Communicating With Your General Contractor

This blog is all about communicating effectively with your general contractor—before he or she starts work.

The Real Reason You Need New Siding: Avoiding Unwanted Housemates

23 April 2019
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Siding protects the exterior of your house from rot and environmental influences that could damage the structure. Whether you deal with intense heat, large hail, or another problem, the siding acts as a first line of defense. As tough as siding can be, however, it will eventually reach the point where it needs to be torn out and new siding installed. Chief among the reasons for installing new siding is the need to avoid unwanted pests that like to live between the siding and the wall of the house. Read More …

4 Foundation Maintenance Tasks That Help Protect Your Home From Damage

11 March 2019
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The foundation of your home is something that you want to protect to prevent damage and costly repairs. Improvements, like installing drainage systems or using pier jacking to correct settling, can help fix and prevent problems. There is also maintenance that needs to be done, such as cleaning drainage lines, inspecting waterproofing, and maintaining mechanical equipment like sump pumps. Here are some of the foundation maintenance tasks that help prevent damage to your home's foundation. Read More …

Make Your Kitchen Feel More Open By Getting Help From Remodelers

20 November 2018
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Homes with an open layout do an excellent job of making each room feel spacious. This is a great feature to have when your family likes to spend a lot of time in the shared living areas. But, you may have a closed floor plan with a kitchen that can feel somewhat claustrophobic at times. If you want to make the kitchen feel more open without changing the layout of the home, you should consider hiring a kitchen remodeling service to work on several projects that will make a difference. Read More …

Starting An Excavating Business? You Need Contractor Financing Help

1 October 2018
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Excavating businesses are necessary for a broad variety of different operations, such as leveling land before building a large skyscraper or simply creating lovely landscaping. Getting into this type of business can be a major challenge if you don't take steps to streamline the process, such as getting high-quality contractor financing to pay for your heavy equipment. Here are some things to consider as you search out funding for your contractor work. Read More …

5 Signs You Need To Call A Masonry Contractor Now

28 July 2018
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Taking care of masonry work requires you to check in on a structure regularly to spot when it might be time to bring in a professional. A number of environmental factors can leave bricks and mortar compromised, and even simple age can create trouble. Watching out for these five indicators, however, may help you head off issues. 1. Moisture There's a lot more to worry about with masonry than just seeing a puddle of water that obviously leads back to a crack in a wall or a chimney. Read More …

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Communicating With Your General Contractor

Nothing is more frustrating than deciding on a construction project, only to be bombarded by a long list of problems during the construction phase. Unfortunately, if you work with the wrong person, you might become pretty familiar with issues. About five years ago, I hired one of my neighbors to renovate my bathroom. Although the mere idea sounds ridiculous now, at the time it seemed like a natural solution to a real problem. Unfortunately, as soon as he got started, I knew that he didn't know what he was doing. This blog is all about communicating effectively with your general contractor—before he or she starts work.

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