Recent Blog Posts

  • Tips to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home

    December 1, 2015
    Many think air pollution is just an outdoor issue. The truth is, indoor air quality is just as important. Perhaps even more so, when you consider the amount of time spent indoors.
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  • Guide to Paint Finishes

    November 15, 2015
    Whether you own your home or rent, chances are you will eventually spend a little time with the paintbrush and roller. One of the first things you need to do before painting is make a decision: what kind of finish do I want? First off, exactly what is a finish?
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  • Basement Finishing Tips

    November 1, 2015
    Generally, the forward thinking concept of building a home in which the owner may someday use the basement as a living space wasn’t widely practiced until the 1950s and 1960s.
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  • How to Choose a Remodeling Contractor

    October 15, 2015
    At first glance, it would seem like the easiest way to find a remodeling contractor would be to just Google them. Of course if you did so, you’ll probably find more than enough candidates to choose from.
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  • Lumber & Building Material Industry In 2015

    October 1, 2015
    Though the lumber and building material industry had suffered from a weakened demand during the years leading up to 2015 (because of the slowdown of building construction during the economic recession), the first half of 2015 has been part of a rapid rebound.
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  • Garage Makeover Projects

    September 15, 2015
    Every garage owner knows the luxury of their extra storage space— at least until it becomes full. They soon learn how quickly that luxury can become a burden. Garage clutter isn’t something that happens overnight.
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  • How to Install a Pre-hung Exterior Door

    September 1, 2015
    Installing a new door to the exterior of your home will add safety, security, comfort and lasting curb appeal. It used to be a job that only the most skilled carpenters could tackle successfully.
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  • Contractor Tips to Improving Productivity in Their Employees

    August 15, 2015
    Improving the productivity of employees in the contractor business can mean a couple different things. From project planning to employee morale, productivity can be affected by many factors. These hold true for large construction companies as well as individually owned local contractors.
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  • Roof Repair vs Roof Replacement: Which do I need?

    August 1, 2015
    Replacing the roof is something that most homeowners dread. The average national cost for tearing off and replacing an old roof in 2014 was nearly $12,000. The good news is that this expense does not come along very often.
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  • The Right Steps to Effective Contractor Safety Management

    July 15, 2015
    For owners of a contracting business, safety management is every bit as important as quality of work and customer satisfaction. In fact, effective contractor safety management can result in an improved return on investment and reputation, which is vital for gaining new business.
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