A Plat In Mind: Who Can Survey It For You, And Who Can't

Construction & Contractors Blog

Seeing a plat of land and falling madly for it is a common thing when you are looking for specific features in your landscape. Depending on what you intend to use that plat for, you can get different types of survey services for it. Here is a road map of who can and cannot survey land for you based on your intended involvement with a particular plat. Surveyors-in-Training Student surveyors offer their services in exchange for surveying experience.

30 September 2019

Insight And Tips To Help You Prepare Your Home For Sale

Construction & Contractors Blog

Selling your home can be a big task and an bring on extra stress. But when you have a clear plan of what you need to do to help your home sell more easily and quickly, it makes the process less stressful and more manageable.  The outside and exterior of your yard and home are the main contributing factors of a buyer's first impression of your property. And you should improve it to put it into the best condition so you can impress anyone who sees your property in their home search process.

18 August 2019

Correcting Your Notions About Tankless Water Heater

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The supply of hot water is a major factor in determining your overall comfort in your home. However, it can be difficult for homes with large families to effectively meet their hot water needs if they fail to upgrade their water heater. Myth: A Tankless Water Heater Will Require Intensive Maintenance While tankless water heaters can be among the most effective solutions for providing a large family with a steady supply of hot water, it may not be an option that a homeowner seriously considers if they assume that it will require intensive maintenance to keep it functional.

6 July 2019

Four Problems You May Encounter When Digging Your Basement

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When you're building a new custom home, when the day comes to finally break ground and start on the basement, it is incredibly exciting. It's important that you understand the potential problems the excavator may need to contend with and how they could affect your budget, however. Here is what you need to know. Poor Site Clearing Homeowners often opt to clear the site for excavation themselves as it can save a bit on the final bill.

28 May 2019

Where To Install A Septic System On Your Property

Construction & Contractors Blog

You know that you want to build a septic tank on your property, the problem is — you don't know where to build it. Contrary to the belief of some, selecting the right space for your septic tank requires more than merely finding a wide-open expanse of land to accommodate the system. The process is a lot more involved. Before you embark on the construction process, learn about some of the factors that typically come into play when selecting a site for a septic system installation.

19 April 2019

What To Look For In A Log Home Contractor

Construction & Contractors Blog

A log home is a luxurious, classic style of home build that can make your dream of home ownership much more enjoyable. With several styles of log houses to consider, such as classic rounded linked log designs or more modern and contemporary styles — and even log homes that feature some standard home construction features like stucco and siding — you can have a hard time deciding just what type of log home you want to create.

27 February 2019

Make Your Bathroom More Intelligent With Smart Plumbing Options

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Smart technology is available in just about every direction you look. However, when the average homeowner makes smart updates to their home, the bathroom is one room that is often overlooked. All sorts of modern technology are available that can make your time spent in the room more relaxing, make your fixtures more functional, and even help you save on your water consumption costs. LED Temperature Sensors LED temperature sensors offer a great way to keep your family safe from scalding water and give you a greater sense of temperature control.

15 January 2019

3 Important Tips To Consider When Purchasing A Custom Mirror For The Bathroom

Construction & Contractors Blog

Bathroom mirrors play a vital role in your household: they help you see yourself when getting ready for the day. They also play an important aesthetic role for your home's interior. If you're looking to purchase custom mirrors for your home, these tips can help you make the right choice.  1. Take Measurements Before you start ordering a custom bathroom mirror, you first need to know what size it needs to be.

4 December 2018

Get More Out Of Your Plumbing Career By Joining A Union

Construction & Contractors Blog

Workers' unions exist to help leverage the bargaining power of employees. Unions that cater to the needs of tradesmen in the construction industry have been around for awhile. Plumbers can benefit from membership in a plumber's union, especially if they are just starting their career. Learn more about the advantages you will enjoy when you start your plumbing career off with membership in a reputable union. Continuing Education Once you have completed your schooling and passed your basic plumbing exam, you might think that your days of sitting in a classroom have come to an end.

23 October 2018

Different Ways To Conserve Energy With Your Industrial Boiler

Construction & Contractors Blog

The industrial boiler that is used within your company is probably both one of the most important and one of the most energy-hogging pieces of equipment in the entire building. Stopping using your industrial boiler isn't an option, but there are options that will help you reduce energy use. Replace It With a More Efficient Model Industrial boilers that are old can often still be repaired so that they can still be used for many years.

9 September 2018