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Overseeing Residential Construction Projects

Whether building a new home or revamping an old one, it feels good to be able to rely on an experienced contractor to make sure the job gets done right. But just because you have a professional by your side doesn't mean that you shouldn't have an understanding of how your construction project should be handled. If you don't know what to expect from your contractor, their team, and even your own efforts during construction, you won't know whether anything important is being overlooked or that labor production is inefficiant. This blog was designed to provide visitors like you with the tips, tricks, insights, and guidelines that are needed to successfully oversee any type of construction project. Thanks for stopping by!


Pros And Cons Of Built-Up Roofing For Large Commercial Buildings

2 November 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Built-up roofing, also known as BUR, has remained a common commercial roofing type for decades. However, it you are considering having a new roof put on your existing building or trying to decide what type of roof to put on a new one, it's not wise to just settle on BUR because of its popularity. To help you make an informed decision, here's a look at what a BUR really is, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of this type of roof. Read More …

Tips For Troubleshooting Your Heat Pump’s Operation

14 October 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Heat pumps rely on a coil system that's filled with refrigerant to draw heat from outside, condense it and then send it into your home. Although it functions differently than a traditional furnace, troubleshooting its heat production is a very similar process. Here's a look at what you should know about determining whether your heat pump is keeping up or needs a service. Understanding the Human Element   Many people base their evaluation of the heat pump's output on how the air feels coming out of the vent. Read More …

4 Garage Door Troubleshooting Tips

3 September 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Although many times there is good reason to call in a professional when it comes to problems with your garage door, this is not always the case. There are plenty of times when you can troubleshoot a garage door on your own, and often times fix the problem yourself, before calling in a pro. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn about a few of those moments. Read More …

2 Sewer Plumbing Issues You May Encounter In Your Older Home

18 August 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Old homes built around the turn of the century have charm and character that you cannot find in a new or modern-built home. But, with your old home's character comes its aging systems and plumbing problems that are a common problem in older homes. Here are two sewer plumbing issues you may encounter with your older home and tips to help you deal with them. Collapsed Sewer Main If your older home's sewer line is continually getting clogged, even though you hire a plumber to clean out the lines, you most likely have a collapsed sewer main line. Read More …

Helpful Tips To Get The Most Out Of Selling Scrap Copper From An Old House

30 July 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you own a house that you are demolishing or renovating, you may be interested in taking the copper out of the house and selling it for fast cash. It's important to know that many states have enacted laws to try to reduce copper theft, which could cause you to wait longer than you expect to get the cash from selling your scrap metal. However, there may be a few ways around the waiting period. Read More …