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!

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Understanding Your Water Heater Anode And How To Replace The Part

11 July 2016
 Categories: , Articles

Your water heater is one of the most essential appliances in your home. An electric model is likely to last up to about eight years. In many cases, corrosion will cause the heater to fail. Water heaters are made out of steel and they are covered with an enamel coating. This coating will protect the exterior from corrosion. A small device called a sacrificial anode will protect the inside of the tank from forming rust as the steel comes into contact with water. Read More …

DIY Home Insulation: 4 Common Mistakes To Avoid

23 May 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Spray foam insulation is a very economical and quick way to insulate any enclosed space. Many homeowners opt for this type of insulation because it can often be applied without the help of a professional. Unfortunately, most homeowners aren't aware that spray foam insulation isn't foolproof. In order for application go to smoothly, you must be careful to avoid these four, all-too-common mistakes: 1. Not Mixing Thoroughly The chemicals inside the spray foam insulation are a bit temperamental. Read More …

Benefits of Using a Mobile Windshield Replacement Business

19 May 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you have a large crack in your windshield, then it is wise to think about having your windshield replaced by a professional as soon as possible. If your local windshield replacement business offers mobile repairs, then you should take advantage of this service. There are a few unique benefits that mobile repairs can provide. Allows Adhesive to Cure There are a wide variety of adhesives that can be used to secure the edge of the windshield to the gasket. Read More …

3 Ways To Help Your Whole Neighborhood Conserve Energy & Improve The Enviornment

19 April 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Reducing your individual carbon footprint is important, but that impact can become even greater when you spread your methods and ideas to family, friends, and neighbors. By working with your whole neighborhood, you have the ability to conserve energy as a whole and really make an impact on the environment. As you organize your efforts and make a plan for action, there are three different ways you can help. Each of these methods includes neighborhood efforts as a whole along with individualized plans for houses. Read More …

4 Signs Of Home Electrical Problems

29 March 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

The symptoms of home electrical problems are not always easy to notice for the average homeowner. Here are four signs that you should hire an electrician to inspect your home's wiring. Frequent Breaker Tripping Your home's breakers are designed to protect your home from fire by shutting off a circuit before excess current causes the wiring to overheat. If a breaker is tripping frequently, this can either mean that the breaker is going bad or the circuit is regularly being overloaded. Read More …