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Construction and Contractors: All in a Day's Work


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Construction and Contractors: All in a Day's Work

Can you imagine being a contractor? You start you morning by picking up supplies at the local building store. You drop off those supplies at one job site, and then you drive to another job site where you spend four hours mudding drywall. As that dries, you make calls to some of your suppliers, and then you meet with a client about a new job across town. As evening rolls in, you drive back to the other construction site and sand down some of that drywall. If this sound like a fun day to you, then you've stumbled on the right blog! This is a blog about construction, and you'll fit right in.

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4 Benefits Of Installing Fiber Cement Siding On Your Home

As you get ready to upgrade the siding on your home, you will want to choose a material that will provide you with as many benefits and protections as possible. When it comes to choosing the best siding, you should take some time to consider the benefits of fiber cement siding seriously.  1. Long Life When installing new siding on your home, you want it to last. Siding impacts the way that your home looks and functions. Read More 

There’s Never A Bad Time To Consider Upgrading Your Residential Or Home Insulation

Homeowners who notice their energy costs going up over time may feel the need to replace or upgrade their existing residential insulation as soon as possible. While rising energy costs are an obvious reason to contact a local insulation expert, there are a variety of other reasons or scenarios where you might want to reach out to discuss new installation, even if you don't think it's a major concern. Here are just some of the scenarios where a phone call to a local insulation business or contractor might be a good idea. Read More 

2 Reasons Why Adding On A Room To Your Home Is Not A Do-It-Yourself Project

Whether you have always felt that your house is too small or circumstances have made it necessary to expand, you may be planning on adding another room. If you enjoy and have a lot of experience completing do-it-yourself projects, you may be thinking about tackling the work yourself. However, the work involved when adding a room to your home is a lot more complex and difficult than you may realize. There are a couple of reasons why you should forego your plans of doing the work yourself, and instead, hire a contractor to take care of the room addition for you. Read More 

Basement Waterproofing: Everything You Need To Know To Keep Water Out Of Your Basement

Basement waterproofing is the process of securing your basement walls so that water cannot seep in. If your basement is leaking or damp, you may have moisture problems. One of these problems could be inadequate waterproofing or simply a flaw in the original construction. It doesn't matter if it's due to an unexpected rainstorm, a plumbing leak in your home, or anything else; having a leaky basement can be an expensive problem to fix because it can lead to mold if things aren't done properly. Read More 

Get Your Crawl Space Encapsulated

If you have a crawl space under your house, you might not think that you are going to have any significant problems with it. However, mold can grow in your crawl space. When that mold releases spores, they will not only spread out through the crawl space, but they can also get into your house. That can cause breathing problems for anyone in your house. One way that you can handle that is to have your crawl space encapsulated. Read More