Recent Blog Posts

  • What You Need to Know about Buying Replacement Windows

    September 1, 2015
    So you’ve decided to take the plunge and replace your old windows. Doing so is one of the best investments you can make for your home --not only for the reduction in energy bills, but the increase in comfort, quiet, and ease of cleaning/maintaining.
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  • Contractor Tips to Improving Productivity in Their Employees

    August 1, 2015
    Improving the productivity of employees in the contractor business can mean a couple different things. From project planning to employee morale, productivity can be affected by many factors. These hold true for large construction companies as well as individually owned local contractors.
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  • Weekend Project: Replace or Install Porch Screening

    July 15, 2015
    If you have an older home with a screened in porch, then the method used to install the screening is probably the same method that’s been around forever. This usually involves stretching large portions of screening while nailing or stapling every few inches.
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  • The Right Steps to Effective Contractor Safety Management

    July 1, 2015
    For owners of a contracting business, safety management is every bit as important as quality of work and customer satisfaction. In fact, effective contractor safety management can result in an improved return on investment and reputation, which is vital for gaining new business.
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  • How to Use a Concrete Grinder in 4 Easy Steps

    June 1, 2015
    Just like your wood deck or the walls in your living room, the concrete surfaces of your home need to be refinished sometimes. Serving that purpose is the concrete grinder, which can give your concrete surface a new look again.
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  • How to Build Brick and Stone Pathways

    May 1, 2015
    If you’ve decided that you’d like to lay a brick or stone pathway outside of your home, the procedure for either is very similar. When deciding on what type of material to use, consider your home’s architecture first.
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  • Spring Fix-Ups: Creative Ways to light Your Patio

    April 15, 2015
    As the temperatures rise, your living space can finally extend to the outdoors once again.
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  • Tips for Building your own Backyard Fire Pit

    April 1, 2015
    Sitting around the fire. It’s a tradition that goes back further than recorded history and is one that has endured for many reasons. The simplest of which is that it’s just plain relaxing.
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  • Design Layouts for Energy Efficient Homes

    March 15, 2015
    There are a lot more options available today in regards to energy efficient homes. Breakthroughs in energy efficient windows and doors, appliances, and building materials go a long way to making homes more efficient and sustainable.
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  • Fixing the Garage Door Yourself

    March 1, 2015
    The tools required for fixing a garage door are usually those that the average homeowner already possesses. Basically, if you have a screwdriver (phillips and flathead), pliers, adjustable wrench, and a couple of C-clamps, you should be all set.
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