The Pros And Cons Of Built-Up Roofing For Commercial Buildings

21 December 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you own a commercial building that is in need of a new roof, you may be looking at many roofing types. Unlike residential houses, the roofs on most commercial buildings are flat, and as such, use different materials. Learning about the pros and cons of different commercial roofing materials will help you select the one that makes the most sense for your building. Here are some of the pros and cons of using built-up roofing for commercial buildings. Read More 

4 Electrical Upgrades That Will Save You Money

9 December 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

When it comes to making improvements to your home, there are plenty of cosmetic issues that might immediately spring to your mind: redesigning your living room or bedrooms, reupholstering furniture, or repainting your house. However, there are plenty of upgrades that are a bit more substantive in nature and plenty that can wind up saving you money in the long run. Electrical upgrades are one such upgrade that can ultimately put cash back into your pocket. Read More 

Buying New Windows? The 2 Most Important Factors To Look For

13 November 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

When the time comes to replace your old windows, you may have no idea how to choose the right windows to replace them with. There are many window manufacturers and types of windows to choose from, but understanding window ratings can help you select the best type for your needs. The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is the organization responsible for placing ratings on all windows, and they use a variety of different ratings to measure the strength of a window. Read More 

Vinyl Siding: 3 Spotty, Streaky Problems & What To Do About Them

22 October 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

In a perfect world, the vinyl siding on your home would always be free of spots. However, since the world is not perfect, vinyl siding can have green, brown, and/or white spots. It's important to understand where the spots come from. That way, you can effectively remove them and prevent them from returning again, hopefully. Here are 3 common discolorations on siding, why they happen, what you can do to remove them, and how you can prevent the problems from recurring. Read More 

Thinking About Installing An Inground Pool? How That Could Affect Your Basement & What To Do About It

8 October 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you are planning to install an inground pool in your backyard, it's a good idea to make sure your basement is protected. The excavation for the inground pool, as well as the pool itself, can cause water problems in your basement, which can damage your home's foundation. Here's what you need to know about groundwater, the displacement of it in various types of soil, and what you can do to protect your basement so you can enjoy your lovely pool. Read More