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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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3 Reasons You May Want To Consider Insulated Vinyl Siding Over Regular Siding

If you are building a home or re-doing your current home's siding, you may be looking at different materials for the exterior. Vinyl siding can be a good option for many homeowners since it is less expensive and requires less maintenance than other siding options, like wood. Within the vinyl siding group, you might want to select insulated vinyl siding, which contains a rigid foam core on one side. Insulated vinyl siding does require more tools than regular vinyl panels for installation, but overall, there are some great benefits to this material. Read More 

4 Reasons To Hire A Design And Building Contractor For You New Home Construction

Building a new home is an exciting but also daunting task. There are so many things to consider and organize, from choosing the right block of land to selecting the perfect floor plan and building materials. It's no wonder that many people choose to hire a professional design and building contractor to take care of everything for them. Here are four reasons why engaging a design and building contractor is a great idea for your new home construction project:  Read More 

2 Reasons Installing Quality Gutters Is Essential For Newly Constructed Homes

When you are having a new home built for you and your family, you are faced with a lot of decisions. There are so many details involved in the planning process, both minor and major. One of the decisions that you will be faced with is the type of gutters you want to be installed on your home. Because the gutters are installed on the exterior of your house, you may be thinking that you can go with a gutter system that has a lower cost than others. Read More 

4 Secret Upgrades Your Home Builder Would Add To Their Own House

When you build a home from scratch, either in a large neighborhood setting or with a custom home builder, you will typically receive a list of optional items that you can add to your home's floor plan. The list may include things like a 'drop zone' near your laundry room for backpacks and shoes, wood flooring options, and kitchen countertop upgrades. While this list may seem exhaustive, it's not. In fact, there are some secret upgrades your home builder would be willing to do if you know what to ask for. Read More 

How To Proof Your Door Against Termites

Despite their tiny size, termites cause massive damage to homes. Homeowners across the US incur over $5 billion in property losses due to termites. And the sad part is that homeowners insurance does not cover termite control costs. Since wood, moisture, darkness, warmth, and cellulose materials attract termites, you will likely find them on your doors. But if you are vigilant enough, you can prevent the invasion in time.  Here are some of the ways to keep termites away from your door. Read More