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Live In A Cold Region? Tips To Keep Your Roof In Good Condition

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you live in a cold region and get a lot of snow every year, this can cause roof damage. Below is some damage that you need to watch out for. You will also find information below about how to keep your roof in good condition during the winter months. Roof Damage in Winter Ice dams are a common problem with a roof during the winter. Ice dams are snow and ice accumulating on your roof.

9 February 2021

Should Your Drainfield Be Repaired Or Replaced?

Construction & Contractors Blog

Residential properties that aren't connected to a municipal sewer system rely on septic systems for waste disposal. Modern septic systems are made up of many parts that must work together to effectively treat both liquid and solid waste. One of these parts is the drainfield. Liquid waste moves through the septic tank and into the drainfield, where it is filtered through the soil to remove contaminants. A drainfield that isn't functioning properly can create serious problems, so it's critical you know whether you should repair or replace your drainfield when an issue arises.

9 December 2020

Protecting Your Deck From Water Damage

Construction & Contractors Blog

The deck of your home can be one of the areas that will be at the greatest risk of suffering damage from being exposed to harsh weather conditions, such as intense rain and sunlight. Waterproofing a deck can help to reduce the risk of this damage occurring to the deck, but this is a step that many homeowners will fail to take with their decks. How Does A Waterproof Coating Protect Your Deck?

20 October 2020

Four Steps To Prepare Hardwood Floors For A New Finish

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Preparing a hardwood floor for a new finish is fairly simple, although it can be time-consuming. You should make sure the hardwood floor is ready for finishing, otherwise the finish may not adhere evenly or may make damaged areas more visible afterwards. 1. Floor Preparation Before any work can begin, the floor must be prepared. First, all furniture in the room must be removed so that the floor is revealed. If old carpeting was recently torn up, nails and fasteners will need to be removed.

25 August 2020

4 Ways A Full-Service Home Build Differs From A Typical Home Build

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Hiring professionals to build your ideal home is an exciting idea, but there are two rather different types of home builders: home builders and full-service home builders. Both of these service providers have something valuable to offer, but they are not the same. Take a look at some of the primary differences between the two.  You will have the opportunity to propose your own house design.  Do you have an idea about something non-traditional when it comes to a home?

10 July 2020

Family Expanding? Consider These Home Renovations To Grow Your House, Too

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When your family is expanding, the thought of moving to a larger house may be overwhelming. After all, it is extremely stressful and time-consuming to have to buy a new home, sell your old home, and go through the moving process. However, there are other options at your disposal. The following solutions are less expensive, less disruptive to your life, and simpler than moving to a brand-new home. A Bathroom Addition

15 May 2020

The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Exterior Waterproofing

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If you have a basement that seems to flood every time there is heavy rainfall in the area, you may be looking at waterproofing methods. There are many ways that you can waterproof your basement, including interior waterproofing paint, utilizing a drainage and sump pump system, or completing exterior waterproofing. Learning the advantages and disadvantages of various methods can help you determine which is ideal for your home. Here are a couple of those advantages and disadvantages.

5 February 2020

Helpful Advice When Hiring A Commercial Tenant Improvement Contractor

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If you own a commercial building and a tenant wants changes made to suit their particular operations, then you might want to work with a commercial tenant improvement contractor. Finding the right one today will be easy thanks to this advice.  Examine Past Work One of the smartest things you can do when hiring one of these contractors is looking at past projects and work they've done. This is the only way you can truly know how skilled one of these contractors is.

5 February 2020

Building A Structure? Types Of Insulated Panel Structures And Their Benefits

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you are building a structure, there are many things to consider. One of these things is how you can save energy. One way you can do this is to use insulated panels.  These panels are used when constructing flooring, ceilings, and walls. Below are some different types of these panels you can choose from, as well as the many benefits of doing this. Types of Insulated Panel Structures When it comes to these panels, there are different types you can choose from including:

26 November 2019

Considering Window Tint For An Office Space: What To Do Before Application


If you have been considering using tinted window film to help with some glares and other problems in your office, there are many benefits to having this done. Some of the reasons commercial properties do this include: Prevent costly air loss for heating and cooling efficiency Stop warmth from the beating sun from coming into the building to keep it cool in the summer months Avoid damages such as material discoloration and fading from direct sunlight Stop glares from hurting staff eyes and causing headaches Have some privacy These are just some of the reasons, and you can discuss more when the application and installation professionals come to the business.

11 November 2019