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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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How Roof Replacements Protect Homeowners From Roof Repair Costs

7 January 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

As a homeowner, you have many responsibilities when it comes to maintaining your home's appearance, functionality, and safety. Failure to manage these responsibilities can cause your home to fall into a state of neglect. A neglected home can suffer from both aesthetic and structural damage due to the various hazards that threaten your home each day. Unfortunately, it can be quite costly for homeowners to engage in the routine maintenance and repairs that are necessary to ensure their home's longevity. Read More …

5 Ways To Make A Fireplace The Focal Point Of A Room

20 December 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

A fireplace should do more than warm a room. When a fireplace is well-designed, it also serves as a focal point. Let's look at five ways to make a fireplace the conversation piece it deserves to be. Stop Being a Square The typical fireplace is relatively square. Something like a glass linear fireplace, though, allows you to widen the design and make the fireplace more visible in a room. Piers and Islands Read More …

A Guide to Help You Choose New Roofing for Your Home

9 November 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you've recently found out that your roof is in need of repair or that it's got to be replaced altogether, then chances are you'll want to try and find the cheapest way possible to get this done without costing too much. Although it might be necessary to invest in a new roof for your home, and the following information will help you choose the right shingles. Shingle Roofing Materials Read More …

Gutter Cleaning Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

27 October 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Some properties have gutters around their roofs because they're not sloped enough to allow for proper drainage. If you have these structures, here are a couple of cleaning tips that can help them work to their full potential long-term. Pressure Wash the Downspouts If you don't clean your gutters that often, what can happen is dirt, leaves, and other debris pile up in the downspouts. You don't want to leave them in this state because then water won't properly flow from your gutters to the surrounding property. Read More …

All You Need To Know About Ready-Mix Concrete

28 September 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Most construction projects rely on concrete for robust foundations. Moreover, professionals often recommend using it to construct stairs, slabs, and other architectural components in superstructures. In the past, builders used to mix their concrete on site. The process was time-consuming and tedious. However, today experts choose to avoid the hassles of mixing concrete on-site by acquiring ready-mix concrete. What is Ready-Mix Concrete? Ready-mix concrete (RMC), as the name suggests, is manufactured in a central mixing and batch plant and delivered ready for use. Read More …