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

Dealing With Flood Damage After A Storm: Steps For Cleanup And Restoration

15 March 2023
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If you're like most homeowners, you undoubtedly already know that flood damage can be a devastating consequence of severe weather events — even if you haven't experienced it yourself, you likely have seen the aftermath of serious storms on internet sources and the nightly news — and perhaps you even know someone personally who has experienced substantial damage as the result of a storm. From ruined belongings to structural damage, the effects of flooding can be long-lasting and difficult to repair. Read More …

How To Take Care Of A French Drain

13 February 2023
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A French drain is a fancy name for a simple waterproofing tool. Experts at The Spruce describe it as a "simple trench dug in the ground ... filled with a perforated pipe wrapped in water-permeable fabric, and ... covered with several layers of stone or gravel." In other words, it is a trench transporting water away from your home and out to the street or municipal wastewater system, ensuring that the water does not become stagnant in one spot but instead flows away from your property. Read More …

Roof Replacement: 4 Important Services Roofers Offer To Ensure A Successful Project

12 January 2023
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Roofing works are complex and require specialized training and experience. Whether you're replacing your roof due to age or storm damage, consulting a professional roofer's services is essential. The professionals have the skills and expertise to manage the project from start to finish, ensuring a successful outcome. They will inspect your roof, determine the type of materials needed, and provide knowledge on how to install the new roof properly. Here are four essential services a roofer can provide to ensure your project goes smoothly: Read More …

A Look At The Business Roofing Installation Process

27 December 2022
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If your business building needs a new roof, there are a couple of important initial considerations. One is the type of roof you have. Commercial buildings often have flat roofs, but a professional building might have a sloped roof. The type of roof you have determines the type of roofing materials to choose from. The other consideration is the type of business you have. If your building is for professional offices, you might want a luxury roofing material. Read More …

Why You Should Get Quality Home Windows

17 November 2022
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If you're considering installing high-quality windows in your home, you might wonder whether it's a wise investment. Whether your current windows are old and not working correctly, or you just want to improve them, it's typically a good idea to get high-quality ones rather than opting for cheaper, lower-quality options. You shouldn't look for the cheapest deal on certain things, or you'll regret it in the long run, and home windows are one of those things. 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.