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In Which We All Learn About Construction

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.


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 …

Tips For Choosing A New Build Home

31 August 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have decided to buy a new build home, congratulations on your choice. Being the first person to live in a home can be a fun and exciting experience, and it also allows you to customize your home in brand new ways. These are some of the things you need to consider before choosing a new build home. Learn More About Customization Options When a home is built on spec, it is completed. Read More …

Three Things To Look For In A Crash Truck Rental

21 September 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

One of the biggest dangers to people performing roadwork—such as snow removal or construction—are drivers. Protecting personnel in these risky situations is key, and a good way to do it is to rent a crash truck (also known as a crash attenuator) to use at the work site. To maximize safety, here are three features to look for in your crash truck rental. Nuisance Bar Not all vehicle collisions occur at high speeds. Read More …

Top Reasons To Schedule A Video Sewer Inspection

18 September 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Most people do not spend a lot of time thinking about their home's sewer line, but this large pipe plays a vital role in transporting all household waste into the municipal sewer system. If you are a homeowner, you may want to seriously consider hiring a plumbing contractor to perform a video sewer inspection. With a video sewer inspection, a small camera is put inside your sewer line so your plumbing contractor can see inside the entire length of the pipe. Read More …