3 Things To Know About Roof Trusses

8 October 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When it comes to building a roof, there are a couple of different options, including rafters and trusses. While rafters are the traditional form of roof support, trusses are now more frequently used for various reasons. Building trusses is easier and less expensive than building rafters. Trusses are also more affordable, very strong, and an excellent option for any home. Here are three things that you should know about roof trusses. Read More …

The Water Pump Problems That Could Be Affecting Your Well and Household Plumbing

13 July 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you rely on a well for water in your home, the pump can be the cause of a lot of problems. When there are issues with the water well systems, you want to know how to troubleshoot the problems and repair the pump. The following water pump problems are the issues that could be affecting the well system: Old Casing Not Charging and Causing Pump Problems The casing of your well could be affecting the pump. Read More …

Four Tips For Designing A Functional And Appealing Custom Exterior For Your Home

6 July 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

One key benefit of building a custom home is that it gives you the freedom to play around with various designs and styles. However, this much freedom comes with a few challenges as well. If you don't plan properly, you may end up with a less-than-appealing exterior for your custom house. To avoid this, keep reading for some insightful design tips to help you create a functional yet visually appealing exterior. Read More …

Your Materials Checklist For Building A Log Home

23 June 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Few experiences are as rewarding as constructing a log home. Before you venture out to a log home material supplier to pick up what you need, it's wise to assemble a checklist. Here are 7 items, besides logs, you'll need before you can get started. Sheathing Unless you're shooting for the legit frontier experience, you're going to want to have several vapor barriers installed. The first layer should be sheathing that goes underneath the flooring, especially if you're planning to build a log home with a foundation and basement. Read More …

3 Signs Your Boiler Needs Professional Repair Service

9 June 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

With a piece of equipment as complex as a boiler, it can be challenging to tell when the boiler in your basement needs to be professionally serviced. Luckily, your boiler is designed to give you some obvious signs that something is amiss and that professional repair is warranted. Sign #1: Standing Water Your boiler may use water in its operations, but that water should never make its way outside of your boiler. Read More …

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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.