In the construction business, there is a lot of planning and preparation done before the first piece of equipment ever gets delivered to the work site. Part of that process is applying for the appropriate building permits. As the owner of a construction business, you could spend a lot of time on filing for and obtaining these permits that will allow you to move forward with a planned project. Unfortunately, it is quite common for the applications for building permits to be delayed, which in turns slows down your work plans.
30 October 2017
Chimneys are designed to draw smoke and toxic gases out of your home and dispel them safely into the surrounding environment. If your chimney falls into disrepair, your family could face serious health and safety hazards. Caring for your home's chimney is critical when it comes to ensuring fireplaces remain functional architectural elements. Here are three things that you should be doing to ensure your chimney is prepared to perform properly throughout the coming winter.
25 September 2017
Cleaning your vinyl siding can be a good way to make the exterior of your home look great. However, there are certain things that you will want to remember if you want to make the most out of it. These are three things to remember when cleaning your vinyl siding, whether you choose to use a pressure washer or a water hose with a long brush: 1. Look for Potential Repair Issues
1 September 2017
If you live in a mobile home, you have likely noticed that some parts, like doors and windows, are not the same size and dimensions as those of a stick-built home. You may not be able to purchase these supplies in a regular building supply store and need to go to a mobile home supply center. However, there are also differences in mobile home plumbing you also need to know about before contacting a plumber or attempting to do the work yourself.
1 August 2017
If you have a restaurant with limited indoor seating, the only option you have to expand is to take advantage of any outdoor space you have access to. Even adding two or three tables can increase your business potential, especially if you live in an area with nice weather through most of the seasons. Not all outdoor dining areas are created equal. If you are hoping to provide a beautiful and attractive outdoor dining experience for your guests, here are some tips to consider.
7 July 2017
There is a misconception that the refrigerant in an air conditioner must be replaced every so often. The truth is this refrigerant operates in a closed system. So if an HVAC technician tells you it is low and must be topped up, that means you have a leak. Some technicians recommend you completely replace your air conditioner when it springs a leak, but is this really necessary? It depends on a few different factors.
20 June 2017
Deciding to build a new home can be one of the most exciting and rewarding accomplishments of your life, but there are many factors that go into the process which may be intimidating for some builders. If you don't have experience in construction, you might find yourself struggling to keep up with the ins and outs of even the most vital building components. Your home's trusses generally fall into this category.
5 June 2017