Construct This: A Contractor's Blog

Construct This: A Contractor's Blog

  • Easy Water Well System Maintenance Tips

    If you're careful about how you take care of your well water system, then it won't give you nearly as many complications over the years. Instead, its parts and performance will be controlled properly. Here are some easy maintenance tips you can perform on water well systems.  Invest in a Quality Well Cap  Probably the easiest way to prevent your water well system from getting contaminated is to install a high-quality well cap over it from the very beginning.

  • How To Establish A Budget Before Hiring A Builder

    When planning for a build, it's important to establish a budget. Even if you have significant amounts of money to spend, builders and contractors prefer to have some guidance regarding where a project is going. The budget serves that role, and here are 5 ways you can establish it before getting started. Confirm the Available Financing You should speak with a loan officer from your preferred bank or credit union. They can tell you how much financing you'll have available.

  • Tips To Ensure Your Home Has A Working Sump Pump This Winter

    When you deal with water and moisture seeping into your basement and under your home's foundation, it can cause some serious issues and damage inside your home. But with a sump pump in your basement, it will continuously eliminate any water that may trickle in to keep your basement dry and protected. But be sure you keep up the maintenance and care on your sump pump. Here are some recommendations to help you as you maintain and protect your sump pump from damage and problems this winter.

  • Insulating the Home: How Can Wall Insulation Help?

    Wall insulation is something all homes should have. Unfortunately, older homes built decades or centuries ago do not always have adequate insulation, which causes some issues for the people who live in those homes. Without proper insulation, it is nearly impossible to keep the home's interior at a comfortable and ideal temperature. Having it added to the house is a smart move because of the difference insulation can make. How Does Wall Insulation Make Such a Difference?

  • Slopes And Snow — Choosing Your Roof Trusses With Winter Weather In Mind

    Building a new home is a significant investment no matter where you live, but in regions with heavy winter snowfall, it can be quite the intimidating project. Snow loads cause roof failures every year through overloading or leaking caused by melting ice. When you're choosing a roof for a snowy climate, there are a few vital points you can keep in mind to prevent a winter tragedy from damaging your new home.

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Construct This: A Contractor's Blog

When you want something built, who do you turn to? Okay, maybe you answered that question with a particular person's name, and that's an acceptable answer. But the answer we were really looking for was "construction contractors." This profession is full of people who can build this and that, and who can customize the things they build to meet your unique needs. Working with a construction team is like working with a bunch of people who just want to make you happy. We love that aspect of the industry, and it's something we plan on focusing on more as we write this blog.