construction--contractors

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • Where's The Plumbers Snake? How To Stock An Emergency Plumbing Kit

    You never know when a plumbing emergency is going to happen. When it does, you want to make sure you're prepared for anything. After all, you don't just want to stand around and wait until the plumber shows up. That's a great way to end up with a serious mess on your hands. Unfortunately, it's not always easy to react to a plumbing emergency quickly enough, especially when you don't have the right supplies on hand. [Read More]

  • What to Do When Your Well Stops Producing Water

    Groundwater is a great natural resource because homeowners can obtain their own and avoid paying a water bill. Groundwater is especially convenient for homeowners when they live in rural areas and can't receive municipal water access from the city. However, maintaining a well to obtain the groundwater can be complicated unless a professional is hired to take care of it. Sometimes problems arise in which little to no water is able to be obtained from the ground. [Read More]

  • Important Facts You Can Learn From A Land Survey Before You Buy A Vacant Lot

    Before you fall in love with a vacant lot and decide to buy it, you'll want to have a land survey. It's risky to buy land without one because you won't know for sure where the boundary lines are and if there are easements you need to know about. Plus, a land survey may be needed by your lender or to get title insurance. Here are some of the important details a land survey can provide. [Read More]

  • Ideas For Transforming Your Rooftop Into An Outdoor Living Space

    If your home has a flat roof, you should think about utilizing the space for outdoor living. There are many things you can do with a roof that will provide you a place for entertaining or relaxing. You may want an elaborate outdoor lounge or just a place to grow a garden for your family. Here are some ideas for transforming your roof. Create A Tropical Oasis The first step in landscaping your roof is to make sure it will support the things you want to put on it. [Read More]