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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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Tired Of Renting? 4 Reasons To Build A Custom Home

Renting a home is a great short-term solution for many tenants, but eventually, you may decide you want your own place. However, it can be difficult to find a home that has all of the features you want, whether you're looking for a certain amount of square footage or a location near good schools. If you're considering making a long-term investment, building a custom home may be the right choice for you. Read More 

Sump Pump Installation Variables For A Residential Basement

A sump pump pit and pump will prevent water accumulation within a basement. A building contractor or waterproofing specialist can install a pump at the onset of a foundation installation or renovation process. Water Concerns If a new home is being built on marshy land or on a low-lying parcel of land, there may be concerns about how excessive rainfall will affect the design of a home. Areas that receive a relatively high amount of rainfall may also trigger concerns about water accumulation. Read More 

3 Important Considerations For Small Steel Commercial Structures

Steel structures are an excellent option for businesses of nearly any size in any industry. These structures are reliable, time-tested, and often quick to design and construct. Many kits exist for even large commercial structures, reducing the time necessary for planning and preparing before you can put your new building into service. While steel works well for structures of any size (look at any city's skyline for proof!), it's especially well-suited to relatively small structures with a uniform design. Read More 

Reasons to Consider Single Family Home Investment Properties

A common form of real estate is property management. You can start a profitable business by purchasing homes for sale and managing them as rental properties. In some cases, you may perform a flip on the house. This refers to purchasing a home that needs repairs, making those repairs and upgrades, then selling or renting the property for profit. One of the home types that you may overlook is single-family homes for sale. Read More 

Can You Install Snow Guards Over Asphalt Shingles?

The winter provides unbeatable seasonal beauty, especially if you live in an area with regular snowfall. But when snow builds up on a roof, it can weigh anywhere from 7 to 20 lbs per cubic foot of snow depending on density and depth. All that weight can cause a lot of damage. If you own an asphalt shingle roof and are worried about snowpack avalanches, snow guards are available that work well with this residential roofing material. Read More