How I Came to Love Construction

  • How To Get Your Asphalt-Shingled Roof Ready For Winter's Harsh Weather

    6 November 2017

    To continue protecting your home's interior and you and your family through winter, your roof should be inspected and maintained before winter arrives. Winter can bring with it freezing rain, ice buildup, and snow upon your rooftop. Here are some tips to help you ready your roof and its drainage system to ensure it remains a protective barrier to your home's interior. Repair Shingle Damage One of the first things you should inspect on your roof is the condition of its asphalt shingles.

  • 3 Options For Energy Efficient Water Heaters For Your Family Needs

    5 October 2017

    There are many different options for an energy saving water heater to have installed in your home. The size of your family and the hot water consumption in your home will affect the type of system you want. If you have high water demand in the evenings, then a tankless water heater may be right for your home. For homes with plumbing fixtures that use more hot water, you may want to consider other alternatives like solar water heaters or heat pump systems with larger storage tanks.

  • Do You Own A Jacuzzi? Common Problems It May Have So You Can Prevent Them

    7 September 2017

    If you have a jacuzzi in your home there are many problems it could have, especially if it is older. To help you out, below are some of these problems so you can get them taken care of and prevent them from happening again in the future.   Water Chemistry One of the main problems you will find with jacuzzies is with the water chemistry. If you are having problems with algae growing on top of the water or mold growing on the sides of the jacuzzi the water chemistry is not correct.

  • 3 Ways To Keep Your Chimney In Good Condition

    17 July 2017

    A fireplace can often be a fantastic feature for any home, but the chimney must be maintained properly in order to allow you to utilize the fireplace safely, and to keep the whole system in the best possible shape. Listed below are three ways to keep your chimney in good condition. Utilize A Chimney Cleaning Log One of the easiest ways to keep your chimney in good condition is to remove the creosote that builds up inside your chimney.

  • 3 Reasons To Consider A Frameless Shower Door

    17 July 2017

    One of the most popular options out there when it comes to building a new shower enclosure is a frameless shower door enclosure, mostly due to the aesthetic value that this door can provide. Listed below are three reasons to consider a frameless shower door when remodeling your shower or bathroom. Has A Cleaner Appearance One of the biggest reasons to consider a frameless shower door is if you want something that has a very clean appearance.

  • Questions To Ask Before Having A Personal Spa Constructed

    18 January 2017

    When you're eager to have a personal spa constructed on your property, you want to have it done right away. However, it's wise to have the following questions answered so that you're sure that you have the spa that you want and the job is done in a way that you're satisfied with. Should I Get a Portable Spa or an In-ground Spa? The first decision you're probably going to make is whether to have a portable spa or one that sits in-ground.

  • No Grass No Problem: Get Artificial Turf For Your Dog

    10 January 2017

    If you live in an area that where you can't get grass to grow, and are tired of your dog coming in muddy or filthy dirty, don't worry. You can have artificial turf installed so your dog has a nice clean and safe area to play in, and your backyard will look beautiful. Artificial turf is a great option, as you don't have to do much to maintain it, it's easy to keep clean (simply spray it down with a garden hose), and it's safe for your pets.

  • Foundation Cracks Can Mean Big Trouble – Be Safe, Hire A Structural Expert

    20 December 2016

    If you have noticed any cracks in your foundation, it would be good advice to consult with a knowledgeable professional. Covering cracks or gaps in your foundation block may conveniently hide them, but it will not address the underlying problem. Cracks can be indicative of a serious foundation problem, so unless you are an expert, it is probably a good time to call one. Obtaining a structural foundation report from a certified structural engineer is the best way to guarantee that you fix the cause, not just put a cover over it.

  • Tips For Saving Money When Looking For Building Materials

    6 December 2016

    Whether you will be working on a big or small project in the near future, you may want to consider saving as much money as you can on the cost of the building materials. Do not make the mistake of assuming that you have no choice but to spend a lot of money. You can use the following tips to avoid spending too much. Look For People Selling Leftover Materials

  • 3 Things You Need To Know About Your Rotary Screw Compressor & Winter Weather

    25 October 2016

    If your business sues a rotary screw compressor, there are a few issues that you need to be aware of and vigilant about during the winter time even if your machine is located inside.  Cold weather can affect how your rotary screw compressor works and functions.  #1 High-Air Temperature Switch May Be Triggered More Frequently In The Winter All rotary screw compressors have high-air temperature switches built into them that are designed to turn off your compressor if the temperature of the air inside of the compressor reachers a specific temperature, which is usually quite high.