Recent Blog Posts

  • Lumber & Building Material Industry In 2015

    July 1, 2015
    Though the lumber and building material industry had suffered from a weakened demand during the years leading up to 2015 (because of the slowdown of building construction during the economic recession), the first half of 2015 has been part of a rapid rebound.
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  • Adding a New Back Door Entrance

    June 15, 2015
    Almost all homes have at least two entrances: typically, the main entrance (front door) and a backdoor. Multiple entrances and exits are important for both convenience and safety. In some instances, it may be necessary to install a new backdoor entrance.
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  • Importance of Jobsite Meetings

    June 1, 2015
    In the construction business, it stands to reason that productivity is the key to success. So, what is the key to productivity, might you ask? A good place to start is communication.
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  • Creating a Better Team Will Create a More Efficient Job

    May 15, 2015
    Henry Ford was quoted as saying, “coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. ” In the construction business, a good team could consist of freelancers and independent contractors all tasked to complete the project on time.
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  • How to Clean Your Air Conditioner Condenser Unit

    May 1, 2015
    Maintaining and cleaning your air-conditioner condenser unit on a regular basis is the best way to ensure the unit will remain reliable and efficient throughout its years of service. Luckily, these units are easy to keep clean throughout the year.
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  • Deck Staining and Sealing Tips

    April 15, 2015
    The days are getting warmer, and summer will be here before you know it. If you’ve decided that your deck needs to be stained or sealed, then it’s important to take the time now to do it right so you can enjoy the beautiful, worry free new finish on your deck.
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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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  • Tips for Contactors When Hiring Employees

    March 15, 2015
    If you’re a contractor, then like most business owners, whether large or small, you are often faced with having to hire employees. For small businesses, the need to hire employees is often a good sign, meaning that their business is growing.
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  • Design Layouts for Energy Efficient Homes

    March 1, 2015
    There are a lot more options available today in regards to energy efficient homes. Breakthroughs in energy efficient windows and doors, appliances, and building materials go a long way to making homes more efficient and sustainable.
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  • New OSHA Regulations for Reporting Severe Injuries

    February 15, 2015
    Anyone working within the construction and building materials industry knows that there are inherent risks of the job. We take pride in the work that we do, but know that the heights, tools and tasks required of us also sometimes come with a bit of risk.
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