorite Aesop's Fable. The industrious ants are drying their grain during harvest season when they are approached by a begging grasshopper. The grasshopper explains that he has no food because he spent the growing season making...

Thankful for Roof Restoration

Thankful for Roof Restoration

The NIJAC Roofing & Insulation team is thankful for metal roof restoration – and not solely because it is a large part of our business. We value the opportunity to protect our clients' properties by extending their roofs' lifespans, as well as save our clients...

Prepping Your Silos for Winter

Prepping Your Silos for Winter

Prepping Your Silos for Winter Winter weather tests every type of building. Silos are no exception. If your agricultural facility is located in the Northwest, Northern Rockies and Plains, Upper Midwest, Ohio Valley or Northeast, it is essential to prepare your silos...

Why Foundation Waterproofing Is Important, and How It Is Done

Why Foundation Waterproofing Is Important, and How It Is Done

Foundation waterproofing – if a building is located in an area where it rains, then that building absolutely must have it. Failing to waterproof a foundation puts the building at risk of catastrophic structural damage. It can also cause the building to become...

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...