Overseeing Residential Construction Projects

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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!


4 “Minor Issues” That Can Wreck Your Roof

30 June 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

You don't expect your roof to look perfect after several years of layman service, but that doesn't mean you should dismiss minor flaws as nothing to worry about. Some so-called "minor issues" can be the first step toward a major roof failure. Here are four potential problems you should watch out for if you want to avoid roof repairs or even an entire roof replacement. 1. Debris in Gutters Many homeowners view their blocked gutters as nothing more than a source of social embarrassment (if they view them at all). Read More …

Pesky Pests In Your HVAC System: Signs, Symptoms, And Safety

15 June 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Your HVAC system is your ultimate source of comfort to keep you either cool in the summer or warm in the winter. While most homeowners, such as yourself, expect typical problems involving a worn out HVAC, leaking coolant, and perhaps a broken fan, pests in your system might be the last thing you would think of. However, pests are often a damaging source to your HVAC system. Fortunately, there are a few things you can look for and some great advice to follow to help you deal with the problem. Read More …

Is There Money Out There To Create A Roof Top Garden?

26 May 2015
 Categories: , Articles

In most urban areas, there never seems to be enough space. With every foot of prime space coming at a high cost, it is often difficult to find a reasonably priced space to do activities, such as gardening. What many business owners do not realize is that they may already have spaces they are overlooking. This is the space on their roof. Creating a rooftop garden on top of your commercial space can be a winning solution for both your business, and maybe even your community. Read More …

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 …