Recent Blog Posts

  • Exterior Colors to Help Make Your House Stand Out

    July 1, 2015
    We all want our homes to stand out. It’s not so difficult in a rural setting, but in a suburban setting where there are rows of homes, a little individuality goes a long way.
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  • Business Management Tips for Contractors

    June 15, 2015
    For many contractors, the work doesn’t stop when the tools are put away. They are, after all not just building a deck or installing cabinets, they are also running a business.
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  • Best Flooring Options for Pet Owners

    June 1, 2015
    At some point in our lives, most of us have been pet owners. In fact, according to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), nearly 60% of Americans currently own a pet.
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  • How to Build Brick and Stone Pathways

    May 15, 2015
    If you’ve decided that you’d like to lay a brick or stone pathway outside of your home, the procedure for either is very similar. When deciding on what type of material to use, consider your home’s architecture first.
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  • General Woodworking Knowledge

    May 1, 2015
    Woodworking encompasses an incredibly wide spectrum. This includes anything from making knickknacks and birdhouses, to building heirloom furniture and ornate mouldings. The one thing that is a constant across all of it is a basic knowledge of the materials.
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  • Spring Fix-Ups: Creative Ways to light Your Patio

    April 15, 2015
    As the temperatures rise, your living space can finally extend to the outdoors once again.
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  • Contractor’s Project Management Roles & Responsibilities

    April 1, 2015
    Project management roles and responsibilities for contractors are both many and varied. The specific roles depend on the size of the construction company.
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  • Design Trends in Bathroom Tile

    March 15, 2015
    When taking into account the long-lasting durability that tile can bring to the bathroom, it makes sense that the choices of color and design should be as timeless as possible. In doing so, professionally installed, quality tile can withstand a number of subsequent minor bathroom makeovers.
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  • Fixing the Garage Door Yourself

    March 1, 2015
    The tools required for fixing a garage door are usually those that the average homeowner already possesses. Basically, if you have a screwdriver (phillips and flathead), pliers, adjustable wrench, and a couple of C-clamps, you should be all set.
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  • The Latest Tech Innovations for Contractors

    February 1, 2015
    Who doesn’t like the latest gadgets to help make the job go a little easier?   The old adage that “necessity is the mother of invention” holds true here. Recently, NASA used a Zero G 3-D printer to make a fully functioning ratchet ---in space.
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