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Do you know when we first learned the basics about construction? It might sound silly to admit this, but it was not until we had a sun room added onto our home. As the construction workers made plans, sourced materials, and then put up the structure, we were sure to ask a lot of questions and to observe the actions they took. And you know what? We were hooked! From that point on, it has been one of our goals to learn more about construction and contractors. Part of our learning journey has been to create this website and share it with you.

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Signs Your Business Needs Commercial Electrical Help

2 September 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have a commercial place of business, repairs and updates may be nothing new to you. Commercial electricians understand the role they play in keeping your lights on, literally. Do you know when you might need commercial electrical help? These are some signs you should be looking for. Flickering & Dimming Lights If you notice that your lights are suddenly dimming or flickering, it could be a sign that you have an overloaded circuit. Read More …

Beyond Roof Replacement: Renovations And Improvements When Replacing Your Shingles

28 August 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When it comes time to replace the roofing on your home, there are a lot of things that need to be done. The roof replacement is a great opportunity to invest in additional improvements to renovate the exterior of your home. The improvements can start with upgrading your roofing materials, and include things like gutters and replacement windows. The following roof replacement and renovation guide will help you choose the best investments for the needs of your home: Read More …

Top Things Your Roof Replacement Service Should Do Before Beginning Your Roof Installation

26 August 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are having your home's roof replaced, you might be anxious and ready for the project to begin. However, there are certain things that your roofing contractor will typically need to do before beginning the roof installation process. These are some of the top things that your roofing contractor will probably need to take care of before the actual installation work begins.  Ensure You're Clear on Pricing It is never a good idea for a roofing contractor to start doing any work on a homeowner's home until the homeowner is fully aware of what the project is going to cost. Read More …

5 Types Of Foundations For Your New Home

24 August 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Foundations may not be the most interesting thing to talk about, but it is an essential part of the home-building process. All the other parts of your home depend on the foundation, literally. While the type of foundation you get depends on your budget, house plans, and what part of the country you live in, there are five main types of foundations used in North America today. 1. Slab A slab foundation is the most basic foundation and is frequently the foundation of choice in warmer climates. Read More …

Tips For Choosing Materials Storage Racks

17 August 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

In many industrial and shop settings, standard shelves are not the optimum way to store the materials needed to complete a job. Instead, you need an advanced material handling solution that maximizes both safety and convenience. The following tips can help you choose the right systems. 1. Choose Designs That Match the Materials Not all storage systems work with all materials, particularly if you need to store either volatile items or sensitive and easily breakable items. Read More …