What Makes Logs Ideal Construction Material?

26 August 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Logs are one of the materials you can choose for constructing your home. Log homes are built with interlocking logs at the corners and laid upon one another with spaces filled with materials such as moss, mortar, and plaster. This piece is an overview of the benefits of building a log home. Energy Efficiency Saving on energy bills is a crucial consideration when building a house. Building with log materials ensures energy efficiency because they have poor heat conduction properties. Read More …

Why Asphalt Parking Lots Are The Best Option For Most Businesses

11 August 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are building a new retail storefront or perhaps some offices then you will need to factor in the number of parking spaces you need in the overall layout of your new company. Quite a significant portion of workers in America drive to and from their jobs, especially in cities with very few public transit options. What you will have to decide is not whether or not to build a parking lot construction, but whether it should be asphalt or concrete. Read More …

Easements: Should You Survey Property Before You Buy It?

29 July 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you plan to purchase a home that sits on a large parcel of land soon, you may do a title search on the property before you complete the transaction. If the title search uncovers easements on the property, you may wonder if it's a good idea to purchase the home. A land title survey can help you learn more about the home's easements. Learn more about easements and how a land title survey can help you below. Read More …

Residential Water Damage Remodeling Plans

30 June 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you ever experience the misfortune of dealing with residential water damage, you will have the daunting task of deciding how to go about remodeling your home. A project manager can help you select construction materials. They will coordinate each remodeling stage that a licensed contractor will be overseeing. The Level Of Damage The level of damage that your home underwent may influence what materials you use for the remodeling project. Read More …

One More Reason To Add A Gutter Screen: Birds

30 June 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Keeping your roof gutter free of debris is hard enough when all you're dealing with is errant leaves and uncooperative wind. Add in birds and their nests, and you have a whole new chapter of trouble to get through. That is, unless you add a gutter screen. You can't stop birds from deciding to set up a nest on your roof or gutter, but you can prevent them from building it actually in the gutter and creating a blockage. 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.