• Commercial Building Hardscape Design And The Americans With Disabilities Act

    When erecting a new commercial building of any type, it's vital you put some serious thought and planning into the asphalt and concrete hardscaping surrounding it. A building's hardscaping, which includes patios, walkways, and sidewalks, greatly affects the overall look of the building. The hardscaping is also responsible for ensuring employees and visitors are able to move around safely and comfortably around the building's exterior. And, this includes people who are living with disabilities of varying types. [Read More]

  • Get Ready To Have A Commercial Building Erected On Your Property

    If you are an entrepreneur and have been leasing a commercial building for the last few years, you may be ready to take your business to the next level by having a custom commercial building erected on a plot of land that you have purchased. This is a big commitment, one that will take time, finances, and hard work. Prepare your plans and have the funds needed to complete the project so that you can smoothly transition your company into the building when the time comes. [Read More]

  • Choosing The Right Roof: The Pros And Cons Of Metal Roofing

    Is your roof showing signs of age or damage? Maybe you are simply looking for a new look for your property. In any case, when you are searching for a new roof, you should consider getting one made from metal. Metal roofing is widely popular with many homeowners for various reasons. However, there are also some cons that come with it. This guide will walk you through some of the common pros and cons of using metal roofing on your residential building. [Read More]

  • Hiring A Professional Survey Company To Mark Out Your Property

    There are a number of reasons that you may need a surveyor to mark out the boundaries or mark a right of way on your land. Often after many years of ownership, the lines can become clouded and you may not remember where the exact line is. This can be a problem if you are building or selling the property. Construction Surveys One of the most common reasons to have a survey done on a piece of property is in preparation for building. [Read More]

  • Enjoying Life In Your Vintage Home? Window Tips For Increased Comfort

    New homes are very appealing to homeowners who really the ideas of starting with a blank slate and creating their own style. Those who purchase vintage homes, however, have the advantage of being able to enjoy living their life in a home that is already richly steeped in history and charm.  Many vintage homes feature exquisite handcrafted woodwork, arched doorways, grand staircases, and stately high ceilings. But many of these homes also have a maintenance issues, as well, one of which is drafty or leaking windows. [Read More]

  • How To Deal With Repairing Or Replacing Storm-Damaged Siding

    A storm with strong winds can do a lot of damage to the siding on your home. The wind itself can rip off siding panels and the panels can be damaged by debris that is hurled against your house. When the storm is over, you may need to have your siding inspected to see if it needs to have repairs done. If the damage is extensive, you may even need to have new siding installed. [Read More]

  • What You Need To Know About Working On Gutters

    Taking on a gutter installation, repair, or replacement job may have you wondering whether you have a good understanding of what needs to be done. Before you move ahead with a project, take some time to think about these three concerns. Is It a DIY Effort? That depends on the situation you're trying to deal with. Presuming you have a fair level of confidence in your skills, simpler projects do, in fact, lend themselves to the do-it-yourself approach. [Read More]

  • Reducing The Trash On Your Construction Site

    Trash is always a large part of any construction job. Most of the materials arrive at the site wrapped or banded with something. That packing is often thrown away and not useful for anything on the site, but it does add to the trash and debris that builds up over time. Recycling is not always the first thing you think of on a jobsite, but considering it might save or even make you some money. [Read More]

  • Things To Know When Designing A Custom Built Home

    Deciding to build a custom built home is probably one of the best decisions you can make. The idea of building a home from scratch, using your own design and in a spot you choose is the epitome of a "Dream House." However, before you get overly excited, here are some of the things you should know before designing a custom built home: Price Considerations There is a general assumption that a custom built home is more expensive than personalized, pre-existing or semi-custom homes. [Read More]

  • 3 Reasons To Install A Frameless Shower Door In Your Teen's Bathroom

    If your teen has his or her own bathroom and if it's time for that bathroom to be upgraded, one upgrade that you may want to add to the list is a frameless shower door. These are great for any bathroom in the home and are especially great for teens' bathrooms. 1. Your Teen Will Love the Look of the Bathroom A lot of teenagers are pretty serious about how their bedrooms and bathrooms look. [Read More]