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Reasons Why Spring Is Ideal for Home Remodeling

March 4, 2022

You are likely similar to many other homeowners in that you are emerging from your winter hibernation with a long list of home improvement and remodeling projects to tackle. Whether your project needs access to windows for proper ventilation or you are working outside, you can expect the weather to be far more friendly in the spring than in the winter. Have you found yourself asking the question, is spring a good time to remodel my house? If so, then the answer is unequivocally yes. Let’s keep reading to learn why spring is the perfect time to complete your house... View Article

Masonry Tips for Your Next DIY Project

February 18, 2022

Planning a new masonry project for you and your family? Masonry projects can be a lot of fun, though it’s important to know what you’re doing. Mistakes during a masonry project could result in injury or property damage. Before you start building that outdoor garden or brick retaining wall, check out the masonry tips provided below. We cover everything you need to know, including how to lay brick, apply grout and much more. Gather the right supplies You don’t want to get started on a project only to realize you don’t have the right supplies. This could cause a major... View Article

Key Signs of a Bad Foundation

February 4, 2022

The foundation is one of the most essential parts of your home. A good foundation not only supports your home but also provides insulation and moisture resistance. That’s why it’s important to check for foundation problems before moving into a new home. Over time, even the strongest foundations can experience damage, resulting in the need for a home foundation repair. If you notice any of the key signs of a bad foundation mentioned below, be sure to contact a foundation repair expert right away: Exterior brick wall cracks: Brick homes with a bad foundation may develop stair-like cracks along the... View Article

The Importance of Hiring a Licensed Contractor for Your Concrete

January 12, 2022

Any time you hire a contractor to take on any kind of work at your home (including concrete work), it is important to make sure they are licensed for the kind of work they will be performing. While it can be tempting to try to do the work yourself to save quite a bit of money up front, there are many more reasons why relying on professionals is the better way to go if you care about quality, long-lasting work. Here are just a few examples of some of the biggest benefits associated with working with licensed contractors: Experience and... View Article

What Should You Know About Pouring Concrete in Cold Weather?

December 29, 2021

Most concrete work is done between April and October, and there’s a reason for this—concrete doesn’t exactly enjoy cold weather. Cold weather for the purposes of concrete installation is any time the air temperature falls below 40°F. Low temperatures can result in challenges with concrete curing, as well as lead to potential cracking or strength issues. If you’re set on pouring concrete in cold weather, the good news is there are still ways you can complete the job with reliable, high-quality results—it just takes some additional precautions. Here are a few examples of some of the steps you must take... View Article

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