Can I Refinish My Wood Floor?

21 September 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Hardwood floors offer natural strength and durability, making them a solid choice for homeowners who prefer low-maintenance materials. Despite wood's strength, however, it can develop scratches, dents and worn spots after years of frequent use and abuse. Refinishing -- a process where the floor is sanded and recoated -- can eliminate these signs of wear and restore a floor to its former glory, but when it comes to refinishing, not all floors are created equal. Read More 

Tips For Frugally Remodeling The Bathroom In Your 1970’s Era Ranch Home

4 September 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If your 1970's era ranch home is in desperate need of a bathroom remodel, then you will be happy to learn that there are many things you can do to improve the look of the space without the high costs of a complete bathroom remodeling job. Follow these tips to remodel your home's bathroom like a professional: Remove All Wallpaper Nothing makes a bathroom look more dated than wallpaper. Not only does wallpaper create a dated feel, but it is also one of the most personal types of wall coverings. Read More 

How Building Factors Affect The Life Of Your Asphalt Shingle Roof

25 August 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Many factors influence the longevity of an asphalt shingle roof. Examples include quality of the shingles and the kind of maintenance practices you execute on your roof. However, you should also know that there are building design and construction factors that also determine the length of the life of the shingles. Here are four examples of such factors: Roof Slope Shingles on steep slopes tend to last longer than those on low-pitched roofs. Read More 

Sprinkler Maintenance And Its Effect On A Well Pump

10 August 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

A continued cycle of heating and cooling can be hard on a well pump. Thus, you should inspect your home's plumbing and your sprinkler system for leaks that can drain your pressure tank and cause cycling.  An Overview of Well Pump Operation Your pump does not come on every time you open the faucet, turn on the shower, or run your sprinklers. Instead, your pump forces water into a holding tank, also known as a pressure tank. Read More 

3 Factors To Consider In Custom Tube Bending

4 August 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Whether you're trying to set up a permanent oil and gas pipeline or merely improve a small component of your manufacturing operation, a professional tube bending firm can provide an important service that will lock in the products that you desire. However, before you start dreaming up the exciting possibilities for your job, it's important that you develop a reasonable understanding of the restrictions on that bending. Below, you'll find a guide to some of the factors that govern success in tube bending. Read More