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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!

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3 Things You Should Not Do After A Driveway Sealing

30 April 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Most homes have driveways that allow you to park your car near your residence, and these driveways are often made out of asphalt.  Asphalt driveways last a long time, but they do not last forever.  To help reduce the amount of pressure and stress that the asphalt is exposed to, you should invest in regular sealcoating.  You should have your driveway sealed every one to ten years.  If you live in an area that experiences extreme temperatures during the winter and summer months or if you start to notice asphalt damage, then you should contact a professional to seal your driveway every few years. Read More …

Thermostat Not Working Right? You Probably Need To Clean It

13 April 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If your home is too hot in the summer or too cold in the winter, you may have a problem with your thermostat and not your heating and cooling systems. Sometimes, an air conditioner and furnace stop working properly when the thermostat isn't clean inside. A dirty thermostat can't pick up the right temperatures in the home and relay them to the furnace or AC accurately. As a result, your home stays hot or cold all the time. Read More …

A New Homeowner’s Guide To Heating With Propane

24 March 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you've lived in a home with natural gas or oil heat for most of your life, you're likely to have a few questions when you move into your new propane-heated home. A clean, efficient energy source, propane is becoming a more common choice for home heating. Once you adapt, living with propane heat won't feel any different than heating with natural gas or oil -- but you'll want to make sure you know the basics early on, so you don't have to worry about safety or what's normal when it comes to your new heating system. Read More …

New To Using A Septic System? Dispelling Six Common Myths About Sewer System Usage

10 March 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Whether connected to a public sewer system or local septic, household drains and toilets are an endless source of confusion and myths. Unfortunately, many of these myths lead homeowners to introduce things into the sewer system that simply shouldn't be there. Here's a look at several of the most common misconceptions about sewer systems and the truth behind them. By keeping these things in mind, you can reduce the chances that your home will suffer from a significant sewer backup due to clogs or other damage. Read More …

7 Great Ways To Add Value And Enjoyment To Your Home

24 November 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you are thinking of putting your home on the market in three or four years, you are probably wondering what types of upgrades will appeal to buyers as well as enhance your quality of life during the remainder of your time there. The best way to do this is to make home improvement upgrades in areas that increase the livability quotient of the property, as well as amp its overall aesthetic appeal. Read More …