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

Building A Custom Home? 3 Reasons To Have Your Contractor Upgrade The Insulation Levels

30 June 2020
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If you're in the process of building a custom home, you may be looking for ways to cut some costs. If you've decided to reduce the amount of insulation in your new home, rethink that decision. There are things you can do to reduce the costs of your new home, but cutting back on the insulation shouldn't be one of them. In fact, you should be talking to your custom home builder about upgrading the insulation. Read More …

Have You Just Purchased A Home That Lacks Gutters? 3 Problems You May Soon Face

24 March 2020
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The installation of gutters is not always included in the standard design for residential housing, In fact, the lack of gutters may not be a serious problem for homeowners living in arid climates where annual rainfall amounts are very low. In most other areas of the nation, however, the lack of gutters can be more problematic. If you have just purchased a home without gutters, this information can help you understand their importance and why having gutters installed may be wise for your situation. Read More …

Furnace Troubleshooting Guide To Get Your Heating Going Before The Next Winter Storm

26 November 2019
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If your heating has been causing you trouble and your home is colder than it should be, you are going to want to troubleshoot these problems. It is a good idea to troubleshoot the problems and start with repairs that need to be done before the next winter storm hits while your home is without heating. The following tips will help you troubleshoot the problems with your heating before the next winter storm arrives, and you find yourself without heating:  Read More …

A Few Benefits Of Joining An HVAC Union

26 September 2019
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While unions have served an invaluable role in the evolution of the modern workplace, many workers will be unfamiliar with the benefits of joining a union. This can lead to them failing to join an HVAC staffing union when the opportunity arises, which can deny them access to some professional resources. Increase Your Bargaining Power It is a sad reality that most companies will care very little about the needs of individual workers. Read More …

Pros And Cons Of Ornamental Roof Ridges

15 July 2019
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When you're choosing how your new roof will look, you have the option of keeping it understated or going for a little pizzazz. If the latter idea appeals to you, speak to your local roofing professional about ornamental roof ridges. These devices affix to the ridges of your roof and add visual appeal. They come in many shapes, and your roofer will install them at the end of the job. Here are some pros and cons of ornamental roof ridges that you'll want to consider. 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.