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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.


ADU Building Plans

16 August 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

An accessory dwelling unit (ADU) is a secondary residence that is located on the same parcel of land as a primary residence. A mother-in-law suite or a caretaker's cottage are two types of accessory dwelling units. If increasing the living space supplied on your land is needed, considering the floor plans will be one of the first steps you should address. An ADU Size An accessory dwelling unit is typically smaller in size than a primary residence. Read More …

The Different Types Of High-Voltage Shunt Regulators

27 July 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

High-voltage shunt regulators are devices that are used to maintain a constant voltage level in an electrical circuit. These devices are designed to work with high voltages, and as such, they need to be able to dissipate large amounts of heat. There are two main types of high-voltage shunt regulators: linear and switching. Both designs have their advantages and disadvantages that determine which type of shunt regulator should be used. Read More …

Designing Your New Custom Pool

19 July 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

After you have come to the decision to install a swimming pool, going through the necessary design steps will be the first phase in the process. Individuals can underestimate the range of design options that are available, and this could lead to them becoming overwhelmed when it comes time to make a decision. You Can Create An Attractive Pool Design The swimming pool that you have built on your property will be a major feature of the landscaping, and this makes it important to ensure that the new pool will be as attractive as possible. Read More …

Asphalt Paving Has Some Really Good Features

7 July 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Asphalt has a lot of great attributes to it. This is why it's the chosen surface material for most roadways, highways, and parking lots. Also, many homeowners choose to go with asphalt for their driveways. You can learn more about asphalt here. This way, you can see if it's going to work out best for your project, whether you need a new parking lot, driveway, or something else. Here's more on asphalt paving:  Read More …

Things To Discuss With Your Insulation Contractor About Getting New Insulation In Your Attic

23 June 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you haven't checked your home's insulation in years, it could be time to bring in an insulation contractor to take a look in your attic. If your home is old, the insulation may be old and not as effective as it could be. A properly insulated attic improves your home's energy efficiency and your energy bills. Here are some things to discuss with an insulation contractor about insulating your attic. Read More …