Recent Blog Posts

  • How to Repair Old Windows

    June 15, 2015
    One of the advantages of having old windows in your house is that for most problems, a simple repair job is all that you need.
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  • How to Use a Concrete Grinder in 4 Easy Steps

    June 1, 2015
    Just like your wood deck or the walls in your living room, the concrete surfaces of your home need to be refinished sometimes. Serving that purpose is the concrete grinder, which can give your concrete surface a new look again.
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  • Business Management Tips for Contractors

    May 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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  • Contractor’s Project Management Roles & Responsibilities

    May 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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  • Job Site Tips: Good Roofing Practices

    April 15, 2015
    Job Site Tips: Good Roofing Practices Build roofs and flashing with a slope of at least 1/4” per foot Provide at least a 4” overlap of flashing to prevent wind-driven rain Provide counterflashing at least 8” above the roofing surface Good roof ventilation protects the underside of the roof Always use the correct size nails Make sure the skylight is designed for the pitch of the roof Always follow manufacturer’s specs
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  • Spring Fix-Ups: Creative Ways to light Your Patio

    April 1, 2015
    As the temperatures rise, your living space can finally extend to the outdoors once again.
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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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  • Snow Removal Safety Tips

    January 15, 2015
    For those who live in the colder climates, snow removal comes with the territory. Unlike mowing the lawn, it’s not the type of job that you can simply get to when it’s most convenient. Often, snow removal is needed at the most un-opportune of times.
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