Recent Blog Posts

  • Basement Finishing Tips

    October 1, 2015
    Generally, the forward thinking concept of building a home in which the owner may someday use the basement as a living space wasn’t widely practiced until the 1950s and 1960s.
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  • How to Choose a Remodeling Contractor

    September 15, 2015
    At first glance, it would seem like the easiest way to find a remodeling contractor would be to just Google them. Of course if you did so, you’ll probably find more than enough candidates to choose from.
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  • How to Install a Pre-hung Exterior Door

    September 1, 2015
    Installing a new door to the exterior of your home will add safety, security, comfort and lasting curb appeal. It used to be a job that only the most skilled carpenters could tackle successfully.
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  • Getting your Contracting Business on the Internet

    August 15, 2015
    The construction business is one of the fastest growing industries once again, thanks to increase housing demand and lender activity. In today’s changing technological world, it is important for contractors to roll with these changes.
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  • Roof Repair vs Roof Replacement: Which do I need?

    August 1, 2015
    Replacing the roof is something that most homeowners dread. The average national cost for tearing off and replacing an old roof in 2014 was nearly $12,000. The good news is that this expense does not come along very often.
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  • Weekend Project: Replace or Install Porch Screening

    July 15, 2015
    If you have an older home with a screened in porch, then the method used to install the screening is probably the same method that’s been around forever. This usually involves stretching large portions of screening while nailing or stapling every few inches.
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  • Lumber & Building Material Industry In 2015

    July 1, 2015
    Though the lumber and building material industry had suffered from a weakened demand during the years leading up to 2015 (because of the slowdown of building construction during the economic recession), the first half of 2015 has been part of a rapid rebound.
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  • Adding a New Back Door Entrance

    June 15, 2015
    Almost all homes have at least two entrances: typically, the main entrance (front door) and a backdoor. Multiple entrances and exits are important for both convenience and safety. In some instances, it may be necessary to install a new backdoor entrance.
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  • Tips on Using a Stud Finder

    June 1, 2015
    No ladies, this is not a device to help find a good-looking guy. A stud finder is more like a way to give you "x-ray vision", in order to help locate where studs are in your wall for support.
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  • Creating a Better Team Will Create a More Efficient Job

    May 15, 2015
    Henry Ford was quoted as saying, “coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. ” In the construction business, a good team could consist of freelancers and independent contractors all tasked to complete the project on time.
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