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This is not just another building blog. No, we want it to be one of the best building blogs you ever read. We post articles all about the construction industry, and about the work that contractors do. Now, you may wonder why you'd want to read about construction and contractors if you don't work in this industry yourself. But here's the thing: you live in a house. You drive on roads. So, you make use of the structures that contractors build as a part of your daily life. We think that makes construction worth knowing about and reading about, don't you?


Everything You Need To Know About Stucco Repair Services

While stucco has been used on the exterior of buildings for centuries, not everyone is familiar with it. Here's what you need to know about stucco homes and stucco repair. What is stucco? Stucco is a type of plaster that is applied to the exterior of a home in order to give it a smooth, finished appearance. It is made from a mixture of cement, sand, and water, and can be applied to both new and existing construction. Read More 

Sewer Cleaning Equipment

Drain cleaning equipment, hydro jetting tools, and camera equipment are often used consecutively when unclogging lines that run to a city sewer system. Sewer cleaning is a common process that will involve assessing equipment and delegating an efficient cleaning or inspection process. Manual Augers And Snakes Manual augers and snakes can be used to unclog plumbing that is attached to the main drain line or a secondary drain line. A manual auger is often used to pull waste up and out of plumbing. Read More 

How to Work with a Takeoff and Estimating Service

An important part of estimating lumber framing is performing a count of the framing lumber. This is referred to as a lumber takeoff. You will need to find the number of studs needed for the wall frame, and there are several things that you will need to estimate. A multifamily lumber takeoff service can perform this estimate for you. How to Calculate the Framing Takeoff The multifamily lumber takeoff service will create a sketch that determines the length and height of the wall and also determines the size of the door and window openings. Read More 

Don’t Let These Common Myths About Vinyl Siding Prevent You From Enjoying The Benefits It Offers

One of the most challenging decisions you have to make when upgrading your house is the materials to use. Choosing the ideal material for your siding can be especially difficult since that is one of the areas people see when visiting your home. Vinyl siding is a perfect material that has stood the test of time and can be suitable for your home. However, certain misconceptions about vinyl siding may make you think twice about using it in your home. Read More 

Why You Should Hire A Construction Stormwater Compliance Contractor

Stormwater is rainwater moving across different surfaces and consists of pollutants such as chemicals from lawns and gardens, oil and grease from driveways, and sediments from exposed soil. The stormwater then gets into creeks, rivers, or other primary drinking water supplies through stormwater pipes. Stormwater inspection occurs during construction to ensure the project is compliant with the environmental agencies. Below are common problems found during a stormwater compliance inspection. 1. Un-protected Inlets Read More