Your Ally In Construction

Basement Waterproofing: Coastal Flooding

If you live in a coastal flood zone, it's important to take extra steps to prepare for Mother Nature's most temperamental mood changes. With home insurance on the rise, basement waterproofing can help prepare your home for flood conditions and be a requirement to secure home insurance. Here are some basement waterproofing steps to take when you live in a coastal flood zone. Pumping and Waterproofing Basement waterproofing is an important consideration for any home, but it's especially important for those located in coastal flood zones. Read More 

4 Signs That It’s Time For A New Roof

If you're a homeowner, you know that an intact roof is essential to the safety and security of your home. But how do you know when it's time to replace your roof? Below are four signs that will tell you immediately if you need a new roof.  Curling Shingles One of the most obvious signs that your roof needs replacing is if the shingles are curling up at the edges or becoming brittle. Read More 

Home Site Clearing: Building A Home In The Mountains

For many people, building a home in the mountains is a life-long goal. However, one of the first steps you will probably need to take is to clear the home site.  Here are some home site-clearing steps to take when constructing the mountain home of your dreams. Setting Boundaries and Permitting Before you can complete the home site clearing process, you'll need to make sure you establish the boundaries of your property and obtain the necessary permits for starting construction. Read More 

Constructing A New Parking Lot For Your Business

During the process of designing your business's new parking lot, there are several different safety features that you might want to include. By adding these features to the parking lot, it may be possible to create a space that will be significantly safer for your business's visitors.  Ample Lighting A parking lot can be a very large area, and this could lead to it being extremely dark during the overnight hours. Read More 

Why Insulation Matters Even In Warm Weather

When people think about insulation, they often focus on its ability to ward off the cold and keep the inside of a home warm. However, insulation contractors will tell you there are numerous benefits in warm weather and climates, too. Customers should understand the value of insulation in warm conditions so here are five of the biggest reasons to think about it. Reduced Cooling Costs Just as quality materials can keep the heat inside a warm house on a cold day, the reverse is also true. Read More 

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Your Ally In Construction

Having construction work done on your home or property is not always easy. Even though someone else is doing the labor, you have a lot of decisions to make. The more you know about construction work and contractors, the easier time you'll have making those decisions. You may still want to do a little research, but it can be a quick read instead of a deep dive. So, how do you become someone who knows a lot about construction work? Well, you can start by reading on this blog. Then, you can venture out and read some other sources. Before long, you'll know more than we do, simplifying the process of hiring a contractor.