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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?


Increasing Your Home’s Value With An Accessory Dwelling Unit

Home renovations are a good investment. Not only can they make your home fit any changing needs, but they may add value to your home. Renovating your home to have an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) may be a good investment. Location And Type Your first consideration will be the location of the ADU. The options are generally detached versus attached, with several types of attached ADUs. A detached ADU will give you the most flexibility and can be preferred in many situations since you will have more options regarding where the dwelling is located on the property and its relation to the main home. Read More 

How To Find The Right Float Switch For Your Sump Pump

A sump pump's purpose is to ensure that your basement doesn't fill with water and become damaged. One necessary component of a sump pump is the float switch, a small device attached to the pump that detects water levels in the sump pit. The rising water level lifts the float switch, triggering the pump to turn on and remove the excess water. Once the water level drops, the float switch drops, turning off the pump. Read More 

The Pros And Cons Of Different Roofing Materials: Which Is Right For You?

Roofs are one of the most important components when it comes to keeping the rest of your house safe. Not only does it protect you from the elements, but it also contributes to the overall aesthetic of your property. When it comes to picking out the best roofing material, there are many factors to consider. From cost and durability to energy efficiency and environmental impact, the options can be overwhelming. This article will take a closer look at the pros and cons of three popular and different roofing materials, so you can make an informed decision about what is right for you. Read More 

2 Benefits Of Having An Exterior Drain Tile System Installed Around Your Home’s Foundation

If your basement seems to flood every time it rains, you may be looking at ways to keep the water out. Since having your foundation repaired may be out of your budget at the moment, you may be looking at alternative methods that will deal with the water as it comes in, such as a French drain or a sump pump. However, you may want to consider diverting the water away before it ever comes into your basement with an exterior drain tile system. Read More 

What Are The Signs You Need Residential Foundation Repair Services?

Your home's foundation is one of the most important parts of its structure. It supports the weight of your house and keeps it stable and level. However, over time, your foundation may develop problems that can compromise its integrity and cause damage to your home. That's why it's crucial to recognize the signs of foundation damage and seek professional help as soon as possible. Here are three common signs that indicate you need residential foundation repair services: Read More