Pumping the Septic Tank: What You Need to Know

7 December 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Professional plumbers can pump a septic tank to remove gunk, clear it out, and keep it working for you. Although it is good to have a septic tank to conserve energy while getting rid of wastewater, you need to take proper care of the septic tank to keep it working. Without a good maintenance routine, you might run into more issues than you would like to with your septic tank over the years. Read More …

Ice Dams And The Importance Of Calling A Roofing Specialist

30 November 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Icicles might look beautiful hanging from your roof, but they are generally a sign that there is something going on with your roof. Small icicles are one thing, but ice dams build up quickly when water doesn't flow along your gutters like normal. Clogged gutters might be the issue, or temperature fluctuations in your attic can cause ice dams to build up. If the ice becomes too thick, it can cause water to go under your roof and into your home. Read More …

Want A Fireplace? Two Reasons To Select An Electric Model

18 November 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Out of all the appliances you could ever find in a house, the fireplace has to be one of the most functional and aesthetically pleasing items to be included in the bunch. Not only does a fireplace emit soothing warmth on a cold, winter day, but just looking at the flames can ignite feelings of calm and comfort that bring peace and tranquility to a household. If the place you live in doesn't already have a fireplace installed, you might think there's really nothing you can do about it. Read More …

Restore Your Home: How to Choose the Right Type of Siding for Your Home

9 November 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If the exterior of your home is weather-beaten, and in need of a makeover, it's time to think about your options. If siding isn't on your list of options, it's time to change your list. Siding provides benefits that you might not have thought about. In fact, siding can protect your home from energy loss, water damage, and even wood rot. But, before you invest in new siding for your home, make sure you choose the right material. Read More …

Why You Should Consider Commercial Rolling Shutters For Your Shop

3 November 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you live in a region of the country where strong storms are possible, you may worry about the windows in your shop. Strong wind or flying debris can knock out window glass, and then your shop is at risk of water damage and theft. Rolling shutters could be the solution you need. Here's why they could be a good match for your shop. Rolling Shutters Are Made Of Strong Metal Read More …

About Me
Life and Construction

Tomorrow, as you go through your daily life, try making a list of everything you can thank a construction worker for. Before you even step out your door, you'll probably have to list several contractors who worked on your home, from the painters to the drywall hangers. Then, you'll drive down the road, noting the work of the road construction companies. By the end of the day, your list will be pretty long. We know — because we've done this experiment ourselves. It is actually what inspired us to write this blog about construction work. With so many contractors to thank, we figured we could share a bit about their work while we're at it.