Are You On The Committee To Have Your New Library Built?

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you are already an active board member of your library, perhaps you already knew that you'd be on the committee that would design the new library and then have it constructed. Or, it might be that you haven't been affiliated with your public library in the past. You might have the reputation of being a go-getter who knows how to formulate a plan and then make it happen. Whatever the situation, if you are on the committee to have your new library built, hopefully you feel that is an honor.

30 June 2019

3 Reasons To Consider Using Copper Pipes For Your Plumbing

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If you are getting ready to do some renovation work on your house, your plan may include having work done on your plumbing. If you are going to have work done on your plumbing, you may be adding new pipes or upgrading your existing plumbing system. One thing you might consider doing when it comes to your plumbing system is to use copper piping. There are a lot of reasons to consider using copper pipes for your plumbing.

22 May 2019

3 Signs You Should Invest In Commercial Real Estate Vs. Residential Real Estate

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If you're already a real estate investor or if you are thinking about investing in real estate for the first time, then you may only be looking at residential properties. It's true that investing in residential real estate can be a good idea, but it's not the only option. For many investors, investing in commercial real estate can be a good idea. A few signs that you may want to invest in commercial buildings instead of residential properties have been listed here.

8 April 2019

3 Reasons To Consider A Shower Niche

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A shower niche is an area within your shower or tub area that allows you to place shelving or a little nook right into the nearby wall. A shower niche is usually considered a premium feature, but it can offer a number of practical uses besides just adding value to your home. Here are just some of the reasons why you might want to consider building a shower niche in your bathroom.

22 February 2019

Putting a Stop to Condensation on Your Home Plumbing System

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Do you have plumbing that sweats throughout the summer? Does your pressure tank form so much condensation that it drips all over the floor and puddles around it? Here, you'll find a few tips to help you reduce the condensation that forms and drips from the plumbing throughout your home. The Pressure Tank The pressure tank is filled with cold water, so when the warm air from your home meets the metal casing, condensation forms.

7 January 2019

4 Tips To Help Control Demolition Messes When Doing Major Renovations And Remodeling

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When doing major renovations and remodeling, demolition is often needed before work can be completed. Often, demolition work can cause hazards and big messes that must be cleaned up. Keeping demolition messes under control from the start will help ensure you do not have problems cleaning up a mess. Here are some tips to help you stay on top of demolition messes when doing major renovation and remodeling projects. 1. Installing Barrier Systems to Control Dust and Do Demolition in Phases

28 November 2018

Home Upgrades To Consider For Senior Family Members

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There are times when you may need to have a senior age family member move into your home. This is usually due to a health issue and you would prefer the family member to receive home health rather than move to a senior living facility. If you are having a senior age family member move into your home, you may want to hire home builders to help with some upgrades. Here are three of the upgrades you can have done to your home to make your family members stay more comfortable and safe.

15 October 2018

Creating Your Dream "Shabin"? Insulation Tips For Year-Round Comfort

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A new variation seen in the movement toward tiny homes is lovingly referred to by some as a "shabin" home. Technically, a shabin starts with the purchase of a portable shed, often designed and constructed to look like a rustic cabin. These portable sheds typically are purchased with fully finished exteriors of either wood or metal, with mostly uncompleted interiors that can be customized and finished to create a home in the style the owner prefers.

4 September 2018

3 Practical Tips For The Design Of Your New Patio

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Enjoying time outdoors is something that many people look forward to. If you have a nicely landscaped yard, you probably want to make better use of your outdoor living area. The addition of a patio to your property can provide you with the dedicated space needed to relax in your yard or host friends for a backyard barbecue. Designing the perfect patio doesn't have to be difficult. It just requires that you invest some time and effort into the planning and design process.

22 July 2018

Does Your Flood Elevation Ever Change?

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Base flood elevation is the level that flood waters are expected to reach in case of a flood. Knowing your flood elevation will enable you to protect your home against flooding. It will also keep you from finding yourself on the wrong side of the law.   You may already know your area's flood elevation but are now wondering whether this can change. Here are some circumstances than can cause your flood elevation to change.

6 June 2018