2016

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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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Three Tips For Managing Runoff From Your Property

28 November 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Managing runoff from rain can be a task that many new homeowners may not have ever considered prior to buying a house. However, it can be essential for both protecting the property against erosion as well as complying with local regulations concerning stormwater. To help you get better control over the runoff that comes from your property, these three tips should be followed. Healthy Landscaping The condition of your landscaping may not seem like it is a particularly important factor in controlling runoff, but it can help through a couple of different ways. Read More …

Black Friday Shopping Prep: 3 Types Of Junk Removal To Help Prepare For Big Sales & Discounts

7 October 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

The holiday shopping season is a great time to upgrade your home with appliances, furniture, and other items that can be found at cheap bargain prices. Black Friday is typically one of the best shopping days as discounts and deals are found both in-store and online. Preparing for this shopping holiday requires several different things, including making sure that the home is ready for the influx of new items. Before the new items come in, it's a good idea to find ways to get rid of your old junk. Read More …

Bulk Electronics Recycling Assistance For Businesses

2 September 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Whether you're getting rid of entire departments of old computers or closing a facility, the challenge of getting rid of electronics while complying with waste regulations can be hard to manage. If you're planning on reusing certain parts, the process can become even more complex. To make new construction or pre-demolition of electronics-stocked buildings easier, here's some electronics recycling insight for businesses trying to reduce downtime while maximizing their bottom line. Read More …

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 …