Life and Construction

Are Copper Gutters Right For Your Home? Helpful Information For Curious Homeowners

20 April 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Whether you are installing gutters for the first time or interested in replacing an existing gutter system, it can be helpful to compare the various materials and styles currently available. In addition to the most common guttering options, like vinyl or aluminum, homeowners may also want to consider a higher-quality material, like copper.  Homeowners who are unfamiliar with many of the potential benefits offered by copper gutters can use the following information to help them make the best decision for their upcoming gutter installation project. Read More …

Equip Your Dock With Storage, Safety, And Sun Protection

28 March 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

A racking system, a bumper set, and a canopy are three supplies that will equip your dock with storage, safety, and sun protection. Consult with your building contractor about these items and some placement strategies that will be beneficial. A Racking System A racking system can be installed alongside a dock or directly upon it. A metal or wooden frame that contains one or more security shelves can be used to hold oars, canoes, life jackets, and other essentials that you need while boating or swimming. Read More …

Smart Upgrades To Use For Your Bathroom Renovation

17 March 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Bathroom renovations generally refer to upgrading everything from the flooring to the shower and sinks. A popular way to upgrade a bathroom during renovations is to now add smart options that bring an extra level of comfort to the room. If you have not considered the smart options that can be added to your bathroom during your renovation, here are a few to consider and the benefits of each one. Read More …

Why You Should Make Sure Your Basement Is Waterproof If It Isn’t Already

10 February 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Many people think of their basement as kind of an impenetrable room that is protected from the elements above. While it may be true that environmental issues like wind, extreme sunshine, and heat rarely affect the material in your basement, it is not true that your basement is impervious to any kind of decay. Water is a major issue when it comes to your basement, and if you are not careful, it could threaten the very foundations of your home. Read More …

Can Carpenter Bees Really Damage Your Home’s Exterior?

13 January 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Each spring brings out plenty of flying insects, among them a large type of bee known as a carpenter bee. While their name may suggest helpful construction work, they're actually known for boring holes into the wood on the exterior of your home instead. It can be quite shocking to see multiple large diameter holes bored into the wood of a fascia board, stair railing, or the trim around your front door. 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.

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