3 Common Problems With Elevators

Construction & Contractors Blog

Having an elevator installed in your commercial building will make it easier for employees and customers to access the upper levels of your business. While elevators can serve a valuable purpose, these machines can become a source of stress when they begin to malfunction. An elevator that isn't working properly can become a serious safety hazard, so it's essential that you are able to recognize the signs that point to potential problems with performance.

19 October 2017

Three Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Swimming Pool Contractor

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you are looking to have an in ground swimming pool installed in your backyard, it is important to find the right swimming pool contractor for the job. This helps to ensure that the job is done correctly and timely. However, since installing a pool is not something people do repeatedly, you may be unsure as to which questions you should ask. There are many questions to ask when hiring a pool contractor, including what they charge, if they have a license and what certifications and education they have.

19 September 2017

A Few Reasons To Install A Sprinkler System

Construction & Contractors Blog

It sure is nice to walk outside to a perfectly landscaped lawn, but maintaining a lawn can be very difficult. You need to have the right amount of fertilizer, aeration, sunlight, and water. The latter can be difficult to achieve, especially if you are watering your lawn with a hose and a sprinkler head. The very best way that you can water your lawn is by utilizing a sprinkler system. There are many reasons that a sprinkler system installation can be a huge asset to your home and your lawn.

24 August 2017

3 Advantages Of Using Prefabricated Trusses In Your DIY Building Project

Construction & Contractors Blog

From constructing your own garage to adding on a room to your home, there is so much easy-to-access information online that more and more homeowners are taking the DIY route when they need to build something on their property. While this is absolutely doable for many people, there will always be one big question you will be faced with during the project:do you build your own trusses or buy them prefabricated?

7 August 2017

Dealing With A Septic Back Up In Your Restaurant

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you own a restaurant, and one of your patrons alerts you of water backing out of one of the drainage holes in the floor of one of your establishment's basement restrooms, taking immediate steps in eradicating this from continuing will be of the utmost concern. Since sewage water is hazardous to those who come into contact with it, your restrooms will need to be shut down until the problem is fixed.

17 July 2017

Choosing Sprinklers For A Well Pump

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you have a well pump, then choosing sprinklers is not quite as straightforward as it otherwise would be. If you choose the wrong sprinklers, it will put unnecessary wear and tear on your pump, which can then burn it up. On the other hand, as long as you know what to look for, you should be able to choose sprinklers and design a sprinkler system that will work with your pump.

29 December 2016

Safety Tips For Removing An Interior Wall In Your Home's Kitchen

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you have decided to demolish an interior wall in your home to open up your kitchen to the rest of the house, then it is important that you take certain steps to ensure that your project is safe and does not cause permanent structural damage to your home. To this end, here are some time-tested contractor tips to help you safely remove one of your home's interior walls and open up your kitchen to your home's living room: 

6 December 2016