construction--contractors

2 Questions To Ask When Hiring A Custom Home Builder To Work With

Are you getting ready to hire a custom home builder to help you construct your dream home? Here are a couple of important questions to ask: How Many Revisions are Offered? When it comes time to actually design your custom home, you will likely have a lot of ideas about what to include in the finished design. But some of those ideas may not end up being what you really want once you see the final design. Read More 

Ways To Tell If Your Boiler Needs To Be Repaired Or Replaced

If your heating system uses a boiler, it's important to be able to recognize when this important component needs to be repaired or replaced. Otherwise, you may be using a system that is working inefficiently and failing to keep your home as warm as possible. You can tell if it's time to have the boiler repaired or replaced if:  Replace If It's Over a Decade Old If you've lived in your home for more than a decade and never replaced the boiler, it's likely time to contact a repair service to have it thoroughly evaluated. Read More 

The “Hole” Story: Tips For Hiring An Excavation Company For Your Backyard Project

Are you thinking of installing an in-ground pool, leveling a hill in your yard, or performing some other type of major reconstruction project on your land? Unless you own your own backhoe, one of your first steps will be to hire an excavation service. This sounds simple at the onset, but there are actually some intricacies involved, particularly when you're looking to excavate a residential property. To ensure this first step of your reconstruction project goes well, follow these tips. Read More 

Understanding Common Water Heater Problems

A water heater is an appliance that households rely on throughout the day, every day. Whether for showering, laundering clothing, or washing dishes, hot water is essential. Most people don't spend much time thinking about their hot water heater — it is often hidden away in a basement, closet, or garage. But, when a water heater begins experiencing problems, it can be quite alarming. Luckily, water heaters can typically be repaired if they are showing signs of problems. Read More 

Building A Home And Soil To Soft? Use Chemical Grouting To Harden It Up

If you are building a home and the soil is soft, you need to harden it up. This is because soft soil causes instability, which can cause structure problems in your home. Over time, your foundation will crack, and your home will start to sink. Fortunately, there are ways you can harden the soil before you start building, one of which is chemical grouting. Chemical grouting can also be used to underpin a foundation if you have already built your home on soft soil. Read More