Assembling A Good Team As A General Contractor

As a construction general contractor, getting the job completed comes down to you. Through working with others, you will be directly responsible for making sure that a project remains on budget and getting the job done on time. It will be you that has to communicate with the client and provide updates one each part of the job as necessary. The two major aspects of this job that you need in order to be successful are to be organized and make sure that you assemble a team that can get things done. [Read More]

3 Steps To Ensure Your Home Is Protected From Flooding With Better Drainage

Drainage around your home can become a serious problem when it rains. Watershed that is directed towards the foundation can lead to flooding and water damage in your home. To prevent these problems, you may want to consider some improvements to the drainage and grading around your home. This can be done with simple solutions like drainage pipes for gutters and keeping drainage canals clean. Other improvements may also be needed if your home is prone to flooding. [Read More]

Tips for Adding Attic Insulation to Your Home

If you're tired of shivering in your home when the weather turns cold, it's probably time to install new insulation into your attic and walls. While you'll probably need to hire a contractor to blow insulation in your walls, you can install attic insulation yourself if you have basic home improvement skills. Here are a few tips that may help. Choose Your Insulation Material Blankets and blow-in insulation are easy to use if you want to install the insulation yourself. [Read More]

Decks That Hold Up To Snow

Snow is something that is prevalent for many Canadians during the winter season. Many Canadian cities even pick up well over 100 centimeters of snow each year. In a year with greater than average snowfall or after a particularly strong snow storm, many homeowners are concerned about how the snow will affect their homes. While roofs are usually the biggest concern, other areas such as decks are also important. Building decks that can stand up to the snow is important in areas that receive their fair share of this type of weather. [Read More]